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Developers Display Grace Under Pressure During Pandemic

Apr 14, 2021 |

Digital architects are mostly holding their own under pandemic-induced pressure to get projects out the door faster despite persistent data infrastructure gaps, according to a vendor survey that also concludes COVID-19 disruptions may ultimately accelerate digital initiatives. Read more…

Data Salaries Get a COVID Bump

Mar 11, 2021 |

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.

According to a salary report released by the career website Dice, average salaries for data and other technologists rose to $97,859 in 2020, a 3.6 percent annual increase. Read more…

Peering Into the Crystal Ball of Advanced Analytics

Jan 4, 2021 |

The world of advanced analytics was evolving quickly at the end of 2020. And according to our panel of experts who volunteered predictions on the topic, the accelerated pace of change in advanced data analytics will continue in 2021. Read more…

European Space Agency Uses AI, Satellites to Monitor Pandemic Air Traffic

Dec 9, 2020 |

Satellite imagery provides exceptional coverage of often difficult-to-monitor phenomena. However, the sheer quantity of the data and the low resolution of many specific objects makes it difficult to analyze satellite data with traditional software, let alone by hand. Read more…

AI-Based Drone Floated to Enforce Social Distancing

Dec 3, 2020 |

If desperate times call for desperate measures, then an AI-powered surveillance drone may find applications as pandemic fatigue erodes compliance with social distancing advisories in congested urban areas.

At least that’s the pitch from AI and analytics vendor Fractal Analytics, which has partnered with Indian drone technology manufacturer ideaForge to develop a flying video analytics platform. Read more…

Stanford COVID-19 Model Identifies Superspreader Sites, Socioeconomic Disparities

Nov 12, 2020 |

The COVID-19 pandemic is once again surging to unprecedented levels in the U.S., and all signs point to a grim winter punctuated by the return of many curfews and shutdowns. Read more…

AI Model Detects Asymptomatic COVID-19 from a Cough 100% of the Time

Nov 4, 2020 |

As early as December 2019, AI systems were warning policy-makers about the coronavirus. As the pandemic gained a foothold and began to spread across the world, AI found a number of other applications in the fight against COVID-19: Read more…

New Report Highlights AI’s Role in Businesses’ Pandemic Resilience

Oct 9, 2020 |

During the pandemic, businesses have scrambled to avoid large layoffs and cutbacks by seizing any opportunity to shore up lost revenue from the world’s quieted economies. Now, analytics firm RELX has released its third annual Emerging Tech Executive Report, which applied three years of data to examine AI’s impact on businesses’ successes (or failures) during the pandemic, as well as general trends in enterprise use of AI technologies. Read more…

Investors Flock to AI-based Drug Discovery

Aug 11, 2020 |

The application of convolutional neural network technology continues to expand beyond machine vision use cases to the red-hot drug discovery market.

The application of AI to new drug development has moved in fits and starts, including IBM’s (NYSE: Read more…

Collibra, Tableau Team on COVID Data Catalog

Jul 31, 2020 |

Data intelligence vendor Collibra has compiled a COVID-19 data catalog combining open data sets, business domain glossaries and other reference data that have been integrated with Tableau’s COVID-19 Data Hub. Read more…

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