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Research Report Finds 64 Percent of IT Decision Makers Expect ROI from Artificial Intelligence within Two Years

Cylance® Inc., an antivirus industry company with AI-powered prevention that blocks everyday malware along with today’s most advanced cyberthreats, has announced the results of its inaugural report, Artificial Intelligence in the Enterprise: The AI Race is On.

The Role of the Modern Data Scientist — And How Everyone Has the Power to Become One

In this contributed article, Arijit Sengupta, Head of Einstein Discovery at Salesforce, explains – given the role of the modern data scientist, everyone has the power to become one. We aren’t that far off from a future when everyone will have the tools to be considered a citizen data scientist.

Probing the Wisdom of Apple, Inc., Crowds Using Alternative Data Sources

In this contributed article, Anasse Bari, clinical assistant professor of computer science at New York University, and software engineer Lihao Liu, provide a detailed look at the competitive analysis they performed for four major smartphone contenders: iPhone X and 8, Samsung Galaxy Note 8, Nokia 8 and Google Pixel 2 using alternative data sources.

Interview: Pete Schlampp, VP of Analytics at Workday

I recently spoke with Pete Schlampp, Vice President, Workday Analytics, to discuss how many companies consider themselves data-driven, but if they are relying on legacy systems — with data spread out over multiple sources that can’t and don’t talk to each other — they are not taking full advantage of data.

Solutions for Autonomous Driving – From Car to Cloud

From car to cloud―and the connectivity in between―there is a need for automated driving solutions that include high-performance platforms, software development tools, and robust technologies for the data center. With Intel GO automotive driving solutions, Intel brings its deep expertise in computing, connectivity, and the cloud to the automotive industry.

Strata Data Conference New York City 2017 – Roundup

In this field report, I wanted to share the insideBIGDATA experience last week at the Strata Data Conference 2017 in New York City, September 25-28, sponsored by O’Reilly and Cloudera. These shows are always recognized extravaganzas and never disappoint with respect to the technology being showcased. Below is a series of vignettes that highlight breaking news items that we feel are important for our readers. I hope you’ll feel like you were on the exhibition floor!

TOP 10 insideBIGDATA Articles for September 2017

In this continuing regular feature, we give all our valued readers a monthly heads-up for the top 10 most viewed articles appearing on insideBIGDATA. Over the past several months, we’ve heard from many of our followers that this feature will enable them to catch up with important news and features flowing across our many channels. We’re happy to oblige! We understand that busy big data professionals can’t check the site everyday.

Interview: Tomer Shiran, Co-founder and CEO at Dremio

I recently caught up with Tomer Shiran, Co-founder and CEO at Dremio, to discuss his new company that just came out of stealth. Dremio is an open source software start-up based in Mountain View, and was built on the idea that companies need to change that dynamic between the consumers of data and IT. Dremio’s strategy is based on the premise that data consumers have too many tools, which creates unnecessary complexity and user headaches, particularly in mixed environments involving traditional and emerging platforms. Dremio simplifies the process of connecting, preparing and querying data in multiple different repositories in order to give data consumers a better experience when analyzing the data in their analysis tool of choice.

Field Report: Deep Learning Specialization on Coursera

This “Field Report” is a bit difference from all the other reports I’ve done for insideBIGDATA.com because it is more of a “virtual” report that chronicles my experiences going through the content of an exciting new learning resource designed to get budding AI technologists jump started into the field of Deep Learning. Renowned MOOC platform Coursera just launched a new Deep Learning Specialization series consisting of 5 courses.

Big Data Asia 2017 – Singapore, Oct. 30/31

Now more than ever, our world needs Data Heroes to guide us through ever-changing circumstances. With the rise of Deep Learning, AI, IoT, and Digital Transformation, all organizations in every industry are going through a disruptive change. Big Data Asia offers you the knowledge, skills and tools that you need to master the data universe and achieve greater success now and beyond. Whether you’re an end user, tech provider, corporate executive, or a data scientist, Big Data Asia is where you want to be this upcoming October.