Tellius announces $8M Series A to build ML-fueled business data query tool

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Getting actionable business information into the hands of users who need it has always been a challenge. If you have to wait for experts to help you find the answers, chances are you’re going to be too late. Enter Tellius, an early stage startup building a solution to help business users find the information they need when they need it. Today the company announced an $8 million Series A led by Sands Capital Ventures with participation from Grotech. Today’s investment brings the total raised to $17 million, according to the company.

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British Cybersecurity firm Darktrace goes public

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According to the person who is close to the deal, the IPO could value Darktrace up to £3 billion. It will be the very first big test of London investors’ craving for evolving technology after Deliveroo faced the downfall by 26% on its very first day of trading last month, resulting in fears that more European evolving companies would look at the list in Amsterdam or in New York. 

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Simplifying merchandising & planning operational decision making with AI

Over the past year, retailers and distributors have faced huge challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Supply chains have been disrupted and workforces have been reduced. Customers have shifted massively to purchasing online rather than in-store, and businesses have been forced to adjust their practices accordingly.

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Roadmap to Artificial Intelligence Adoption — Understand AI

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Still, not all industries are using Artificial Intelligence. Implementing AI in a company is not a super easy task, but let’s be honest, it is not even complicated. Probably, the main barrier to adoption is the company culture and the inclination towards a digital adaptation. It is not just a matter of technology!

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Cloud data analytics service Phocas raises $34 million to grow AI, global footprint

Phocas Software‘s cloud data analytics tools might be best known in Australia, where they’re used by Thermo Fisher Scientific, Fiskars Royal Doulton, and Burson Automotive to streamline employee access to key financial data, but the company is planning to become more aggressive globally in 2021. Today, Phocas announced that it raised $34 million to bolster its AI capabilities and reach new customers across the world, while expanding its data tools to reach new verticals.

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Data quality from First Principles

The right way to think about Data Quality, from Kimball and Uber’s points of view. If you’ve spent any amount of time in business intelligence, you would know that data quality is a perennial challenge. It never really goes away. For instance, how many times have you been in a meeting, and find that someone has to vouch for the numbers being presented?

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Data Scientist vs Business Intelligence Analyst. Here’s the difference.

I have compared several other similar jobs to Data Science in past articles, and now will be comparing the role of Business Intelligence Analyst or Developer, oftentimes called a BI Developer. While at first glance you may question how similar these roles really are, but after analyzing the key components of these roles, you will see that they share quite a bit of skills, tools, and goals. Similarly, the same could be said about the differences.

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