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Open Data Science Conference East – Boston 2016

This year, ODSC is growing to bring together 2,500+ of the best and brightest at ODSC East in Boston! There will be 20+ workshops, 10+ training sessions, & 100+ speakers! Not to mention a career fair with top-notch companies ready to hire!

IBM Expands Access and Value of z Systems Mainframe Data with Apache Spark

IBM (NYSE: IBM) is making it easier and faster for organizations to access and analyze data in-place on the IBM z Systems mainframe with the new z/OS Platform for Apache Spark. This is creating new opportunities for data scientists and developers to apply advanced analytics to the system’s rich data sets for real-time insights.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 4/25/2016

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.

Neural Networks and the Future of Machine Learning

In this special guest feature, Gary Baum, Vice President of Marketing at MyScript, talks about how handwriting recognition is enhancing machine (and human) learning. As an input method, handwriting recognition teaches machines to adapt to the user, adding in another layer to their evolving skill set. Those users can program systems simply by jotting down notes and in turn, build platforms most reflective of the human experience.

Zoomdata Simplifies the Development of Data-Driven Applications with Advanced Visual Analytics

Zoomdata, developers of the high-performance visual analytics solution for big data, launched the Zoomdata Developer Network (ZDN). ZDN is designed for developers who want to embed Zoomdata’s advanced data visualization capabilities into their applications to meet the need for data-driven solutions.

The Different Data Science Roles

Our friends over at Springboard just released a compelling new infographic that highlights the different roles within data science along with the different skill sets required for them.

Informatica Launches Intelligent Data Lake to Help Customers Address Critical Technology Gaps for Turning Big Data into Big Value

Informatica, a leading independent software provider focused on delivering transformative innovation for the future of all things data, announced a new end-to-end solution to turn big data into trusted data assets for faster and more sustainable business value.

New SAS® Analytics for IoT Makes it Easier to Tap Streaming Data Torrent

Long before the Internet of Things (IoT) became trendy, analytics leader SAS was probing data from sensors and other devices. SAS® Analytics for IoT is a new package of proven software products that applies SAS’ core expertise of analyzing massive amounts of data to IoT connected sensors and devices.

New Argus Insights Report Reveals Big Data is Top of Mind within IoT

As IoT products gain consumer acceptance – from connected watches to coffee makers to cameras to thermostats to engines to drills and more– the new report from Argus Insights reveals that market conversations are heavily concentrated around Big Data concerns.

Open, Cloud-ready SAS® Viya™ is Next-generation High-performance Analytics and Visualization Architecture

New SAS® Viya™, the next-generation high-performance and visualization architecture from a leader in analytics, is designed to meet the business needs for analytics accessible to anyone and scalable to problems of any size.