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OpenText Launches New Artificial Intelligence (AI) Platform to Enable Business Insight

OpenText™ (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTEX), a global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), announced the availability of OpenText Magellan, the company’s new Artificial Intelligence (AI) platform. OpenText Magellan is a flexible AI and analytics platform that combines open source machine learning with advanced analysis and the capabilities to acquire, merge, manage and analyze Big Data and Big Content.

Interview: David Blei, Professor, Columbia University

The following is a discussion with David Blei, Professor, Columbia University; ACM-Infosys 2013 Foundation Award, ACM Fellow (2015). The Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) just concluded a celebration of 50 years of the ACM A.M. Turing Award (commonly known as the “Nobel Prize of computing”) with a two-day conference in San Francisco. The conference brought together some of the brightest minds in computing to explore how computing has evolved and where the field is headed.

Sinequa Integrates Cloud AI Services to its Cognitive Search & Analytics Platform

Sinequa, a leader in cognitive search and analytics, announced the addition of advanced artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities to its platform. These capabilities leverage Google Vision and Translate as well as IBM Watson Alchemy for Image Recognition and Speech-to-text. These additions bolster related capabilities already in place with the existing integrations for Microsoft Azure Media Services for image and video treatment.

Case Study: More Efficient Numerical Simulation in Astrophysics

Novosibirsk State University is one of the major research and educational centers in Russia and one of the largest universities in Siberia. When researchers at the University were looking to develop and optimize a software tool for numerical simulation of magnetohydrodynamics (MHD) problems with hydrogen ionization —part of an astrophysical objects simulation (AstroPhi) project—they needed to optimize the tool’s performance on Intel® Xeon Phi™ processor-based hardware.

Proscia’s Artificial Intelligence to Transform Pathology Labs and Drive Their Digital Evolution

Proscia Inc., a software solutions provider for digital pathology, announced the introduction of its new concept: Software as a Lab.

Five Steps to Tackling Big Data with Natural Language Processing

In this special guest feature, Paul Nelson, Chief Architect at Search Technologies, discusses his top 5 essential steps for tackling a Big Data project using Natural Language Processing (NLP) and also how NLP tools and techniques help businesses process, analyze, and understand all of this data in order to operate effectively and proactively.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 7/10/2017

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 people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine learning industries including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and curious buzz.

Informatica Delivers Real Business Outcomes for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) with Automated Data Governance & Compliance for the Enterprise

Informatica®, the Enterprise Cloud Data Management leader accelerating data-driven digital transformation, announced Informatica Data Governance & Compliance for GDPR, the industry’s first governance solution designed specifically to support customers on their journey to GDPR compliance.

The Rise of the Citizen Data Scientist: Detente in the Era of Data Wars

In this contributed article, Sri Raghavan, Senior Global Product Marketing Manager for Teradata Aster, highlights how the advent of the era of the Citizen Data Scientist is not to be considered a threat to the Data Scientist in the organization. If anything it helps validate the assertions made by Data Scientists about the power of advanced analytics. Having more people like the Citizen Data Scientists attests to the unbridled power of analytics.

Dell Boomi’s Latest Release Builds on Cloud Integration Platform to Drive Digitally Connected Experiences with Customers, Partners and Suppliers

Dell Boomi™ (Boomi) announced the availability of the Spring 2017 release of the industry’s most robust and comprehensive cloud-native, enterprise integration platform to move, manage, govern and orchestrate data across hybrid IT architectures. The latest release enables Boomi customers to more efficiently connect everything and enable everywhere, with new, no code application integration accelerators, new features to fortify DevOps at enterprise scale, and improve data governance and security.