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Interview: Kathy Baxter, Architect of Ethical AI Practice at Salesforce

I recently caught up with Kathy Baxter, one of the elite AI ethicists in the world and Salesforce’s Principal Architect of Ethical AI, to discuss the good, the bad and the ugly of ethical data collection. Kathy comments on the current issues and challenges that enterprises are facing when it comes to data collection and why getting it wrong will prove catastrophic.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 1/11/2021

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.

2020’s Biggest Stories in AI

In this contributed article, several data scientists from Vectra AI discuss 2020’s Biggest Stories in AI. 2020 provided a glimpse of just how much AI is beginning to penetrate everyday life. It seems likely that in the next few years we’ll regularly (and unknowingly) see AI-generated text in our social media feeds, advertisements, and news outlets. The implications of AI being used in the real world raise important questions about the ethical use of AI as well.

The insideBIGDATA IMPACT 50 List for Q1 2021

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!

Everything in its Right Place: The Potential of Decentralized AI

In this contributed article, John Suit, Chief Technology Officer at KODA, Inc., discusses the overall potential of decentralized AI. The future of artificial intelligence will be determined by how much weight we put into collaboration. Fundamentally, collaboration relies on a group of people (or machines) who share their individual knowledge to solve a problem. Decentralized AI is the path forward.

insideBIGDATA Latest News – 12/28/2020

In this regular column, we’ll bring you all the latest industry news centered around our main topics of focus: big data, data science, machine learning, AI, and deep learning. Our industry is constantly accelerating with new products and services being announced everyday. Fortunately, we’re in close touch with vendors from this vast ecosystem, so we’re in a unique position to inform you about all that’s new and exciting. Our massive industry database is growing all the time so stay tuned for the latest news items describing technology that may make you and your organization more competitive.

COVID-19 Causes Significant Upheaval to Digital Transformation Plans but Spurs Surge in Innovation and Improved End User Experience, Couchbase Research Finds

Despite significant upheaval to organizations’ digital transformation plans, the COVID-19 pandemic has contributed to a surge in innovative projects, according to research from Couchbase, the creator of the enterprise-class, multicloud to edge NoSQL database. In Couchbase’s fourth annual digital transformation survey, 77 percent of organizations had to either make “noticeable” or “major” changes to their digital transformation plans or start again from scratch.

Best of arXiv.org for AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning – November 2020

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.

Big Data Industry Predictions for 2021

2020 has been year for the ages, with so many domestic and global challenges. But the big data industry has significant inertia moving into 2021. In order to give our valued readers a pulse on important new trends leading into next year, we here at insideBIGDATA heard from all our friends across the vendor ecosystem to get their insights, reflections and predictions for what may be coming.

The Continuous Intelligence Report: The State of Modern applications, DevSecOps and the Impact of COVID-19

Sumo Logic, (Nasdaq: SUMO), the pioneer in continuous intelligence, released exclusive findings from its highly-anticipated fifth annual report. ”The Continuous Intelligence Report: The State of Modern Applications, DevSecOps and the Impact of COVID-19” provides an inside look into the state of the modern application technology stack, including changing trends in cloud and application adoption and usage by customers, and the impact of COVID-19 as an accelerant for digital transformation efforts.