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insideBIGDATA Latest News – 8/10/2022

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.

MLOps | Is the Enterprise Repeating the Same DIY Mistakes?

In this contributed article, Aaron Friedman, VP of Operations at Wallaroo.ai, discusses why hiring data scientists isn’t the answer to unlocking ML value (especially at a time when finding qualified candidates is harder than ever).

Beyond CRUD – Why Data-Driven Insight is Taking its Next Leap Forward

In this special guest feature, Darin Briskman, Director of Technology, Imply, discusses the history of database evolutions of relational CRUD (create, read, update, delete) from data warehousing into the modern era, and why there is a need for architecture to succeed beyond CRUD. Also included is a look at real-time analytic databases that combine CRUD with streams for high concurrency and subsecond response times across billions of data points, such as Apache Druid, with advice intended to help ready developers for the next generation of data analytics.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 8/8/2022

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.

Climate Change is an Existential Threat, and Businesses Need Data to Fight It

In this contributed article, Or Lenchner, CEO, Bright Data, examines how public web data collection is essential to ESG efforts in 2022. The recent International Panel on Climate Change report warned that we aren’t doing enough to avoid the dire impacts of climate change – businesses must use every tool at their disposal to support the fight against climate change, especially quality data.

The Conceptual Data Model’s Unwavering Role in Data Governance 

In this contributed article, editorial consultant Jelani Harper highlights how in an age in which data governance has become all but synonymous with data privacy and data protection, there are numerous aspects of data management that are regarded much differently than how they traditionally were. Data modeling, for example, is frequently considered a dimension of data engineering or data science.

Doctors Find Artificial Intelligence is the Best Prescription for Expert Assistance and Patient Care

In this special guest feature, Amir Atai, Ph.D. is Co-Founder and CEO of Sway AI, examines how AI is changing healthcare by improving the efficiency and quality of care on many fronts, starting with administration. The article also does a deep dive into the challenges of using AI in healthcare and how no-code AI and machine learning are automating mundane tasks and adding new diagnostic and treatment solutions to make doctors and nurses more efficient.

How AI and Data Science Can Modify the VC Industry

In this contributed article, Jonathan Serfaty, Head of Data Science, Telstra Ventures, discusses how Venture Capital (VC) is one of the most powerful mechanisms in modern society for catalyzing innovation – particularly in technology – however, ironically, the VC industry itself is not particularly innovative. The truth is that the VC’s have been slow to adopt the AI technologies they help fund. 

Artificial Intelligence – What’s in a Name?

As the tech industry hype cycle continues to churn my in-box every day, I find myself reflecting on the meme du jour of “artificial intelligence.” My initial reaction to over-hyped terms is to resist giving them more credence than they may deserve. “AI” associated with just about everything falls in line with my reticence. Somehow all new products and/or services are related to “AI”: AI-based, AI-powered, AI-fueled, AI-motivated (oh come on!).

Heard on the Street – 8/1/2022

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.