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Video Highlights: Data Theory in the World Seminar: How Data Drives Business Decisions

I was pleased to learn that my alma mater UCLA has taken a very innovative direction by creating a new Data Theory undergraduate major, a collaboration of the Mathematics and Statistics departments. The video presentation below is a recent panel discussion that explains the genesis of the new major “Data Theory in the World Seminar: How Data Drives Business Decisions.”

Don’t Call It A “Data Product” Unless It Meets These 5 Requirements

In this special guest feature, Barr Moses, Co-founder and CEO of Monte Carlo, believes data products can transform an organization’s ability to be data-driven as long as they meet 5 key requirements. Data products can transform an organization’s ability to be data-driven, as long as they are implemented correctly and in good faith.

More Than 60% of Companies Are Only Experimenting with AI, Creating Significant Opportunities for Value on their Journey to AI Maturity, Accenture Research Finds

“The Art of AI Maturity: Advancing from Practice to Performance” uncovers strategies for AI success through a holistic framework, which includes a new index to express company AI maturity on a 0-100 scale. According to the research, AI maturity is the degree to which organizations outperform their peers in a combination of AI-related foundational and differentiating capabilities. These capabilities include the technology – data, AI, cloud – as well as organizational strategy, Responsible AI, C-suite sponsorship, talent and culture.

CogniFiber Hits Landmark Interface Speed, Enabling 5X Faster AI Computing Than the Leading Photonics Solution

CogniFiber, a deep technology company revolutionizing photonic computing, announced an interface data injection landmark in its product integration tests. CogniFiber’s approach implements direct analog neuromorphic photonic computing (“pure-photonics”), removing all bottlenecks from AI inference so that the task speed is limited only by the input clock.

Pure Storage Redefines AI-Ready Infrastructure, Speeds Time to Insights with AIRI//S Built on NVIDIA DGX Systems

Pure Storage® (NYSE: PSTG), the IT pioneer that delivers advanced data storage technology and services, announced AIRI®//S, the next generation of its complete AI-ready infrastructure, developed by Pure Storage and NVIDIA. AIRI//S provides enterprises a simple, on-demand infrastructure that accelerates AI initiatives at any scale. 

Survey on Data Fusion & Analytics for Investigation

To get greater insight into the technological challenges of fusing data for investigation purposes, and to learn from the CIO’s perspective what their wants and needs are in the market – our friends over at Cognyte went straight to the source. By speaking to 200 CIOs, CTOs, IT Directors, Directors of Technology and Heads of Artificial Intelligence, this new report Survey on Data Fusion & Analytics for Investigation takes the pulse of the industry in vital areas from investment priorities to cloud adoption, painting a clear picture of the state of data fusion for investigation purposes today.

How to Navigate AI Change Management Like a Boss

In this contributed article, Katie Wrenn and Ernest Sohn from Booz Allen, discusses five key steps in getting a change management plan started for AI solutions in an enterprise. When your organization faces large-scale change, the only way forward is to manage it, and this is particularly true in an evolving and complex area like AI.

Automation Is An Essential Priority for the Future of Enterprises

In this sponsored post, Eric Herzog, CMO, Infinidat, discusses how virtually every IT decision-maker is looking to automate at some level, either today or in the future. Starting the autonomous automation of enterprise data and storage can catapult an organization forward and give its leaders valuable learnings and insights into the path of automation, which will only expand on the horizon.

Bad Data Costs U.S. Companies Trillions – How Data-Quality Audits Can Help

In this special guest feature, Timur Yarnall, CEO of Neutronian, believes the costs of faulty data are many: inaccurate insights, wasteful investments, lost productivity, ineffective marketing campaigns. Bad data hits businesses with a double whammy, affecting both the bottom line by narrowing margins and the top line by lowering sales. A data quality audit will in turn lead to reduced costs, less wasted effort, and — most important — better business results.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 6/4/2022

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.