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Best of arXiv.org for AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning – September 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.

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.

Riding the Waves of Data Modernization

In this contributed article, Jeff Healey, Senior Director for Vertica at Micro Focus, discusses how there’s still time for leaders from traditional industries to modernize their aged data warehouses in becoming more data-driven. However, they face a serious threat of extinction from data-hungry disruptors born in the 21st century that base their decision-making on cloud-optimized analytical platforms with machine learning capabilities at scale.

AI Case Studies: The Possibilities for the Media Industry

This insideHPC guide series explores how artificial intelligence is revolutionizing and evolving the media and entertainment industries. This post provides AI case studies involving top studios, blockbuster movies and more that illustrate the power and potential of artificial intelligence in these sectors.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 10/1/2018

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.

Organizations Are Gearing Up for More Ethical and Responsible Use of AI, Finds Study

A new study shows that business leaders are taking steps to ensure responsible use of artificial intelligence (AI) within their organizations. Most AI adopters – which now account for 72 percent of organizations globally – conduct ethics training for their technologists (70 percent) and have ethics committees in place to review the use of AI (63 percent).

Exploring AI Solutions for the Entertainment & Media Industry

This insideHPC guide series explores how artificial intelligence is revolutionizing and evolving the media and entertainment industries. This post walks readers through a variety of AI solutions for the entertainment and media industry, as well as what to consider when choosing the right solution for your organization. 

Interview: Thomas Been, Chief Marketing Officer at TIBCO

I caught up with Thomas Been, CMO of TIBCO, at the recent TIBCO NOW 2018 conference in Las Vegas on September 4-6. Please read my Field Report for a detailed review of the event. We chatted about a whole gamut of topics including the company’s top level message and theme of the show, “Innovation at the Edge: Aligning Innovation Strategy with Business Strategy.”

3 Ways Artificial Intelligence is Improving Software Quality

In this contributed article, Jon Seaton, Director of Data Science for Functionize, explores the use of AI in software testing and how it is already being applied in a variety of ways. Jon offers three important areas in which AI is making the most immediate impact.