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A collection of big data white papers reviewed by the editors of insideBIGDATA. Please visit the insideBIGDATA White Paper Library for a comprehensive list of white papers focus on big data strategies.

Accelerate Business Value with Serverless Computing

In order to answer questions about serverless computing, Continuous Data Platform Iguazio offers a whitepaper “Accelerate Business Value with Serverless Computing” that weighs the pros and cons of function-as-a-service, or serverless computing in the cloud. The report defines exactly what serverless means (newsflash: it’s a misnomer), examining the offerings and challenges of the technology, and giving software engineers a look at how they can weigh their options when deciding how to engage with the hottest new areas in cloud computing.

Data-Efficient Machine Learning

From Quadrant (a D-Wave business), this whitepaper “Data-Efficient Machine Learning” describes a practical impediment to the application of deep neural network models when large training data sets are unavailable. Encouragingly however, it is shown that recent machine learning advances make it possible to obtain the benefits of deep neural networks by making more efficient use of training data that most practitioners do have.

Data Analytics, Algorithms & Machine Learning – Online Survey Results

This report, “Data Analytics, Algorithms & Machine Learning – Online Survey,” was produced by Informa Engage on behalf of Dell EMC. The data was collected March 8, through March 26, 2018 from a wide cross section of industries. The goal was to investigate various issues around the current and future use of use of analytics, predictive analytics and machine learning, given the importance of these technologies in the enterprise today.

InsideHPC Market Survey Results Intersection of AI and HPC

HOT off the press from our venerable sister publication insideHPC, is the new 2018 AI/HPC Perceptions Survey which was fielded to gain insights on the HPC community’s perceptions on the intersection of HPC and AI. The survey was executed in October of 2017 — and again in February 2018 — with a total of 201 responses.

Survey Finds Barriers That Prevent Organizations From Realizing Data Science Return on Investment

Domino Data Lab, provider of the advanced data science platform, announced the findings of a survey of more than 250 data science leaders and practitioners. The survey revealed factors that enable data science teams to achieve return on investment (ROI), top capabilities contributing to their success, and priorities they must address this year.

insideBIGDATA Special Report: Reinventing the Retail Industry through Machine and Deep Learning (Part 4)

The insideBIGDATA Special Report: Reinventing the Retail Industry through Machine and Deep Learning white paper explores how AI, machine learning and deep learning are transforming the retail industry in many positive directions. As artificial neural networks become more and more efficient, and as graphics processing units (GPUs) get more and more powerful, so does their influence on retail.

Impacts of Artificial Intelligence and Higher Education’s Response

Northeastern University and Gallup just released a fascinating new survey that gauges public perceptions about artificial intelligence (AI) titled, “Optimism and Anxiety: Views on the Impacts of Artificial Intelligence and Higher Education’s Response.” Taken together, the results appear to be a wake-up call for higher education. Colleges and universities will have to adapt by designing a 21st century curriculum that empowers humans to become “robot-proof.”

insideBIGDATA Special Report: Reinventing the Retail Industry through Machine and Deep Learning (Part 3)

The insideBIGDATA Special Report: Reinventing the Retail Industry through Machine and Deep Learning white paper explores how AI, machine learning and deep learning are transforming the retail industry in many positive directions. As artificial neural networks become more and more efficient, and as graphics processing units (GPUs) get more and more powerful, so does their influence on retail.

insideBIGDATA Special Report: Reinventing the Retail Industry through Machine and Deep Learning (Part 2)

The insideBIGDATA Special Report: Reinventing the Retail Industry through Machine and Deep Learning white paper explores how AI, machine learning and deep learning are transforming the retail industry in many positive directions. As artificial neural networks become more and more efficient, and as graphics processing units (GPUs) get more and more powerful, so does their influence on retail.

insideBIGDATA Special Report: Reinventing the Retail Industry through Machine and Deep Learning

The insideBIGDATA Special Report: Reinventing the Retail Industry through Machine and Deep Learning white paper explores how AI, machine learning and deep learning are transforming the retail industry in many positive directions including: inventory and supply chain management, analysis of customer buying patterns, analyzing traffic patterns, providing assortment planning, performing retail analytics at scale.
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