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Dogged Determination: How TruPanion Pulled AI Across the Finish Line

Oct 14, 2019 |

David Jaw had reason to be excited. As a data scientist at TruPanion, Jaw had just put the finishing touches on the prototype of a machine learning model that could replicate the actions of a human claims adjuster with a high degree of accuracy. Read more…

How ML Helps Solve the Big Data Transform/Mastering Problem

Oct 10, 2019 |

Despite the astounding technological progress in big data analytics, we largely have yet to move past manual techniques for important tasks, such as data transformation and master data management. As data volumes grow, the productivity gap posed by manual methods grows wider, putting the dreams of AI- and machine learning-powered automation further out of reach. Read more…

Accelerating AI: Enterprise-Wide Simplification and Deployment on the Horizon

Sep 30, 2019 |

Business use of AI grew 270% over the past four years, according to Gartner, while Deloitte says 62% of respondents to its corporate October 2018 report deployed some form of AI. Read more…

Paving the Way for DataOps

Sep 25, 2019 |

How is your DataOps going? Have you become a bona fide “insights-driven” business yet? Or are you still struggling to implement DataOps effectively across your organization? If you’re like most, it’s probably the latter. Read more…

Are We Asking Too Much from Citizen Data Scientists?

Sep 9, 2019 |

Anybody who has tried hiring a data scientist can attest to the fact that we’re in the midst of a skills crunch of epic proportion. Cutthroat competition and sky high salaries are just two signs of the considerable lack of available data science talent. Read more…

AutoML Tools Emerge as Data Science Difference Makers

Aug 28, 2019 |

The days of handcrafted algorithms aren’t quite over, but it’s hard to dismiss to impact that automated machine learning (AutoML) is having on the data science field. As companies look to imbue intelligence into their products and services, AutoML tools will lower the barrier of entry into data science and open the door for data-driven automation on vast scales. Read more…

Skills Are Critical in Data Science Job Hunt

Aug 22, 2019 |

Those planning a career in data science have a healthy job outlook, as demand for data scientists continues to grow. While an advanced data science degree can definitely help, it’s becoming increasingly apparent that having the right skills is a more critical factor in landing your dream job. Read more…

Data Science Back to School: Accelerate Your Education

Aug 13, 2019 |

Are you looking to get a data science degree and join the workforce as a data scientist? Then you’re not alone, as thousands of young people around the world are following that same path with the hope of tapping into the high demand – and large salaries – that come with being a data scientist. Read more…

Big Data Yields Progress in Social Good

Aug 9, 2019 |

In addition to driving profitability and growth for business, big data holds the potential to improve people’s lives in more humanitarian ways. One company that’s doing more than most in this arena is IBM, which last month provided an update on the Science for Social Good initiative that it started three years ago. Read more…

USF Launches Data Ethics Center

Aug 7, 2019 |

Ethical AI remains a high priority as developers pause to consider the implications of the automation tools they are creating. A more granular approach is being taken by the University of San Francisco’s Data Institute, which is launching a data ethics initiative that seeks to address the misuse of data through education and “civil advocacy.”

The USF Data Institute was founded three years ago to help train the next generation of data scientists. Read more…

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