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Keys to Successful AI Solutions

To be successful in implementing AI solutions and to take leadership roles within various industries, students need to develop technical skills in machine learning, data management, and cloud computing. To address the growing need for AI expertise in industry, Northwestern University School of Professional Studies recently announced AI specializations within its Master of Science in Data Science and the Master of Science in Information Systems programs, as well as an AI certificate program.

UC Berkeley Graduate Receives ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award

ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, announced that Chelsea Finn receives the 2018 ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award for her dissertation, “Learning to Learn with Gradients.” In her thesis, Finn introduced algorithms for meta-learning that enable deep networks to solve new tasks from small data sets, and demonstrated how her algorithms can be applied in areas including computer vision, reinforcement learning and robotics.

LevaData Introduces Cognitive Sourcing for New Product Introduction Teams

LevaData, the company that delivers applied AI to transform strategic sourcing and procurement, announced the launch of LevaData NPI (New Product Introduction), a solution extension of the LevaData Cognitive Sourcing Platform. Designed and built for enterprise manufacturing companies, LevaData NPI offers industry-first supply chain insights and actionable guidance to product planning, launch and introduction teams.

MarkLogic® Enhances Data Hub with Embedded Machine Learning for Smarter Data Integration

MarkLogic Corporation, the next generation data platform provider for simplifying data integration, announced Embedded Machine Learning and other features in the latest versions of the enterprise-grade MarkLogic Data Hub 5.0 and the MarkLogic 10 multi-model database. The enhancements make MarkLogic’s full stack offering an unparalleled enterprise solution for integrating, curating, securing, analyzing and acting on business-critical data as MarkLogic pushes the limits of modern data integration.

Unleash AI for Impact

In this special guest feature, Brian D’alessandro, Director of Data Science at SparkBeyond, discusses how AI is a learning curve, and exploring opportunities within the technology further extends its potential to enable transformation and generate impact. It can shape workflows to drive efficiency and growth opportunities, while automating other workflows and create new business models. While AI empowers us with the ability to predict the future — we have the opportunity to change it.

Take Your Business Use Cases to the Next Level with AI & ML

Industry leader, TIBCO released insights from a survey “CXO Innovation Survey” that polled 600+ c-suite executives about the key AI/ML use cases that are being used in businesses today. According to the survey, data security is considered the top AI/ML use case among c-suite executives. Included are the top rated AI and ML use cases.

How the EU is Mastering the Challenge of Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence

From treating chronic diseases and reducing fatality rates in traffic accidents, to fighting climate change and anticipating cybersecurity threats, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no longer considered a futuristic construct – it is already a reality and is helping humanity solve pressing global challenges. It significantly improves peoples’ lives, helps with day-to-day tasks and benefits society […]

Data Literacy: Making Society Fluent in Data

In the age of big data, data science, and AI, there is a broad ranged need for global data literacy. The time is near when national economies will be data-driven. Fortunately, a recent unveiling describes a timely resource to address this need. Qlik and The Data Literacy Project announced that they’ve partnered to launch a certification that lets individuals document and demonstrate their data literacy skills. Developed by leading academics and data literacy specialists at Qlik, this free, 70-question examination tests the ability to read, work with, analyze and argue with data.

The Impact of AI on the Data Analyst

In this special guest feature, Glen Rabie, CEO of Yellowfin, believes that while many analysts may fear they will be replaced by automation and AI, the role of the data analyst will increase in significance to the business and breadth of skills required.

Interview: Tom Wilde, CEO of Indico

I recently caught up with Tom Wilde, CEO of Indico, to survey his perspectives for how AI is revolutionizing the modern enterprise including AI use cases, successful and failed AI initiatives, unstructured vs. structured content, democratizing AI, and citizen data scientists.