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

Infographic: The Rise of No-Code Development Platforms

Our friends over at Saas Platform company in Ireland called TeamKonnect have developed new infographic called “The Rise of No-Code Development Platforms” which is provided below. This infographic is a 101 guide to No-Code Development Platforms. Rising in popularity in the last decade, these platforms offer an exciting opportunity for businesses and organizations to develop apps that meet their needs without the engagement of software engineers.

COVID-19 Causes Significant Upheaval to Digital Transformation Plans but Spurs Surge in Innovation and Improved End User Experience, Couchbase Research Finds

Despite significant upheaval to organizations’ digital transformation plans, the COVID-19 pandemic has contributed to a surge in innovative projects, according to research from Couchbase, the creator of the enterprise-class, multicloud to edge NoSQL database. In Couchbase’s fourth annual digital transformation survey, 77 percent of organizations had to either make “noticeable” or “major” changes to their digital transformation plans or start again from scratch.

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

Big Data Industry Predictions for 2021

2020 has been year for the ages, with so many domestic and global challenges. But the big data industry has significant inertia moving into 2021. In order to give our valued readers a pulse on important new trends leading into next year, we here at insideBIGDATA heard from all our friends across the vendor ecosystem to get their insights, reflections and predictions for what may be coming.

Study: One in Four Local Companies Engaged with AI Technology

San Diego industries that are embracing artificial intelligence (AI) support an estimated 175,680 jobs and $33.3 billion in annual gross regional product, according to a study released by San Diego Regional EDC. Underwritten by Booz Allen Hamilton, “Measuring the Future: AI and San Diego’s Economy” is the first in a series of reports that will identify key industries and clusters where AI and machine learning (ML) have been implemented, and ultimately quantify the impacts of these technologies on San Diego’s regional economy.

New Research from TrueCue Reveals Majority of Local Authorities are Providing Incoherent Data Analytics Training for Staff

Despite 93% of local authorities stating they use data analytics across their organisation, new research from UK-based TrueCue, the analytics products and services brand, suggests an overwhelming majority (97%) only provide training for staff “as and when needed.” The findings were part of an investigation to assess the data analytics maturity of local authorities across the UK.

Driving ROI Through AI

This new report from ESI ThoughtLab was conducted alongside our friends over at DataRobot as well as a coalition of other AI leaders. The report shows that despite high adoption rates of AI in enterprises, ROI in AI still remains a work in progress and will take skill, scale, and time.

Calling All Data Professionals: SQream Launches the Massive Data Video Challenge

SQream’s Massive Data Revolution Video Challenge is open to data leaders such as CIOs and CDOs, as well as practitioners including DBAs, Data Analysts, Data Engineers, Data Scientists. This article contains more information about the Massive Data Revolution Video Challenge, and video entries may be submitted by December 16th.

New Survey of Data Science Pros Finds that AI Explainability is their Top Concern

In late October 2020, venture capital firm Wing conducted a survey, “Chief Data Scientist Survey,” of 320 of the senior-most data scientists at both global corporations and venture-backed startups, in advance of its annual Wing Data Science Summit. AI explainability came out on top as the leading concern.