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How ML Powers Data Access Governance with Immuta & Databricks
If data isn’t accessible for real-time analytics, is it still valuable? Immuta’s native Databricks integration avoids this dilemma by using ML to streamline data access governance, and deliver analytics-ready data quickly and securely. For Databricks users leveraging Immuta, ML drives sensitive data discovery, dynamic access control, and consistent policy enforcement.
Book Review: Hands-On Exploratory Data Analysis with Python
The new data science title "Hands-On Exploratory Data Analysis with Python," by Suresh Kumar Mukhiya and Usman Ahmed from Packt Publshing is a welcome addition to the growing list of books directed to help newbie data scientists improve their skills. I'm always on the lookout for texts that can help …
Critical Components of Big Data Architecture for a Translation Company
Big data technology has been instrumental in helping organizations translate between different languages. We covered the benefits of using machine learning and other big data tools in translations in the past. However, big data often encapsulates using constantly growing data sets to determine business intelligence objectives, such as when to …
Open Source Innovations to Be Unveiled at Subsurface LIVE Winter 2021 Cloud Data Lake Conference
Dremio, the innovation leader in data lake transformation, announces the speaker lineup and full agenda for Subsurface LIVE Winter 2021, a two-day, live conference about the future of the cloud data lake industry. The virtual event takes place January 27-28, 2021, and features keynotes from senior executives of AWS, Tableau …
insideBIGDATA Latest News – 1/26/2021
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 …
How Enterprises Can Extract Meaningful Insights from Unstructured Data
In this special guest feature, Eran Shlomo, Co-Founder and CEO of Dataloop, asks why unstructured data is so critical to building better AI – and how can organizations optimize their management of this data? Here is how combining the best of human intelligence and cutting-edge technology can help enterprises clear …
Data Science Salon for Healthcare, Finance & Technology
insideBIGDATA is pleased to announce that it is a Community Partner for the upcoming "Data Science Salon for Healthcare, Finance & Technology" virtual event (use special discount code: insideBIGDATA20 when registering). DSS Virtual Salon | Applying AI & Machine Learning to Healthcare, Finance & Technology is the only industry conference …
Why Insurance Analytics is Useful for Insurance Industry
Data analysis has always been crucial for insurance companies as they are deeply engrossed in data progressing and statistical analysis. Conventionally, data has been collected and used to help with underwriting decisions, policies pricing, claims settlements and combat fraud. However, the pace of technological transformation and changes in consumer behavior …
Video Highlights: Content Driven Advertising using First Party Data
In the video presentation below, Amit Bhattacharyya, Head of Data Science at VOX Media, describes a clustering model that connects users to the content they are consuming to identify context-based audience segments. In turn, these segments are used to train a classification model that is used in real time to …
Genesis of a Model Intelligence Platform – Truera
In this start-up highlight piece, we discuss how a CMU professor and his former grad student are ushering in a new era of responsible AI, and helping companies address bias in their AI models. This is a short story of the genesis of Truera.
5 Technologies Massively Disrupting Hotel Customer Service in the Age of Big Data
Big data is changing the future of the hospitality sector in immeasurable ways. Although many facets of this industry are impacted by new advances in data technology, customer service is arguably the most important. Any business that relies on customer service must learn to adapt to developing customer needs if …
XAI: Are We Looking Before We Leap?
This four part report, "XAI: Are We Looking Before We Leap?," from our friends over at SOSA highlights the challenges and advances when it comes to regulations, relevant use-cases, and emerging technologies taking the mystery out of AI.
AzureCosmosR: interface to Azure Cosmos DB
by Hong Ooi Last week, I announced AzureCosmosR, an R interface to Azure Cosmos DB, a fully-managed NoSQL database service in Azure. This post gives a short rundown on the main features of AzureCosmosR. Explaining what Azure Cosmos DB is can be tricky, so here’s an excerpt from the official …
Best Practices for Data Search, Aggregation and Security in a Global Pandemic
In this special guest feature, Kelly Griswold, Chief Operating Officer at Onna, take a look at what would happen if we were able to access data and use it to create meaningful conclusions about teams and other workflows throughout the organization.
NoSQL vs SQL: Key Differences
In this contributed article, Alex Williams, Writer/Researcher at Hosting Data UK, indicates that NoSQL and SQL databases greatly differ on many points. One is not better than the other, but just like any technology, eventually, developers will have their preferences. Luckily, there are numerous options for database selection for both …
5 Tips for Making Data Work for Your Business
In this contributed article, Scott Ziemke, Director of Data Science, Vertafore, discusses how in order to overcome barriers to data & analytics success, companies must implement clear and relevant strategies that focus on real business cases. Too often data scientists get excited about data and its nuances, but the organization …
C and C++ Are Surprisingly Useful for Data Science Applications
We recently heard from a number of C and C++ experts talk about its merits with data science. Cristiano L. Fontana of OpenSource.com talked about some of these benefits in a recent article. Here is an excerpt from this post: “While languages like Python and R are increasingly popular for …
2021 Trends in Blockchain: Mainstream Adoption at Last
In this contributed article, editorial consultant Jelani Harper believes that mainstream adoption of blockchain is surely coming, both at the consumer and enterprise levels. In all likelihood, momentum in one of these domains will spur that in the other. At this point, cryptocurrencies are still the forerunners of this technology, …