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Attivio Survey Exposes Disconnect Between Big Data Excitement and Organizations’ Ability to Execute

Attivio, the Data Dexterity Company, announced the findings of a recently commissioned survey of Big Data leaders, which revealed a strong confidence that corporate Big Data strategies are headed in the right direction (94 percent).

Syncsort’s Latest Innovations Simplify Integration of Streaming Data in Spark, Kafka and Hadoop for Real-Time Analytics

Syncsort, a global leader in Big Data software, announced new capabilities, including native integration with Apache Spark and Apache Kafka, allowing organizations to access and integrate enterprise-wide data with streams from real-time sources.

Field Report: Deep Learning Summit 2016

insideBIGDATA was pleased to be on-hand for the recent Deep Learning Summit in Boston from May 12-13, 2016 as guests of the conference sponsor RE•WORK. Deep Learning (DL) researchers and industry leaders gathered for the event to hear extraordinary speakers, discovery emerging trends and expand their professional network, all around this hugely popular field.

Field Report: Qlik Qonnections 2016

Hot on the conference circuit this year, we here at insideBIGDATA were pleased to be Qlik’s guest for their Qlik Qonnections 2016 conference in Orlando, Florida on May 1-4. We had a blast at this annual tech extravaganza that’s hosted by one of the industry’s most innovative leaders.

Blazent Study Reveals Disconnect Between Data Quality and Enterprise Readiness to Pursue Machine Learning and Analytics

Blazent, a leader in IT data quality management, released new findings of its report, The Role of Data Quality Management in Machine Learning and Predictive Analytics, conducted in partnership with 451 Research.

Data Science 101: GPU Programming for Beginners

The presentation below is an educational resource that sets the stage for parallel programming with GPUs (graphics processing units) and was sponsored by the Center for Astrophysics and Supercomputing at Swinburne University of Technology. GPUs are becoming quite popular for the implementation of deep learning solutions.

Data Science 101: General Learning Algorithms

In the presentation below, Dr. Demis Hassabis from Google DeepMind delivered a talk on “General Learning Algorithms” to the Royal Society in London on May 22, 2015. Hassabis was the co-founder and CEO of DeepMind, a neuroscience-inspired AI company, bought by Google in Jan 2014.

Dell Further Democratizes Advanced Analytics With Latest Release of Statistica

Dell announced a major new release of its award-winning Statistica advanced analytics platform, Dell Statistica version 13.1. This latest version delivers a host of capabilities designed to empower citizen data scientists, help organizations better address growing IoT analytics requirements, and better leverage increasingly heterogeneous data environments.

Machine Learning Experts Gather in Boston

RE•WORK will host it’s annual East Coast events on Deep Learning and the Internet of Things in Boston on 12 & 13 May. Over 300 machine learning and IoT enthusiasts and experts will come together to hear keynote presentations, panel discussions, fireside chats and to explore the startup showcase area.

Big Data – From Cost to Profit Center

In this contributed article by Christian Hasker, Director of DataStax Academy at DataStax, we’ll take a look at how to commoditize big data skills over time and enable CIOs to retrain their staff at a much lower cost, ensuring that the lack of skills in the market doesn’t continue to be a cost inhibitor to adopting big data technologies.