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Big Growth Forecasted for Big Data

These are heady times to be in the big data business, with big growth predicted for the foreseeable future across several measures, including data generation and storage, market spending, and data analytics hiring. Fi Read more…

Inside AutoTrader UK’s Data Observability Pipeline

In the course of shifting its analytics estate to the cloud, AutoTrader UK has adopted many new tools and technologies, including BigQuery, Looker, and dbt, which have helped to democratize data access among users. Along Read more…

Snowflake Adds Python Support with Winter Release

In a nod to the growing importance of data science and AI development on its platform, Snowflake today unveiled that its upcoming Winter Release will support for executing code written in Python, which is the most popula Read more…

Putting Data to Work to Deliver the Best Care Everywhere

In healthcare, “big data” has been a topic of discussion since electronic health records (EHRs) were first introduced, spurring questions like, how is data stored? What’s the best way to organize it? And perhaps mo Read more…

Wanted: Meaningful Business Insights

Companies are well underway populating data lakes, deploying analytics platforms and experimenting with AI and machine learning as part of a universal push towards data-driven business. Yet with a plethora of data and to 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…

Alteryx Dips Analytics Tools Into Machine Learning Waters

Alteryx arguably is best known for its desktop-based, self-service analytics product, Designer, which is also regarded for its data blending and prep capabilities. Today at its Virtual Global Inspire conference, the comp Read more…

ML Scaling Requires Upgraded Data Management Plan

Successful data strategies are built on a foundation of meticulous data management, creating enterprise architectures that “democratize” data access and usage, yielding measurable results from machine learning platfo Read more…

Torch.AI Looks to Replace ‘Store and Reduce’ with Synaptic Mesh

Torch.AI, the profitable startup applying machine learning to analyze data “in-flight” via its proprietary synaptic mesh technology, announced its first funding round along with expansion plans. The Series A round Read more…

The Data and AI Habits of Future-Ready Companies

The future is coming. Are you ready for it? According to Accenture, only 7% of organizations today have made the necessary investments in data science and AI to be considered “future-ready,” and they will reap enormo Read more…

Google, Twitter Expand Data Cloud Partnership

Google and Twitter are expanding a partnership that will see the social media platform complete the move of its analytics, data processing and machine learning workloads to Google’s Data Cloud. The partners said the sh Read more…

Building Monster Mash-Ups: How Data as a Service Can Crystallize Analytics

The chances are that if you’re reading this you have heard the phrase “Data is the new oil,” coined by Clive Humby, the British mathematician and architect of early supermarket loyalty rewards schemes. Although it Read more…

Feature Store Startup Gets a VC Boost

Open source versions of feature stores are emerging that are designed help data scientists avoid reinventing the wheel. One feature store startup is attracting investors by adding a computing layer billed as helping to a Read more…

CDO: The Disrupter in Chief

“Disrupt, or be disrupted.” That’s the rallying cry of commerce in the 21st century, and big data is the materiel that battles will be fought with. Companies increasingly are turning to chief data officers (CDOs) t Read more…

Why AI Is a Slam Dunk for the NBA

Thanks to the advent of player-tracking data in the NBA and the use of machine learning software running on powerful servers, we’re on the cusp of having some fouls called automatically in professional basketball. But Read more…

Lenovo Looks to Unify Data Management

A set of data management building blocks unveiled this week by Lenovo’s Data Center Group seeks to unify data from edge to cloud via new data management software, an all-flash storage array that supports object storage Read more…

Diversity in Data Analytics

Throughout the course of 2020 Altair has been running a series of panel discussions about data science and advanced analytics. We have been joined by leading data analysts from renowned companies such as Goldman Sachs, Read more…

Snowflake to Make it SNOW on NYSE

Rumors have been swirling for weeks that Snowflake confidentially filed for an IPO with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Yesterday, the Silicon Valley-based cloud data warehousing company made it official: It inte Read more…

SQream Raises Funds to Expand its Analytics Push

SQream Technologies, the GPU database vendor, has attracted new investors while adding several financial backers to its board of directors. The Tel Aviv-based database vendor said Wednesday (June 24) it raised $39.4 m Read more…

Credit Union Finds ‘Sound’ Use for Analytics Amid COVID-19 Chaos

When the state of Washington imposed stay-at-home orders in early March to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, it upended life for millions of people. Many businesses in the area simply closed, but thanks to a n Read more…

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