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Interview: Anusua Trivedi, Data Scientist on Microsoft’s Advanced Data Science & Strategic Initiatives Team

In this podcast interview, I caught up with Anusua Trivedi, a Data Scientist on Microsoft’s ADS team, to get her take on the upward trajectory of AI and deep learning that we’re seeing in the industry today.

The Enterprise Lacks a Big Data Strategy for IoT Transformation

A new research report is now available describing how organizations are approaching IoT transformation. The Enterprise Lacks a Big Data Strategy for IoT Transformation by Verizon and Harvard Business Review Analytic Services, explores how companies are currently using IoT to improve customer experience and increase efficiency, the challenges they’re facing as they struggle to handle the volume, variety and velocity of big data.

New Strategic Partnership Highlights Real Shape and Size of US Consumers

BodiData, Inc. a Silicon Valley-based technology company that specializes in generating big data on three-dimensional body measurements and Alvanon, the global apparel business expert, have signed a strategic partnership agreement that will deliver both big data and analysis on the shape and size of the diverse and complex US consumer population.

The Industrial Internet Consortium Publishes the Industrial Internet Reference Architecture, Version 1.8

The Industrial Internet Consortium® (IIC), the global, member-driven organization that promotes the accelerated growth of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), announced the publication of version 1.8 of the Industrial Internet Reference Architecture (IIRA). This new version builds on version 1.7, originally published on June 17, 2015, by incorporating rapidly emerging new IIoT technologies, concepts, and applications.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 4/10/2017

Above the Trend Line: machine learning industry rumor central, is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items such as people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine learning industries including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and curious buzz.

How Can AI Help Increase Company’s Sales

In this contributed article, content coordinator Maria Harutyunyan discusses how artificial intelligence can benefit your company’s sales. In the 2017 Economist Intelligence Unit report, Artificial Intelligence in the Real World, it was stated that 17% out of 200 executives said that AI will increase sales revenue. But then again, how can something that is itself called “artificial” benefit your company’s sales?

How Will Big Data Continue to Evolve Throughout 2017

In this contributed article, tech writer Linda Gimmeson takes a high level view of the big data industry to examine how the technology will continue to evolve to address an ever changing landscape of enterprise requirements.

GRC: Reach Beyond the Acronym

In this contributed article, Corey Wilburn, Security Practice Manager at DataEndure, provides an important checklist to adhere to when navigating the path of GRC (governance, risk, and compliance) vendor courtship. As enterprises exercise their appetite for risk, their ability to assure the board of directors (and inherently the shareholders) that the appropriate controls are in place to protect their critical information and assets is crucial. The days of setting, forgetting, and burying our heads in the proverbial sand are long past.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 4/4/2017

Above the Trend Line: machine learning industry rumor central, is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items such as people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine learning industries including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and curious buzz.

TOP 10 insideBIGDATA Articles for March 2017

In this continuing regular feature, we give all our valued readers a monthly heads-up for the top 10 most viewed articles appearing on insideBIGDATA. We understand that busy big data professionals can’t check the site everyday.