MicroStrategy Fleshes Out AI-for-BI Strategy, Bets Big On Bitcoin

MicroStrategy this week unveiled a new customizable AI bot called Auto that lets business users interact with MicroStrategy’s data analytics offerings through natural language. But investors in the publicly traded Virginia software company may be more interested in its recent investments in Bitcoin. The new Auto software is based on the MicroStrategy AI product suite…

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How GenAI Bridges the Data Gap Between CMOs and CFOs

Marketing budgets are never entirely safe. While it may seem like pressure is easing as global economic estimates turn slightly sunnier, consumer demand is still getting more expensive to capture and close – which means scrutiny from finance chiefs is as tough as ever. To keep investment flowing, CMOs need to get better at not only boosting…

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ThoughtSpot Touts ‘Data Renaissance’ with GenAI Update

Analytics tool provider ThoughtSpot today rolled out a host of new generative AI capabilities that it claims will set off a “data renaissance” among its users. The key advances that will enable this goal revolve around the way ThoughtSpot is interweaving the human element and conversational styles with new GenAI tech. Like other analytics and…

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Oracle Extends AI Across Its Stack With New GenAI Cloud Features

Organizations are struggling to find ways to deliver GenAI successfully. The key challenges to GenAI deployment include difficulty in integrating GenAI solutions with the existing tech stack and customizing the LLMs to meet the requirements of internal operations. Oracle, one of the world’s premier enterprise software and cloud solutions companies, might have just found a…

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AWS Teases 65 Exaflop ‘Ultra-Cluster’ with Nvidia, Launches New Chips

AWS yesterday unveiled new EC2 instances geared toward tackling some of the fastest growing workloads, including AI training and big data analytics. During his re:Invent keynote, CEO Adam Selipsky also welcomed Nvidia founder Jensen Huang onto the stage to discuss the latest in GPU computing, including the forthcoming 65 exaflop “ultra-cluster.” Selipsky unveiled Graviton4, the…

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It’s a Snowday! Here’s the New Stuff Snowflake Is Giving Customers

Snowflake made a slew of announcements today during its “Snowday 2023” launch event, including a new generative AI offering dubbed Cortex, updates to its Snowpark environment for traditional machine learning, support for Iceberg Tables, updates to its Horizon data governance tool, and a new Snowflake Notebook. The company describes Snowflake Cortex as a fully managed…

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Teradata Gives Customers Their Own LLMs with Ask.ai

Enterprises that want to train their own custom large language model (LLM) have a new option today with the launch of Teradata’s ask.ai. The analytics vendor partnered with Microsoft to build the new offering, which enables users to ask a question in plain English and instantly receive a response. Teradata’s new ask.ai offering, which is…

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