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Lexalytics® Unveils Magic Machines™ AI Labs to Drive Innovation in Building and Managing AI

Lexalytics®, on leader in cloud and on-prem text analytics solutions, announced that it is unveiling the Magic Machines™ AI Labs in Amherst, MA, to speed innovation in artificial intelligence (AI). In stealth mode for the past year, Magic Machines has been focusing on “force-multiplying” AI technologies.

How Little Data Brings More Value to Big Data

In this contributed article, Mika Javanainen, Senior Director of Product Management at M-Files Corporation, highlights the virtue of employing metadata (little data), which is defined as “data about data” as part an enterprise big data strategy to garner more business value.

Conversica Delivers Major Upgrades to AI-powered Business Conversations

Conversica, Inc., a leader in artificial intelligence-powered business conversations, announced significant enhancements to its flagship product, the Conversica® AI Sales Assistant. Conversica leverages artificial intelligence (AI) to take on routine business conversations like contacting and qualifying sales leads, freeing up human salespeople to close more deals.

New Survey Says Cloud-based Data Warehousing Solutions Transforming Market, the self optimizing analytics infrastructure company, announced results from its survey at AWS re:Invent end of 2016. 833 attendees shared feedback about data warehouse trends, where 80% of the tools are now cloud-based versus on-premise. 60% of respondents found their data warehouse difficult to manage and too complex. Interestingly, 61% of respondents were currently not using any ETL tool at all, 25% using no business intelligence tools at all.

Radius Data Stewardship Removes Obstacles Between Data and Revenue

Radius, a leading business-to-business predictive marketing platform, announced the addition of Radius Data Stewardship to its solutions. With Radius Data Stewardship, marketers have access to the highest quality data for deriving precise insights that expand visibility into new and existing markets, effectively informing decisions for campaign planning and more accurately predicting and driving pipeline growth.

Loom Systems Launches AI Software Platform to Predict & Prevent Problems in the Digital Business

Loom Systems, announced an AI-powered operational analytics platform used for real-time detection and resolution for any type of application. Targeted at DevOps and IT professionals, Loom instantly analyzes logs and semi-structured machine data for immediate visibility into a company’s digital environment.

VoltDB Unveils v7.0, The Fast Enterprise-Class Database for Powering Critical Data-Driven Actions Across Industries, in Real Time

VoltDB, the enterprise-class database that powers business-critical applications in today’s connected economy, has unveiled the latest version of its flagship solution, VoltDB v7.0. A broad range of Industries, including telecommunications, mobile gaming, advertising, casinos and financial services—any company that needs to ingest, analyze and act on data in the moment—rely on VoltDB to power faster, more intelligent applications to make the right decisions, when time matters.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 2/6/2017

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.

Lucidworks Fusion 3 Enables Teams to Build Enterprise Search Apps Easier and Faster

Lucidworks, a leader in enterprise search solutions, today announced Fusion 3, its updated application development platform. With the Fusion 3 release, organizations get greater operational simplicity, an accessible user interface, and query simulation capabilities, accelerating a search application’s time-to-value to quickly deploy powerful search apps that index all your data and give end users a compelling, productive experience.

TOP 10 insideBIGDATA Articles for January 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. Over the past several months, we’ve heard from many of our followers that this feature will enable them to catch up with important news and features flowing across our many channels.