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Data Platforms – A journey. The Yesteryears, Today, and What Lies Ahead

In this contributed article, Darshan Rawal, Founder and CEO of Isima, explains how the data ecosystem has exploded in the last decade to deal with multi-structured data sources. But the fundamental architecture of using queues, caches, and batches to support Enterprise Data Warehousing and BI hasn’t. This article looks at the architectural styles of the three eras of data management – pre-big data, the open-source revolution, and the cloud-native version. It will be a dive into trade-offs of each and what lies ahead. You’ll get a techno-strategic best practices of architecting data platforms as they pave the path to recovery for your organization.



Barriers Organizations Face when Integrating AI

In this contributed article, Christian Thun, leader of the engineering team at Agiloft, discusses the barriers organizations face when adopting AI. The challenge organizations face today is to make all business process data available in one centralized location where it can be accessed, cleaned, normalized, and analyzed by AI for decision making.



Factoring the User Into Supply Chain Data Presentation

In this special guest feature, Jono Marcus, Behavioral Insights Director and Digital Project Owner for AtSource.io, Olam’s sustainability insights platform, at Olam International Ltd., explores how behavioral science can make complex data meaningful and useful.



Why Data Science Isn’t an Exact Science

In this contributed article, Luming Wang, CTO, EVP of Software at ElectrifAi, explains that the theory behind data science was never meant for small data sets and scaling to do so comes with a host of issues and irregularities. Luming also notes data typically has many, sometimes infinite dimensions and, while organizations are trusting algorithms and models to make sense of their data lakes, finding a singular truth is a rare occurrence.



Why Defense Needs to Tap into Big Data

n this special guest feature, Jim Tootell, Chief Software Architect at PMAT, discusses the importance for the defense industry to tap into big data technology. Since Big Data, AI, and ML are already impacting the Defense industry’s future, the potential for delivering true “All Source” intelligence in a timely manner is within grasp. This transition means the future of Defense is finally starting to catch up to the rest of today’s data-driven world.



Alzheimer’s Disease Data Initiative launches new AD Workbench to foster greater global research innovation and accelerate breakthroughs in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias

Launching is the Alzheimer’s Disease Data Initiative (ADDI) and its Alzheimer’s disease (AD) Workbench, a cloud-based platform for scientists to accelerate discoveries and innovations for AD and related dementias. ADDI is a new global effort that aims to advance AD innovation by connecting researchers with the data needed to generate insights and inform the development of improved treatments and diagnostic tools.



How big data works? How we use it at FunCorp, and why it’s one of our most important tools

The latest report on big data from FunCorp discusses how an increased usage in smartphone users has also led to a rising demand for better mobile apps. These modern apps also use tremendous amounts of data, and thus, a robust management tool for analyzing and managing this data has become a necessity. This is where the use of Big Data comes in (this includes FunCorp too). The company develops apps and has relied heavily on big data. Read this report to learn how.



The Impact of Big Data In Business, Past and Future

In this contributed article, creative writer and active contributor Andrea Laura, discusses the impact of Big Data in business, past and future. With the online world now being the biggest market space for businesses worldwide, Big Data is proving to be their most powerful tool-set to own and use.



Penguin Computing Announces OriginAI Powered by WekaIO

Penguin Computing, a division of SMART Global Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGH) and a leader in high-performance computing (HPC), artificial intelligence (AI), and enterprise data center solutions, announced that it has partnered with WekaIO™ (Weka) to provide NVIDIA GPU-Powered OriginAI, a comprehensive, end-to-end solution for data center AI that maximizes the performance and utility of high-value AI systems.



Best of arXiv.org for AI, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning – October 2020

In this recurring monthly feature, we will filter all the recent research papers appearing in the arXiv.org preprint server for subjects relating to AI, machine learning and deep learning – from disciplines including statistics, mathematics and computer science – and provide you with a useful “best of” list for the month.



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