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Infographic: The Data Scientist Shortage

Statistics point to a promising career in data science for anyone with the skills and interest to pursue this field in the 21st Century, whether one wishes to start from the first year of university or redirect his or her track midway. Given the current employment crisis featured in the infographic below, developed by our friends over at the University of California, Riverside, even individuals who have pursued programming and technical programs at high school could be thrust into more demanding positions in the work place.

Controlling and Monitoring Access to Sensitive Data in the Cloud

In this contributed article, cloud computing specialist Marcell Gogan advises that monitoring and managing access to sensitive information in the cloud is an essential part of cybersecurity policy in any organization. You need to have a clear visibility of what information is stored where and who can have access to it. Being able to track every action involving critical data is also important.

The Speed of Data: A Survey of Data Decision Makers

Streamlio, the intelligent platform for fast data, announced results of a new “Speed of Data” survey conducted with Dimensional Research. The survey of hundreds of corporate decision makers worldwide found near universal agreement about the criticality of faster data processing, along with a huge gap between where companies need to be and where they are today.

DataRobot Announces Automated Time Series Solution

DataRobot, the pioneering architects of automated machine learning, announced the general availability of DataRobot Time Series. Following an extensive collaboration with more than 75 customers and world-class data scientists, this latest breakthrough completely automates sophisticated time series modeling. Finally, front line business people can quickly build highly accurate forecasts for a diverse array of time-dependent prediction opportunities.

Apixio Launches HCC Auditor, AI-Powered Risk Adjustment Auditing Solution

Apixio Inc., the data science company for healthcare, announced availability of the AI-powered solution to help health plans and provider organizations to undertake internal audits of their risk adjustment payment data with increased accuracy and in far less time than traditional methods.

MemSQL Unveil Significant Update to Database for Real-time Modern Applications and Analytical Systems

MemSQL, the no-limits databaseTM for modern applications and analytical systems, made generally available a significant new version of its product. MemSQL 6.5 cements the company’s position in the fast SQL database market by advancing performance and adding capabilities to accelerate time to insight and simplify operations.

Looker Enhances Data Science Capability with Integration for Google Cloud BigQuery ML

Looker, a leading data platform company, announced an integration with Google Cloud BigQuery ML (BQML) that reduces the time-to-value of data science workflows and allows business users to operationalize insights with interactive predictive metrics.

Evolution of Storage and the Demise of Prehistoric Storage Solutions

Our friends over at Hedvig produced the compelling “Jurassic” themed infographic below on the evolution of storage and the demise of prehistoric storage solutions. The graphic exposes the data explosion that has taken place in the last decade, and why this has caused the near extinction of outdated storage solutions in terms of the many challenges these prehistoric solutions presented.

Compuware Announces Topaz for Enterprise Data

Compuware released the new Topaz for Enterprise Data, which provides a powerful combination of data visualization, extract and load, and advanced data masking capabilities. With it, DevOps teams can more quickly, efficiently and securely access and leverage data from the mainframe and other platforms.

Cray Announces New AI Workflow Software Suite and Reference Configurations to Jump-start AI and Analytics Deployments

Cray Inc. (Nasdaq: CRAY) announced it is accelerating and simplifying its customers’ path to value from artificial intelligence (AI). The company is introducing the Cray® Urika®-CS AI and Analytics software suite for the Cray® CS™ series and new Cray® Accel AI™ reference configurations to help IT and AI teams.