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Witness a Complete Showcase of Asia’s IoT Industry Chain In IoTE 2017

As the largest and longest-running conference and trade show dedicated to showcase the complete IoT industry chain in Asia, the 9th Shenzhen International Internet of Things Exhibition will open its doors from Aug 16-18 this year, at Shenzhen Convention & Conference Center.

Making the Leap from Data Science Hopeful to Practitioner

It’s a familiar dilemma. You’ve done your research, read some books, taken some online classes – and at long last, you’re finally ready to get real-life work experience as a Data Scientist. In this contributed article, Dan Saber, Data Science Hiring Manager at Coursera, offers three important steps for successfully transitioning into a data science career.

Are AI/Machine Learning/Deep Learning in Your Company’s Future?

The insideBIGDATA Guide to Deep Learning & Artificial Intelligence is a useful new resource directed toward enterprise thought leaders who wish to gain strategic insights into this exciting area of technology. This is the fourth in a series of articles providing content extracted from the guide. The topic for this segment is the results of the recent “insideHPC insideBIGDATA AI/Deep Learning Survey 2016” underwritten by NVIDIA.

Interview: Emily Glassberg Sands, Data Science Manager at Coursera

I recently caught up with Emily Glassberg Sands, Data Science Manager at Coursera, to talk about applying machine learning, neural networks, natural language processing, and big data analytics to the retail industry. Emily leads an awesome team of data scientists and data science managers working on growth, discovery, the learning experience, and a new enterprise offering. The team’s job is to help build a better Coursera through data-driven decisions and products.

data.world Secures Nearly $19 Million in Venture Capital Funding

data.world, the social network for data people, today announced it has closed $18.7 million in venture capital funding at double the valuation of its previous round. This second round brings the total amount of capital raised to $32.7 million and places data.world among the technology sector’s top-5 venture-backed Certified B Corporations of all time. The new capital will be used to fund rapid progress toward the company’s mission to build the most meaningful, collaborative, and abundant data resource in the world.

Syncsort’s Annual Mainframe Survey Spotlights Big Iron’s Critical Role in Big Data Analytics

Syncsort, a global leader in Big Iron to Big Data solutions, announced the results from its annual “State of the Mainframe” survey, which underscore the rising importance of mainframe data as a critical component of enterprise-wide strategies that leverage modern data architectures for Big Data analytics.

Machine Learning: Why it Matters?

In this contributed article, Smita Adhikary, Managing Consultant at Big Data Analytics Hires, provides a whirlwind overview of machine learning technology and why it’s important to increasing the value of enterprise data assets.

Tech Employers Say Soft Skills are Top Hiring Factors for Data Analytics Jobs

In this contributed article, Bobbie Kilberg, President and CEO of the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), discusses the misconception that tech is all about tech, and which areas employment prospects should be focusing on. More and more businesses and governments are capturing, analyzing and interpreting huge amounts of data to boost organizational performance, promote new discovery and understanding, enhance decision making, and tackle public policy and societal challenges.

Dr. Eng Lim Goh on New Trends in Big Data and Deep Learning for Artificial Intelligence

In this video from SC16, Dr. Eng Lim Goh from HPE/SGI discusses new trends in HPC Energy Efficiency and Deep Learning for Artificial Intelligence. “Recently acquired by Hewlett Packard Enterprise, SGI is a trusted leader in technical computing with a focus on helping customers solve their most demanding business and technology challenges.”

insideBIGDATA Guide to Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence

The insideBIGDATA Guide to Deep Learning & Artificial Intelligence is a useful new resource directed toward enterprise thought leaders who wish to gain strategic insights into this exciting area of technology. In this guide, we take a high-level view of AI and deep learning in terms of how it’s being used and what technological advances have made it possible. We also explain the difference between AI, machine learning and deep learning, and examine the intersection of AI and HPC. We present the results of a recent insideBIGDATA survey, “insideHPC / insideBIGDATA AI/Deep Learning Survey 2016,” to see how well these new technologies are being received. Finally, we take a look at a number of high-profile use case examples showing the effective use of AI in a variety of problem domains.