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Investment in Machine Learning Keeps Growing, DataRobot Finds

After years of double-digit growth in machine learning investments, nearly 90% of companies grew their machine learning budgets again from 2020 to 2021, according to a survey from DataRobot, which also documented the top Read more…

HPE Adds Lakehouse to GreenLake, Targets Databricks

Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery. But if you’re Databricks, you might not be too flattered by HPE, which today announced Ezmeral Unified Analytics, a new lakehouse offering based on Spark and Databricks Read more…

AI: It’s Not Just For the Big FAANG Dogs Anymore

It’s been said that AI has a 1% problem, that only the biggest tech firms—the Facebooks, Amazons, Apples, Netflixes, and Googles, or FAANGs, of the world--have the resources required to pull it off.  But thanks to t Read more…

Data Pros Are Maxed Out: Survey

The demands of the data-driven life are wearing on data professionals, according to survey results unveiled this week by data pipeline automation solution developer Ascend.io, which found that 96% of data professionals a Read more…

In Search of Data Science Talent with Dr. Kirk Borne

We have gobs of data, nearly limitless cloud compute, and ever-improving machine learning algorithms, so what on earth is holding companies back from succeeding with big data? “Talent, talent, talent,” says Dr. Kirk Read more…

Data Salaries Get a COVID Bump

Data science and application development skills centered on AI, machine learning and cloud deployments remain in high demand, pushing salaries higher in a pandemic year that strained enterprise infrastructure. Accordi Read more…

The Maturation of Data Science

Data science used to be somewhat of a mystery, more of a dark art than a repeatable, scientific process. Companies basically entrusted powerful priests called data scientists to build magical algorithms that used data to Read more…

Do You Need a Chief Data Scientist?

Data scientists are modern-day wizards who can turn digital coal into virtual diamonds. But data scientists are unique individuals with special talents, and organizations risk squandering those gifts if data scientists a Read more…

Data.world Aims to Rethink Data Catalogs

What is a data catalog? If you answered that it’s simply an index that tells you where to find data, then Brett Hurt would like a word with you. As the co-founder and CEO of data.world, Hurt is looking to redefine what Read more…

Finding and Managing Super Analysts for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Super analysts are unique combinations of individuals who understand the business, technology, data, and statistics to get the best of all worlds. They can fit into any business function, turbocharge system projects, and Read more…

Getting Data Scientists and Data Engineers on the Same Page

Like cats and dogs, data engineers and data scientists often seem like two incompatible species. Scientists love probabilities and experimentation, while engineers live for repeatability and efficiency. They have differe Read more…

In Pursuit of Citizen Data Scientists, Not Unicorns

As the CIO of a $26-billion manufacturer, Gary Cantrell had the will and the means to hire data scientists. He had plenty of data science problems to tackle at Jabil, which manufactures electronic devices on behalf of 30 Read more…

How COVID-19 Is Impacting the Market for Data Jobs

The United States has shed nearly 10 million jobs in the past two weeks due to the COVID-19 shutdown, and there are some data science, data engineering, and data analytics positions among them. However, surveys indicate Read more…

Demand for Data Engineers Up 50%, Report Says

Looking to hire a data or machine learning engineer? You’re not alone, as those two positions are among the fastest growing jobs in the country, according to recent figures. The Dice 2020 Tech Job Report labeled dat Read more…

Kaskada Accelerates ML Workflow with Its Feature Store

There’s a lot of surface area in the typical data science workflow for the purveyors of automation to attack. What moves the needle for the folks at the startup Kaskada is the feature engineering and deployment stage, Read more…

Top 12 Datanami Stories of 2019

2019 was an eventful year in the big data space, with enough intersecting story lines to keep a big data watcher enmeshed for hours – if not days -- on end. We did our best to trace the story lines out for you, dear re Read more…

Before Strategizing, Conduct an AI Audit

Studies forecast that AI will boost profitability by an average of 38% by the year 2035. If an AI program interpreted this data, the result would be conclusive: Artificial intelligence is quickly becoming one of the econ Read more…

Are We Asking Too Much from Citizen Data Scientists?

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 Read more…

AutoML Tools Emerge as Data Science Difference Makers

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 pr Read more…

Data Science Back to School: Accelerate Your Education

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 Read more…

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