Snowflake CEO: Once You Get To The Cloud The Lid Is Off

Once you get to the cloud all of a sudden the lid is off says Snowflake CEO Frank Slootman. People can just pursue their backlogs and whatever they can imagine.

What Is Industry 4.0 and How Will it Affect Us?

The Fourth Industrial Revolution will lay improvements across 3 new sectors: smart communication, data quality, and smart devices.

Splunk CEO: Every Company Needs A Data Czar

Doug Merritt, CEO of Splunk, discusses how big data has spurred the need for every enterprise company is ultimately going to need a Data Czar.

GM Announces Electric and 5G Connected Vehicle Roadmap For China

At Tech Day, China’s version of GM’s EV Day, GM has announced major advancements coming to its vehicles in China.

Senators Will Introduce Coronavirus Data Privacy Bill

A group of senators will introduce legislation to help protect consumer privacy as companies focus on using data to help combat COVID-19.

Verizon Using Vespa to Help Fight the Pandemic

Verizon Media (formerly Yahoo) has announced it is using its open source, big data serving engine to combat the coronavirus.

Microsoft and BlackRock Partner to Host Aladdin on Azure

Microsoft has announced a big win for its Azure cloud platform: a deal to host BlackRock’s Aladdin infrastructure on Azure.

China Using Big Data and AI to Fight Coronavirus

In an effort to get ahead of the corona virus, China is turning to big data and artificial intelligence to help identify those infected. According to the International Business Times (IBT), “several Chinese tech firms have developed apps to help…

The Confluence of These 3 Things is Bringing Us To a Data-Centric World

“What Fungible is set to do is to revolutionize the economics, the reliability, and the performance, of data centers at all scales and in all geographies,” says Fungible CEO Pradeep Sindhu. “The reason that it is time to do this is because of some of the really important trends that have been happening over the last 15 to 20 years.”

How McDonald’s Is Using Data, Machine Learning, and AI to Accelerate Growth

“Our acquisition of Dynamic Yield has brought us a lot of excitement,” says McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook. “In the online world when we’re shopping and we pick an item and put it into our shopping basket, any website will automatically suggest two or three things to go along with it. We’re the first business that we’re aware of that can bring that into the physical world.”