Tag: category-/Business & Industrial

The 2021 machine learning, AI, and data landscape

It’s been a hot, hot year in the world of data, machine learning, and AI. Just when you thought it couldn’t grow any more explosively, the data/AI landscape just did: the rapid pace of company creation, exciting new product and project launches, a deluge of VC financings, unicorn creation, IPOs, etc. It has also been […]

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Report: 76% of manufacturers plan to adopt private 5G by 2024

According to a report by Accedian, 76% of manufacturers plan to adopt private 5G by 2024. The potential for 5G to completely transform industries is immeasurable. By promising decreased latency, enhanced security, and the ability to support artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality (AR), sectors like health care, gaming, and emergency services will be forever […]

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AI Weekly: AI model training costs on the rise, highlighting need for new solutions

This week, Microsoft and Nvidia announced that they trained what they claim is one of the largest and most capable AI language models to date: Megatron-Turing Natural Language Generation (MT-NLP). MT-NLP contains 530 billion parameters — the parts of the model learned from historical data — and achieves leading accuracy in a broad set of […]

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Report: 79% of companies say they will raise DEI budget in 2022

Organizations across industries are making diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) a priority — with 79% planning to allocate more budget and resources in 2022. While devoting more dollars and resources is a positive step, that’s just one factor in creating an enduring culture of DEI. Above: 89% of organizations have a formal DEI strategy, but […]

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Putting your minimum viable product (MVP) on the path to success with AWS (VB Live)

Presented by AWS For startups, building a minimum viable product can be overwhelming, but the AWS cloud platform helps lower costs, improve agility, and speed up innovation. In this VB Live event, learn how to successfully develop an MVP with AWS and propel your company on the path to success. Reserve your spot here for […]

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The data economy: How AI helps us understand and utilize our data 

This article is part of a Technology and Innovation Insights series paid for by Samsung.  Similar to the relationship between an engine and oil, data and artificial intelligence (AI) are symbiotic. Data fuels AI, and AI helps us to understand the data available to us. Data and AI are two of the biggest topics in […]

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Whole Foods customer records among 82M exposed due to vulnerable database

In early July, security researcher Jeremiah Fowler, in partnership with the CoolTechZone research team, discovered a non-password-protected database that contained more than 82 million records. The records had information that referenced multiple companies, including Whole Foods Market (owned by Amazon) and Skaggs Public Safety Uniforms, a company that sells uniforms for police, fire, and medical […]

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Elastic acquires continuous profiling company Optimyze to improve cloud efficiency

Elastic has announced plans to acquire Optimyze, the company behind the continuous profiling platform Prodfiler. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The news follows less than two months after Elastic, the company behind the Elasticsearch big data analytics and search engine, acquired two cloud security companies called Cmd and Build.Security. With Optimyze under its […]

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Automation-driven sales enablement platform Groove nabs $45M

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  Groove, an automation-driven sales enablement platform, today announced that it closed a $45 million series B round led by Viking Global Investors with participation from Capital One Ventures, Level Equity, Quest Venture Partners, and Uncork Capita. The […]

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Report: 24% of companies have paid millions in audit fees

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Twenty-four percent of companies have paid millions in audit true-up fees over the past three years to companies such as Microsoft, Oracle, and IBM, according to a new report from Flexera. The Flexera 2022 State of IT Asset Management report […]

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Unity reveals Ad Mediation and Bidding coming to its Dashboard

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  Unity announced today the availability of Unity Mediation within Unity Ads. All users of the Unity Dashboard will be able to access these integrated options, starting today. Unity Mediation, which enters open beta today, is a waterfall […]

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Geospatial analytics startup AiDash lands $27M

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  AiDash, a company using satellite imagery and AI to monitor infrastructure, today announced that it raised $27 million in series B funding led by G2 Venture Partners, with BGV, National Grid Partners, and additional strategic investors participating. […]

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Mattermost moves beyond messaging to unify developer collaboration and productivity

Let the OSS Enterprise newsletter guide your open source journey! Sign up here. Mattermost is eyeing a slice of Trello, Asana, and Notion’s pie as the open source “Slack alternative” officially rolls out a new unified platform with integrated project and workflow management tools aimed at the software development fraternity. Founded in 2015,  Mattermost is better known for its flexible and […]

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Why enterprises are massively subcontracting cybersecurity work

NewtonX market research revealed this week that 56% of organizations surveyed subcontract as much as 25% of their cybersecurity work. In the study, more than 100 chief information security officers, CTOs, and other senior decision-makers indicated a trend toward subcontracting one of the most critical roles continually facing enterprise professionals. “[Chief information security officers] and […]

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How low-code can benefit large enterprises like Mondelēz

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  The implications of the growth of low- and no-code platforms — platforms that allow users without programming knowledge to build apps — are profound. By 2024, low-code app development will be responsible for more than 65% of […]

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The democratization of software with low-code/no-code platforms

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Low-code/no-code platforms are empowering enterprise agility, quicker development turnaround times, and accelerating business outcomes — and it’s the focus of the latest Transform Technology Summit. And automation, the promise of low-code for creators, and creating great products, was the focus […]

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How Quickbase is using low-code to streamline Daifuku’s supply chain

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Low-code and no-code development platforms, which provide the means to build software without the need to write code, are exploding in popularity as enterprises become increasingly digital during the pandemic. It’s estimated that nearly 60% of all custom apps are […]

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Data flow management platform Nexla nabs $12M

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Nexla, a San Mateo, California-based collaborative data operations platform, today announced that it raised $12 million in series A funding led by Industry Ventures, with participation from Liberty Global Ventures, Blumberg Capital, Engineering Capital, Storm Ventures, Correlation Ventures, and angel […]

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Workplace monitoring platform Aware takes in $60M

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  Aware, a platform that analyzes employee behavior across messaging platforms like Slack, today announced that it raised $60 million in a series C round led by Goldman Sachs Growth Equity, with participation from Spring Mountain Capital, Blue […]

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IBM launches AI service to assist companies with climate change analysis

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! IBM today launched the Environmental Intelligence Suite, a set of AI-powered software that customers can use to prepare for climate risks that could disrupt operations. By combining AI, weather data, climate risk analytics, and carbon accounting capabilities, the Environmental Intelligence […]

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Google delivers collection of smart device ‘essentials’ for the enterprise

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Google Cloud Next is taking place this week virtually. While there are typically many announcements made at their annual event, one of the lesser highlighted announcements this time around is for Google’s Intelligent Product Essentials. With Intelligent Product Essentials, Google […]

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How Snowflake is supercharging data applications across industries (VB Live)

Presented by Snowflake Across use cases and industries, software teams are building their applications in the cloud. What are the advantages? How does it deliver value to end customers? Listen to this VB Live events for key learnings and more from leaders at top software companies. Access on demand here for free. According to McKinsey, […]

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Low code/no code increases efficiency in retail and beyond

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Low- and no-code platforms allow developers and non-developers alike to create software through visual dashboards instead of traditional programming. Adoption is on the rise, with a recent OutSystems report showing that 41% of organizations were using a low- or no-code […]

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Cloud-based data observability just became easier with Cribl

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! For enterprise tech decision-makers, the cloud often presents a conundrum: How do you balance convenience with security? This tension exists across a range of IT and engineering disciplines, and data observability is no exception. How do you use a cloud-based […]

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No-code AI analytics may soon automate data science jobs

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! SparkBeyond, a company that helps analysts use AI to generate new answers to business problems without requiring any code, today has released its product SparkBeyond Discovery. The company aims to automate the job of a data scientist. Typically, a data […]

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Virtuos opens studio in Lyon to expand its global presence

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  Virtuos today announced that it is opening a new studio located in Lyon, France. This new studio will help “increase its global footprint, as well as its proximity to clients.” The new studio will have 12 founding […]

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TriggerMesh open-sources cloud-native integration platform

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Let the OSS Enterprise newsletter guide your open source journey! Sign up here. TriggerMesh, a Kubernetes-native platform that companies use to connect applications and data in multi-cloud environments, has announced that its core integration platform is now available under an open source license. Founded in 2018, […]

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Clash raises $9.1M and enables creators to earn money with digital Drops

Clash has raised $9.1 million in funding and today it is launching Drops, which are in-app digital goods that fans buy to give to their favorite creators. Drops are akin to tips in the real world. When fans buy them and share them with creators, it’s akin to putting money in a tip jar laid […]

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Infrastructure-as-code management platform Spacelift raises $15M

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Spacelift, a platform that developer operations (DevOps) teams use to manage cloud infrastructure, has raised $15 million in a series B round of funding. Founded in 2020, Spacelift adopts a so-called infrastructure-as-code (IaC) model to managing and provision data centers […]

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Google debuts new data-powered cloud analytics products

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Today during its Google Cloud Next 2021 conference, Google unveiled a range of data-focused products including Intelligent Product Essentials and enhancements to Vertex AI, BigQuery, Contact Center AI (CCAI), and DocAI. The new analytics and industry solutions are designed to […]

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Google rolls out new Workspace and distributed computing capabilities

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Google today at Google Cloud Next 2021 revealed that Workspace (formerly G Suite) is expanding with enhancements to Google Meet, Chat, and Spaces. In a related announcement, the company detailed Distributed Cloud, a portfolio of solutions designed to extend infrastructure […]

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