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Field Report: TIBCO NOW 2018

I was pleased to be on hand for the 2018 edition of the TIBCO NOW “Innovation at the Edge” conference in Las Vegas on September 4-6. This was my 1st time covering the show for insideBIGDATA, and I was eager to get the pulse of the event because you can tell a lot about the state of a company by attending their global user conference. I wasn’t disappointed!

Trends in Entertainment Industry Push Enterprises Toward AI Tools

This is the second entry in a five-part guide series that explores how artificial intelligence is revolutionizing and evolving the media and entertainment industries. This post explores how trends in the media and entertainment industries are leading enterprises to increasingly adopt AI tools. 

Alegion Announces Next-Generation Training Data Platform for Enterprise AI Initiatives

Alegion, a training data platform for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning initiatives, announced the release of its next-generation platform with new features designed to enhance the quality and efficiency of large-scale machine learning initiatives and deliver model confidence for enterprise AI systems.

SAP Helps Business Users Make Fast, Confident Decisions with One Simple Cloud for All Analytics

SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) announced SAP Analytics Cloud is now available with new machine learning features to uncover correlations in an organization’s data and help users make faster, more confident decisions.

Neural Attention Please, or How Attention Models Can Work for You

In this contributed article, Mikhail Konstantinov, a Data Scientist at ELEKS, discussed the real and potential business uses of the neural attention – a mechanism that enabled machine learning algorithms to select and work with certain pieces of data at a certain moment.

Best of arXiv.org for AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning – August 2018

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

Gain In-demand Cloud, Data, and Machine Learning Skills with the Full Google Cloud Suite of Learning Programs on Coursera

Online learning leader Coursera now offers the full Google Cloud suite of programs on their learning platform. Learners can enroll in Google Cloud courses and Specializations to access top-quality cloud training. All courses include free hands-on labs to provide practical experience.

How the Cloud is Changing Cybersecurity

In this contributed article, Amanda Peterson, co-founder of Enlightened Digital, points out that with the use of cloud-based security, the amount of time needed to implement security patches can be reduced to nearly nothing. Onsite data centers require tech-savvy manpower to oversee them 24/7, but the cloud operates autonomously, using AI and ML to monitor system operations to reduce the need for constant on-site personnel.

TOP 10 insideBIGDATA Articles for August 2018

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. We’re happy to oblige! We understand that busy big data professionals can’t check the site everyday.

Demand Forecasting Mistakes in the Retail Industry

In this special guest feature, Aaron Hoffer, Lead Data Scientist for Alloy, discusses common problems he has seen in forecasting processes, and the importance of focusing on “true demand.”