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DSC Weekly 19 March 2024


  • The cloud ecosystem is larger, more complex and interdependent than ever. As organizations increasingly migrate their data and assets to the cloud, attacks that attempt to break through its growing attack surface are getting more sophisticated. Cloud security strategies are necessary for proper user and device authentication, resource access control and data privacy to ensure that the cloud system remains impenetrable to cyberattacks. Attend the Securing the Cloud Ecosystem summit to hear leading experts discuss effective strategies to secure identity and access management as well as the leading tools and approaches that best secure the extensive cloud ecosystem from insidious attacks.
  • TechTarget’s Enterprise Strategy Group conducted a survey of IT/DevOps pros and app developers responsible for their organizations’ application infrastructure and found that 63% have modernized their approach to IT service management (ITSM) strategy. The era of the traditional help desk model is a thing of the past, but what does the future of ITSM look like? Attend the upcoming Future of ITSM summit to discover the latest IT service management trends and technologies, including insight into AI-driven service management, cloud ITSM solutions, and IT-style automated workflows for non-IT departments.

Top Stories

  • GAI, application sprawl, and the universal need for data-centric architecture
    March 18, 2024
    by Alan Morrison
    Interview with Dave McComb, President of Semantic Arts Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay At the beginning of his career, Dave McComb was having fun as an IT consultant at Andersen Consulting — which later became Accenture — building and implementing enterprise application systems.
  • What is the significance of color in data visualization?
    March 19, 2024
    by Aileen Scott
    Colors not only make things beautiful around us, but they are also an effective method for describing something. People find psychological associations with color. For example, it is said that red signifies power, love, and anger. Blue denotes calmness and logic. Other shades of primary colors convey different meanings and emotions.
  • Creating AlphaStar: The Start of the AI Revolution?
    March 17, 2024
    by Bill Schmarzo
    Sometimes, something happens right before your eyes, but it takes time (months, years?) to realize its significance. In February 2019, I wrote a blog titled “Reinforcement Learning: Coming to a Home Called Yours!” that discussed Google DeepMind’s phenomenal accomplishment in creating AlphaStar.


  • The EU’s AI act: A measured approach to innovation and regulation
    March 19, 2024
    by Ajit Jaokar
    AI regulatory measures often stir mixed reactions. We reached a regulatory milestone this week- with the final passing of the AI ACT in the European Union.  The locus of emphasis has shifted elsewhere now – specifically to oversight approaches and appointments from countries and to the AI Office.
  • How modern businesses leverage technology to transform data
    March 18, 2024
    by Ovais Naseem
    In the digital age, businesses are inundated with data. This bounty, however, isn’t confined to tidy rows and columns; it spills over as emails, social media interactions, video content, and more—forming a vast ocean of unstructured data. While this data can potentially harbor critical business insights, its nature makes it resistant to traditional analysis.
  • The evolution of large scale data storage solutions
    March 18, 2024
    by Ovais Naseem
    The data storage journey is as old as computing, tracing a path from the earliest days of room-sized machines to today’s cloud-based ecosystems. Large-scale data storage has evolved dramatically to meet the ever-increasing demands of information technology.
  • DSC Weekly 12 March 2024
    March 12, 2024
    by Scott Thompson
    Read more of the top articles from the Data Science Central community.