“Responsible AI” is at the beginning of a long slog, while Cloud Data Lakehouses will supplement but not replace Data Warehouses or Data Lakes.
A tumultuous 2020 has had many in the industry pondering what comes next, yielding almost 50 pages of predictions, from more than 30 companies, delivered to my inbox. Here's a roundup of many of the 2021 predictions, broken down into the topics that garnered the most conjecture.
The company’s “experience management” is part of the new crop of “systems of action.”
Wrapping up re:Invent last week, AWS had one final surprise to drop.
Research shows that in order for businesses to connect with their customers, they must focus on outcomes, a new set of customer health metrics, improved service agility and opportunities to co-create value.
The infrastructure software is catching on with some of the most demanding machine learning scientists at big firms such as Lyft and Intuit, and also taking over Amazon dot com's internal ML development.
In the new knowledge-based digital world, encoding and making use of business and operational knowledge is the key to making progress and staying competitive. Here's a shortlist of technologies and processes that can support this transition, and what they are about.
Sparta Systems' quality management software and AI will be integrated with Honeywell's Forge platform.
The global consulting firm is part of a consortium that will be modeling the process of privatization of Serpro and Dataprev, companies responsible for thousands of government systems and data projects.
The pandemic has created an unusual opportunity for a technology aimed at efficiency and lean operations.
These live dashboards pull data from sources like the World Health Organization to show all confirmed and suspected cases of coronavirus, along with recoveries and deaths.
Python, the most popular language for data science and machine learning, gets a huge boost from Dask, an open source framework for running it in a distributed way on top of GPUs. Saturn Cloud, a startup offering Dask as service, is now a Snowflake partner, making Dask available to the masses
The COVID-19 pandemic led to breakneck speed shift to digital-first customer engagement and remote work, prompting service and support organizations to reconsider the future of their people, process, and technology.
Microsoft is bringing together Azure, analytics, collaboration and gaming technologies to build out a 'serious gaming initiative' for military and commercial customers.
A Barcelona hospital's artificial-intelligence tool analyzes trillions of pieces of data to predict likely patient outcomes.
Earlier this month, New Horizons joined the US space agency's many dozens of other far-flung unmanned probes that are already gathering a combined 30 terabytes of data daily from the near and far reaches of our solar system.
There's no better way to put Chef Watson to the test than actually putting on an apron, heading down to the kitchen and taste whatever big data actually has to offer.
BlackBerry has big plans for its QNX unit, which plays in the automotive middleware market. Here's a look at what QNX would do with a Maserati concept vehicle.
Google's dream of a smarter home (not to mention that self-driving car in the garage) is closer to reality than we all might expect.
An efficient supply chain can make the difference between leading a market and being left behind. This presentation shows how real-time analytics can help your supply chain respond dynamically to ever-changing customer needs.
Cars have been getting more clever, talking to your device, and exchanging status information with each other. in this post we show how IoT technology is leading us towards driverless cars that can safely take us wherever we want to go.
The future of manufacturing looks far more promising thanks to the Internet of Everything
Grounded in open source and energy efficient designs, the world's largest social network shared its latest updates for cost and power savings attributed to its cutting-edge datacenters.
Leading security conference Black Hat showcased its 2014 USA vendors and sponsors in its sprawling new location at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Excel isn't just for number crunchers with accounting degrees. In this gallery, I present six of my favorite hidden features to make you more productive when working with Excel spreadsheets.
We're certainly not claiming that Windows Phone is better overall than iOS (or even the reverse). But there are ways that Windows Phone beats current iPhones.
There are many great Linux-powered single-board computers, starting with the new Raspberry Pi B+.
From CDC's 40MHz "supercomputer" to 2014's Tianhe-2's 33.86 PetaFlops per second, supercomputers are continuing to push computing to its ultimate limits.
This time of year thoughts turn to the ideas that emerged to form a new country. On a lesser scale, it's appropriate to think about the ideas that formed the mobile space as we know it today. Among those are a few from Apple that have shaped both the smartphone and tablet segments.
Have you ever wondered how social networking sites seem to know so much about you and your preferences? We take the lid off how these sites gather data about your activities.
A new survey from Seagate and IDC reveals what challenges enterprises will need to address before they can better leverage the data they're collecting
Amid escalating calls for a sweeping criminal justice rethink, do well-meaning technologists have a role to play?
The Repeat Events and Dollars Index uses geocoded data to identify infrastructure most likely at risk of damage during natural disaster events.
Airlines could minimize that risk by leaving open the middle seat, but airlines including United and American refuse to do so. Plans for a post-COVID-19 world, moreover, suggest flights may be even more crowded.
Greg Nichols says that data is a powerful tool. So why don't prosecutors have access to it? Read more: https://zd.net/2AVv6W1
Michael Machado, VP of product management at Salesforce talks to Bill Detwiler about Salesforce Anywhere, a new product announced at TrailheaDX 2020 designed to help companies improve workforce collaboration.
Francois Ajenstat, Chief Product Officer at Tableau, talked with Bill Detwiler about how the integration with Salesforce is going post acquisition, the product roadmap for Tableau, and how data visualizations can help respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The analytics will help farmers measure the water stress of their crops in real time.
Tiernan Ray says a scientist at University of Cincinnati is developing a simple-stripped down test for COVID-19 that can be done with some plastic tubes, a heating lamp, and a smartphone. Read more: https://zd.net/3fErdU1
It will send out COVID-19 transit alerts to help users avoid crowded public transport and road closures due to travel restrictions.
Honeywell is connecting its Forge platform with SAP Cloud in a move to meld operational and financial data to better manage real estate. Read more: https://zd.net/2AbtdEx
StopCovid will not use the API put forward by Apple and Google.
Tiernan Ray says the Argonne National Laboratory is accelerating its use of neural networks to find cures for COVID-19 -- with the help of a super-fast computer from Silicon Valley startup Cerebras Systems. Read more: https://zd.net/3gwAuyS
Over half of consumers in the country make decisions based on personal experience and intuition, with 67% expressing concerns their data may be disclosed publicly.
In hope that it will relieve some pressure off the healthcare system.