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Four Ways AI Can Positively Impact Pharmaceutical Development

In this special guest feature, Updesh Dosanjh, Practice Leader, Technology Solutions for IQVIA, discusses how AI is making its way into pharmacovigilance (the detection, collection, assessment, monitoring, and prevention of adverse effects with pharmaceutical products) platforms and improving efficiencies for pharma companies, in light of the continued growth and proliferation of available data.

What is the Difference Between Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing and Data Analytics

In this contributed article, Christopher Rafter, President and COO at Inzata,, writes that in the age of Big Data, you’ll hear a lot of terms tossed around. Three of the most commonly used are “business intelligence,” “data warehousing” and “data analytics.” You may wonder, however, what distinguishes these three concepts from each other so let’s take a look.

Will Advanced Earth Observation Data Come to the Rescue When Climate Change Leads to Food Shortages?

Satellite data enables ongoing monitoring of the situation on Earth, creating models to support agriculture, and managing the risk related to climate change. More and more companies and institutions take advantage of this data, also within the framework of the state administration, where satellite images are increasingly used e.g. to analyze soil moisture and identify areas likely to yield worse crops.

Qumulo Offers Free Cloud Software to help Fight COVID-19 Outbreak

Today Qumulo announced it is offering its cloud-native file software, for free, to public and private sector medical and healthcare research organizations that are working to minimize the spread and impact of the COVID-19 virus.

Infographic: How to Become a Data Scientist in 2020?

Data Scientist continues its reign as one of the most coveted jobs in 2020. In fact, as the business world becomes increasingly data-driven, there is a serious concern that the data science skill gap will continue widening and the supply of data scientist career talent won’t be able to catch up to the industries’ demand. For the 3rd consecutive year, our friends at 365 Data Science asked the data and collected their findings in a detailed annual report summarized in the included infographic.

The Impact of Python: How It Could Rule the AI World?

In this contributed article, writer, AI researcher, and business strategist Michael Lyman discusses the growth of use of the Python language and how it is playing a significant role in the rise of AI and deep learning. Python’s power and ease of use has catapulted it to become one of the core languages to provide machine learning solutions.

Machine Learning is Your Secret Weapon for Customer Acquisition

In this contributed article, Swiftpage ACT! LLC CTO Chad Ruff discusses how machine learning and AI can help companies grow and improve customer acquisition and retention. Machine learning is the AI focal point for your customer relationship management (CRM) tool and can be the key to boosting your customer acquisition.

Why Data Pipelines Desperately Need Orchestration

In this special guest feature, Sean Knapp, Founder and CEO of Ascend, discusses how automation can greatly reduce a data engineering team’s time spent in orchestration through the enablement of data-centric pipelines.

COVID-19 Dashboard Uses Machine Learning to Track Global Pandemic

Anodot, the company pioneering the autonomous monitoring space, has launched a public service including a machine learning driven analytics dashboard that monitors locally reported COVID-19 cases, and notifies users when a particular region’s numbers change significantly.

Interview: Felix Dorrek, Ph.D.

I recently caught up with Felix Dorrek to discuss his research in the area of deep generative networks. The interview touches on the technology’s power, practical applications, importance to business in 2020, as well as generating synthetic data. Felix holds a Ph.D. in mathematics from the Vienna Technical University where he conducted research in the field of Convex Geometry.