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World Data League Launches Public Report with the Competition’s Best Solutions and Strategies

The work of more than 100 data scientists, over 14 challenges in line with the 11th United Nations Goal – Sustainable Cities and Communities – is now available for consultation and use through an open report released by the World Data League.

With More Data Comes Great Responsibility and a Need for Education

In this sponsored post, Dr Kendra Vant, Executive General Manager of data at global small business accounting platform Xero, discusses what responsible data use looks like in practice for tech companies and professionals. From strengthening insights into how a business operates and keeping businesses better equipped and informed, through to saving time with automation and even deepening a business’ understanding of its customers – the potential of data to make life easier for businesses and their customers is awe inspiring.

2022 State of Data Engineering: Emerging Challenges with Data Security & Quality

The 2022 Data Engineering Survey, from our friends over at Immuta, examined the changing landscape of data engineering and operations challenges, tools, and opportunities. The modern data engineering technology market is dynamic, driven by the tectonic shift from on-premise databases and BI tools to modern, cloud-based data platforms built on lakehouse architectures.

Best of arXiv.org for AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning – October 2021

In this recurring monthly feature, we filter recent research papers appearing on the arXiv.org preprint server for compelling 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 past month. Researchers from all over the […]

KDD 2021 Celebrates Winning Teams of 25th Annual KDD Cup

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Special Interest Group on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (SIGKDD) recognized the winning teams of this year’s KDD Cup, the annual competition held at KDD 2021, the premier interdisciplinary conference in data science. KDD Cup 2021, which took place virtually Aug. 14-18, 2021, crowdsourced participants who are helping to solve challenges within the knowledge discovery and data mining industry, providing a platform for aspiring and experienced data scientists alike to build their professional profiles and network with leading professionals in the field during KDD 2021. 

The State of Data Innovation 2021

Our friends over at Splunk, along with researchers at the Enterprise Strategy Group, set out to measure data innovation, surveying 1,250 senior IT and business decision-makers worldwide, across industries, at larger organizations to assess their data practices, their innovation infrastructure, and their results. This report, “The State of Data Innovation 2021” summarizes the findings.

Best of arXiv.org for AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning – September 2021

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.

The insideBIGDATA IMPACT 50 List for Q4 2021

The team here at insideBIGDATA is deeply entrenched in following the big data ecosystem of companies from around the globe. We’re in close contact with most of the firms making waves in the technology areas of big data, data science, machine learning, AI and deep learning. Our in-box is filled each day with new announcements, commentaries, and insights about what’s driving the success of our industry so we’re in a unique position to publish our quarterly IMPACT 50 List of the most important movers and shakers in our industry. These companies have proven their relevance by the way they’re impacting the enterprise through leading edge products and services. We’re happy to publish this evolving list of the industry’s most impactful companies!

Almost Half of Organizations Still Struggle with the Quality of their Data

Nearly half (48%) of organizations are still struggling to use and access quality data as underlying technology is failing to deliver on a number of critical functions. According to new research conducted by ESG in partnership with InterSystems, while organizations are looking to rapidly progress how they deliver data across the value chain, many are still faced with security (47%), complexity (38%), and performance (36%) challenges.

Exasol Report: 46% of CDOs Say that an Organization’s Expectations for the CDO Role are Too High and Misinformed

Our friends over at Exasol released the results of its landmark global study the defines the changes needed for today’s aspiring CDOs – and the organizations that recruit them- to prosper. The survey uncovered high demand for strong data leadership, as well as some confusion and uncertainty about the CDO role.