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Enterprise AI and the Paradox of Accuracy

Oct 26, 2018 |

As more organizations begin to experiment with AI in their internal operations, an interesting paradox is developing. The best way to think about the state of AI is that it behaves as a very powerful “mimic.” If you show it example data or model an existing process, AI will be able to perform at massive scale, delivering dramatically increased throughput and reduced processing times. Read more…

Data Quality Remains Low, Report Finds

May 31, 2017 |

Even as corporate spending on data collection and analytics increases, confidence in the quality of data is decreasing as CEOs worry that messy data and questionable results will hamper future technology efforts centered around artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things, a new report warns. Read more…

Tamr’s Data Prep Platform Gains U.S. Patent

Feb 9, 2017 |A new approach for integrating large numbers of data sources using a combination of machine learning techniques along with human expertise has earned U.S. patent protection. Data preparation specialist Tamr Inc. said Thursday (Feb. 9) the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded a patent (US9,542,412) covering its "data unification" platform. Read more…

Conference Takes Aim at Data Enrichment Challenges

Aug 21, 2015 |

Data scientists who are interested in learning about the latest data enrichment tools and techniques may want to check out the Rich Data Summit, a one-day conference taking place in San Francisco this fall. Read more…

Big Data’s Cold Feet Syndrome

Jul 31, 2015 |

With all the hype around big data, it sometimes seems that everybody and her grandmother are doing it. But the truth is that implementing big data analytics can be almost as difficult as it is potentially profitable. Read more…

Big Data’s Dirty Little Secret

Jul 2, 2015 |

The twin phenomena of big data and machine learning are combining to give organizations previously unheard of predictive power to drive their businesses in new ways. But behind the big data headlines that tease us with tales of amazing insight and business optimization lurks an inconvenient truth: Read more…

Why Big Data Prep Is Booming

Jun 22, 2015 |

The big data analytics space is growing as organizations attempt to turn massive sets of data into a competitive advantage. But this trend is also driving a secondary boom in the market for data preparation tools that clean big data prior to analysis. Read more…

Can Smarter Machines End the Pain and Expense of Data Wrangling?

Jun 11, 2015 |

Like Alan Turing’s vision to create smarter machines to crack the Enigma Code in World War II, we now sit at a critical juncture to solve the significant pain and expense of data wrangling that most big companies face with smarter machines to blend and prepare big data. Read more…

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