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Why Big Data Needs Artificial Intelligence

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by Angela Guess H.O. Maycotte of Forbes recently opined, “If you want to stay competitive as data growth continues to skyrocket, you’re going to have to do much more to get the maximum value from the customer data you’re collecting. And to do it, you’re going to need artificial intelligence – AI. There’s so much…

Big Data as a Tool For Gender Equality

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by Angela Guess Lauren Walker of Newsweek recently wrote, “Even in the age of big data, some numbers pertaining to women are glaringly missing: numbers on global maternal mortality rates are incomplete, statistics regarding women and unpaid work are flawed and conflict-related gender-based violence figures are lacking. To begin tackling this problem from the bottom…

Stanford Researchers Working on a High-Rise Chip for the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Sharon Gaudin of Computer World reports, “Stanford University researchers have built a multi-layered “high-rise” chip that could significantly outperform traditional computer chips, taking on the hefty workloads that will be needed for the Internet of Things and big data. Using nanotechnology, the new chips are built with layers of processing on top…

Cognitive Computing: What’s Ahead in 2015

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by Jennifer Zaino 2014 saw the term Cognitive Computing increasingly make its way into industry conversations, helped along by the debut of events such as DATAVERSITY’s™ First Annual Cognitive Computing Conference. In 2015, be prepared for the volume to turn way, way up. The market for Cognitive Computing, after all, is marching steadily forward: Deloitte…

Cisco Invests Big in Big Data

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by Angela Guess Heather Clancy of Fortune recently wrote, “Cisco is embarking on a new mission to sell analytics services using information gleaned from devices connected to its networking equipment—everything from smartphones to cameras. The ambitious plan is part of Cisco’s “Internet of Everything” strategy—its desire to see its technology become the connective tissue helping…

Saffron Becomes First Cloudera Bronze Technology Partner to Bring Cognitive Computing to the Industrial Internet

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by Angela Guess According to a new release out of the company, “Saffron, the first artificially intelligent, cognitive computing platform that learns, reasons and anticipates like you and for you, today announced it has achieved the Cloudera Bronze Technology Partner status. Cloudera is the leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop. This…

VA Turns to Watson to Advise PTSD Treatment

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by Angela Guess Mohana Ravindranath of the Washington Post recently wrote, “The Department of Veterans Affairs is planning to use IBM’s Watson — the Jeopardy! winning supercomputing system designed to simulate human cognition — to advise doctors on treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder patients, IBM announced on Monday. As part of a two-year, multi-million dollar…

Webinar: Analyze Your Data, Transform Your Business

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on December 11, 2014 Analyze Your Data, Transform Your Business from DATAVERSITY To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> This Webinar was Sponsored by: About the Webinar In the era of big data, data processing has taken center stage. The focus often is the…

Slides: Analyze Your Data, Transform Your Business

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on December 11, 2014 Analyze Your Data, Transform Your Business from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this presentation, click HERE>> This Webinar was Sponsored by: About the Webinar In the era of big data, data processing has taken center stage. The focus often is…