Announcing: Cloudera Fast Forward

Categories: Corporate Data Science Product

Machine learning is a remarkable technology. Among many other things, it can: Predict heart disease and diabetes Optimize the supply chain for fresh foods Fight fake news Three trends drive interest in machine learning today: Massive increases in data create new needs for insight. Reduced costs make complex computing practical. Open source software speeds adoption…

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To the Future

Categories: Corporate Data Science Machine Learning

I started Fast Forward Labs more than three years ago with the vision of creating a new mechanism for applied research, helping businesses large and small understand how recently possible machine learning and applied artificial intelligence technologies could be useful for solving real business problems. Since then, we’ve published reports, built prototypes, and advised organizations…

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Fast Forward!

Categories: Corporate Data Science Machine Learning

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are topics of serious interest among mainstream enterprises these days. This isn’t new. Cloudera’s customers have been building AI applications on our modern platform for machine learning and analytics for years, and we have hundreds of large enterprises in production with those applications today. Momentum is building, though.…

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Driving IoT Enabled Predictive Maintenance

Categories: Internet of Things

Predictive Maintenance in the industrial world Powered by sensors, connectivity and smart machines, the Internet of Things (IoT) is reshaping the manufacturing and industrial processes, effectively changing the paradigm from ‘repair and replace’ to more of ‘predict and prevent’. For asset heavy industries, unplanned equipment downtime can mean big losses in revenues and productivity. For…

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