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NLG – The Cinderella of AI

In this special guest feature, Matthew Gould, Chief Strategy Officer and Co-Founder of Arria NLG, discusses how NLG doesn’t quite fire the imagination like AI, but it is the means to IA (Intelligence Amplification) and puts humans in control by harnessing computing power to amplify our capabilities.

Open Data Science Drives Transparency in Government

In this special guest feature, Michele Chambers, EVP Anaconda Business Unit & CMO, Continuum Analytics, discusses how in 2015, President Obama appointed DJ Patil as the first Chief Data Scientist and Deputy Chief Technology Officer for Data Policy to focus on using data to shape policies and practices, and how going forward it is important for all governments to understand that Data Science is crucial to all decision making.

Striim – Top 27 Predictions for 2017

In this special feature, Steve Wilkes, co-founder and CTO at Striim, Inc. the real-time data integration and streaming analytics platform, offers his top predictions for 2017 on how real-time data integration and streaming analytics will impact the many areas it touches, including Cloud, IoT, Integration, Analytics, Big Data and Security.

Kx Streaming Analytics Demo Easily Crunches 1.2 Billion NYC Taxi Data Points Using Standard Intel Xeon Phi

In this contributed article, tech writer Sean Thielen describes how Kx crunches a 1.2 billion record database of New York City taxi cab ride data to demonstrate what the Intel Xeon Phi processor could mean to distributed big data processing.

Cognitive Computing: Ushering in a Whole New Cognitive Era with Deep Learning

In this special guest feature, Amitabh Sahare, Senior Content Writer at Allied Market Research, discusses how the cognitive era is fast approaching and the new cognitive computing systems are speeding up the process with sophisticated deep learning methods.

Unisys Survey Finds Airports’ Investment in Analytics Technology Set to Soar as Digital Transformation Needs Take Flight

New research from Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) reveals that airports expect to fully embrace more advanced analytics solutions in the coming years, with potential applications for use across several key areas within the airport ecosystem. Unisys conducted the survey of 29 airport executives and industry professionals at the Airports Council International – North America Annual Conference and General Assembly held in Montreal, September 25-28, 2016.

How Big Data Is Being Used to Fight Infectious Disease Threats

In this contributed article, technology writer and blogger Kayla Matthews discusses how big data can be used to fight infectious disease threats.

Explaining the Role and Importance of the Chief Data Officer

In this contributed article, tech writer Linda Gimmeson discusses how many companies have decided to create a new executive position to handle big data duties: the Chief Data Officer (CDO). Being a new position, CDOs certainly have their work cut out for them, particularly because their duties and roles have yet to be clearly defined. Some organizations even believe they don’t need one at all. With this in mind, it’s best to examine why a Chief Data Officer is so important and what role they can play within an organization.

How Artificial Intelligence Will Bring New Advances to the Field Service Industry

In this special guest feature, Aviram Hinenzon, SVP Marketing at Verisae, discusses AI in the field service industry, including AI’s role in long term strategy and the five key areas where AI is currently bringing assistance to the industry through increased automation.

Interview: Natalia Hernandez, Data Scientist at Foodpairing

I recently caught up with Natalia Hernandez, Data Scientist at Foodpairing, to highlight how her company’s data scientists mine public online data, which gives general trend insights to use consumer intelligence and molecular analysis of ingredients to forecast the next big flavors in the food industry.