Ventana Research: Big Data Integration Report 2014

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Learn how organizations are using big data integration or how they plan to use it as well as an assessment of more general aspects of data integration and technologies that big data requires. Content covers: The importance of data integration for big data analytics. Various statistics regarding respondent use of big data integration technologies (ex: satisfaction rates and plans to switch technologies) and specific uses.

A Timeline of Big Data Analytics

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The world seems to run on big data nowadays. In fact, it’s sometimes difficult to remember a time when businesses weren’t intensely focused on big data analytics. It’s equally difficult to forget that big data is still relatively new to the mainstream. The amount of data being generated in the world today is immense, and it’s only getting bigger. Consider the following to be a brief timeline of the big data analytics phenomenon.

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Big Data in Healthcare Will be the Norm by 2021

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As the benefits of big data become more pronounced, this technology is finding a place in an increasing number of industries, not the least of which is the healthcare sector. In fact, some researchers anticipate that big data could become a staple in the way healthcare is administered by as soon as 2121. Big Data Health IT healthcare

Attunity: Big data management software

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Research Team. Attunity is a leading provider of big data management software solutions that enable access, management, sharing and distribution of data, including Big Data, across heterogeneous enterprise platforms, organizations, and the cloud. They are all about moving and preparing data.

Big Data Changes Coming in 2018

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Data is an overall commodity that a lot of individuals make use these days. It's not surprising to find students trying to accomplish their work through the aid of the internet or research material being readily available online. Big Data Business Intelligence Companies CTO NewsTechnology has created huge leaps for information be readily available to the masses; sifted easily with the […].

Clearing up Lingering Confusion Around What Big Data Really Is

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Big data is a buzz term in many industries, but many people still do not understand the concept of it. Data analysis tools can benefit any company, and new tools are being invented every year. Big data can benefit small businesses and multinational companies. Gaining Information from Unstructured Data. More than 80 percent of structured and unstructured data is thrown away after two years. Companies collect data on a daily basis.

Big Data Project Management: Data Must Flow!

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I'm currently researching big data project management in order to better understand what makes big data projects different from other tech related projects. So far I've interviewed more than a dozen government, private sector, and academic professionals, all of them experienced in managing data intensive projects. Many if not most organizations still have a lot to learn when it comes to making use of emerging big data analysis techniques.

Big data is the killer app for the public cloud

David Linthicum

Big data analytics are driving rapid growth of public cloud computing. billion, according to Technology Business Research. Big Data Cloud Computing The Industry Standard Big Data Cloud Computing It solves real problems, delivers real value, and is pretty easy to implement on public clouds. Don''t take my word for it. Revenues for the top 50 public cloud providers shot up 47 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013 , to $6.2

Big Data Project Management: What’s In & What’s Out?

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Here’s something to think about when you're planning a big data project: are you planning a project or a program ? Relatively self-contained big data projects may be tied to an ongoing process or program that is already developing or delivering a product or service. A project to support development of an enterprise level “data science” program to provide data analytics support to a range of departmental programs and initiatives will be different both in type and scale.

AI Weekly: Qualcomm’s AI research and development efforts

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Qualcomm AI research head Jilei Hou spoke with VentureBeat about the company's investment focus and broader mission. Read More.

Salesforce Research wields AI to study medicine, economics, and speech

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Salesforce Research is involved with a number of different projects, from biomedical AI to debiasing in natural language processing. Read More.

Big Data: The Hadoop Business Case

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The term “Big Data” has become synonymous with this evolution. But still, many of our customers continue to ask, “What is Big Data?”, “What are its use cases?”, In the text below, I examine an on-premise Hadoop ecosystem as a general purpose Big Data solution in relation to alternative commercial purpose-built storage technologies (-e.g. What is Big Data? To gain value from this data, you must choose an alternative way to process it.”

Big Data = Dropping the Big One?

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Eminent network scientist Laszlo Barabasi recently penned an op-ed calling on fellow scientists to spearhead the ethical use of big data. Comparing big data to the atom bomb, Barabasi persuasively argued that the technology and methodologies he and other social network theorists had created had far outstripped societal controls on its use. ” Big data, McAfee points out, is held to unrealistic standards and often the victim of strawmanning.

Discuss Big Data With NASA Experts at 9 Oct Big Data Forum

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Editor’s note: This looks like one of the most relevant data analytics events of the season. Company representatives that want to meet the NASA experts on Big Data should attend. Dr. Dan Duffy is head of the NCCS, which provides high performance computing, storage, networking, and data systems designed to meet the specialized needs of the Earth science modeling communities. What could their approach and tools do for your Big Data analysis challenges?

AI ethics research conference suspends Google sponsorship

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Big Data: Why Should You Be Aware of It

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It would be difficult to identify one singular component of business that has had the impact of Big Data over the last several years, and there is a good reason for this. Whether you are running a training company or a marketing agency, Big Data will play an immensely powerful role in the development of effective models of customer engagement, branding, research and development, and more. It has become evident that Big Data is not some fancy trend.

Google researchers boost speech recognition accuracy with more datasets

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Google researchers propose a simple solution for improving speech recognition accuracy: training one large model on many datasets. Read More.

Zoomdata: Designed to support Big Data

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Research Team. Zoomdata is the next generation data visualization system that easily allows companies and people to understand data visually in realtime. Zoomdata develops the world’s fastest visual analytics solution for big data. Using patented data sharpening and micro-query technologies, Zoomdata empowers business users to visually consume data in seconds, even across billions of rows of data.

Big Data’s Contribution to Public Safety

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The change can be directly attributed to increased information from various sources that create big data. Big data can be defined as data that is too large and complex to be analyzed using traditional data processing methods. Today, a software can be employed to analyze and pick relevant information in a form of records, photos and more from a vast amount of collected data without the need of arduous task of manual searching.

Researchers find ‘inconsistent’ benchmarking across 3,867 AI research papers

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A survey of over 3,000 machine learning and AI research papers found little in the way of consistency with respect to benchmark metrics. Read More.

The three roadblocks to big data success

Eric D. Brown

Anne Fisher just published a nice piece titled “ Why Big Data Isn’t Paying Off for Companies (Yet) ” where she describes research from the American Institute of CPA’s (AICPA) regarding big data initiatives within organizations around the world. One of the key findings from that study is that here are three main roadblocks to big data success. They are : Being in too big of a hurry.

Zoomdata: Designed to support Big Data

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Research Team. Zoomdata is the next generation data visualization system that easily allows companies and people to understand data visually in realtime. Zoomdata develops the world’s fastest visual analytics solution for big data. Using patented data sharpening and micro-query technologies, Zoomdata empowers business users to visually consume data in seconds, even across billions of rows of data.

Google researchers investigate how transfer learning works

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In a recent paper, researchers at Google investigated the reasons why transfer learning is -- and sometimes isn't -- successful. AI Big Data Business Dev ai artificial intelligence machine learning research study Transfer Learning

Researchers propose LEAF, a frontend for developing AI classification algorithms

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Researchers at Google propose LEAF, a frontend that provides superior audio classification results compared with previous techniques. AI Big Data Dev Mobile VB Home Page ai artificial intelligence category-/Science/Computer Science Google Leaf machine learning research sound recognition

Researchers detail systemic issues and risk to society in language models

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A series of recent works by AI researchers found serious flaws in datasets and the outputs of large language models like OpenAI's GPT-3. Read More.

CTOlabs publishes White Paper on Empowering Analysts With Big Data

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By Bob Gourley CTOlabs.com, a subsidiary of the technology research, consulting and services firm Crucial Point LLC and a peer site of CTOvision.com , has just announced a white paper titled “ Empowering Analysts with Big Data.” These tables are on “Evaluating Analyst Facing Capabilities”, “Evaluating Enterprise IT Capabilities for Big Data” and “Evaluating Enterprise Policy Factors for Big Data.”

Why Big Data And The Internet of Things Are A Match Made In Heaven

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There’s a closer relationship between big data and the IoT than most people realize – almost as if they were made for one another. Today, we’re going to talk about the Internet of Things and Big Data. Cutting across all the layers,” he continues, “is an identity and security structure, a gateway for accessing internal data, and tools that connect the data from smart, connected products to other business systems.”. How IoT Will Drive Big Data Adoption.

Big Data – Construct or Reality?

Eric D. Brown

Taking a page from my years in quantitative research, I submit this definition ( based on this definition ): A construct is a mental abstraction used to express an idea, object or any other ‘item’ (could be people, organizations, etc.). With that out of the way…back to the question at hand: Is big data a construct or reality? Big Data is a reality. The need for ‘doing’ big data exists today. Additionally, big data is a construct.

Hortonworks Named a Leader in Big Data Hadoop Distributions Report

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On January 22, Hortonworks announced that it was one of the select companies that Forrester Research, Inc. invited to participate in its January 2016 report entitled "The Forrester Wave TM : Big Data Hadoop Distributions, Q1 2016." The Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP TM ) is the only completely open source Apache TM Hadoop® data platform that is architected for the enterprise. How Hortonworks Unlocks Choices for Enterprise Data and Analytics (hortonworks.com).

3 Ways To Actually Make Big Data Work For Your Business

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Big Data is a big business opportunity thanks to its transformative and disruptive nature. Every business, regardless of size, should understand the significant potential of big data if it has any goal of staying ahead of the competition in a world where the market is constantly changing. It is unfortunate that not many know what big data is, or how to deal with it, but that is partly because the term does not have a precise definition. Big Data

Learn Big Data Design Patterns in 11 Dec 2014 Webinar

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On 11 Dec 2014 we will be providing a briefing on lessons extracted from our research into the new Cloudera and Intel partnership. On Thursday 11 December 2014, join noted enterprise CTO and publisher of CTOvision Bob Gourley and Cloudera’s lead systems architect in an examination of an architectural exemplar and repeatable design patterns you can use to enhance your use of data.

Columbia researchers find white men are the worst at reducing AI bias

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Columbia researchers find evidence that differences in gender among engineers plays a role in introducing bias into AI algorithms. AI Big Data Business Dev ai artificial intelligence bias category-/Science gender machine learning race research Survey

The AI industry is built on geographic and social inequality, research shows

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Researchers find that the AI industry is build on geographic and social inequality, but opportunities exist to change this. AI Big Data Cloud Dev Enterprise Social VB Home Page ai artificial intelligence category-/Business & Industrial inequality machine learning research study

Researchers claim that AI-translated text is less ‘lexically’ rich than human translations

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Researchers at Tilburg University and the University of Maryland claim that AI-translated text is less 'rich' than human translations. Read More.

How the pandemic is influencing robotics research

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Brexit might benefit genomics big data analytics research

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Genomics, an IT-dependent area of medical science research, could yet benefit from Brexit by lower barriers to data acquisition

Researchers develop AI framework that predicts object motion from image and tactile data

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Researchers developed an AI framework that can predict the motion of objects from visual and tactile data. AI Big Data Cloud Dev Mobile VB Home Page ai artificial intelligence category-/Science/Computer Science machine learning prediction research sensor Tactile visual

Big Data & Brews from Strata NY 2015: Tony Baer on Spark in the Hadoop Ecosystem

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Datameer kicked off their first Big Data & Brews on the East Coast at Strata + Hadoop World New York. Datameer sat down with Tony Baer, principle analyst at Ovum Research, to discuss where Spark fits into the Hadoop ecosystem. Watch Part 1 of Big Data & Brews with Tony Baer here. Andrew: That’s sort of a prerequisite for Big Data and Brews. Technically not bare metal, but as far as data platform, it’s bare metal.

Microsoft researchers tap AI for anonymous data sharing for health care providers

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Microsoft and University of British Columbia researchers propose FELICA, a system that leverages AI to let health providers share data. Read More.

What to Do When Big Data Doesn’t Deliver

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In a world so powered by technology, the ability to analyze data and use its results to help direct business plans for marketing and innovation becomes imperative. Unfortunately, collected data can be corrupted through malfunction of machine or simple human error, and when that happens, it can mean huge roadblocks for the business that needed that information in the first place. Understand That Data is Not Infallible. Broaden Your Data Analysis Horizons. Rick Delgado.

AI researchers use heartbeat detection to identify deepfake videos

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AI researchers are using heartbeat detection to identify deepfake videos and even to figure out what kind of generative model created a deepfake. Read More.

Technologists From Intel, Cloudera and CTOvision Delve Into Big Data Designs 11 Dec 2014

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On 11 Dec 2014 we will be providing a briefing on lessons extracted from our research into the new Cloudera and Intel partnership. Director of Technology Solutions Webster Mudge, and Intel Corporation’s Enterprise Technology Specialist Ed Herold in an examination of an architectural exemplar and repeatable design patterns you can use to enhance your use of data. Bob was a former government CTO and is the co-founder and partner at Cognitio , a research and analysis consultancy.

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Researchers investigate whether ‘fairness constraints’ mitigate bias in algorithms

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In a paper accepted to NeurIPS 2020, researchers investigate whether 'fairness constraints' can mitigate certain kinds of algorithmic biases. AI Big Data Business Dev ai artificial intelligence category-/News fairness fairness constraints machine learning NeurIPS 2020 research