Genpact Unveils Operating Playbook for Scaling Responsible Generative AI Projects

Genpact announced an industry-first playbook: FMOps – The Generative AI Imperative for Production. The playbook, which focuses on Foundation Model Operations (FMOps), provides practical guidelines for building solid and efficient foundations for generative AI solutions. 

What is a RAG? 

In this contributed article, Magnus Revang, Chief Product Officer of, points out that In the Large Language Model space, one acronym is frequently put forward as the solution to all the weaknesses. Hallucinations? RAG. Privacy? RAG. Confidentiality? RAG. Unfortunately, when asked to define RAG, the definitions are all over the place. 

Happy Birthday ChatGPT!

Today, November 30, 2023, mark’s the first anniversary of OpenAI’s ChatGPT. In the last year, the AI chatbot has secured support from major Silicon Valley companies and seen integration across various fields including academia, the arts, marketing, medicine, gaming, and government. These are exciting times, so we decided to put together this round-up of commentaries from around the big data ecosystem. Enjoy! 

Sophos Anticipates AI-Based Attack Techniques and Prepares Detections

Sophos, a global leader in innovating and delivering cybersecurity as a service, released two reports about the use of AI in cybercrime. The first report—“The Dark Side of AI: Large-Scale Scam Campaigns Made Possible by Generative AI”—demonstrates how, in the future, scammers could leverage technology like ChatGPT to conduct fraud on a massive scale with minimal technical skills.

Altair® Launches Altair RapidMiner® 2023 Platform To Deliver Next-Gen Gen AI Capabilities

Altair (Nasdaq: ALTR), a global leader in computational science and artificial intelligence (AI) announced that Altair® RapidMiner®, its data analytics and AI platform, is becoming more integrated, more powerful, and easier to use thanks to a new series of groundbreaking updates.

Comet Launches Course on Building with LLMs

Comet, a leading MLOps platform, launched of a new initiative to help data scientists and software engineers keep pace with the changing world of Large Language Models (LLMs) and all of the possibilities they can enable. In a new course, taught by co-founder of DAIR.AI, Elvis Saravia, Comet breaks down the process of building LLMs for the real world with practical examples and use cases, such as how to build a reliable customer support chatbot, how to construct a clickbait detector from scratch, and how to deploy an LLM-powered evaluation system.

Rethinking How Data is Stored and Processed Brings Scale and Speed to Modern Data-Intensive Applications

In this contributed article, Prasad Venkatachar, Sr Director – Products & Solutions at Pliops, discusses how modern data-intensive applications that include E-commerce, Social Networking, Messaging, and online gaming services heavily depend on Key-Value stores. All these business-critical applications demand state-of-the-art data storage and processing infrastructure to serve the data at high throughput with low latency and highly fault-tolerant and yet cost-effective. To achieve this blend of high performance and cost effectiveness, we must fundamentally reimagine how data is stored and processed at scale and speed. This article will cover how organizations can accomplish these design objectives and architect state-of-the-art data storage and processing infrastructure.

Four Ways SMBs Can Harness the Power of Data, Without a Data Scientist

In this contributed article, Robyn Meyer, Vice President, Solutions at Transportation Insight, delves into the challenges faced by small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in leveraging data effectively and offers practical strategies to overcome these hurdles.

Heard on the Street – 11/27/2023

Welcome to insideBIGDATA’s “Heard on the Street” round-up column! In this regular feature, we highlight thought-leadership commentaries from members of the big data ecosystem. Each edition covers the trends of the day with compelling perspectives that can provide important insights to give you a competitive advantage in the marketplace.

O’Reilly Releases 2023 Generative AI in the Enterprise Report

O’Reilly, the source for insight-driven learning in technology and business, released the findings of a global survey of more than 2,800 technology professionals on the realities of generative AI in the enterprise. The Generative AI in the Enterprise report explores how companies use generative AI, the bottlenecks holding back adoption, and the skills gaps that should be addressed to move these technologies forward. The full report is now available for free download.