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UMass Amherst Computer Scientists Develop New Techniques to Measure Social Bias in Software

Today, banks are increasingly using software to decide who will get a loan, courts to judge who should be denied bail, and hospitals to choose treatments for patients. These uses of software make it critical that the software does not discriminate against groups or individuals, say computer science researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. […]

Text Analytics – Unstructured Data Analysis

Presented by noted data scientist Derek Kane, this video provides an introduction to text analytics for advanced business users and IT professionals with limited programming expertise. The topics covered include search engine building, categorization (supervised and unsupervised), clustering, NLP, and social media analysis.

Shazam Increases Sales Productivity With Salesforce Einstein Analytics

Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), a global leader in CRM, announced that Shazam—one of the world’s most popular apps—has successfully deployed Salesforce Einstein Analytics, dramatically increasing productivity for the company’s executives and sales leadership. The Shazam app has been downloaded more than 1 billion times and used more than 20 million times each day, across 190 countries. With Einstein Analytics, Shazam has improved the quality of data from its massive user base, targeted more granular customer segments and reduced requests for reports from its core analytics team.

5-Minute Guide to Text Analytics

The “5-Minute Guide to Text Analytics” prepared by Attivio to learn how cognitive solutions surface the untapped business value typically hidden in unstructured content. By automatically identifying key concepts, extracting entities, and analyzing sentiment – with multi-language support – text analytics adds structure to the unstructured so it can be added to a knowledge graph, along with the structured data.

5-Minute Guide to Text Analytics

Surfacing the Untapped Value in Unstructured Content. Download the “5-Minute Guide to Text Analytics” prepared by Attivio to learn how cognitive solutions surface the untapped business value typically hidden in unstructured content.

Kyvos 4.0 Establishes Breakthrough Levels of Scale and Performance

Kyvos Insights, a big data analytics company, announced the immediate availability of Kyvos 4.0, a new, groundbreaking version of the massively scalable, self-service analytics solution, that establishes new enterprise-grade functionality and industry benchmarks for creating data cubes with near limitless scalability and performance.

Reveal Mobile Awarded Patent for Locating Mobile Devices and Building Profile Databases Using Beacon Proximity Activity

Reveal Mobile, a leading innovator in monetizing location-based audience data, announced it has been issued a U.S. patent for a groundbreaking technology that determines the specific location of a mobile device via beacon proximity activity while also predicting where the device is likely to appear next.

Crimson Hexagon Unveils Image Analysis Beyond Logo Identification for Deepest Consumer Insight through Social Data

Crimson Hexagon, a leading provider of consumer insights from social data to inform strategic enterprise decision-making, released its proprietary image analysis capabilities, developed in-house, to help brands and agencies unlock insights within photo data. By applying Crimson Hexagon’s analytics engine to images to recognize scenes, objects, actions, faces and logos, brands learn who, how and where consumers engage with their products.

Transportation, Public Safety and the Modern Power Grid Thrive with Integrated Smart City Data

In this special guest feature, Steph Stoppenhagen, Smart City Business Development Director for Black & Veatch’s Smart Integrated Infrastructure business, outlines how a growing awareness, understanding and acceptance of data-based technology is rapidly changing how city officials manage community services.

Looker Continues Innovating With Release Of Dozens Of New Features

Looker, a leading data platform company, has introduced a slew of new features as part of the company’s recent, monthly major upgrades. Innovations include industry-leading Smart Caching, Advanced Time Zone Control, Personalized Scheduling, as well as brand new Timeline and Funnel Visualizations. These features are just four of the 60 new features, improvements, and updates Looker has recently released to its customers.