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Controlling and Monitoring Access to Sensitive Data in the Cloud

In this contributed article, cloud computing specialist Marcell Gogan advises that monitoring and managing access to sensitive information in the cloud is an essential part of cybersecurity policy in any organization. You need to have a clear visibility of what information is stored where and who can have access to it. Being able to track every action involving critical data is also important.

How to Leverage AI Without Losing Your Humanity

Our friends over at Salesforce Canada developed the compelling infographic below “How to Leverage AI Without Losing Your Humanity,” that explains how AI is helping companies. Consumers are optimistic about AI, and over half believe it will have a positive impact on their personal lives. Many are still learning what it is, but companies are already using it to help them.

Big Data and Talent Acquisition: An Effective Synergy To Make Better Hires!

In this contributed article, Ishika Agarwal, Data Scientist, Blogging enthusiast and Educator at Coursework Online, discusses the strategic approach of talent acquisition to fill gaps in skills in an organization. Finding a cost-effective way of hiring talent in an organization is where the many facets of big data come into play.

Be on Top of Key Data Analytic Trends

Emily Washington: ‘Businesses are increasingly evaluating ways to streamline their overall technology stack… to successfully leverage big data and analytics’. Tech trends in data analytics are seeing the industry soar. Discover more here.

AI Study: The Coasts Are Excited, The Midwest & The South Are Not

Conversica, a leader in conversational AI for business, released the results of its Regional AI Adoption study that polled residents across the United States to see how they are currently using AI and how excited they are about the prospects of artificial intelligence helping to solve local problems. Results of the study show that Americans feel optimistic about AI and hope that it will someday help to address homelessness, relieve traffic and cure diseases—although priorities vary by location and generation.

NVIDIA Supercharges Rendering Performance with AI

NVIDIA announced that it is bringing the power of artificial intelligence to rendering with the launch of NVIDIA OptiX™ 5.0 SDK with powerful new ray-tracing capabilities. Running OptiX 5.0 on the NVIDIA DGX Station™ — the company’s recently introduced deskside AI workstation — will give designers, artists and other content-creation professionals the rendering capability of 150 standard CPU-based servers.

Sinequa Integrates Cloud AI Services to its Cognitive Search & Analytics Platform

Sinequa, a leader in cognitive search and analytics, announced the addition of advanced artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities to its platform. These capabilities leverage Google Vision and Translate as well as IBM Watson Alchemy for Image Recognition and Speech-to-text. These additions bolster related capabilities already in place with the existing integrations for Microsoft Azure Media Services for image and video treatment.

Machine Learning Is Over-hyped and It Is Vital We Start To Cut Through The Noise

Businesses are ultimately still at an early stage with their machine learning adoption and understanding its capabilities. More than 20 experts from world-leading organizations will speak at the upcoming Machine Learning Innovation Summit, which will take place this June 5-6 at the Marriott Union Square in San Francisco. Speakers from a diverse range of industries will take the stage.

Big Data Events by MapR Coming to So Cal

MapR, the company behind the Converged Data Platform, is hosting two very timely upcoming big data events in Southern California. If you find yourself in Los Angeles, specifically Newport Beach in Orange County, and/or Santa Monica, please consider registering now.

SC-16 The International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis

SC16 returns to Salt Lake City on Nov. 13-18. The Six-day supercomputing event features internationally-known expert speakers, cutting-edge workshops and sessions, a non-stop student competition, the world’s largest supercomputing exhibition,panel discussions and much more.