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Nearly 7 in 10 SMBs Interested in AI are Unaware of Security Risks

From inventory management, data analytics, office assistance and more, AI can take on a massive role, even within the smallest businesses. Email leader Zix-AppRiver’s Q4 2019 CyberThreat Index for Business Survey revealed that education around AI is necessary prior to widespread implementation amongt small-to-medium sized businesses.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 1/7/2020

Above the Trend Line: your industry rumor central is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items grouped by category such as M&A activity, people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, customer wins, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine learning industries including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and curious buzz.

TOP 10 insideBIGDATA Articles for December 2019

In this continuing regular feature, we give all our valued readers a monthly heads-up for the top 10 most viewed articles appearing on insideBIGDATA. Over the past several months, we’ve heard from many of our followers that this feature will enable them to catch up with important news and features flowing across our many channels.

30 Influential AI Presentations from 2019

Our friends over at RE•WORK put on some amazing AI summits around the country and the world. The company has graciously made some of their top presentations from 2019 available for the data science community to freely view.

AI Chatbot Technology Predictions for 2020

As we enter 2020 and embrace a brand new decade, technology acceptance is continuing to accelerate for a broad range of industries. This second derivative effect is prevalent in the adoption of AI-powered chatbots for business applications – messaging, healthcare, customer service, toys, etc. To give our readers a glimpse of what may be coming, I reached out to our friends in the big data ecosystem to get their predictions and comments. The reflections below offer some thought-providing directions. Enjoy!

Becoming Iron Man

In this special guest feature, Cat Casey, DISCO Chief Innovation Officer, breaks down how AI and machine learning are not only handling repetitive tasks, but also augmenting and amplifying human decision making, enabling legal professionals to focus on higher value tasks — in other words, to truly practice law.

2019 U.S. Emerging Jobs Report

In the third annual LinkedIn Emerging Jobs Report, AI Specialist took the number one spot, with 74% annual growth in hiring for this role in the past four years. Below, Romer Rosales, Senior Director of Artificial Intelligence at LinkedIn, shares skills that are important for AI Specialists and thoughts on the massive growth of this position.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 12/30/2019

Above the Trend Line: your industry rumor central is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items grouped by category such as M&A activity, people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, customer wins, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine learning industries including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and curious buzz.

insideBIGDATA Latest News – 12/29/2019

In this regular column, we’ll bring you all the latest industry news centered around our main topics of focus: big data, data science, machine learning, AI, and deep learning. Our industry is constantly accelerating with new products and services being announced everyday. Fortunately, we’re in close touch with vendors from this vast ecosystem, so we’re in a unique position to inform you about all that’s new and exciting. Our massive industry database is growing all the time so stay tuned for the latest news items describing technology that may make you and your organization more competitive.

Drones and Data: How Utility Companies May Need to Rethink their Approach to Data Management

In this special guest feature, Ilkka Hiidenheimo, Sharper Shape CEO, provides detail about managing the robust data sets generated from drone utility inspections. While leveraging drone technology is an enormous benefit, it requires capabilities like AI and machine learning and better workflow processes to turn complex information into not only clear and simple, but also actionable – ultimately revolutionizing processes that will lead to long-term, beneficial results.