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The insideBIGDATA IMPACT 50 List for Q4 2018

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

Interview: Vinod Bakthavachalam, Data Scientist at Coursera

I recently caught up with Vinod Bakthavachalam, Data Scientist at Coursera, to discuss how to build in-demand skills in data science such as machine learning, statistics, and data management across your organization to drive competitive advantage. Coursera for Business provides companies with the world’s best learning experience and best content to transform their talent.

Oracle and NVIDIA Bring the Power of the Cloud to the Next Generation of Analytics, Machine Learning and AI

Oracle (NYSE:ORCL) and NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) today announced that Oracle is the first public cloud provider to support the NVIDIA HGX-2TM platform on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, to meet the needs of the next generation of analytics, machine learning and AI.

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!

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.

Interview: Dan Zitting, Chief Product Officer, ACL

I recently spoke with Dan Zitting, Chief Product Officer at ACL about how companies can get in front of risk and increase the value of their data with the use of analytics, robotics and machine learning. He stressed that companies need to integrate data analytics and automation throughout the entire organization, rather than focusing on individual departments.

How Data Science Adds Value to your Business

In this contributed article, Technical Support Executive Robin Singh discusses how investing in a data science expert or data science technology can begin to add value to your business and offers five meaningful ways.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 8/20/2018

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.

4 Sources of Machine Learning Bias & How to Mitigate the Impact on AI Systems

This guest post from Alegion explores the reality of machine learning bias and how to mitigate its impact on AI systems. Artificial intelligence (AI) isn’t perfect. It exists as a combination of algorithms and data; bias can occur in both of these elements. When we produce AI training data, we know to look for biases that can influence machine learning.

Coursera Expands Coursera for Business Features, Launches AI-powered Skills Benchmarking Tool

Coursera, an online learning leader, announced the launch of Skills Benchmarking, a powerful new Coursera for Business tool that enables organizations to measure how their talent stacks up against others in their industry as well as identify top performing individuals in a given competency area.