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DSC Weekly 27 February 2024


  • Data loss is an inescapable reality in the digital business world. Data backup techniques are conceptually simple, but implementing a robust disaster recovery plan that both protects data from cyberattacks and maintains business continuity during a breach can be difficult. Register for the free Advancing Data Backup Tools and Techniques summit to gain insights from leading experts on the future of data backup solutions to help design a disaster recovery plan that protects your most critical data and mitigates the effects of attacks when they do occur.
  • 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.

Top Stories

  • Scaling FAIR data sharing in an R&D culture
    February 26, 2024
    by Alan Morrison
    Ben Gardner’s experience working with drug discovery teams goes back two decades, when he was a team leader at Pfizer. “We were just transferring information by spreadsheet…. It was supposed to be from a data warehouse with our values in there, but our values were all wrong and never made any sense. So every Friday, I downloaded the week’s chemical structures and inserted them into a spreadsheet, and I sent the spreadsheet across the corridor to our chemists.”
  • GenAI and LLM: Key Concepts You Need to Know
    February 24, 2024
    by Vincent Granville
    It is difficult to follow all the new developments in AI. How can you discriminate between fundamental technology here to stay, and the hype? How to make sure that you are not missing important developments? The goal of this article is to provide a short summary, presented as a glossary.
  • What are the benefits of using Natural Language Processing (NLP) in Business?
    February 23, 2024
    by Yana Ihnatchyck
    In 2024, companies all around the world are on a relentless quest for innovative solutions to leverage vast amounts of information and elevate their interactions. In this quest, Natural Language Processing (NLP) emerges as a groundbreaking area of artificial intelligence, seamlessly connecting human communication with machine interpretation.


  • 5 critical metrics every data scientist should monitor in hybrid cloud environments
    February 26, 2024
    by Rob Turner
    Experienced data scientists will find it helpful to think of hybrid cloud environments as a kind of high-tech ecosystem—complex and full of pitfalls that could swallow you whole if you’re not careful. In this context, keeping tabs on key metrics isn’t just helpful; it’s your secret to making sure everything runs smoother than ever.
  • How can data and analytics transform financial IT?
    February 26, 2024
    by Erika Balla
    As technology advances, customers expect to access instant services through their phones regardless of their location. Businesses are also hoping to streamline their services and maximize profits.  The financial industry is currently facing major shifts from traditional ways of operation thanks to technological advancements.
  • MarTech Trends: Capitalizing on the rising GenAI excitement for business ROI growth
    February 23, 2024
    by Tredence Inc
    The momentum around Generative AI in MarTech is undeniable. A staggering 63% of marketing leaders are signaling their intention to invest in this innovative technology in the future. This isn’t a vision for the distant future—it’s already here.
  • SQL Server: Powering your data warehouse with insights and efficiency
    February 23, 2024
    by Ovais Naseem
    Businesses today heavily rely on data, but many struggle with an overwhelming amount of information that doesn’t provide the necessary insights. Important questions often go unanswered as data is scattered across various files and slow reports. This challenge makes decision-making difficult, opportunities are missed, and progress stalls. Have you ever felt this way?
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    February 20, 2024
    by Scott Thompson
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