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Staying Ahead of the Game with Artificial Intelligence - insideBIGDATA

2017-11-19 1,982 bigdata

The IDC Infographic below, sponsored by our friends over at DataRobot, takes a closer look at the global AI landscape and how organizations are increasingly embracing AI to positively transform their business and stay ahead of the competition.
Too Much Data? Issues Facing Brand Managers & Agencies - insideBIGDATA

2017-11-28 1,864

In this contributed article, Mathias Lanni, Executive VP, Marketing for Velocidi, highlights how to properly navigate your data and find the important metrics and KPIs. Proper data handling and analysis will often depend greatly on each individual company, yet there are still clear guidelines a brand manager can follow to make their lives easier - while producing better outcomes for their company and/or client.
Artificial Intelligence is Innovating Your Healthcare Needs in 2018 - insideBIGDATA

2018-01-06 1,857 ArtificialIntelligence BigData

In this contributed article, freelance human Avery Phillips takes a look at how artificial intelligence (AI) is making significant inroads into healthcare innovation as we move into 2018. One of the biggest benefits is that healthcare providers can use this technology to help promote better lifestyle choices to their patients and others.
Implications of Big Data Evolution on Marketing - insideBIGDATA

2018-01-19 1,240

In this special guest feature, Jordan Cardonick, Director of Media Analytics at Merkle, discusses the common pitfalls and missteps that companies fall into when trying to democratize data and insights for their company. It isn’t just about what data you have access to, but how do you ensure it is effectively communicated and embraced and not just how to use it to create a chart, graph or model.
Data 2020: State of Big Data Study - insideBIGDATA

2017-10-22 1,113

Our friends over at SAP recently published a study that highlights some really compelling findings around data scientists. There’s a wide gap and serious discrepancy in the level of importance organizations place on data scientists and the number of data scientists they employ. Below are some key statistics from the study, along with a summary infographic.
Infographic: Big Data in 2018 (So Far) - insideBIGDATA

2018-09-23 1,107 BigData DataScience

Our friends over at Unravel Data put together an interesting infographic that makes strides in capturing the state-of-big-data in 2018 at this point in the year and showing how customers are deploying big data. Among many findings – Spark, Kafka, and TensorFlow are the hottest big data apps, while Pig, Cascading and Flume are not seeing much usage. Enjoy!
“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 1/15/2018 - insideBIGDATA

2018-01-16 1,060

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 people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine learning industries including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and curious buzz.
Beyond Big Data: Why AI Requires Getting Small Data Right - insideBIGDATA

2018-01-08 1,033 BigData

In this special guest feature, Maciej Gryka, Head of Data Science at Rainforest, discusses why big data in the context of AI leads us to ask some serious questions about the future of big data. Data scientists often wonder whether we need big data as much as some think. In many cases the answer is “no” and instead of going big, what we really need to be doing is thinking smaller. Read on to learn why.
Sentience: Reimagine What’s Next for Big Data in the era of AI - insideBIGDATA

2018-01-16 1,019

In this special guest feature, Oliver Ratzesberger, Chief Product Officer for Teradata, discusses his new book titled "The Sentient Enterprise" which highlights the future of business decision-making, analytics, AI and deep learning.
The Use of NLP to Extract Unstructured Medical Data From Text - insideBIGDATA

2018-09-06 810

In this contributed article, Luke Potgieter, tech advisor for John Snow Labs, discusses the important of NLP for the healthcare industry, and offers two common AI-in-healthcare use cases. NLP is a very useful and important tool for use in AI in dealing with unstructured data.
How Netflix Uses Big Data to Drive Success - insideBIGDATA

2018-02-06 658

Netflix has over 100 million subscribers and with that comes a wealth of data they can analyze to improve the user experience. Big data has helped Netflix massively in their mission to become the king of stream. Our friends over at FrameYourTV developed the compelling infographic below that highlights Netflix's use of big data, specifically interesting statistics, how Netflix gathers big data, and how Netflix uses big data.
The Intersection of AI and Big Data - insideBIGDATA

2017-10-25 638 BigData

In this special guest feature, Asaf Yigal, Co-founder and Vice President of Product at, discusses the intersection of artificial intelligence and big data, and how it will be instrumental in DevOps.
The Practical Guide to Managing Data Science at Scale - insideBIGDATA

2017-12-01 612

Our friends over at Domino Data Lab, Inc. have written a new whitepaper "The Practical Guide to Managing Data Science at Scale" that aims to demystify and elevate the current state of data science management. They identify consistent struggles around stakeholder alignment, the pace of model delivery, and the measurement of impact. The root cause of these challenges can be traced to a set of particular cultural issues, gaps in process and organizational structure, and inadequate technology.
AI for Pharma R&D - Creating Anti-cancer Drugs Faster, Reducing Process from Years to Days - insideBIGDATA

2018-06-28 574

The costs and process of developing anti-cancer drugs has been an extreme challenge for decades. Today one company, AccutarBio, is harnessing the power of AI to accelerate drug discovery and reform the current "hit-to-lead" drug discovery scheme. The company recently received $15 million in funding (including money from Chinese AI/facial recognition company YITU) and is now partnering with Amgen.
When BlockChain Meets IoT – All the Lowdown You Need - insideBIGDATA

2018-03-11 568

In this contributed article, blogger and blockchain technology expert Harsh Agrawal discusses several ways blockchain has already begun disrupting industries that are using IoT. About 20% of all IoT enabled devices shall have basic level Blockchain services enabled in them in 2019. That said, there would be more devices that will be will be able to send data to private ledgers.
Data Science Job Postings Are Growing Quickly - insideBIGDATA

2018-03-17 550

As more businesses look to data driven technologies like automation and AI, the need for talented workers who can interpret the data is only expected to rise. In fact, IBM predicts that the demand for data scientists will soar 28% by 2020. To dive into this trend further, our friends at Indeed, the well-known job site, took a deeper look at the industry growth.
Top Skills Data Scientists Need To Learn in 2018 - insideBIGDATA

2018-02-05 533

Data scientists are in high demand, taking the number 1 spot in Glassdoor's Best Jobs in America list in 2016 and 2017, with 4,84 position available and boasting a median base salary of $110,000. According to Jim Webber, Chief Scientist at Neo4j, the following is a short-list of the most essential tech skills for data scientists to adopt this year.
The Drilling Rigs of the Big Data Age - insideBIGDATA

2018-02-13 518

In this contributed article, Navin Chaddha, Managing Director, at Mayfield, a top-tier Silicon Valley venture capital firm with $2.7 billion under management and a 48 year history of investing, outlines 5 big areas of opportunity as well as some trends that are creating the need for a new class of companies that will serve as the drilling rigs of the big data age.
Where Are We with Computer Vision? - insideBIGDATA

2018-01-03 501

In this article, I'd like to share a nice summary of the state of computer vision from Course 4 "Convolutional Neural Networks" from the new Deep Learning Specialization series on Coursera. Dr. Andrew Ng provides some compelling observations about deep learning and computer vision with the goal of mapping out the future of this increasingly popular technology.
Infographic: The Benefits of Becoming Information Driven Using AI & Machine Learning - insideBIGDATA

2018-09-02 378 artificialintelligence

Our friends over at Sinequa have put together the infographic below, "The Benefits of Becoming Information Driven Using AI & Machine Learning," to highlight how the modern enterprise can use AI and Machine Learning to provide actionable insight to enable intelligent automation and decision making.