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AMA Starts a Health Data Evolution for a New Era of Patient Care

A new collaborative initiative founded by the American Medical Association (AMA) announced it is working to unleash a new era of better, more effective patient care by introducing a data evolution for improving, organizing and sharing health care information.

Data 2020: State of Big Data Study

Our friends over at SAP recently published a study that highlights some really compelling findings around data scientists. There’s a wide gap and serious discrepancy in the level of importance organizations place on data scientists and the number of data scientists they employ. Below are some key statistics from the study, along with a summary infographic.

MapR Launches Managed Services for Improved DataOps

MapR Technologies, Inc., a pioneer in delivering one platform for all data, across every cloud, announced new Managed Services for the MapR Converged Data Platform. Available immediately, customers can focus on building a wide range of applications from analytics to machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), while MapR manages the daily operations of the customer’s big data infrastructure from on-premises, across clouds and to the edge.

The Bane of Bad Data

In this special guest feature, Mark Woollen, Chief Product Officer at Radius, discusses how bad data is the bane of any marketer, especially those who find themselves late to marketing and sales opportunities or miss them altogether, and already costs $8.8 million annually for the average company. Research shows that in only a three-month period, 7.6% of contacts in the average CRM become unreachable, and these data inaccuracies will only worsen as data volume expands.

TensorFlow Tutorial – Simple Linear Model

In this excellent tutorial video presentation below, Magnus Erik Hvass Pedersen demonstrates the basic workflow of using TensorFlow with a simple linear model. You should be familiar with basic linear algebra, Python and the Jupyter Notebook editor. It also helps if you have a basic understanding of Machine Learning and classification.

Syncfusion Announces Dashboard and Data Integration Updates

Syncfusion, Inc., a developer solutions company, announced an update release for its Dashboard and Data Integration Platforms. Details for new features in the release can be found on the Dashboard and Data Integration What’s New pages.

Applying Data Analytics to Taxation Best Practices

In this contributed article, technology writer and blogger Kayla Matthews discusses how data examination techniques can aid the day-to-day activities of people that most business leaders have on their support team: taxation specialists.

GoodData Launches Advanced Governance Framework

GoodDataⓇ is taking a leadership role in elevating the industry standard of governance to new heights by adding an advanced governance framework to its Enterprise Insights Platform.

Research Report Finds 64 Percent of IT Decision Makers Expect ROI from Artificial Intelligence within Two Years

Cylance® Inc., an antivirus industry company with AI-powered prevention that blocks everyday malware along with today’s most advanced cyberthreats, has announced the results of its inaugural report, Artificial Intelligence in the Enterprise: The AI Race is On.

Big Data: Taking Advantage of the Opportunity

Everybody is abuzz about big data and the opportunities it presents to businesses. But few organizations are truly reaping the benefits of big data as many are overwhelmed by its sheer size. A new report from Pure Storage explores some of the ways to tap into the world of big data and AI.