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The insideBIGDATA IMPACT 50 List for Q2 2019

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!

Alegion Outlines the 4 Most Prevalent Types of AI Bias

AI systems are becoming more and more of the norm as machine and deep learning gain grown — especially within the data center and colocation markets. That said, Artificial Intelligence systems are only as good as their underlying mathematics and the data they are trained on. Download a new report from Alegion to further understand the bias behind machine learning and how to avoid four potential pitfalls.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 1/28/2019

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.

Using Unified Analytics & Big Data as Path to AI Success

How can modern enterprises unlock the potential of AI to change their business? Today’s businesses and enterprises are increasingly focused on big data that can help drive innovation and transformation through the potential of artificial intelligence. According to a survey and research report commissioned with IDG’s CIO, nearly 90 percent of enterprises are investing in data and AI technology. Download the new report, “Unified Analytics for Dummies,” that explores the steps to AI success in today’s market.

Dell Boomi Delivers Security, Usability and Flexibility With Latest Release

Dell Boomi™ (Boomi), the leading enterprise transformation provider of cloud integration and workflow automation to build The Connected Business, announced its Fall 2018 release of the Boomi platform. This update reinforces Boomi’s mission to provide enterprise-grade security, enhanced usability and expanded flexibility for customers.

Choosing the Right Data Catalog for Your Business

The decision to invest in and launch a data catalog is a big one for today’s businesses, but one that more and more companies are making in light of the continued growth and expansion of big data. In fact, the self-service data analytic journey often first begins with a data catalog. Unifi Software explores how to choose whether a data catalog is right for your business and key considerations when deciding on a solution.

Use Case Highlights Potential Value & Benefits of Data Cataloging

The value and benefits of a data catalog are often described as the ability for analysts to find the data they need quickly and efficiently. Data cataloging accelerates analysis by minimizing the time and effort that analysts spend finding and preparing data. A new report from Unifi Software offers a fresh perspective on data cataloging and offers an analysis use case that illustrates ROI for implementing a data catalog.

Why We Paired Open Source and Managed Services to Optimize Our Database

In this contributed article, Ben Wu of Peloton goes through his company’s database/data strategy, deciding on open source NoSQL Apache Cassandra (why it made sense for them), overcoming problems with production systems, why managed databases fit into their future, and how he feels about the data stack moving forward.

Use of Natural Language Processing and AI Driving Big Data Innovation to New Levels

To really drive innovation to a whole new level we’re seeing a rise in the use of Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to make finding and using quality data that much easier. Leading industry analyst firms have noted that Machine Learning, AI and NLP are quickly becoming table stakes for analytics. Unifi Software’s Sean Keenan explores how tools like these are changing the landscape of big data and driving innovation forward.

Mesosphere Kubernetes Engine Brings Breakthrough Automation & Efficiency for Data-Driven Apps on Multi-Cloud & Edge

Mesosphere, the multi-cloud automation platform company, announced the general availability of Mesosphere Kubernetes Engine (MKE), Mesosphere DC/OS 1.12 and the public beta of Mesosphere Jupyter Service (MJS). Mesosphere Kubernetes Engine is the only software platform that delivers pure Kubernetes-as-a-Service on multi-cloud and edge with high-density resource pooling, yet without the need for virtualization.