Big Data and the Rise of Augmented Intelligence

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Each year computers are getting faster, but at the same time we as humans are getting better at using them. The top chess players in the world are not humans OR computers, but combinations of humans AND computers. In this TEDx Auckland talk, Sean Gourley examines this world of augmented intelligence and shows how our understanding of the human brain is shaping the way we visualize and interact with big data.

Accenture Introduces Predictive Health Intelligence Solutions

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Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched Predictive Health Intelligence, a comprehensive set of analytics solutions to help global life sciences companies determine the precise combination of treatments and services that can lead to better patient, provider, and economic outcomes.

Intel Ditches Hadoop Distribution, Partners with Cloudera

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Intel Corporation and Cloudera today announced a broad strategic technology and business collaboration, as well as a significant equity investment from Intel making it Cloudera’s largest strategic shareholder and a member of its board of directors. This is Intel’s single largest data center technology investment in its history.

Big Workflow – Beyond Intelligent Workflow Management

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Big data applications represent a fast-growing category of high-value applications that are increasingly employed by business and technical computing users. However, they have exposed an inconvenient dichotomy in the way resources are utilized in data centers. A new white paper that focuses on these issues is available here on insideBIGDATA.

Intel’s Boyd Davis Talks Predictive Analytics and March Madness

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“Intel’s goal is to encourage more innovative and creative uses for data as well as to demonstrate how big data and analytics technologies are impacting many facets of our daily lives, including sports. For example, coaches and their staffs are using real-time statistics to adjust games on-the-fly and throughout the season. From intelligent cameras to wearable sensors, a massive amount of data is being produced that, if analyzed in real-time, can provide a significant competitive advantage. Intel is among those making big data technologies more affordable, available, and easier to use for everything from helping develop new scientific discoveries and business models to even gaining the upper hand on good-natured predictions of sporting events.”

Interview: Caserta Brings New Business Insights via Data Intelligence

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“Caserta Concepts is a leading big data innovation and implementation services organization. Among our areas of specialization is the development of solutions to meet the volume and variety of data and overall speed demands of the financial services sector.”

Versium: Predictive Analysis for Actionable Consumer Intelligence

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“Versium is a data technology company that operates a LifeData™ predictive analytics scoring solution that produces predictive scores. These technologies enable organizations to be more data-driven by powering solutions that help optimize consumer engagement, improve marketing efficiencies and better understand, retain and find new customers.”

Podcast: New Intel Data Platform Speeds Big Data Insight

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In this podcast, Jason Fedder, Ritu Kama, and Ted Willke from Intel describe the company’s new Intel Data Platform, a family of software for Big Data Analytics. “As big data shifts from hype to reality, Intel is helping to break down the barriers to adoption by easing complexity and creating more value,” said Boyd Davis, vice president and general manager of Intel’s Datacenter Software Division. “Much like an operating system for big data processing, the Intel Data Platform supports a wide variety of applications while providing improved security, reliability and peace of mind to customers using open source software.”

Big Data and the Rise of Augmented Intelligence

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In this talk, Sean Gourley examines this world of augmented intelligence and shows how our understanding of the human brain is shaping the way we visualize and interact with big data. Gourley argues that the world we are living in is too complex for any single human mind to understand and that we need to team up with machines to make better decisions.

DataSift Announces Intelligence Engine for Unstructured Social Data

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DataSift, touted as the platform that powers the social economy, recently announced the availability of DataSift VEDO, a new processing engine for the DataSift platform, featuring Programmable Intelligence.