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Video Highlights: Content Driven Advertising using First Party Data

In the video presentation below, Amit Bhattacharyya, Head of Data Science at VOX Media, describes a clustering model that connects users to the content they are consuming to identify context-based audience segments. In turn, these segments are used to train a classification model that is used in real time to inform advertising without relying on 3rd-party cookies.

GridGain 8.8 Advances Its Multi-Tier Database Engine to Scale Beyond Available Memory Capacity and Meet Growing Customer Demand

GridGain® Systems, provider of enterprise-grade in-memory computing solutions powered by the Apache® Ignite® distributed database, announced GridGain 8.8, the latest release of the company’s in-memory computing platform. The release features enhanced support for GridGain’s multi-tier database engine, which scales up and out across memory and disk.

Why 2021 is The Year of Low-Code

Forrester analysts estimate 75% of all enterprise software will be built with low-code technology this year. As the pandemic’s impact continues well into 2021, IT leaders will continue to rely on rapid, agile low-code software development platforms to roll out business critical solutions and expand digital channels. Platforms that integrate augmented reality, holistic multi-experiences, and easy enterprise data access will enable organizations to navigate continued economic uncertainty.

Study: One in Four Local Companies Engaged with AI Technology

San Diego industries that are embracing artificial intelligence (AI) support an estimated 175,680 jobs and $33.3 billion in annual gross regional product, according to a study released by San Diego Regional EDC. Underwritten by Booz Allen Hamilton, “Measuring the Future: AI and San Diego’s Economy” is the first in a series of reports that will identify key industries and clusters where AI and machine learning (ML) have been implemented, and ultimately quantify the impacts of these technologies on San Diego’s regional economy.

New Research from TrueCue Reveals Majority of Local Authorities are Providing Incoherent Data Analytics Training for Staff

Despite 93% of local authorities stating they use data analytics across their organisation, new research from UK-based TrueCue, the analytics products and services brand, suggests an overwhelming majority (97%) only provide training for staff “as and when needed.” The findings were part of an investigation to assess the data analytics maturity of local authorities across the UK.

Data Gravity Intensity Expected to More Than Double Annually for the Financial Services, Manufacturing and Insurance Industries through 2024

Digital Realty (NYSE: DLR), a leading global provider of cloud- and carrier-neutral data center, colocation and interconnection solutions, has published version 1.5 of its Data Gravity Index DGx™, expanding the scope of the study from the 21 initial metros in version 1.0 to encompass 53 global metros and assessing the intensity and gravitational force of enterprise data growth on 23 distinct global industries.

Comparative Testing of GPU Servers with New NVIDIA RTX30 Video Cards in AI/ML Tasks

In early September 2020, NVIDIA debuted its second generation GeForce RTX 30 family of graphics cards, the Ampere RTX architecture. NVIDIA broke with tradition when its new generations of cards were sold more expensive than their predecessors, which means that the cost of training models has remained more or less the same.

Data Platforms – A journey. The Yesteryears, Today, and What Lies Ahead

In this contributed article, Darshan Rawal, Founder and CEO of Isima, explains how the data ecosystem has exploded in the last decade to deal with multi-structured data sources. But the fundamental architecture of using queues, caches, and batches to support Enterprise Data Warehousing and BI hasn’t. This article looks at the architectural styles of the three eras of data management – pre-big data, the open-source revolution, and the cloud-native version. It will be a dive into trade-offs of each and what lies ahead. You’ll get a techno-strategic best practices of architecting data platforms as they pave the path to recovery for your organization.

Penguin Computing Announces OriginAI Powered by WekaIO

Penguin Computing, a division of SMART Global Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGH) and a leader in high-performance computing (HPC), artificial intelligence (AI), and enterprise data center solutions, announced that it has partnered with WekaIO™ (Weka) to provide NVIDIA GPU-Powered OriginAI, a comprehensive, end-to-end solution for data center AI that maximizes the performance and utility of high-value AI systems.

USGIF White Paper: Geospatial Intelligence & AI/ML Progress During a Pandemic

The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) published a white paper on a topic impacting the intelligence community (IC) and more specifically, the GEOINT community; Geospatial Intelligence & AI/ML Progress During a Pandemic.