Thursday, September 28, 2023
Dr. Emily Pressman, Senior Program Manager at SAS

SAS launches data literacy course to help people thrive in AI-driven world

The explosion of generative artificial intelligence (AI) has accelerated the need for data literacy in what was already a fast-paced, data-driven world. Data literacy is no longer a nice-to-have skill but a must-have in any field. To help more people develop these critical skills, SAS has launched its second free Data Literacy e-learning course, Data Literacy in Practice, that empowers individuals and professionals to explore and visualise data with confidence.
Wang Xiaohang, Vice President and Head of Financial LLM at Ant Group

Ant Group announces its financial large language model and two apps at the 2023...

Ant Group has unveiled its financial large language model (the financial LLM) at the 2023 INCLUSION·Conference on the Bund, alongside two new innovative applications powered by the financial LLM including Zhixiaobao 2.0, an intelligent financial assistant for consumers, and Zhixiaozhu 1.0, an intelligent business assistant serving financial industry professionals.

FPT and Mila renew strategic alliance to collaborate on research projects while advancing Responsible...

FPT, Vietnam’s IT service provider, and Mila, Quebec Artificial Intelligence Institute, announced the renewal of a three-year strategic partnership agreement. As part of this commitment, FPT and Mila will explore collaboration on research projects related to large language models (LLMs) and natural language processing (NLP) while promoting Responsible AI, an approach to employ artificial intelligence with good intentions to empower people and organizations.
Solera company

Solera launches AI-powered collision repair suite as part of its full vehicle lifecycle services...

Solera Inc (Solera), a global provider of vehicle lifecycle management software-as-a-service (SaaS), data, and services, introduced its new AI-powered collision repair suite in Australia. The announcement comes as part of Solera’s continuous and ongoing launch of its full suite of vehicle lifecycle services in Australia, which is a key market in the brand’s global expansion plans. To help drive digitization in the industry, Solera brings technology solutions spanning insurance claims, vehicle servicing, repairs and recycling, and property insurance claims.
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Snowflake and NVIDIA join forces to help global businesses harness data for generative AI...

Snowflake, the Data Cloud company, and NVIDIA announced at Snowflake Summit 2023 that they are partnering to provide businesses with an accelerated path to create customised generative AI apps using their proprietary data, all securely within the Snowflake Data Cloud. With the NVIDIA NeMo™ platform for developing large language models (LLMs) and NVIDIA GPU-accelerated computing, Snowflake will enable enterprises to use data in their Snowflake accounts to make custom LLMs for advanced generative AI services, including chatbots, search and summarisation. The ability to customise LLMs without moving data enables proprietary information to remain fully secured and governed within the Snowflake platform.
Anneka Gupta, Chief Product Officer at Rubrik

Rubrik brings power of AI to VMware customers to bolster cyber recovery

Rubrik, the Zero Trust Data Security™ firm, announced new generative AI capabilities for VMware customers through Rubrik AI-Powered Cyber Recovery. Leveraging generative AI and large language models (LLMs), this solution is designed to help admins navigate difficult trade-offs in the aftermath of cyberattacks to help minimise data loss and reduce downtime.
Dayle Hall, Chief Marketing Officer at SnapLogic

SnapLogic unveils its 2023 Integreat Tour featuring top industry experts led by San Francisco...

SnapLogic, the generative integration firm, announced the 2023 Integreat Tour, the second annual in-person global conference series dedicated to “Prompting the Future with Generative Integration.” The tour will include two stops – San Francisco on Oct. 3 and London on Nov. 2. This year’s in-person Integreat Tour will host enterprise IT executives, data and application leaders, and integration practitioners from a broad range of industries alongside SnapLogic customers and partners to learn about innovative solutions and gain actionable advice from industry leaders using generative integration to shrink their information technology backlog.

Sia Partners launches new solution leveraging generative AI to enable clients expedite consulting workflows

Sia Partners unveiled, SiaGPT, its groundbreaking evolution in their augmented consulting capabilities solution poised to transform the industry. Designed to expedite consulting workflows, the innovative SiaGPT solution harnesses the power of a cutting-edge information extractor, and prompt engine, operating seamlessly across vast volumes of documents.
Sean Breyer, Program Manager for ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World at Esri

Esri releases its latest land cover map with improved AI modeling capabilities

Land-use/Land-cover (LULC) maps contextualize and quantify impacts of earth processes and human activity on the environment. Organizations worldwide are now using these tools to inform policy and land management decisions around issues like sustainable development. In continued support of these users and their goals, Esri, the location intelligence company, in partnership with Impact Observatory, has released a global land-use/land-cover map of the world based on the most up-to-date 10-meter Sentinel-2 satellite data for every year since 2017. Following the latest 2022 data released earlier this year, the artificial intelligence (AI) model for classification has been improved, making the maps more temporally consistent.
Andrew Cons, Global Chief Executive Officer at Inspera

Inspera adds advanced AI-enabled plagiarism detection to its offering with the strategic acquisition of...

Inspera, a world-renown provider of digital assessment solutions, announced the strategic acquisition of Crossplag, a powerful tool for originality checking and AI authorship detection. Inspera's cloud-based assessment ecosystem offers its clients a comprehensive suite of groundbreaking capabilities for seamless assessments. Starting with planning and design, through to delivery, and grading across various formats. Assessment types include formative, summative, and diagnostic exams, coursework, tests, quizzes, term papers, and more.