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Interview: Dr. Bhushan Desam, Director, Global AI Business at Lenovo

I recently caught up with Dr. Bhushan Desam, AI global business leader for Lenovo’s Data Center Group to discuss how the digital transformation of business isn’t truly possible without incorporating machine learning. Digital transformation is underway. As the C-suite demands better insights from data, enterprises will be tasked to make data-driven decisions based on those insights.

Living On the Edge: Extracting Ultimate Value from Your IoT Data

In this contributed article, Jerry Baulier, Vice President of IOT R&D at SAS describes IoT and streaming analytics and the potential lifesaving benefits from that real-time data. Streaming data allows you to assemble meaning from IoT data when you need it, both in real time and historically to identify trends in cross-sensor analysis. By processing data on the edge, organizations, individuals and communities are benefiting from the insights offered by real-time data.

Interview: Dr. Roger Brooks, Chief Scientist at Guavus

I recently caught up with Dr. Roger Brooks, Chief Scientist at Guavus, to get some insights into how his company is positioned in the marketplace in terms of solutions based on AI and machine learning. Guavus is a big data analytics company developing apps that allow companies to embed data driven-decisions into agile businesses processes.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 6/11/2018

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 people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine learning industries including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and curious buzz.

Alteryx Reveals Newest Platform Release at Inspire 2018

Alteryx, Inc., revolutionizing business through data science and analytics, today announced the general availability of the newest version of the Alteryx platform. The release delivers new features across the platform to improve the analytic experience for IT, business analysts and data scientists, altering how they collaborate and scale analytics across the organization, find and connect to data, and ultimately drive business-changing insights.

Interview: Tammy Bilitzky, CIO of DCL

I recently caught up with Tammy Bilitzky, CIO of DCL, to do a deep dive into how her company utilizes state-of-the-art technologies like machine learning, AI, deep learning and NLP to make DCL’s products competitive. Tammy is responsible for managing DCL’s technology department, continuing its focus on resilient, high-quality, and innovative products, while helping to grow the organization.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 5/29/2018

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 people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine learning industries including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and curious buzz.

Pure Storage Announces AIRI™ Mini: Complete, AI-Ready Infrastructure for Everyone

Pure Storage (NYSE: PSTG), the all-flash storage platform that helps innovators build a better world with data, today announced its second AI-Ready Infrastructure offering, AIRI™ Mini, powered by NVIDIA. Architected by Pure Storage and NVIDIA, AIRI is purpose-built to enable data architects, scientists and business leaders to extend the power of the NVIDIAⓇ DGX-1™ system.

Businesses Struggle to Meet GDPR Deadline as Data Privacy Gains Public Support

In this contributed article, Todd Wright, Global Lead GDPR Solutions at SAS, discusses the impact of GDPR and its compliance deadline which is quickly coming up on May 25. Specifically, he focuses on how businesses struggle to meet the GDPR deadline as data privacy gains public support.

Parallel Storage Fuels Groundbreaking Neuroscience and Behavioral Research at Harvard

To alleviate bottlenecks and achieve the ideal balance of parallel performance and optimized availability, Harvard University’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences Research Computing (FASRC) deployed the DataDirect Networks (DDN®) GRIDScaler® GS7KX® parallel file system appliance with 1PB of storage. The installation has sped the collection of images detailing synaptic connectivity in the brain’s cerebral cortex.