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Heard on the Street – 7/20/2022

Welcome to insideBIGDATA’s “Heard on the Street” round-up column! In this regular feature, we highlight thought-leadership commentaries from members of the big data ecosystem. Each edition covers the trends of the day with compelling perspectives that can provide important insights to give you a competitive advantage in the marketplace.

Pecan AI Announces One-Click Data Science Model Deployment, Integration with Core Business Systems, and Automated Live Model Monitoring

Pecan AI, a leader in AI-based predictive analytics for BI analysts and business teams, announced the addition of one-click model deployment and integration with common CRMs, marketing automation tools and other core business systems. Pecan’s customers can now take immediate actions based on the highly accurate predictions for future churn, life-time-value, demand and other customer-conversion metrics generated by Pecan.

The insideBIGDATA IMPACT 50 List for Q3 2022

The team here at insideBIGDATA is deeply entrenched in keeping the pulse of the big data ecosystem of companies from around the globe. We’re in close contact with the movers and shakers 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. 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 rapidly evolving list of the industry’s most impactful companies!

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 7/14/2022

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.

Cortical.io Semantic Folding Approach Demonstrates a 2,800x Acceleration and 4,300x Increase in Energy Efficiency over BERT

Cortical.io announced its breakthrough prototype for classifying high volumes of unstructured text. Classifying documents or messages constitutes one of the most fundamental Natural Language Understanding (NLU) functions for business artificial intelligence (AI). The benchmark was carried out on two similar system setups using the same, off-the-shelve, dual AMD-Epyc server hardware. The “BERT” system, a transformer-based machine learning technique for natural language processing, was augmented by a NVidia GPU. The “Semantic Folding” approach utilized a cost comparable number of Xilinx Alveo FPGA accelerator cards.

New Accenture Research on Responsible AI Reveals How Organizations Can Prepare for Impending Regulation

New research from Accenture shows that almost all (97%) respondents companies believe that regulation will impact them to some extent. And 95% believe that at least part of their business will be affected by EU regulations specifically. But only 6% are fully prepared to accommodate near-term and ongoing regulatory changes.

Reforming Prior Authorization with AI and Machine Learning

In this contributed article, Niall O’Connor, CTO at Cohere Health, discusses how the application of AI and ML to the onerous prior authorization (PA) process can relieve both physicians and health plans of the repetitive, manual administrative work involved in submitting and reviewing these requests. Most importantly, these intelligent technologies transform PA from a largely bureaucratic exercise into a process that is capable of ensuring that patients receive the highest quality of care, as quickly and painlessly as possible.

TOP 10 insideBIGDATA Articles for June 2022

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.

Calling AI experts! Join the Hunt for Exoplanets

Artificial Intelligence (AI) experts have been challenged to help a new space mission to investigate Earth’s place in the universe. The Ariel Data Challenge 2022, which launched on 15th June, is inviting AI and machine learning experts from industry and academia to help astronomers understand planets outside our solar system, known as exoplanets.

Heard on the Street – 7/5/2022

Welcome to insideBIGDATA’s “Heard on the Street” round-up column! In this regular feature, we highlight thought-leadership commentaries from members of the big data ecosystem. Each edition covers the trends of the day with compelling perspectives that can provide important insights to give you a competitive advantage in the marketplace.