Harnessing the computing power of GPUs to accelerate analytics

Todd Mostak is the CEO and Co-Founder of OmniSci, our Data Innovation Summit 2020 partner and the pioneer in accelerated analytics, redefining speed and scale in big data querying and visualization. Todd talked to us about how the idea of a GPUs-accelerated analytics platform originated during his graduate research at Harvard on the role of social media in the Arab Spring.

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Revolutionary automotive companies at DIS: Volkswagen, Volvo, Scania, GM, F1

Revolutionary automotive companies at DIS 2020: Volkswagen, Volvo, Scania, GM, F1

Our cars are not just transportation means. The cars and trucks in the digital era are real data platforms producing and collecting huge amounts of raw data that leading automotive manufacturers and car racing brands analyse to improve vehicle performance and provide next-level driving experience. The automotive industry has always led the way in innovation. With the advent of data and analytics, […]

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Data Innovation Summit 2019

The Data Innovation Summit: 5 years of data and analytics journey (2019)

The star-studded edition In 2019, the simple idea that we had conceived in 2015, became a reality — the Data Innovation Summit grew to become “the largest and the most influential data event in the Nordics and beyond”. The Data Innovation Summit 2019 hosted the record number of 1800 delegates coming from the Nordic countries, but also people from other countries from […]

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What is the best strategy to put effective KPIs in place?

What is the best strategy to put effective KPIs in place?

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are probably one the most ever used and less understood in term of the business and analytics. They are a business metric used to evaluate factors that are crucial to the success of an organization and differs from company to company and department to department. It is one of the most important company’s strategic decisions which involve a series of interviews with stakeholders and acting as a strong strategic decision for each company.

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The Data Innovation Summit: 5 years of data and analytics journey (2017)

The Data Innovation Summit: 5 years of data and analytics journey (2017)

The previous The Data Innovation Summit: 5 years of data and analytics journey series was dedicated to practical case studies on “how” and real examples of putting data innovation into practice of the Data Innovation Summit 2017. Now we’ll see how pioneering companies utilised analytics and data science to innovate through their data and their best analytics practices.

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Jorge Davila­ Chacon
Machine Learning Tech

Data and AI Innovators – Jorge Davila­ Chacon

Jorge Davila­ Chacon discussed the RL application for debt collection at Data Innovation Summit 2017. But a time-lapse of almost 3 years is a lifetime in the machine learning world. This was the reason we invited Jorge to talk about recent developments in AI and ML, and particularly in reinforcement learning, not only from a technical side, but also from a social aspect of the adoption of these technologies.

Daniel Zakrisson
Machine Learning Tech

Data and AI Innovators – Daniel Zakrisson

Giving up ownership over their data even for collaboration for building machine learning models is what organisations fret about. Daniel Zakrisson talked about federated machine learning as a solution for this predicament at Data Innovation Summit 2019.

Gesture recognition
Machine Learning Tech

ML codes can open iron doors: Gesture recognition

Electronic access cards are nothing new – last century news. But what if you could open a door just by making a wrist with your phone. A group of very smart guys sat down and decided to find a way to take the experience of opening a door to the next level – and the perfect solution was to turn the phone into a key relying on gesture recognition.