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MIT Aims to Ease AI Programming

Jul 2, 2019 |

A new AI programming language seeks to ease the process of writing inference algorithms and other predictive models without the hassle of grinding out complicated equations and code.

Among the goals of the probabilistic programming system dubbed “Gen” is making it easier for coding novices to write models and algorithms for broader AI applications such as computer vision and robotics. Read more…

Google, Looker Eye Data Scaling via Multi-Cloud

Jun 6, 2019 |

Google Cloud has moved to buttress its position in the booming data analytics sector with its acquisition of data platform and visualization tool vendor Looker.

Underscoring a trend among infrastructure vendors, Google Cloud said Thursday (June 6) Looker’s platform would run on multiple clouds and Looker customers would be able to access data from Google Cloud’s competitors. Read more…

‘Data Workers’ Failing to Cope

May 29, 2019 |

More evidence is emerging that “data workers” in general and data scientists in particular are bogged down by the sheer breadth of their company’s data.

Meanwhile, the skills gap between data experts and line-of-business workers continues to grow. Read more…

BI Leader Sisense Acquires Periscope Data

May 14, 2019 |

Sisense’s acquisition of Periscope Data combines the buyer’s business intelligence platform with Periscope’s cloud data analytics expertise as Sisense looks to up its analytics game.

The merger announced on Tuesday (May 14) gives New York-based Sisense access to Periscope Data’s analytics platform as it seeks to upgrade its current business intelligence platform to meet the needs of data scientists. Read more…

The Rise of the Data Team

Apr 16, 2019 |

Leaks of confidential customer data, whether the result of malicious hacks or corporate missteps, are a growing threat across industries. In the first half of 2018, there were 945 major data breaches globally that exposed more than 4.5 billion records, a 133% increase from the previous year. Read more…

How to Implement a Successful BI Strategy

Feb 25, 2019 |

Whatever size your business, having a successful business intelligence strategy is important. Business intelligence (BI) can include a wide variety of data, but basically it is a set of processes or methodologies that take data and turn it into meaningful information. Read more…

What Gartner Sees In Analytic Hubs

Jan 29, 2019 |

In the old days, companies would build their business intelligence strategies from the ground up, typically starting with a traditional data warehouse. But as the volume, trajectory, and types of data have exploded, companies have looked for more agile solutions to drive their analytics strategies. Read more…

5 Key Data Integration Considerations for Apache Kudu

Jan 18, 2019 |

Apache Kudu was designed specifically for use-cases that require low latency analytics on rapidly changing data, including time-series, machine data, and data warehousing. Its architecture provides for rapid inserts and updates coupled with column-based queries – Read more…

Algorithms Aim to Unclog the Skies

Jan 16, 2019 |

Researchers are churning out new algorithms initially designed to improve situational awareness in the sky while also helping pilots avoid dangerous weather and costly flight delays.

Knowing where you are on the clouds in relation to other aircraft is a fundamental flight safety requirement, and the stormy skies are not getting any less crowded. Read more…

3 Ways to Avoid the Analytics Death Curve

Dec 19, 2018 |

When you build an analytics-based application, what’s the worst thing that can happen? As a former product owner charged with using analytics to drive new revenue streams, I’ve considered this question many times. Read more…

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