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“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 6/23/2022

Above the Trend Line: your industry rumor central is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items grouped by category such as M&A activity, people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, customer wins, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine learning industries including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and curious buzz.

Backprop Bonanza

Many new data scientists have voiced what they feel is the lack of a satisfying way to learn the concepts of back propagation/gradient computation in neural networks when taking undergrad level ML classes. So I thought I’d put together a number of useful learning resources to jump-start an understanding for this important process. The following list, curated from an informal Twitter poll, appears in no particular order.

Research Highlights: Emergent Abilities of Large Language Models

In this regular column we take a look at highlights for breaking research topics of the day in the areas of big data, data science, machine learning, AI and deep learning. For data scientists, it’s important to keep connected with the research arm of the field in order to understand where the technology is headed. Enjoy!

insideBIGDATA Latest News – 6/14/2022

In this regular column, we’ll bring you all the latest industry news centered around our main topics of focus: big data, data science, machine learning, AI, and deep learning. Our industry is constantly accelerating with new products and services being announced everyday. Fortunately, we’re in close touch with vendors from this vast ecosystem, so we’re in a unique position to inform you about all that’s new and exciting. Our massive industry database is growing all the time so stay tuned for the latest news items describing technology that may make you and your organization more competitive.

Video Highlights: Data Theory in the World Seminar: How Data Drives Business Decisions

I was pleased to learn that my alma mater UCLA has taken a very innovative direction by creating a new Data Theory undergraduate major, a collaboration of the Mathematics and Statistics departments. The video presentation below is a recent panel discussion that explains the genesis of the new major “Data Theory in the World Seminar: How Data Drives Business Decisions.”

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 6/4/2022

Above the Trend Line: your industry rumor central is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items grouped by category such as M&A activity, people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, customer wins, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine learning industries including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and curious buzz.

TOP 10 insideBIGDATA Articles for May 2022

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.

Heard on the Street – 6/1/2022

Welcome to insideBIGDATA’s “Heard on the Street” round-up column! In this regular feature, we highlight thought-leadership commentaries from members of the big data ecosystem. Each edition covers the trends of the day with compelling perspectives that can provide important insights to give you a competitive advantage in the marketplace.

insideBIGDATA Latest News – 5/24/2022

In this regular column, we’ll bring you all the latest industry news centered around our main topics of focus: big data, data science, machine learning, AI, and deep learning. Our industry is constantly accelerating with new products and services being announced everyday. Fortunately, we’re in close touch with vendors from this vast ecosystem, so we’re in a unique position to inform you about all that’s new and exciting. Our massive industry database is growing all the time so stay tuned for the latest news items describing technology that may make you and your organization more competitive.

Accelerating Roles for RPA in Information Technology

The advancing use of RPA is a great boon to IT organizations within enterprises. RPA is an application of technology administered by business logic using structured entry points, designed for automating business processes. UiPath’s RPA platform paves the way for fully automating the various areas of IT in an enterprise and can take over the tedious jobs that dictate so much of regular work of IT personnel.