What is a Data Ethicist and Should Your Company Hire One?

May 8, 2019

Many consumers don’t realize the extent to which companies collect and use their information. The emerging “data ethicist” role helps companies weigh these ethical considerations and more.

Overcoming Barriers to AI Adoption: Experts Weigh In

May 6, 2019

While results from a recent Forbes Insights survey show enthusiasm around AI’s potential, the numbers also indicate potential fragmentation in its adoption. Data management and security, company culture, customer experience and more are being weighed in the balance toward a comprehensive data strategy.

Labels Before Drones: The Painstaking Machine Learning Process Behind Stopping Poachers

March 25, 2019

AirShepherd and University of Southern California doctoral student Elizabeth Bondi is helping wildlife rangers stop poaching. But her team is faced with a challenge common in the data science and machine learning space: accurate labeling.

Racing Toward Deeper Health

March 20, 2019

Real-time data insight isn’t just fueling race car performance—it’s pushing the boundaries of modern medicine.

Digging Up the Dirt With Mapping of Underground Chicago

March 20, 2019

When construction excavation goes deep on the University of Illinois Chicago campus, a team of data scientists, mapmakers, and engineers show up to look into the hole so regularly that they have their own hardhats and safety gear.

5 Expert Insights About the Future of Data Science Careers

March 13, 2019

Below are five predictions about the current careers landscape for data-related roles in 2019 and beyond—and how these trends may help fix the flow of enterprise-scale data systems.