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AI, enterprise elasticity and the rise of ‘citizen data scientists’
The aim is to end up with an employee base populated with ‘citizen data scientists’ - alongside experts of course.
The six critical factors for a successful data science project
Despite the significant value that data science can deliver, there are still some significant hurdles that need to be overcome, writes Snowflake vice president of sales for APAC, Peter O'Connor.
Researchers to examine Māori perspectives on ethical data management
"We need a profoundly different approach to individual data rights and protection - one that recognises collective identities."
Qlik named Snowflake Data Engineering Partner of the Year
The award, which recognises Qlik Data Integration, highlights the benefits of the strategic alliance between Qlik and Snowflake.
Alteryx unveils analytic process automation platform
The company says it’s putting automation in the hands of all workers, bringing new possibilities for personnel upskilling, business outcomes and workforce efficiencies.
How to help your data scientists deliver better business value
Most people will describe someone who spends time extracting valuable insights from large volumes of information. While that definition is correct, unfortunately reality is rather different.
UTS & Institute of Data open virtual industry placement program
The program aims to upskill and integrate candidates primarily into the data science & cybersecurity fields.
UTS & Institute of Data announce scholarship program
But those who are finding themselves on reduced hours or out of work completely may be able to use that time to upskill.
Australia 13th largest user of open source in the world
Australia is the 13th largest user of open source in the world, a new report released by GitHub has revealed.
NZ data scientists receive $13m to solve environmental problems
Data scientists at leading New Zealand universities have gained $13 million in government funding for a project that will help to solve critical environment problems facing New Zealand.
The dawn of a new age: Google cracks quantum supremacy
It’s the ‘eureka’ moment technologists and scientists have been yearning for.
The powerful tech helping to uncover the universe's mysteries
“Cosmological simulations like galaxy formation and black hole creation require hundreds of thousands of cores connected to each other to run."
BlackBerry invests in the evolution of cybersecurity innovation
“Today’s cybersecurity industry is rapidly advancing and BlackBerry Labs will operate as its own business unit solely focused on innovating and developing the technologies of tomorrow."
Ditch the certificate, it’s all about practical skills in the world of data
Demonstrable experience may trump certifications in the near future when it comes to data science, according to a major survey completed on behalf of the Data Literacy Project.
Curtin Uni launches cryptocurrency-based PhD scholarship fund
New Zealand-based blockchain studio Centrality will be one of the driving forces behind an Australian university’s initiative to offer a cryptocurrency PhD Scholarship Fund.
Implementing AI with the team you have - DataRobot
Build your competency in-house using automated machine learning
Data, data everywhere - how to use the most valuable bits
Ideally, all data and its value should be driving all product creation and business opportunities. But that requires quality data and the means to monetise it, as well as the data strategy to execute it.
Data science and machine learning platforms are on the rise
Gartner adds that leaders are in the strongest position to influence the market's growth and direction.
TIBCO recognised by Gartner, TrustRadius for data science
High customer satisfaction as TIBCO deepens commitment to data science projects that positively impact society.
Using data science to improve threat prevention
With a large amount of good quality data and strong algorithms, companies can develop highly effective protective measures.
Data science firm Alteryx ramps up APAC expansion
Alteryx says it is committed to helping companies across the globe increase data literacy and fuel a culture of analytics by providing a platform that simultaneously addresses the needs of the data analyst, data scientist and citizen data scientist.
Crime-busting software scoops PM's Science Prize
“DNA profile analysis is a really powerful tool for identifying individuals as possible suspects but it’s also important for being able to exclude or exonerate an individual as well.”
SAS a machine learning Leader in 2019 Magic Quadrant
For the sixth year in a row, SAS has been named a leader in the Magic Quadrant for Data Science and Machine Learning.
Tech savvy and business smart: The rising demand for soft skills in IT
"There is a growing desire among employers for a different type of data scientist, one that can talk both technology and business."