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The explosion of data in the energy sector is simply stunning. In an industry where the old timers still visit the maproom, the depth and breath of digital data has completely transformed how energy is discovered, produced and stored.   Look at drilling for example. From active and passive seismic sensors or the complex borehole […]

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It’s always incredible to see your kids go on to great things. We are experiencing just that with our own, Max Song. Max came to us from Brown a few years ago and made material impact on the organization working on two client facing financial projects, despite not having graduated from college yet.  His experiences […]

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Gunnar Carlsson is widely recognized as one of the leading mathematicians of our time.  His pioneering work on Topology and Topological Data Analysis has inspired a generation of mathematicians and is transforming how organizations solve complex, high value problems. This technical, but approachable talk was given at the University of Tokyo in May of 2015 […]

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Our friends at AlwaysOn announced the winners of the Global 250 on Friday – a list that contains the “fastest growing and most highly valued new companies on the planet” per AlwaysOn Founder and Editor, Tony Perkins.   We are flattered to make their list.   The panel of judges includes the best and brightest from GSV […]

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We like to say we have the special sauce when it comes to using geometric shape to analyze complex datasets. Our secret ingredient, Topological Data Analysis(TDA), uses Machine Learning algorithms combined with topology to derive powerful insights.   Since Topology is the foundation of our company, we started an annual tradition three years ago in celebration. […]

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One of the key capabilities in topological data analysis is the identification of coherent subpopulations in complex data sets. Often these groups are based an outcome of interest. For example, in a genomic data set based on a disease, where one has a sample from a number of subjects, the outcome might be death of […]

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We had the opportunity to attend the SF Startup Job Fair at General Assembly last Friday and it was a blast. We engaged with some incredibly bright minds who wanted to venture out into the startup world, whether they’re right out of school or mid-career professionals.  We spoke with potential candidates about working for Ayasdi versus another company in our space and we […]

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In the recent months we’ve noticed some pretty interesting concoctions here at the Ayasdi office that haven’t gotten enough creative credit. We decided to host an event to showcase all of the creativity and culinary talent that is among us on a daily basis. We called it the First Annual Ayasdi Kitchen Hack. What started off […]

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We teamed up with Fierce Health a couple weeks ago to discuss the size and complexity of medical claims data and the challenges that it presents to healthcare insurance payers. These massive datasets are increasing in size each second and with that comes the possibility of fraud, waste and abuse (FWA) going undetected. Once upon […]

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Allison Gilmore, one of our data scientists here at Ayasdi, recently gave a presentation at the Big Data Global Analytics Conference in Santa Clara about how topology and the shape of data can inform predictive models.  Allison’s position is that data has shape and shape has meaning, something you probably already know. Anyone who does […]

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Ayasdi was recently highlighted in an article from Lab Manager Magazine entitled “Insights on Big Data in Drug Discovery, a Combination of Computations and Simulations Will Change Tomorrow’s Health Care.” While we are not regulars in the pages of Lab Manager, the article does an excellent job of discussing how analytics are transforming the role […]

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In our most recent webinar “The Fraud Arms Race: Using Machine Intelligence to Create Effective Fraud Detection Models” we teamed with Global Association of Risk Management (GARP) to discuss the growing problem of transactional fraud. There was an accompanying demo and that can be found here. This is an issue of concern because payment card issuers, merchants […]

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This morning Ayasdi had the distinct honor of being named as one of The Best Big Data And Business Analytics Companies To Work For In 2015 by Forbes contributor Louis Columbus. The rankings put us in some excellent company including Cloudera , Google, Birst and Trifacta.  The list was compiled using the CRN Big Data 100 […]

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In recent weeks it’s been interesting to see folks talking about project tungsten; the effort to improve Spark performance by bringing it closer to bare metal. At Ayasdi we have long believed in running our computational components close to bare metal and taking full advantage of vector instructions and accelerators. This discussion prompted me to […]

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This morning we were named to Computer Reseller News’ list of top companies in big data for the third straight year.  The annual list recognizes companies that bring innovative tools, technologies and services to market, helping organizations productively manage, process and analyze the increasing volume of information being generated today. Like the Fast Company list, […]

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The team over at Baseball Prospectus led by Jeff Long came to us at the end of last year with collaboration request. The concept was to use Ayasdi’s Machine Intelligence software to look at baseball in the same way that Muthu Alagappan looked at basketball. The result of this collaboration is really cool and underscores […]

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Michael Woods blew away the room at OpRiskNA last month with his discussion on how Machine Intelligence helps construct effective revenue forecast models for CCAR. While we talk about the subject in some detail below, the video of the talk and the superb Q&A that follows is not to be missed. Check it out here: […]

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This interview originally appeared at KDnuggets in three parts. For ease of reading, we have included the entire interview in one place. Please be sure to visit the KDnuggets site for all the latest on Data Mining, analytics, Big Data and Data Science.    Anthony Bak is a principal data scientist at Ayasdi, where he designs machine […]

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When I was in business school we used to talk about ourselves in terms of quants and poets.  Having a liberal arts degree and having worked in politics put me squarely in the poet category – a domain I still occupy, especially at a company founded by and dominated by some of the world’s most […]

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Today we announced two things of significance for Ayasdi that will help to define the future of the company. First off, we announced significant year over year growth in customers, revenues, bookings and annual contract value.  These growth milestones don’t just tell the story of a rapidly growing enterprise –  they tell a story of […]

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