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XAI: Are We Looking Before We Leap?

This four part report, “XAI: Are We Looking Before We Leap?,” from our friends over at SOSA highlights the challenges and advances when it comes to regulations, relevant use-cases, and emerging technologies taking the mystery out of AI.

Best Practices for Data Search, Aggregation and Security in a Global Pandemic

In this special guest feature, Kelly Griswold, Chief Operating Officer at Onna, takes a look at what would happen if we were able to access data and use it to create meaningful conclusions about teams and other workflows throughout the organization.

Panel Discussion: Needed Data Skills for 2021

In this panel discussion article, Grant Shirk, Head of Marketing at Sisu, to help both hiring managers and job seekers looking to fill these key roles, sat down with a number of senior analytics leaders to get their perspectives on hiring, recruiting, and critical skills. You’ll find their conversation below, full of insights and actionable recommendations.

NoSQL vs SQL: Key Differences

In this contributed article, Alex Williams, Writer/Researcher at Hosting Data UK, indicates that NoSQL and SQL databases greatly differ on many points. One is not better than the other, but just like any technology, eventually, developers will have their preferences. Luckily, there are numerous options for database selection for both SQL and NoSQL databases.

5 Tips for Making Data Work for Your Business

In this contributed article, Scott Ziemke, Director of Data Science, Vertafore, discusses how in order to overcome barriers to data & analytics success, companies must implement clear and relevant strategies that focus on real business cases. Too often data scientists get excited about data and its nuances, but the organization doesn’t know how to operationalize the insights and turn them into action that drives business results. Here’s how to overcome that problem, along with other tips that can help ensure you get the maximum ROI out of your data & analytics investment.

2021 Trends in Blockchain: Mainstream Adoption at Last

In this contributed article, editorial consultant Jelani Harper believes that mainstream adoption of blockchain is surely coming, both at the consumer and enterprise levels. In all likelihood, momentum in one of these domains will spur that in the other. At this point, cryptocurrencies are still the forerunners of this technology, particularly with the foregoing methods to redress measures for data privacy and oversight.

Using AI for Contract Management

In this special guest feature, Sunu Engineer, Principal Architect at Icertis, discusses using AI for Contract Lifecycle Management. Done right, AI for contract management has the potential to empower organizations to stay out front by turning repositories of contracts into indispensable strategic advantages.

Molecula Secures $17.6 Million in Series A Funding to Democratize Machine-Scale Analytics and AI

Molecula, an enterprise feature store built for machine-scale analytics and AI, announced it closed a $17.6 million Series A round of funding, bringing its total funding to $23.6 million. The round is led by Drive Capital, with participation from TTV Capital and existing investors including Tensility.

When Big Data Collides with Intellectual Property Law

In this contributed article, technologist Bernard Brode discusses how the realm of intellectual property – and the myriad twists and turns inherent – is being subjected to the latest waves of cutting-edge analytic tools which fall within the sphere of big data.

How AI Will Shape the Future of Customer Communications

In this contributed article, Eric Schurke, VP of Operations at Ninja Number, discusses how AI solutions are changing the way businesses communicate in 2021 and beyond. To succeed you should focus on three different aspects: incorporating customer feedback, over-communicating wherever you can, and building a culture of customer success.