Latest Big Data publications

Ease of incorporating Big Data sets AI up for rapid growth

There are few innovations that have received as much hype as artificial intelligence. Cutting-edge AI solutions such as machine learning and natural language processing (NLP) are increasingly found in both multi-national conglomerates and small enterprises, with these technologies benefiting operations. One of the key issues that has constrained the scope and power of AI tools in the… Read More

Startup Gretel AI raises $50M

The main benefit of Gretel AI is the power it gives engineers to produce anonymised, synthetic data sets from in-house data sets that can be fed into machine learning tools to train them effectively.

How Big Data can improve population health management

Managing population health has always been a difficult undertaking, but since the emergence of COVID early last year, this task has become even more complex. From an ageing population to increasing expectations from patients, healthcare providers across the globe are facing a range of challenges. In a bid to enhance patient outcomes, reduce costs and… Read More

Q&A: AI in Banking, with Clara Durodie — Executive Chair, Cognitive Finance Group

Clara Durodie’s company, Cognitive Finance Group, is spearheading the intelligent and ethical use of AI in the finance and banking sector. The Big Data & AI World speaker talks us through her life, ambitions, and the pervasive problem of AI ignorance…

Tech and construction: not so strange bedfellows

On the face of it, there is little to unite the construction and tech sectors. Superficially at least, the construction sector provides a classic example of ‘waterfall management’: strict plans are formed at the outset of a project, and resources are fixed in place, even though the finished product might be three years away. It is a right-first-time, zero defects sector with detailed dependency scheduling. The tech sector, by contrast, is known for its not-afraid-to-fail, agile mindset, eschewing scheduling for creativity. Tech and construction, then, would certainly appear to be strange bedfellows. Times are changing. The proliferation of Building Information Management platforms on construction sites up and down the country neatly demonstrates that tech really can be embedded into the foundations of a building, and by extension, the construction sector. But how do we further embed the two, often conflicting, cultures?