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The 2018 State of Data Management

Profisee, a global leading modern data management technology company, released the results of its first annual data management report, “The 2018 State of Data Management.” The survey, conducted between January and April of 2018, aims to provide insights into data management, strategy, challenges, trends, benchmarks and ‘how others are doing it’. It is Profisee’s hope that data management professionals across the global data management community can use this information to help drive new initiatives.

Trends in Entertainment Industry Push Enterprises Toward AI Tools

This is the second entry in a five-part guide series that explores how artificial intelligence is revolutionizing and evolving the media and entertainment industries. This post explores how trends in the media and entertainment industries are leading enterprises to increasingly adopt AI tools. 

Best of arXiv.org for AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning – August 2018

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.

Gain In-demand Cloud, Data, and Machine Learning Skills with the Full Google Cloud Suite of Learning Programs on Coursera

Online learning leader Coursera now offers the full Google Cloud suite of programs on their learning platform. Learners can enroll in Google Cloud courses and Specializations to access top-quality cloud training. All courses include free hands-on labs to provide practical experience.

Improve Your Business with Modern Analytics Infrastructure

A new report from SAS explores how a modern analytics infrastructure and IT department can help you increase productivity, maintain the highest data quality through a standard data governance model, and make critical decisions faster and with more confidence.

D-Wave Breakthrough Demonstrates First Large-Scale Quantum Simulation of Topological State of Matter

D-Wave Systems Inc., a leader in quantum computing systems and software, published a milestone study demonstrating a topological phase transition using its 2048-qubit annealing quantum computer. This complex quantum simulation of materials is a major step toward reducing the need for time-consuming and expensive physical research and development.

Explore How to Detect and Address Machine Learning, AI Bias

Alegion is fully aware of the potential for machine learning bias because as they produce AI training data, the company is on the lookout for biases that can influence machine learning. A new white paper from Alegion, “Four Sources of Machine Learning Bias,” explores the four sources of AI bias, and how to mitigate these challenges for your AI systems. 

Ready, Set, Fail? Avoiding Setbacks in the Intelligent Automation Race

Corporate plans for AI likely to fail? A new study, “Ready, set, fail? Avoiding Setbacks in the Intelligent Automation Race” from our friends over at KPMG asserts that most corporate artificial intelligence projects underway or currently in the pipeline will fail.

Infographic: The Data Scientist Shortage

Statistics point to a promising career in data science for anyone with the skills and interest to pursue this field in the 21st Century, whether one wishes to start from the first year of university or redirect his or her track midway. Given the current employment crisis featured in the infographic below, developed by our friends over at the University of California, Riverside, even individuals who have pursued programming and technical programs at high school could be thrust into more demanding positions in the work place.

Building a Winning Data Science Team

In this contributed article, Brad Cordova, co-founder and CTO of TrueMotion, discusses the importance of building a winning data science team, including actionable tips drawn from his own experience on structure, investment and building a culture where data science thrives.