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Deep Learning Targets Drug Combos for COVID-19

Using computational biology to identify individual therapeutics that might prove effective in the fight against COVID-19 is already a daunting task, with billions of candidate molecules. Throw drug combinations into the Read more…

The Flow of Data: What Internal Workflows Look Like for the Media and Entertainment Industries

To say that creative organisations will revert back to operating in the exact same ways they once did prior to the Covid-19 pandemic is a very unlikely statement. In the past year, fully cloud-based operations and hybrid Read more…

An Interactive Analytics Whiteboard for COVID Times

COVID has been a boon for remote work and technologies that support it. Zoom, for instance, has more than doubled its stock price. But when it comes to enabling data analysts and data scientists to work together in real Read more…

Pandemic Driving Analytics Use Globally, Survey Says

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed many things about the way we work. One of those appears to be our use of analytics, which has increased at 89% of companies recently surveyed by ManageEngine. Improved decision-making Read more…

Shrinking the Education Gap in Data Science

There’s a growing mismatch between the growth of data and the growth of data skills and knowledge. The former is increasing at a healthy rate, while the latter is struggling to keep up. One outfit that’s hoping to c Read more…

Cloud Migration Is a Boon to Operations. But It Creates a Perfect Storm of Data Challenges

As businesses prepare for the post-pandemic world, now is the best time to understand and modernize their data architectures. The new reality may not exactly go back to business as usual-- remote working, online presence Read more…

COVID-Driven Cloud Surge Takes a Toll on the Data

The stepped-up pace of migration to the cloud over the past 18 months wasn’t exactly forced, but neither was it completely voluntary. For many companies, accelerating digital transformation during COVID was a matter of Read more…

Still Wanted: (Much) Better COVID Data

It wasn’t supposed to happen this way. With three effective COVID vaccines, we were supposed to be on the tail-end of the pandemic by now. But that hasn’t happened. Infection rates are increasing quickly as the Delta Read more…

The Perfect Storm: How the Chip Shortage Will Impact AI Development

This chip shortage has brought to light our dependency on hardware to run high-tech economies and the everyday lives of consumers. Today, chips can be found in everything from gaming consoles like Xbox Series, PlayStatio Read more…

At a National Laboratory, AI Tackles Misinformation & More

In a world that is slowly recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic and a country that is slowly recovering from the 2020 election, misinformation is an increasingly urgent topic, with issues like vaccination and election in Read more…

Neo4j Sees Graph Data Science Taking Off Following $325 Million Round

Operational use cases such as fraud prediction and recommendation engines have dominated in Neo4j’s existence up to this point. But following today’s announcement of a $325-million funding round that values the graph Read more…

Cloud Costs Exploding, Anodot Survey Finds

If your CFO is in a state of shock over a recent AWS bill, she is not alone. According to a recent survey by Anodot, 30% of data and analytics professionals reported nearly a 50% increase in their monthly cloud bills ove Read more…

DataRobot Refreshes AI Platform, Nabs Zepl

DataRobot unveiled several enhancements in its automated machine learning platform today, including the introduction of features like composable ML and continuous AI. The company, which is holding a virtual conference to Read more…

Developers Display Grace Under Pressure During Pandemic

Digital architects are mostly holding their own under pandemic-induced pressure to get projects out the door faster despite persistent data infrastructure gaps, according to a vendor survey that also concludes COVID-19 d Read more…

Reimagining a New Future by Navigating a Crisis with Data

"An opportunity of a lifetime." Many businesses would not describe the COVID-19 pandemic in these words, but forward-thinking leaders are doing just that. Framing a crisis as an opportunity to reinvent their organization Read more…

Facts Can Change, and AI Can Help

As understanding of an issue evolves, the best set of available facts often changes: for instance, mask-wearing wasn’t recommended early in the COVID-19 pandemic, but now, it’s common knowledge that mask-wearing is h Read more…

The Data Proxy That Let CVS See Around the COVID Corner

When the economy went into lockdown from COVID last March, consumer demand shifted practically overnight, throwing retailers and their carefully planned supply chains into disarray. Like many retailers, CVS Health suffer Read more…

A Nutrition Label for AI

It can be difficult to understand exactly what’s going on inside of a deep learning model, which is a real problem for companies concerned about bias, ethics, and explainability. Now IBM is developing something called Read more…

Domo Gets the Lead Out with a ‘Palooza

A year ago, analytics software provider Domo was forced to cancel its annual Domopalozza conference without much warning due to COVID-19. Luckily, the company had more time to put its virtual conference together this yea Read more…

How Stanford’s COVID Analytics Helped It Navigate the Pandemic

Around this time last year, everyone and their brother was launching a dashboard for COVID analytics. Most of these were quite similar to one another: basic COVID data pulled from a handful of primary sources and parsed Read more…

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