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How Enterprises Can Finally Capitalize on Machine Learning

In this special guest feature, Dr. Michael Zeller, SVP, AI Strategy & Innovation at Software AG, discusses how enterprises have reached a pivotal moment for operationalizing machine learning. For a while now artificial intelligence has been over hyped, its benefits over promised and, in the end, it always under-delivered. Now the hype is back stronger than ever. For AI to not fade away again, however, it needs to be made actionable.

Creating a Data-Based and Client-Focused Culture

In the world of social media, increasingly quick-moving communication amid rapidly growing data, a company’s culture defines its reputation, and its reputation often defines its success – or failure. Clarity Insights shares how companies can create a data-based and client-focused culture from the top down.

The Future of Federal Agency Data Access, Integration, Sharing and Security

In this special guest feature, Gavin Robertson, CTO and SVP of WhamTech, discusses the future technology of data federation and protection within federal agencies. These new technologies could have a profound positive impact on the effectiveness and efficiency of future government programs. The benefits will be significant, including cost savings, accelerated implementations, improved and new capabilities, leveraged existing IT investments, improved data security, flexible future options and increased stakeholder satisfaction.

Want to Run Cassandra in a Container? You Need to Solve These 4 Problems First

In this contributed article, Gou Rao, Co-founder and CTO at Portworx, discusses how running the open source distributed NoSQL database Cassandra in a container requires some special considerations. If you can solve these problems, you’ll have gotten most of the way to a successful Cassandra deployment in containers.

Go for Big Data

Many of the hottest modern infrastructure projects are powered by the Go programming language, including Kubernetes, Docker, Consul, etcd, and many more. Go is turning into a go to language for devops, web servers, and microservices. One route to providing robust, performant, and scalable data processing within Go is to utilize the Intel® Data Analytics Acceleration Library (Intel® DAAL) within Go programs.

MemSQL Offers Real-Time Data Warehouse Managed Service

MemSQL, provider of the fast real-time data warehouse, announced the general availability of MemSQL Cloud. With this release, MemSQL now allows customers to use the managed service on either Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure with a unified architecture for transactional, analytical, and streaming data warehouse workloads.

Total Commerce Success in Retail Hinges on How Agile you are with Your Data

In this special guest feature, Silvia Lacayo, Product Marketing, Retail and Consumer Brands for 1010data, makes the point that for success in total commerce, being able to test and learn quickly is key. What that requires in practice is a fast and flexible technology solution in the hands of the business users who will directly benefit. Large volumes of data are not going away, creating an onus on retailers to empower their workforce so they can access and manage data directly and flexibly.

Introducing Flo – Bringing Deep Learning to Video Editing

Everyone loves to shoot videos but don’t know what to do with them. Editing videos is difficult, time consuming and a skillful job. NexGear Technology has built Flo – an intelligent camera and movie maker app that auto-edits raw video footage into short cinematic movies using deep learning and artificial intelligence. Flo combines machine learning, computer vision, and natural language processing to put together the interesting moments from your videos into a short cinematic movie.

Lexalytics® Releases New Text Analytics Software for Retailers to Improve Online Shopping Experience

Lexalytics®, a leader in cloud and on-prem text analytics solutions, announced the eCommerce Industry Pack, a specialized version of the company’s text analytics software. The eCommerce Industry Pack is engineered to help online retailers enhance the customer experience, including checkout and payments, shipping and delivery, and the site’s overall shopping performance.

Big Data – A Game Changer in the Music Industry

In this contributed article, content contributor Ravindra Savaram discusses the ways that big data is becoming transformative for the music industry. For a long time, the music industry is in need of a facelift and the advent of big data seems to fulfill this. The musicians might be provided with a more successful revenue model with the emergence of big data.