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Addressing Demographic Pay Gaps with Data-driven Solutions

In this special guest feature, Dr. Margrét Vilborg Bjarnadóttir, Assistant Professor of Management Science and Statistics at the University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business, suggests that despite massive cultural and societal pushes for gender equality, the gender pay gap in the workplace remains as strong as ever. Data analysis and visualization could play a vital role in helping to resolve this important issue.

Best of arXiv.org for AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning – May 2019

In this recurring monthly feature, we will filter all the recent research papers appearing in the arXiv.org preprint server for subjects relating to AI, machine learning and deep learning – from disciplines including statistics, mathematics and computer science – and provide you with a useful “best of” list for the month.

New Io-Tahoe White Paper Designed to Help Prepare for CCPA

There’s no denying it. Big data, and the resulting applications and technology have not only made consumers’ lives easier, but have also created new revenue streams for enterprises across all sectors. That said, the explosion of data has also created concerns around data privacy and cyber security, and has gotten the attention of regulators. Download the new report, “6 Steps: Getting Ready for CCPA,” courtesy of Io-Tahoe, to learn more about today’s new data privacy regulations to better protect your enterprise.

GDPR is in place; CCPA is coming. Are you ready?

In this contributed article, Rohit Mahajan, CTO/CPO at Io-Tahoe, suggests that firms should view GDPR and CCPA as an opportunity that can pay dividends by involving leaders throughout their organization, from the chief data officer (CDO) to the data governance team.

International Women’s Engineering Day

Today is International Women’s Engineering Day 2019, and with women making up just 16% of engineering professionals, it’s important to highlight amazing women in the field, and encourage more young women to consider a career in engineering, specifically data science and data engineering in the process.

A Deeper Look: How the 281 Data Breaches in Q1 2019 Will Impact Companies

In this special guest feature, Kevin Gosschalk, CEO, Arkose Labs, believes that machine learning will allow organizations to better monitor authentic and inauthentic traffic, identify what the incoming traffic looks like and act against the traffic if labeled as inauthentic to stop automated fraud before it happens.

Data Privacy and Blockchain in the Age of IoT

In this contributed article, freelance human Avery Phillips discusses how transparency is a foundation of blockchain technology, and one of its greatest assets when it comes to the healthcare industry and HIPAA compliance. This is where blockchain, big data, and IoT collide — big data analytics requires quality, accurate input.

Acquisitions for Big Data Startups are Hot. What’s Driving the Money?

In this contributed article, Ben Bloch, CEO of Bloch Strategy, discusses some of the reasons for the recent M&A activity we’re seeing in the big data space, and what we might see in the future.

Survey Reveals Widespread Lack of IT Planning for AIOps

A recent survey of IT, business, security and operations executives shows that 76 percent of IT teams have not yet implemented artificial intelligence technologies to improve data center operations, despite the benefits of AIOps for business efficiency. In addition, just over half of survey respondents still have no budgets planned for AIOps projects in the next one to three years. Further, the survey reveals that most IT leaders are still struggling to implement effective strategies for AIOps due to a lack of clarity about their own technology expectations and business objectives.

Addressing Governmental Challenges when Engaging AI, ML and Data Analytics

Gartner recently stated that all industries and levels of government agree the top three game-changing technologies today are AI/machine learning, data analytics/predictive analytics and cloud technologies. However, there are some primary sticking points when it comes to innovation in these areas. Government organizations continue to encounter challenges when trying to pursue these initiatives due to complex security and compliance requirements, poor scalability of legacy IT infrastructure, and perceived risks associated with cloud and IT modernization efforts. How can these challenges be addressed?