DataStax Announces Constellation, a Cloud-Native Data Platform

DataStax Announces Constellation, a Cloud-Native Data Platform DataStax, the company behind a leading database built on Apache Cassandra™, announced DataStax Constellation, a cloud data platform that will simplify the development and operation of modern applications. Constellation will launch later this year with two cloud services: DataStax Apache Cassandra as a Service and DataStax Insights. DataStax Apache…

Oracle Merchandising Solution Tops Shopping List for Bosnian Grocers

Oracle Merchandising Solution Tops Shopping List for Bosnian Grocers Retail brands Konzum and Mercator gain operational agility with modern retail technology   When customers enter a Mercator or Konzum supermarket, they discover a plethora of organic products, fresh chopped salads, and meat ripening chambers intermingled with everyday grocery needs. The dominant grocery brands in Bosnia…

Only Intelligent Data Can Power Artificial Intelligence

Only Intelligent Data Can Power Artificial Intelligence Matthew Glickman (Aleutie/Shutterstock) Our rapidly growing mastery of artificial intelligence has the potential to address society’s thorniest problems. But time and again, AI-powered projects have failed the test of fairness as algorithms have amplified the social, ethnic, and gender biases inherent in their data. Bad data inevitably translates…

4 reasons it’s time to move from spreadsheets to planning software

4 reasons it’s time to move from spreadsheets to planning software by Stephanie Freyer IBM Planning Analytics Marketing, IBM Change. The mere mention of the word makes some people uneasy. There are endless behavioral studies dedicated to determining why people resist change. Whether this change is exercising more, teaching yourself about new technology, or procrastinating less—no matter…

Real-Time Streaming for ML Usage Jumps 5X, Study Says…

Real-Time Streaming for ML Usage Jumps 5X, Study SaysAI applications jumped by 500% Alex Woodie A new survey sponsored by Lightbend found that implementations of real-time stream data processing systems for machine learning and AI applications jumped by 500% over the past two years. It also found that Kafka is almost ubiquitous, that concerns about…

Dell defines five pillars, data generation, workforce, connected physical world…

Dell defines five pillars of transformation   We are entering the ‘data era,’ Dell Technologies Vice Chairman Jeff Clarke says LAS VEGAS–At a high-level, digital transformation encompasses technology investments that allow a business to capture, analyze and use data to improve operational efficiencies and create new revenue streams. A necessary and complex task, particularly in the…