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PHEMI Raises $10 Million, Partners With South Africa-Based Insurer

Vancouver-based PHEMI has raised $10 million in funding as it works to expand its sales and marketing capabilities. The round was led by existing investors CTI Life Sciences Fund (CTI), BDC Capital Healthcare Venture Fund, and Yaletown Partners. The round also welcomed new investors Quark Venture Inc. and GF Securities through the Global Health Sciences Fund. Phemi develops big data solutions for enterprises, which include built-in privacy, governance, and enterprise-grade management. The company’s flagship product lets organizations access and mine any variety

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PHEMI Closes $10 Million Venture Capital Financing with New and Existing Investors

Quark Venture Inc. joins PHEMI, bringing increased global insights and business connections to drive the company’s continued growth and development   PHEMI, the company delivering big data solutions with built-in privacy, governance, and enterprise-grade management, today announced it has raised a $10 million venture financing to expand the company’s commercialization through expanded sales and marketing activities and robust outreach into emerging vertical markets. Quark Venture Inc. and GF Securities, through the Global Health Sciences Fund, is the newest PHEMI investor, joining

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PHEMI Partners with Discovery to Tap into New Data Sources for Enhanced Insurance Offerings

Leading global insurer, Discovery, deploys PHEMI Central Big Data Warehouse solution to unlock new insights and data-driven understanding of the links between behavior and insurance risk PHEMI, the company delivering big data solutions with built-in privacy, governance, and enterprise-grade management, today announced a partnership with global insurer Discovery Limited that will see the PHEMI Central Big Data Warehouse solution deployed by the South African-founded company. PHEMI will deliver a big data solution with built-in security, governance, and enterprise-grade management that

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AI for Summarization – Enabling Human-Consumable Information

In the first post in this series on Artificial Intelligence: Monster or Mentor? we saw that there are several key ways in which AI advances can improve human productivity in organizations. In this article, we’ll look at the first: Distillation. Distillation is applying AI approaches to automate making large data volumes interpretable. Just like miners distill tons of raw ore into ounces of gold using machines, the goal is to automate the identification of value in big data. Here, we’ll

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Opinion: When is a hybrid approach right for the enterprise data warehouse?

After attending a recent analytics conference sponsored by Gartner Inc., I walked away with both new and updated information, as well as a lingering, disquieting observation. In a nutshell – there is lots of data out there with more pouring in every day. Yet it’s really hard to derive insights from it. As someone once said “We have oceans of data, yet only puddles of information.” While this is not breaking news, this perception persists largely because the prevailing enterprise

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Artificial Intelligence: Monster or Mentor?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is everywhere these days. It’s simultaneously heralded as both the greatest thing since sliced bread — freeing us from driving cars, diagnosing diseases better, and so on — and the worst thing imaginable— displacing millions of jobs, and a step towards the inevitable AI domination of humans. In this blog series we’re going to dive deeper into several exciting examples where AI enables human workers to function at a far greater level of productivity than they would

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Precision Medicine Adoption Review

Precision Medicine

What an exciting time for precision medicine… Genomic sequencing is becoming better, faster, and cheaper at an exponential rate, outpacing even Moore’s Law. What was impossible or prohibitively expensive some 10 years ago is becoming affordable not only for academic research but also for clinical applications. With the price of the whole genome sequencing having fallen to $1,000 USD when done at scale, more and more innovative organizations are looking for ways to use genomics data to revolutionize and personalize

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Data Governance Drives Effective Analytics

We recently came across Aberdeen’s report “Nimble IT and the Data Layer: The Lynchpin of Analytical Success,” which summarizes survey results of data management professionals and analytics users.  The report explores the relationship between IT environments and decision-making by business users. Interestingly, Aberdeen found that something called a “nimble IT” environment empowers line-of-business users to make better decisions and improve company performance. We all intuitively understand what Aberdeen means by “nimble” – an IT organization that is strategic, yet agile,

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PHEMI Named a 2017 Gartner Cool Vendor in Healthcare Providers

PHEMI Named a 2017 Gartner Cool Vendor in Healthcare Providers for its Advancement of Precision Medicine and Clinical Research Initiatives Company’s big data management platform purpose built for integrating and analyzing large healthcare data sets with industrial strength privacy, performance, and governance  VANCOUVER, BC, May 1, 2017 – PHEMI, the company delivering big data solutions with built-in privacy, governance, and enterprise-grade management, says its status as a Gartner Cool Vendor for Healthcare Providers is based upon a big data warehouse

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