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Hope is Not a Strategy for Deriving Value from a Data Lake

In this contributed article, Christian Kleinerman, VP of Product at Snowflake, discusses how the data lake has evolved since arriving on the technology scene 10+ years ago and why organizations need more than “hope” to unlock the potential it promises.

How NLP and BERT Will Change the Language Game

In this contributed article, Rob Dalgety, Industry Specialist at Peltarion, discusses how the recent model open-sourced by Google in October 2018, BERT (Bidirectional Encoder Representations from Transformers, is now reshaping the NLP landscape. BERT is significantly more evolved in its understanding of word semantics given its context and has an ability to process large amounts of text and language.

Best of arXiv.org for AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning – September 2019

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.

ActiveViam Launches its Data Lab to Help Companies Find Insights into their Future

ActiveViam, a leader of in-memory analytics solutions for operational decision making, announced the creation, within the company, of a new entity specialized in Data Science. This Data Lab, attached to the R&D department of ActiveViam Paris, is dedicated to enhancing the forecasting capacity of its customers and prospects by providing them with richer insights into their markets, operations and customers.

Pattern89 Introduces New Marketing AI Tools for Social Media Advertising Life Cycle

Pattern89, a marketing technology company revolutionizing social media marketing through artificial intelligence (AI), announced the launch of new tools to maximize and understand ad performance at every stage of the digital advertising life cycle. The new set of capabilities, collectively called Voyager, contains four features to help digital marketers push creative, optimization and performance limits to new heights with the help of AI. These updates bring a better level of transparency and insight to AI-backed results than ever before.

Advanced Analytics Platform Mode Launches New Technology, Helix, an Instant, Responsive Data Engine

Advanced analytics software provider Mode announced the availability of the first instant, responsive data engine, Helix, that fundamentally changes how companies can explore and extend analysis. Helix creates the dual backbone between modern business intelligence and interactive data science. By combining these workflows, data scientists no longer have to choose between shipping fast, one-off answers and building dashboards for broader coverage.

New Survey: Nearly Two Thirds of Analytics Projects Are Jeopardized Due to Poor Access to the Right Data

According to the 2019 Data Decisions Survey from analytics database provider Exasol, 57% of organizations have suffered because of slow or poor access to the right data, resulting in an inability to access real-time analytics and inaccurate business intelligence (BI). Full results of the survey, recently released, highlight how organizations are leveraging data to make more intelligent and productive business decisions.

Big Data and Its Role in the Waste and Recycling Industry

In this contributed article, freelance human Avery Phillips believes that the advent of big data is making the whole process of recycling and waste management much easier. In fact, big data has impacted many industrial and scientific realms in ways that benefit the environment. For example, it is regularly used to help scientists and land managers gain a better understanding of our changing environment and ways to combat climate change.

Wearable AI Market to Cross USD 180 Billion Frontier by 2025

The Wearable AI Market is set to grow from its current market value of more than USD 35 billion to over USD 180 Billion by 2025; as reported in the latest study by our friends over at Global Market Insights, Inc. The explosive growth of smartwatches has been the primary factor propelling the wearable AI market. Continuous improvements in the design and functionality along with its availability at lower price increased its adoption among consumers.

DataRobot Enhances Enterprise AI Platform, Further Automating the Path from Data to Value

DataRobot, a leader in enterprise AI, unveiled new features to its Enterprise AI platform designed to automate the entire end-to-end data science process, introducing an AI Catalog and next-generation automated feature engineering.