Earlier this year, I listened to a webinar by Amazon on their entrance into the blockchain world. As with SAP and others, the focus seemed to accurately be on distributed ledgers rather than full blockchain. I discuss what’s happening in my latest forbes.com article.
While newer companies love to claim ETL is dead, it still matters. Metadata management is even more complex today and machine learning can help. My latest article discusses the challenge.
Earlier this month, an article about GPUs being used for AI processing was published on Tech Target. In that article, I discuss how the structure of a GPU aids in the running of neural networks.
Recent news about a Microsoft AI investment led me to my latest forbes.com column covering the idea that it’s not always innovators that win. Fast followers can do a good job.
In my latest forbes.com article, I discuss how facial recognition can be used for sentiment analysis in order to limit bias in campaigns. It’s a better focus that the negative publicity of full facial recognition for identification.
Less than a week apart, Google announced the acquisition of Looker and Salesforce announced the acquisition of Tableau. Both large companies have begun to realize they’ve never really addressed the need for analytics. They’re great at saving and organizing data, but neither has a suite worth anything to provide easier to use dashboards and analytics that are key component of business intelligence.
I have two brief articles on forbes.com discussing the announcements.
Google’s announcement of the acquisition of Looker shows they are strengthening (adding…) business intelligence to the Google Cloud portfolio. I discuss it in my latest forbes.com article.
My latest article describes how synthetic data can be used to enrich the data sets used for training of deep learning systems.
In a move joining the children of two famous early tech companies, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced they are going to acquire Cray Inc. It’s a smart move, but it brings a bit of nostalgia to my emotions. Read my latest Forbes.com article.
A wide range of AI tools are being applied to the retail experience. Computer vision hold a central place in that it helps track real world movements in stores. My latest Tech Target article discusses this.