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The Challenges of Pruning AI Models on the Edge

In this special guest feature, Nick Romano, CEO, Deeplite, discusses how struggling to fit advanced models in edge devices with limited resources forces deep learning teams to start “pruning” models – essentially trimming parts of it that are deemed not critical, but that also comes with a price: significantly reduced model accuracy. For the power of AI to be unleashed at the edge with full accuracy and the ability to run on devices with limited resources, there’s a need for AI optimization.

TOP 10 insideBIGDATA Articles for December 2021

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.

How to Develop a Long-Term AIOps Strategy

In this contributed article, Sean McDermott, CEO and founder of Windward Consulting Group and RedMonocle, discusses how AIOps isn’t just a solution, it’s a long-term strategy for increasing performance, predicting outages, automating mundane tasks and improving risk management. These ultimately allow IT teams to add business value, spend more time innovating and less time fixing, and improve the overall customer experience.

insideBIGDATA Latest News – 12/28/2021

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.

Looking Beyond the Incumbent: Setting New Goals for Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence for 2022

In this contributed article, Patrice Simard, CEO and Co-founder of, proposes an alternative for organizations of all sizes to develop more effective ways to leverage machine learning and artificial intelligence. The goal is not to disparage anyone’s approach; rather, it is to offer a framework that empowers smaller stakeholders, alongside major players seeking to innovate. 

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 12/21/2021

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.

3 Ways AI Can Boost Conversational Intelligence Across Your Enterprise

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Best of for AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning – November 2021

In this recurring monthly feature, we will filter all the recent research papers appearing in the 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.

Heard on the Street – 12/16/2021

Welcome to insideBIGDATA’s “Heard on the Street” round-up column! In this regular feature, we highlight thought-leadership commentaries from members of the big data ecosystem. Each edition covers the trends of the day with compelling perspectives that can provide important insights to give you a competitive advantage in the marketplace.

Now You’re Speaking (Understanding) My Language

In this special guest feature, Luca Scagliarini, Chief Product Officer at, discusses how addressing the challenges associated with language data is a daunting task, but it is one that will define your organization’s success moving forward. A hybrid approach is your first step in the right direction.