What exactly is Edge Computing? Edge computing is rapidly emerging as a key enabler for a new generation of technologies and services. As computing technologies become ever-smaller, more powerful and cheaper, they are increasingly being deployed to collect and process data on-site rather than simply storing or transmitting it for processing at a central location. We are seeing … [Read more...] about Edge Computing: definitions
Gartner has released the 2021 Magic Quadrant for Data Science and Machine Learning Platforms Gartner lists 6 companies in the Leaders 2021 quadrant for Data Science and Machine Learning Platforms: SAS, IBM, Dataiku, MathWorks, TIBCO Software and Databricks. Commenting on the rise of some of the internet giants into this space, Gartner believes: “The long-expected gigantic … [Read more...] about Gartner releases 2021 Magic Quadrant for Data Science and Machine Learning Platforms
Data has always been a core asset for the insurance industry. Understanding and calculating risk depends on accurate and timely data as well as the skills to manage it. As increasing numbers of the objects that we interact with on a daily basis become "smart" through the use of sensors and transmitters, the potential sources of data that insurers can draw on to better estimate … [Read more...] about LexisNexis Risk Solutions – helping the insurance industry innovate with data
If you're looking for an idea for a B2B tech startup then the CB Insights daily newsletter floated 3 good suggestions: Idea #1 is a Glassdoor for tech cos to evaluate and see ratings of advisors/service providers like lawyers, bankers, and accountants; Idea #2 Investors (VC, PE, etc.) get all these pitch deck or PPMs (private placement memorandums) with all this interesting … [Read more...] about Looking for a startup business idea?
Research from startup tracker, Beauhurst, on UK academic spinouts paints a broadly optimistic picture of a dynamic part of the economy. Based on data from 1,424 spinouts which Beauhurst has been tracking since 2011, the research shows pharmaceuticals as the single largest grouping (236 companies) followed by “Research Tools/Reagents” (211), “Analytics, Insight, Tools” (161), … [Read more...] about How UK universities are driving innovation across the economy