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Altocloud Launches Predictive Communications Solution to Optimize Online Sales

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The Altocloud platform is the first solution to combine machine-learning technology with real-time communications to predict the right time to interact with customers. The software can determine the best answer to real-time decisions.

1010data Rolls Out New Integration Between R and 1010data

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1010data, Inc., the Big Data Discovery platform that uniquely combines a complete analytical platform with all of the relevant data clients need, today announced the release of R1010, a new R package that integrates directly with 1010data’s award-winning Big Data Discovery platform.

The Elephant in the Cloud

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In this special guest feature, Ashish Thusoo of Qubole makes a strong case for the virtues of Big-Data-in-the-cloud technology as a viable enterprise option for implementing enterprise-class data solutions.

Dato Updates Machine Learning Platform

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Dato (formerly known as GraphLab) announced new updates to its machine learning platform, GraphLab Create, that allow data science teams to wrangle terabytes of data on their laptops at interactive speeds so that they can build intelligent applications faster.

Data Science 101: Fireside Chat with Andrew Ng

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The topic of Deep Learning is receiving considerable play in the data science community as of late. The fireside chat video below featuring Dr. Andrew Ng offers a unique perspective on this dynamic field.

Skytree Automates Data Science with New Enterprise Class Machine Learning Platform

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Skytree®, a leader in enterprise machine learning on big data, has announced Skytree InfinityTM 15.1 to make machine learning accessible to more users and increase the productivity of data scientists. Skytree Infinity 15.1 pairs its high performance, scalable and highly accurate machine learning algorithms with increased automation and ease of use to save data scientists time and make machine learning much easier for enterprises to adopt.

Real-time Object Recognition Using Deep Learning

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Here is a status report on some exciting new technology from our friends at NVIDIA. CEO Jen-Hsun Huang showcases the computer vision capabilities of the NVIDIA DRIVE PX deep neural network computer vision auto-pilot computer at the company’s press event kicking off CES 2015.

GPU Accelerated Platforms for Deep Learning

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“NVIDIA will present an update on accelerated computing, in particular, the latest de- velopments in the platform. They will touch upon NVLink, OpenPOWER, ARM64, and new software updates and also cover the broad-sweeping impact that a new field of machine learning, called Deep Learning, is having on applications and domains.”

Zendesk Benchmark: How Customer Service Teams Operate Can Matter More than Industry Comparisons

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When it comes to benchmarking customer service teams, operational traits can prove to be a more accurate and relevant point of comparison than common industry classifications. That was the finding of the latest Zendesk Benchmark report released today. Using machine learning techniques to group similar customer service operations, the research also found that support teams fall into four main types.

Data Science 101: Machine Learning – The Basics

The next installment of insideBIGDATA’s Data Science 101 series comes from our friends over at LinkedIn.