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2020 is the Year of AI Adoption
Prepare for the Future with IDUG
As a leader in the world of data, IDUG is the go-to place to learn and develop new skills. Our quality education keeps you on the cutting edge, helping you navigate the latest industry developments such as these 2020 trends:

  • Kubernetes will drive more operational AI in 2020. When it comes to advanced analytics and AI, 2020 will bring the "Kubernetifying" of the analytics stack.
  • Data science will be simplified thanks to no-code/low-code technologies.
  • Cloud powerhouses will focus on multicloud.
Step Up with IDUG in the New Year
At IDUG, we're excited to kick off the new decade with our amazing community. For our members and volunteers, this is a great time to consider stepping into new roles with the organization. We have some incredible opportunities available. If you're new to volunteering, we have positions open now. If you are a seasoned volunteer, consider joining the IDUG Board of Directors.
Anomaly Detection with SQL on Db2
by Javier Estrada Benavides
Anomaly detection is perhaps one of the hottest sub-topics in Analytics and Data Science. There are many ways to begin with these fields of study, and one of the first steps that both disciplines have in common is to know your data, and we can’t stress it enough. Nowadays we hear about anomaly detection in Machine Learning, Deep Learning, monitoring systems, and all kinds of data analysis, and while we usually tend to relate this topic to Machine Learning and advanced applications, we have several ways to tackle into this topic.
AI in 2020: From Experimentation to Adoption, the Future is Here!
AI is already ubiquitous in the world of data. To help chart the course of what's to come, IBM r ecently commissioned a global survey with Morning Consult to explore how AI adoption is tracking around the globe. The survey examined how companies large and small are harnessing the power of AI. The findings show that AI is on the rise and is moving from experiment to adoption in 2020.

Check out the blog from Rob Thomas, IBM general manager, IBM Data and A I.
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President's Letter
This month, IDUG President Billy Sundarrajan looks ahead to what's coming in 2020.
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