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Data Prep Still Dominates Data Scientists’ Time, Survey Finds

Jul 6, 2020 |

Data scientists spend about 45% of their time on data preparation tasks, including loading and cleaning data, according to a survey of data scientists conducted by Anaconda. The company also analyzed the gap between what data scientists learn as students, and what the enterprises demand. Read more…

Kroger Tackles Childhood Hunger at Home with Geo-Analytics

Jul 6, 2020 |

Hunger is on the rise around the world, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic recession stemming from it. One company that is stepping up to the plate is The Kroger Co., which recently directed its data science arm to map childhood hunger in its hometown of Cincinnati, Ohio. Read more…

Databricks Brings Data Science, Engineering Together with New Workspace

Jun 25, 2020 |

Data scientists and software engineers work in different ways and use different tools. But both personas will feel more comfortable developing applications in the new version of Databricks Data Science Workspace, which the company unveiled today at Spark + AI Summit. Read more…

Solar Data Analytics Approaches Warp Speed

Jun 19, 2020 |

Data scientists at NASA are employing GPU-powered workstations and local storage to greatly accelerate analysis of images captured by the Solar Dynamic Observatory.

Launched in 2010 to probe our yellow dwarf star and its magnetic field, the solar observatory carries three instruments: Read more…

DSS Elevate Virtual Salon Vol 2

Jun 18, 2020 |

ELEVATING WOMEN IN DATA

DSSe Virtual is a unique female-focused online conference series that brings together data scientists so they can learn from each other and innovate new solutions. Read more…

DataRobot Adds to its AI Toolbox

Jun 9, 2020 |

DataRobot, the automated machine learning software vendor, continued its string of acquisitions this week with a deal to buy Boston Consulting Group’s AI technology platform. The companies also announced a strategic partnership that would combine consulting services with DataRobot’s intellectual property. Read more…

Data Science, ML Platform Leader Board Shuffled

May 13, 2020 |

A roster of technology hyper-scalers and a batch of up-and-comers make the latest rankings of the leading data science and AI and machine learning platforms.

Market tracker Omdia’s list of AI and ML development platforms was topped by IBM and Microsoft. Read more…

Cloud GPUs Aimed at Data Scientists

Apr 23, 2020 |

Core Scientific, an AI and cloud infrastructure vendor, is teaming with GPU-accelerated analytics specialist SQream Technologies to deliver what the partners tout as a “GPU Cloud for Data Scientists.”

The goal of the collaboration is accelerating data analytics using GPUs for machine and deep learning. Read more…

MindsDB, AutoML Startup, Gains Seed Funding

Apr 20, 2020 |

The maintainers of an open source framework for automating machine learning projects have raised its profile with a comparatively modest but strategic funding round led by an investor with ties to a string of emerging AI efforts springing from the University of California at Berkeley. Read more…

Data Science Platforms As a New Force Multiplier

Apr 14, 2020 |

Models matter. Companies that are able to build their businesses around meaningful models generate competitive advantage through better understanding the needs of their customers, their business model, and their ability to influence the market. Read more…

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