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Financial Data

3 Ways AI-Guided Data Exploration Turns Obstacles Into Opportunity In Financial Services

By Amanda Derrick | May 24, 2023

Financial services organizations are sitting on more valuable data than they know what to do with…or manage and explore. Traditional analytics tools, like BI dashboards and 2D graphs, just aren’t up to the task of clearly explaining all that’s going ...

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Finding Transparency in Generative AI

By Amanda Derrick | May 10, 2023

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been spreading across industries and growing in prominence and acceptance and the emergence of ChatGPT on the scene this year has launched the conversation into the stratosphere. ChatGPT has put a very public face on ...

Financial Data

Discovering Game-Changing Insight in Financial Services Data

By Amanda Derrick | May 3, 2023

With the collapse of a third bank this year, and an increasingly volatile financial market, financial institutions don’t have a lot of room for error. What they do have is a lot of data, both internal and external, and data analysts doing their best ...

Defining What Today’s AI Is…And What It’s Not

By Amanda Derrick | March 30, 2023

We were just at the 2023 Gartner Data and Analytics Summit, which is always a valuable opportunity to hear directly from data scientists and analysts... and they sure had questions. The biggest one was "What do all these vendors mean when they say ...

Introducing Virtualitics Smart Sampling: Get the Right Sample Every Time

By Amanda Derrick | March 22, 2023

Gathering a sample from your dataset that properly represents the nuances in the data is challenging for anyone, even seasoned data scientists. Since it’s likely that the data you need to explore is massive, sampling can’t be avoided. But taking ...

The AI Detective: Three Ways Intelligent Exploration Puts Your Data To Work

By Amanda Derrick | March 15, 2023

We set out to use the Virtualitics AI Platform to find the best unknown True Crime Podcasts, and Intelligent Exploration didn’t let us down! We even drew back the curtain on our analysis to show you the knowledge graphs and NLP features that helped ...

Data Analysis

Risk and Reward: The Struggle of Data Sampling

By Amanda Derrick | March 8, 2023

Sampling is unavoidable when we’re dealing with big data. The only way to find meaning from a large dataset is to make it smaller, and more manageable. However, data sampling can result in a biased or unrepresentative cross-section of data…which ...

The AI Detective Continued: Using Intelligent Exploration to Identify True Crime Podcasts Worth Hearing

By Amanda Derrick | February 15, 2023

Artificial intelligence isn’t just about helping huge corporations with business strategies or discovering the next biomedical miracle. Machine learning is becoming part of everyday life, helping people save time, make smarter decisions, and remove ...

Data Analysis

Combating The Costs Of Customer Churn

By Amanda Derrick | February 8, 2023

Customer churn is one of the most expensive issues businesses face. Customer loss impacts businesses of all sizes in every industry. Attrition means millions of dollars in lost revenue and increased customer acquisition costs. To tackle churn, you ...

Big Data Is Proof That You Can Have Too Much Of A Good Thing

By Amanda Derrick | February 1, 2023

What IS Big Data anyway? Unsurprisingly, it’s exactly what it sounds like: a whole LOT of data. Gartner defines Big Data as “high-volume, high-velocity, and/or high-variety information assets”. Defined like that, it sounds like a digital tidal ...

The AI Detective: How AI-led data exploration helped us find our next binge-worthy podcast

By Amanda Derrick | January 24, 2023

We love a good true crime story, and we’re always looking for something new. Could AI-led exploration help us sift through the thousands of podcasts out there and help us discover a hidden gem?

Values at Virtualitics: How we build innovative people and products

By Amanda Derrick | January 17, 2023

Just last week we announced that Virtualitics was included on Built In’s 2023 Best Places to Work list, for a second time! The list is developed based on information about companies including compensation and benefits, flexible and remote work ...

How to Build a Business Where Data Scientists Thrive

By Amanda Derrick | January 10, 2023

Between exponential growth in the use of business intelligence technology, a growing trend toward AI initiatives, and a recession that’s putting the squeeze on hiring, good help is definitely getting hard to find in the data science world. And the ...

Virtualitics News

Bryan Katis joins Virtualitics as Head of Product

By Amanda Derrick | January 6, 2023

Virtualitics is pleased to welcome Bryan Katis as our new Head of Product. With over 20 years of experience in data and analytics from companies including SAP, Zepl, and most recently DataRobot, Bryan brings experience and vision that will lead our ...

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Nine Steps to Building a Scalable AI Strategy

By Amanda Derrick | October 24, 2022

Multitasking? Great! You can listen to this blog post by clicking above or find our podcast, Intelligent Data Exploration, on major podcast platforms. AI is on the brink of becoming mainstream, but many organizations aren’t even attempting to use AI ...