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2021 Trends in Data Modeling: Attaining the Universal Data Model Ideal
In this contributed article, editorial consultant Jelani Harper offers a number of important trends in data modeling for 2021, specifically inroads for attaining the universal data model ideal. Common data models are speedily becoming a necessity for organizations to determine all relevant data for any singular use case, the most …
Why Companies Must Feed Data Unicorns to Maximize ROI
In this contributed article, Amar Kanagaraj, Founder and CEO of oneDPO, presents an innovative concept to handle enterprise data. Data assets are used and valued differently depending on the organization and, within that, the team. We can classify data assets based on usage into four categories.
Myth or Reality? The Truth Behind the Evolution of Apache Ranger
In this special guest feature, Balaji Ganesan, CEO and co-founder of both Privacera, the cloud data governance and security leader, and XA Secure, acquired by Hortonworks, discusses the truth behind the evolution of Apache Ranger, and also explores common misconceptions and lessons learned from almost a decade of community experience …
The Relationship between Big Data and Protests
In this contributed article, Magnolia Potter believes the implications of big data in social justice issues are vast and concerning. With everything from privacy violations to prevention possible when it comes to handling protests, free speech rights are a valid consideration in the management of big data.
The Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Conversational AI
In this contributed article, technologist Jason White discusses conversational AI and how this technology addresses the need to power a company's priority to have intelligent and automated conversations with customers.
Data Accuracy and Measurement Validity Hold the Key to the Future of Oil and Gas
In this special guest feature, Steve Cooper, Vice President of Data Management Solutions at Quorum Software, discusses the importance of data accuracy and measurement validity as these professionals are confronted with integrating the oilfield to the back office. Over the past several years, data volume in the oil and gas …
2021 Trends in Cloud Computing: The Omni Present Multi-Cloud Phenomenon
In this contributed article, editorial consultant Jelani Harper discusses how it’s imperative organizations optimize traditional cloud advantages of reduced cost, scalability, and ubiquity of access with a low latent experience. Although numerous developments have arisen to reinforce these boons, their underlying motif is the multi-cloud phenomenon surging to the top …
The Secret Sauce for Successful AI? Humans
In this special guest feature, Duncan Curtis, Vice President of Product Management at Samasource, believes that contrary to popular understanding, the key to AI’s success is the combination of human oversight and skillfully trained data, not pure automation. As AI becomes more accessible and prevalent to our daily lives, the …
How Can Machine Learning Contribute to Our Wellness?
In this contributed article, IT and digital marketing specialist Natasha Lane, asks the question, "Can machine learning contributed to our wellness?" Wellness is a somewhat elusive concept, defined by the WHO as “a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” …
What’s Under the Hood of Neural Networks?
In this contributed article, Pippa Cole, Science Writer at the London Institute for Mathematical Sciences, discusses new research on artificial neural networks that has added to concerns that we don’t have a clue what machine learning algorithms are up to under the hood. She highlights a new study that focuses …
How Automation Helps You Exploit the Value in Big Data
In this sponsored post, Simon Shah spearheads marketing at Redwood Software to support continued market growth and innovation for their cloud-based IT and business process automation solutions. He believes that by using automation to collect and manage your big data processes, you will truly exploit its value for the business.
Why We Need ML Ops: 4 Things to Consider When Testing AI
In this special guest feature, Stephan Jou, CTO of Interset, a Micro Focus company, explores things businesses should consider when deploying production ML pipelines and testing AI. MLOps is important because businesses have now accepted the value of AI and ML, and are now focused on extracting the promised value …
Making Data Accessible – A Company Perspective
In this special guest feature, Matt David, Editor of the Data School at Chartio, discusses how companies can make data accessible and useful by overcoming the a number of important challenges, which opens the door for business users to think and decide like analysts. Your employees want to ask business …
The Rise of Natural Language Generation in the Financial Services Industry
In this contributed article, Neerav Parekh, Founder and CEO of vPhrase, points out that with every area of financial services having to analyze and report some sort of data, NLG can be put to work to automate repetitive, time-consuming workflows and increase the quality, speed and consistency of analytics and …
How Can Brands Can Leverage Text Analytics for Better Consumer Insights
In this contributed article, Patrícia Osorio, Co-Founder & CMO, Birdie, discusses what is Text Analytics and why you should care about it, and choosing the right text analytics tool and how to get the best out of it.
Preventing Police Brutality with Body Cam Footage and Early Warning Systems
In this special guest feature, Dr. Anirudh Ruhil, Leadership and Public Affairs Director and Professor in the online Master of Public Administration program at Ohio University, discusses how data can be better utilized for public safety, and how it might be used to combat police brutality. Certainly, eradicating police brutality …
Analyze-then-Store: The Journey to Continuous Intelligence – Part 6
This multi-part article series by our friends at Swim is intended for data architects and anyone else interested in learning how to design modern real-time data analytics solutions. It explores key principles and implications of event streaming and streaming analytics, and concludes that the biggest opportunity to derive meaningful value …
Data Quality: Fixing Typos is a $4.5 Billion Market
In this contributed article, Kenn So, an investor at Shasta Ventures, believes that even after years of advances in data engineering and "artificial intelligence", data quality, particularly structured tabular data, remains a big problem. In fact, it is a growing problem. But that is also why it is an exciting …