Posts tagged David Alles
AI’s March Toward Industrialization Continues: Highlights from the O’Reilly AI Conference

Last week, IIA attended the O’Reilly AI Conference (#TheAIConf) in New York City. The O’Reilly AI Conference continues to provide an informative and comprehensive overview of artificial intelligence and its accelerating transition from research to industrialization. Sessions covered a broad spectrum of AI topics, including cutting-edge research, open source tools, regulatory considerations, use cases and best practices for implementation. This conference continued to include the AI Business Summit, focused on exploring the AI challenges, opportunities and risks from the enterprise perspective. Over 2,000 people attended the conference.       

The Wednesday and Thursday morning keynotes showcased all these themes and included the following highlights..

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Highlights From the AI Conference Keynotes

This week, IIA attended The AI Conference presented by O’Reilly Media and Intel AI (#TheAIConf) in New York City. The conference tagline was “Put AI to Work” and it provided an informative and comprehensive overview of the current state of artificial intelligence. Session topics ranged from cutting edge research to new AI tools to production ready use cases.

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March Madness at Strata + Hadoop World

The first week of March Madness is complete. 68 teams have been whittled down to 16 and the potential winners of many office pools have already been decided. It is estimated that Americans will play over 70 million brackets and wager over $10.4B on this year’s NCAA tournament. Given the interest, it is a great opportunity to show people the power of analytics in a context they will readily relate to (and potentially profit from).

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Name Dropping by Analytics Thought Leaders at Strata + Hadoop World

2016 marks the 10th anniversary of the launch of Hadoop. I recently attended Strata + Hadoop World (“Strata”) in New York City from September 26-29, 2016 and the size and scope of this show certainly reflect the growth and mainstream adoption of Hadoop and its ever-expanding ecosystem. As I attended keynotes, breakout sessions and vendor booths I was particularly interested in the other people and companies that the speakers mentioned. Who do the thought leaders follow?

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