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TOP 10 insideBIGDATA Articles for May 2020

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.

What You Must Know About the 5 Levels of AIOps Maturity

In this special guest feature, Sean McDermott, CEO and founder of Windward Consulting Group and RedMonocle, offers what enterprises need to know about the five levels of AIOps maturity. When maneuvering through each level, keep the long-term AIOps strategy and goals at the center to achieve the true potential of AIOps.

Big Data/COVID-19 News – 6/1/2020

The big data ecosystem has come out strong to help combat the global coronavirus pandemic by announcing new products and services to help fight COVID-19. In this article, I’ve listed a number of the recent announcements along these lines. Kudos to all the vendors listed below, you may just make an important difference in getting the world past these trying times!

Lucidworks Announces Advanced Linguistics Package to Improve Search Precision for Global Companies Serving Asian, European, and Middle Eastern Markets

Lucidworks, leader in AI-powered search, announced the Advanced Linguistics Package for Lucidworks Fusion to power personalized search for users in Asian, European, and Middle Eastern markets. Lucidworks now embeds text analytics from Basis Technology, a leading provider of AI for natural language processing. With the Advanced Linguistics Package, global organizations that support multiple languages can make the information and insights they manage more accessible, more relevant and more personalized for their global audience.

Matillion Launches Matillion ETL for Azure Synapse Empowering Users with Data Transformation Capabilities for Rapid Access to Insights

Matillion, a leading provider of data transformation software for cloud data warehouses (CDWs), announced the availability of Matillion ETL for Azure Synapse to enable data transformations in complex IT environments, at scale. Empowering enterprises to achieve faster time to insights by loading, transforming, and joining together data, the release extends Matillion’s product portfolio to further serve Microsoft Azure customers.

Monte Carlo Method and Price Testing: Old Solution for Modern Problems

In this special guest feature, Vladimir Kuchkanov, Pricing Solution Architect at Competera, examines how data scientists often forget about classics while good old algorithms are still relevant and efficient. In particular, Monte Carlo method (MCM) pops up in mind. Among many fields of its application, MCM has established itself as a solid solution in price prediction and automation of pricing rules in retail. Like any analytical approach, MCM has limitations and inaccuracies. Despite this, many fields, including retail, still utilize it.

The Rise of No-code Knowledge Graphs

In this contributed article, Marta V. Lopata, Chief Growth Officer at Kgbase, discusses the use of knowledge graphs. With a no-code approach, they bring the best of the data science world to medicine, finance, business, education and the arts enabling anyone to generate and visualize unique insights from siloed data sources.

The Growing Challenge of Data Democratization

In this contributed article, Fred Frost, Lead Data Scientist at SentryOne, believes that data science democratization is coming, because the potential is impossible to ignore. The difference between companies that handle it well and those that don’t will be dependent on the way that new practitioners are guided and advised.

Hats Over Hearts

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Rich Brueckner. His passing is an unexpected and enormous blow to both his family and the HPC Community. Rich was an institution in the HPC community. You couldn’t go to an event without seeing his red hat bobbing in the crowd, usually trailed by a fast-moving video crew. He’d be darting into booths, conducting interviews, and then speeding away to his next appointment.

A Computational Analysis of Constitutional Polarization

A new paper, “A Computational Analysis of Constitutional Polarization” by Columbia Law School’s David Pozen and Eric Talley found that the U.S. Constitution has come to enable, or even exacerbate, partisan strife. The researchers recently examined the evolution of constitutional rhetoric on the floor of Congress from 1873 to 2016.