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.

A Brief Overview of the Strengths and Weaknesses Artificial Intelligence 

In this contributed article, editorial consultant Jelani Harper suggests that since there are strengths and challenges for each form of AI, prudent organizations will combine these approaches for the most effective results. Certain solutions in this space combine vector databases and applications of LLMs alongside knowledge graph environs, which are ideal for employing Graph Neural Networks and other forms of advanced machine learning.

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.

The insideBIGDATA IMPACT 50 List for Q1 2024

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.

Generative AI Report – 1/11/2024

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.

HP Inc. Big Data Industry Predictions for 2024

Our friends over at HP, Inc. have prepared a special set of compelling technology predictions for the year ahead. From the company’s point of view 2024 should be quite a year! Straight from the executive suite, you’ll learn about what’s predicted to happen with AI, GenAI, LLMs, BI, data science, data engineering, and much more. Enjoy these special perspectives from one of our industry’s best known movers and shakers.