Securing GenAI in the Enterprise

Opaque Systems released a new whitepaper titled “Securing GenAI in the Enterprise.” Enterprises are chomping at the bit to use GenAI to their benefit but they are stuck. Data privacy is the number one factor that stalls GenAI initiatives. Concerns about data leaks, malicious use, and ever-changing regulations loom over the exciting world of Generative AI (GenAI), specifically large language models (LLMs).

Microsoft Expands AI Reach with Partnership with French Start-up Mistral

Microsoft has taken another notable step forward in the realm of artificial intelligence by announcing a strategic partnership with Mistral, a French AI start-up based in Paris. This move further exemplifies Microsoft’s commitment to broaden its presence in the rapidly evolving AI industry beyond its existing alliance with OpenAI and at a global scale.

Video Highlights: How to Integrate Generative AI Into Your Business — with Piotr Grudzień

In this video presentation, our good friend Jon Krohn, Co-Founder and Chief Data Scientist at the machine learning company Nebula, is joined by Founder of Quickchat AI Piotr Grudzień who believes the key to any successful AI platform is to ensure it can be tailored to a company’s specific needs.

Harnessing the Capabilities of Gen AI for Unprecedented Impact and Effortless Integration

In this contributed article, Ajay Kumar, CEO at SLK Software, discusses how generative AI provides unprecedented impact and effortless integration for the banking, insurance, and manufacturing industries. Ajay elaborates on why you need an adoption framework to successfully implement generative AI, how different categories of generative AI fit into an enterprise adoption framework, and navigating stakeholder challenges of adopting generative AI

Veritas Survey Finds Workers are Putting Businesses at Risk by Oversharing with GenAI Tools

Our friends over at Veritas just released a new survey revealing that workers are oversharing with generative AI tools, putting businesses at risk. Nearly a third (31%) of global office workers admitted to inputting potentially sensitive information into generative AI tools, such as customer details or employee financials.

DataStax and LlamaIndex Partner to Make Building RAG Applications Easier than Ever for GenAI Developers

DataStax, the Gen AI data company, today announced its out-of-the-box retrieval augmented generation (RAG) solution, RAGStack, is now generally available powered by LlamaIndex as an open source framework, in addition to LangChain.  DataStax RAGStack for LlamaIndex is also the first partner to support an integration (currently in public preview) with LlamaIndex’s LlamaParse, which gives developers using Astra DB a simple API to efficiently parse and transform complex PDFs into vectors in minutes. 

How Are Conversational and Generative AI Tools Impacting Communication? 

In this contributed article, Nate MacLeitch, CEO of QuickBlox, believes that communication is good; AI-enhanced communication is great. AI’s ability to offer services like tone assistance, quick-answer responses, real-time translation, and audio-to-text conversions facilitates collaborative efforts among professionals, patients, and customers, regardless of their background.

Video Highlights: Technical Intro to Transformers and LLMs — with Kirill Eremenko

In this video presentation, our good friend Jon Krohn, Co-Founder and Chief Data Scientist at the machine learning company Nebula, is joined by Kirill Eremenko to explore what goes into well-crafted LLMs, what makes Transformers so powerful, and how to succeed as a data scientist in this new age of generative AI.

Generative AI Report – 1/30/2024

Welcome to the Generative AI Report round-up feature here on insideBIGDATA with a special focus on all the new applications and integrations tied to generative AI technologies. We’ve been receiving so many cool news items relating to applications and deployments centered on large language models (LLMs), we thought it would be a timely service for readers to start a new channel along these lines. The combination of a LLM, fine tuned on proprietary data equals an AI application, and this is what these innovative companies are creating. The field of AI is accelerating at such fast rate, we want to help our loyal global audience keep pace.

insideBIGDATA AI News Briefs BULLETIN BOARD for Q1 2024

Welcome insideBIGDATA AI News Briefs BULLETIN BOARD, our timely new feature bringing you the latest industry insights and perspectives surrounding the field of AI including deep learning, large language models, generative AI, and transformers. We’re working tirelessly to dig up the most timely and curious tidbits underlying the day’s most popular technologies. We know this field is advancing rapidly and we want to bring you a regular resource to keep you informed and state-of-the-art. The news bites are constantly being added in reverse date order (most recent on top). With our bulletin board you can check back often to see what’s happening in our rapidly accelerating industry.