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Obstacles to AI & Analytics Adoption in The Cloud

Trifacta launched a benchmark report in conjunction with Researchscape: Obstacles to AI & Analytics Adoption in the Cloud, to examine how data workers in the U.S. across industries are handling the increased move of data to the cloud, the time constraints endured when preparing data for analytics, artificial intelligence and machine learning initiatives, and the impact these obstacles have on the overall success of these projects.

Interview: Steve Yurko, CEO of APEX Analytix

I recently caught up with Steve Yurko, CEO of APEX Analytix to discuss his views on the big data technology landscape in 2020. in order to become true big data winners, companies need to prioritize quality data as the foundation of predictive analytics that ultimately answer real business questions.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 1/27/2020

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.

Proptech and the Rising Tide of Technology in the Real Estate Industry

In this contributed article, freelance human Avery Phillips discusses how the real estate industry has begun reaping the rewards that big data and data-driven technologies can provide. The huge amounts of data generated by the real estate industry can be leveraged to its advantage even further going forward as new technology and ideas are pushing the envelope for the real estate industry at both the macro and micro scale.

The Bots Have Arrived (What’s New?)

In this special guest feature, Karl Chan, President and Chief Technology Officer at Laserfiche, believes that as the sheer amount of data continues to rise, humans alone will not be able to meet the challenge of managing and processing it. Bots, already widely deployed for everything from customer service requests to medical operations, are the solution for today’s organizations that need to collect data from multiple, disparate sources, manage and process it, and put it to use.

How AI Is Being Used to Assist U.S. Veterans

In this contributed article, tech blogger Caleb Danziger outlines how AI can be used in every sector, including in the government and even Veterans Affairs, or the VA. With the limitless uses of AI, the United States VA is turning it into a tool to help the country’s veterans in many different ways. The VA didn’t have to change how AI worked to make it useful though. Instead, they embraced the AI we use in our everyday lives and shaped it into something a little more specific.

New Research from Accenture and Qlik Shows the Data Skills Gap is Costing Organizations Billions in Lost Productivity

A new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Qlik, titled “The Human Impact of Data Literacy” and conducted on behalf of The Data Literacy Project, found that while most organizations understand the incredible opportunity of data, a gap has emerged between organizations’ aspirations to be data-driven and their employees’ ability to create business value with data.

Real-Time Analytics from Your Data Lake Teaching the Elephant to Dance

This whitepaper from Imply Data Inc. explains why delivering real-time analytics on a data lake is so hard, approaches companies have taken to accelerate their data lakes, and how they leveraged the same technology to create end-to-end real-time analytics architectures.

insideBIGDATA Latest News – 1/20/2020

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.

Infographic: It’s 2020, is your business AI-ready?

60% of business leaders urgently need a strategy for deploying artificial intelligence in their organizations, but only half of their organizations have a plan. This infographic by our friends over at Noodle.ai outlines what AI can do for businesses and how to go about implementing a plan.