Welcome to Episode 15 of the Cloud Wars Horizon Minute — featuring news and commentary hosted by Acceleration Economy analyst Tom Smith. Each episode provides insights into one or more Innovation Accelerators on the Cloud Wars Horizon.
This episode is brought to you by Cloud Wars Expo. This in-person event will be held from June 28th to 30th at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California
00:10 — Today, Tom is digging into more details on the recently released, AI-based data science and analytics platform from RapidMiner
02:25 — RapidMiner leaders discussed barriers to deploying AI, namely lack of skills and knowledge, and talked about digital transformation being more about people than “tooling”
02:35 — To address skills gaps, they’re introducing new features and functions, as well as training, that will make AI more broadly applicable and usable
03:00 — A new fully automated mode is designed to give business users who are AI novices the ability to capitalize on AI and get quick wins with the technology
03:30 — The company is offering training for all levels of users, from novices to data scientists to top executives. These moves should make progress toward democratizing AI