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.
A bill was introduced this month in the Senate. It’s a start towards regulating machine learning algorithms in order to protect consumers and minimize bias. See my latest article on forbes.com
CGS published a survey that included interesting information on chatbots. My take is in my forbe.com article.
Social media has a lot of data. That means that everyone from government agencies to businesses to parents have a hard time mitigating risks and increasing the rewards of involvement. In my latest forbes.com article, I talk about how AI can help.
SAP Analytics Cloud has announced new features including enhanced NLP and machine learning capabilities. I’ve published an article about it on forbes.com.
Last week I posted another Forbes article, this one focused on how artificial intelligence and machine learning can help companies in mobile marketing. The ad ecosystem is complex and there are a number of ways, from demographics to fraud protection, Where the advanced techniques can help. Check my articles page for a link.