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“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 9/19/2020

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.

AI Under the Hood: FunCorp.

In this new edition of our popular “AI Under the Hood” column, FunCorp Co-founder and CIO Denis Litvinov does a deep dive into his company’s use of AI on social media networks. AI is a key component of the popular social networks you use every single day. FunCorp develops and operates UGC services for different geo and audience niches.

KDD 2020 Celebrates Recipients of the SIGKDD Best Paper Awards

KDD 2020, the premier interdisciplinary conference in data science (which took place virtually Aug. 23-27, 2020), announced the recipients of the SIGKDD Best Paper Awards, recognizing papers presented at the annual SIGKDD conference that advanced the fundamental understanding of the field of knowledge discovery in data and data mining. Winners were selected from more than 2,000 papers initially submitted for consideration to be presented at the conference.

The Evolution of ASR and How It Could Transform Your Business

In this special guest feature, Scott Stephenson, CEO of Deepgram, dives into the evolution of automatic speech recognition (ASR), popular use cases, current limitations, and a few predictions for how the technology will continue to evolve in the enterprise. The advent of Siri, Alexa and Google Home has made ASR increasingly popular. After all, ASR is the driving force behind a wide array of modern technologies. If you have a smartphone, for example, then you have ASR right at your fingertips. However, ASR is so much more than Siri or Alexa and has burgeoning potential across the enterprise.

insideBIGDATA Latest News – 9/12/2020

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.

The Zenith of Natural Language Technologies: Conversational AI

In this contributed article, editorial consultant Jelani Harper discusses how the junction of natural language capabilities enables what Arria NLG CEO Sharon Daniels termed “answers on demand”, which is pivotal for interacting with analytics, Business Intelligence, and workflows in a rapid, conversational manner that’s influential for setting the pace of business today.

MLOps Graduates to Enterprise Model Management (and what that means for global enterprise)

In this special guest feature, Mrinal Chakraborty, DISC Solution Leader at Pactera EDGE, discusses six core aspects of MLOps which are augmenting Enterprise Model Management. The MLOps market will be over $4 Billion in just a few years, and promises to be a major component of the AI solution landscape shortly – but many enterprises are slow to evolve to machine learning lifecycle management which promises to make ML more reliable by defining the processes of its development and deployment.

Best of arXiv.org for AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning – August 2020

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.

HuBMAP Inaugural Data Release Puts Detailed Anatomical Data about Seven Human Organs at the Service of Scientists, Public

HuBMAP (the Human BioMolecular Atlas Program) has released its inaugural data for use by the scientific community and the general public. Included in this release are detailed, 3D anatomical data and genetic sequences of healthy tissues from seven organ types, at the level of individual cells as well as many bulk tissue data sets. HuBMAP’s ultimate goal is to provide the framework required for scientists to create a 3D atlas of the human body.

Starting A Successful AIOps Initiative

In this special guest feature, Hari Miriyala, VP Software Engineering at cPacket Networks, discusses how many enterprises are considering or deploying AI/ML tools to make their IT team more efficient, reduce troubleshooting time, or improve their organization’s security. But without the right foundation of accurate, precise and consistent input data, this move to AIOps provides little value.