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How big data works? How we use it at FunCorp, and why it’s one of our most important tools

The latest report on big data from FunCorp discusses how an increased usage in smartphone users has also led to a rising demand for better mobile apps. These modern apps also use tremendous amounts of data, and thus, a robust management tool for analyzing and managing this data has become a necessity. This is where the use of Big Data comes in (this includes FunCorp too). The company develops apps and has relied heavily on big data. Read this report to learn how.

The Impact of Big Data In Business, Past and Future

In this contributed article, creative writer and active contributor Andrea Laura, discusses the impact of Big Data in business, past and future. With the online world now being the biggest market space for businesses worldwide, Big Data is proving to be their most powerful tool-set to own and use.

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.

AI and Ethics: The Path Forward

In this special guest feature, Dr. John Bates, CEO of Eggplant, believes that technology can’t be left to the whims of the free markets to determine what works. With regulation, we can build a world where we trust the machines, the data, and the results and we can help avoid a dystopian future. Implementing a bill of rights will ensure AI delivers a positive impact on society now and for decades to come.

Best of arXiv.org for AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning – October 2020

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.

Survey: 97% of Enterprises Seek to Accelerate Data Transformation, with Time Spent on Data Preparation A Barrier to Insights-Driven Decision-Making

Matillion, a leading provider of data transformation for cloud data warehouses (CDWs), and IDG Research have released findings of an IDG Research MarketPulse survey, “Gaining Time, Savings, and Insights via Cloud-Powered Data Transformation.” The research exposes the challenges companies face in leveraging enterprise data for analytics and identifies data portability, time-to-value, and self-service for business users as top requirements to address these challenges.

NVIDIA DGX Station A100 Offers Researchers AI Data Center-in-a-Box

NVIDIA today announced the NVIDIA DGX Station™ A100 — the world’s only petascale workgroup server. The second generation of the groundbreaking AI system, DGX Station A100 accelerates demanding machine learning and data science workloads for teams working in corporate offices, research facilities, labs or home offices everywhere.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 11/16/2020

Above the Trend Line: your industry rumor central is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items grouped by category such as M&A activity, people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, customer wins, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine learning industries including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and curious buzz.

The Future of Artificial Intelligence in a Post-COVID-19 World

In this special guest feature, Betsy Hilliard, Principal Scientist at Valkyrie, offers three emerging trends showing how AI will play a major role in a post-COVID world and shape the business landscape moving forward. Valkyrie is a science-driven consulting firm that aims to solve organizational and global challenges through AI and machine learning.

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.