Deploying Machine Learning Models at Scale: Strategies for Efficient Production

In this contributed article, freelance writer Ainsley Lawrence briefly explores deploying machine learning models, showing you how to manage multiple models, establish robust monitoring protocols, and efficiently prepare to scale. 

Global Survey Shows 72% of Consumers Worry about Being Fooled by Deepfakes on Daily Basis

Jumio, a leading provider of automated, AI-driven identity verification, risk signals and compliance solutions, released the Jumio 2024 Online Identity Study, the third installment of its annual global consumer research. This year’s results highlight significant concerns among consumers about the risks associated with generative AI and deepfakes, including the potential for increased cybercrime and identity fraud.

Aurora Supercomputer Ranks Fastest for AI

At ISC High Performance 2024, Intel announced in collaboration with Argonne National Laboratory and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) that the Aurora supercomputer has broken the exascale barrier at 1.012 exaflops and is the fastest AI system in the world dedicated to AI for open science, achieving 10.6 AI exaflops. Intel will also detail the crucial role of open ecosystems in driving AI-accelerated high performance computing (HPC).

Exasol Finds AI Underinvestment Leads to Business Failure, But Data Challenges Stall Rapid Adoption

Senior decision-makers know that AI is critical for their business’ viability, yet despite growing stakeholder pressure to implement the technology quickly, regulatory and technological challenges are slowing the process, according to a new report from our friends over at Exasol, the high-performance analytics database provider. Exasol’s 2024 “AI and Analytics Report” investigates the current state of AI implementation, top data analytics challenges, and the future of the C-suite given the explosive growth of data and adoption of emerging technologies.

58% of Americans Interested in Training AI Models, Survey Finds

Mindrift, a new data generation platform and community for subject matter experts across industries to create high quality datasets for safe, accurate, and responsible AI development, is celebrating its launch by releasing an “AI and the Workforce” report, which surveyed over 1,000 Americans.

Keep it Simple, Storage

In this contributed article, Jordan Winkelman, Quantum’s Field CTO, discusses how organizations across industries are facing a shift in infrastructure and storage requirements to deliver incredible performance, flexibility, and scalability on a level we’ve never seen before because of the proliferation of AI technologies. Moving forward, there will be a major focus on simplicity in storage—often through the use of AI—to keep up with changing demands, allowing organizations to maximize AI to give them a competitive advantage.

Improvements in Contextual Intelligence and Generative AI will Help Creative Personalization Reach its Full Potential  

In this contributed article, Chief Operating Officer at Flashtalking and Mediaocean, Ben Kartzman, discusses how advancements in contextual intelligence and GenAI are transforming creative personalization in digital advertising amid diminishing data signals like Mobile Ad IDs and third-party cookies. Ben points out that AI-driven improvements enable more accurate targeting and tailored ad creative, while GenAI facilitates the real-time creation of new ad assets, leading to unprecedented personalization. He argues that these advancements are crucial in the evolving landscape of digital advertising, redefining the traditional approach of delivering relevant messages to audiences.

Heard on the Street – 5/9/2024

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.

AI Fuels Nearly 30% Increase in IT Modernization Spend, Yet Businesses Are Unprepared for Growing Data Demands, Couchbase Survey Reveals

Couchbase, Inc. (NASDAQ: BASE), the cloud database platform company, released the findings from its seventh annual survey of global IT leaders. The study of 500 senior IT decision makers found that investment in IT modernization is set to increase by 27% in 2024, as enterprises look to take advantage of new technologies, such as AI and edge computing, while meeting ever-increasing productivity demands.

Is Generative AI Having Its Oppenheimer Moment?

In this contributed article, Manuel Sanchez, Information Security and Compliance Specialist at iManage, discusses how Generative AI – which burst into the mainstream a little over a year ago – seems to be having an Oppenheimer moment of its own.