Sign up for our newsletter and get the latest big data news and analysis.

Survey Results Identifying the Benefits and Challenges of RPA

Robocorp, a top provider of Gen2 robotic process automation (RPA), announced the results of their State of RPA survey, which was designed to understand the challenges users face with current RPA solutions. The results will help usher in the next generation of enterprise automation – Gen2 RPA.

More Than You Know: The Enterprise Worth of Natural Language Generation 

In this contributed article, editorial consultant Jelani Harper highlights how Natural Language Generation (NLG) is arguably the nexus point of natural language technologies. It utilizes Natural Language Processing (NLP), is a prerequisite for conversational AI, and largely requires Natural Language Understanding (NLU) for meaningful responses to interrogatives or commands.

Dataiku 11 Unveils Enhanced Toolset to Scale AI 

Dataiku announced Dataiku 11, a pivotal update of the company’s data science and AI platform that helps organizations to deliver on the promise of Everyday AI. This packed release provides new capabilities for expert teams to deliver more value at scale, enables tech-savvy workers to take on more expansive challenges, helps non-technical workers more easily engage with AI, and provides strengthened AI Governance to ensure projects are robust, transparent, and ready for success at scale.

Domino Data Lab Announces Hybrid MLOps Architecture to Future-Proof Model-Driven Business at Scale

Domino Data Lab, a leading Enterprise MLOps platform trusted by over 20 percent of the Fortune 100, announced its new Nexus hybrid Enterprise MLOps architecture that will allow companies to rapidly scale, control and orchestrate data science work across different compute clusters — in different geographic regions, on premises, and even across multiple clouds.

Streamlining Data Evolution in a Rapidly Changing World

In this contributed article, Adam Glaser from Appian believes that in a fast-changing, digital-driven world, having access to the right data at the right time is crucial. That is why, as data evolves, it must be brought together in a reliable and efficient way that creates a powerful asset, not a compliance challenge. 

Backprop Bonanza

Many new data scientists have voiced what they feel is the lack of a satisfying way to learn the concepts of back propagation/gradient computation in neural networks when taking undergrad level ML classes. So I thought I’d put together a number of useful learning resources to jump-start an understanding for this important process. The following list, curated from an informal Twitter poll, appears in no particular order.

Research Highlights: Emergent Abilities of Large Language Models

In this regular column we take a look at highlights for breaking research topics of the day in the areas of big data, data science, machine learning, AI and deep learning. For data scientists, it’s important to keep connected with the research arm of the field in order to understand where the technology is headed. Enjoy!

Great Expectations Study Reveals 77% of Organizations have Data Quality Issues 

Great Expectations, a leading open-source platform for data quality, announced the results of a survey highlighting top pain points and consequences of poor data quality within organizations. Insights from 500 data practitioners (engineers, analysts, and scientists) showed that 77% have data quality issues and 91% said it’s impacting their company’s performance.

Using Basic Data to Improve Public Services

In this contributed article, Prahlad Koti, a Partner at Netcompany, examines exactly what we mean when we talk about basic data, and how its digitization can assist the public and private sector. The digitization of public services is at the very top of government agendas across Europe, but the lack of accessible and reliable data, such as core information about individuals and businesses, creates challenges for digital administration.

WEKA Unveils Industry’s First Multicloud Data Platform for AI  and Next Generation Workloads

WEKA, the Data Platform for AI company, unveiled the fourth  generation of its software-based solution that delivers first to market results with artificial intelligence (AI),  machine learning (ML) and other next generation workloads via a single, scalable, highly performant platform for hybrid cloud and edge environments – now available in any public clouds of their choosing.