Video Highlights: How to Integrate Generative AI Into Your Business — with Piotr Grudzień

In this video presentation, our good friend Jon Krohn, Co-Founder and Chief Data Scientist at the machine learning company Nebula, is joined by Founder of Quickchat AI Piotr Grudzień who believes the key to any successful AI platform is to ensure it can be tailored to a company’s specific needs.

Harnessing the Capabilities of Gen AI for Unprecedented Impact and Effortless Integration

In this contributed article, Ajay Kumar, CEO at SLK Software, discusses how generative AI provides unprecedented impact and effortless integration for the banking, insurance, and manufacturing industries. Ajay elaborates on why you need an adoption framework to successfully implement generative AI, how different categories of generative AI fit into an enterprise adoption framework, and navigating stakeholder challenges of adopting generative AI

Veritas Survey Finds Workers are Putting Businesses at Risk by Oversharing with GenAI Tools

Our friends over at Veritas just released a new survey revealing that workers are oversharing with generative AI tools, putting businesses at risk. Nearly a third (31%) of global office workers admitted to inputting potentially sensitive information into generative AI tools, such as customer details or employee financials.

DataStax and LlamaIndex Partner to Make Building RAG Applications Easier than Ever for GenAI Developers

DataStax, the Gen AI data company, today announced its out-of-the-box retrieval augmented generation (RAG) solution, RAGStack, is now generally available powered by LlamaIndex as an open source framework, in addition to LangChain.  DataStax RAGStack for LlamaIndex is also the first partner to support an integration (currently in public preview) with LlamaIndex’s LlamaParse, which gives developers using Astra DB a simple API to efficiently parse and transform complex PDFs into vectors in minutes. 

The Infrastructure behind the Outputs: Cloud and HPC Unlock the Power of AI

In this contributed article, Philip Pokorny, Chief Technology Officer for Intelligent Platform Solutions/Penguin Solutions at SGH, provides insights regarding the relationship between high-performance computing (HPC) and generative AI and his expert point-of-view of the growing market. The increasing momentum behind generative AI in recent months has raised the prospective capabilities of enterprise businesses. At the forefront of this technology will be those that leverage HPC to create their solutions.

Lenovo and Anaconda Announce Agreement to Accelerate AI Development and Deployment 

Lenovo™ announced a strategic partnership with Anaconda® Inc., a leading provider of the popular source code for artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and data science platform, to empower Lenovo’s high performance data science workstations. The partnership will couple Lenovo’s trusted ThinkStation™ and ThinkPad™ workstation product portfolio heritage and leadership with Anaconda’s enterprise strengths for open-source leadership, security, and reliability. 

Video Highlights: Data Science Trend Predictions — with Sadie St. Lawrence

In this video presentation, our good friend Jon Krohn, Co-Founder and Chief Data Scientist at the machine learning company Nebula, is joined by Sadie St. Lawrence to analyze last year’s predictions and delve into the emerging technologies reshaping the field. They cover a range of topics, including the rise of AI hardware accelerators, the evolution of large language models into operating systems, and the potential impact of generative AI on data analysis roles.

How Are Conversational and Generative AI Tools Impacting Communication? 

In this contributed article, Nate MacLeitch, CEO of QuickBlox, believes that communication is good; AI-enhanced communication is great. AI’s ability to offer services like tone assistance, quick-answer responses, real-time translation, and audio-to-text conversions facilitates collaborative efforts among professionals, patients, and customers, regardless of their background.

Heard on the Street – 2/15/2024

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.

VAST Data and Run:ai Revolutionize AI Operations with Full-Stack AI Solution Powered by NVIDIA Accelerated Computing

VAST Data, the AI data platform company, today announced a groundbreaking partnership with Run:ai, a leader in compute orchestration for AI workloads. This collaboration marks a monumental step in redefining AI operations at scale, offering a full-stack solution encompassing compute, storage, and data management. Together, VAST and Run:ai are addressing the critical needs of enterprises embarking on large-scale AI initiatives.