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DGIQ Conference Brings Together Top Companies in the Business

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by Angela Guess We are happy to announce, “The upcoming Data Governance and Information Quality Conference (DGIQ) hosted by DebTech International, LLC and DATAVERSITY® has the support of several leading companies such as SAP®, SAS®, Adaptive as well as more than a dozen other companies and organizations. To view a complete list of sponsors visit…

Beware These 3 Big Data False Promises

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by Angela Guess Bain & Company recently wrote in Forbes, “Big data solution providers make big promises. Just plug your data into our solution, they say, and we’ll deliver a stream of insights that allow you to improve marketing productivity, customer experience quality and service operations efficiency. It’s like the initial euphoria of the CRM…

UConn Health Chooses Qumulo for High-Performance Computing Infrastructure

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Qumulo, pioneer of the world’s first data-aware scale-out NAS, today announced that UConn Health has chosen Qumulo Core for high-performance computing infrastructure to support life sciences research… Qumulo Core is designed for the rapidly growing storage performance, capacity, and data visibility needs faced by…

Cognitive Computing Market Worth $12,550.2 Million by 2019

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by Angela Guess A recent article reports, “According to a new market research report, ‘Cognitive Computing Market by Technology (Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Automated Reasoning), by Deployment Model (On-Premises, Cloud) & by Regions – Global Forecast to 2019,’ published by MarketsandMarkets, provides a comprehensive market and forecast analysis of the overall market, segmented by…

Computer Scientist Stuart Russell on Making the Most of Artificial Intelligence

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by Angela Guess Natalie Wolchover recently wrote for Quanta Magazine, “January, the British-American computer scientist Stuart Russell drafted and became the first signatory of an open letter calling for researchers to look beyond the goal of merely making artificial intelligence more powerful. ‘We recommend expanded research aimed at ensuring that increasingly capable AI systems are…

3 Qualities of Great Data Scientists

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by Angela Guess Hui Wang of PayPal recently wrote in VentureBeat, “With a growing demand for efficiency and accuracy, comes a growing demand for stellar data scientists. In fact, as of March 2015, there are over 60,000 job postings for data scientists on LinkedIn, and over 250,000 people listing data science as their profession. From…

Good Data Governance Requires Centralized Business Rules

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by Angela Guess Regina Pazvakavambwa recently wrote for IT Web, “Businesses often struggle to manage the evolution of data, and more data sources becoming available. This is according to Antionette van Zyl, senior solution manager: data management at SAS, who notes proper data management starts with a solid understanding of data governance. Organisations need a…

Fei-Fei Li and the Mission to Give Robots the Ability to “See”

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by Angela Guess Marguerite McNeal recently wrote in Wired, “It’s 2025 (give or take), and the long-awaited Big One has hit the San Francisco Bay Area. In the frenetic aftermath, teams of specialized rescue workers begin tearing through piles of wreckage—searching for signs of life, administering care, and calling for backup. These first responders aren’t…

Is Artificial Intelligence a Threat to Humanity?

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by Angela Guess Forbes contributor Anthony Wing Kosner recently asked, “Does artificial intelligence represent an ‘existential threat’ to humanity? Some very smart people think so: Elon Musk, Stephen Hawking, Bill Gates, Sam Altman and particularly Oxford Professor Nick Bostrom. He wrote the book, Superintelligence that got Musk so tweetably exercised. Technologists are supposed to be…