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The World’s Most Ambitious Knowledge Graph 

In this contributed article, editorial consultant Jelani Harper highlights how knowledge graphs have become one of the foremost expressions of Artificial Intelligence today. Almost everyone—from vendors to organizations, analysts to regulators—relies on these applications at some point to compile, harmonize, and scrutinize specialized business information.

insideBIGDATA Latest News – 6/14/2022

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.

Video Highlights: How to Optimize Deep Learning Models for Production

In the video presentation embedded below, our friends over at Neural Magic present a compelling workshop: How to Optimize Deep Learning Models for Production. After watching this video, you’ll be able to optimize your NLP and/or computer vision model, apply your own data with a few lines of code, and deploy it on commodity CPUs at GPU-level speeds.

More Than 60% of Companies Are Only Experimenting with AI, Creating Significant Opportunities for Value on their Journey to AI Maturity, Accenture Research Finds

“The Art of AI Maturity: Advancing from Practice to Performance” uncovers strategies for AI success through a holistic framework, which includes a new index to express company AI maturity on a 0-100 scale. According to the research, AI maturity is the degree to which organizations outperform their peers in a combination of AI-related foundational and differentiating capabilities. These capabilities include the technology – data, AI, cloud – as well as organizational strategy, Responsible AI, C-suite sponsorship, talent and culture.

CogniFiber Hits Landmark Interface Speed, Enabling 5X Faster AI Computing Than the Leading Photonics Solution

CogniFiber, a deep technology company revolutionizing photonic computing, announced an interface data injection landmark in its product integration tests. CogniFiber’s approach implements direct analog neuromorphic photonic computing (“pure-photonics”), removing all bottlenecks from AI inference so that the task speed is limited only by the input clock.

Pure Storage Redefines AI-Ready Infrastructure, Speeds Time to Insights with AIRI//S Built on NVIDIA DGX Systems

Pure Storage® (NYSE: PSTG), the IT pioneer that delivers advanced data storage technology and services, announced AIRI®//S, the next generation of its complete AI-ready infrastructure, developed by Pure Storage and NVIDIA. AIRI//S provides enterprises a simple, on-demand infrastructure that accelerates AI initiatives at any scale. 

Survey on Data Fusion & Analytics for Investigation

To get greater insight into the technological challenges of fusing data for investigation purposes, and to learn from the CIO’s perspective what their wants and needs are in the market – our friends over at Cognyte went straight to the source. By speaking to 200 CIOs, CTOs, IT Directors, Directors of Technology and Heads of Artificial Intelligence, this new report Survey on Data Fusion & Analytics for Investigation takes the pulse of the industry in vital areas from investment priorities to cloud adoption, painting a clear picture of the state of data fusion for investigation purposes today.

How to Navigate AI Change Management Like a Boss

In this contributed article, Katie Wrenn and Ernest Sohn from Booz Allen, discusses five key steps in getting a change management plan started for AI solutions in an enterprise. When your organization faces large-scale change, the only way forward is to manage it, and this is particularly true in an evolving and complex area like AI.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 6/4/2022

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.

Optimizing Data Integration to Enable Cloud Data Warehouse Success

In this contributed article, Mark Gibbs, Vice President of Products at SnapLogic, looks at best practices for data integration success, shares advice on how to optimize your CDW investments, and reviews common issues to avoid during the process. Data integration comes enables the CDW by mobilizing your data and automating the business processes that drive your business to deliver deep data insights and increase time to value.