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AI for Organizing – Categorizing and Managing Data at Scale

So far in this series on Artificial Intelligence < Artificial Intelligence: Monster or Mentor? and AI for Summarization – Enabling Human-Consumable Information >, we looked at several key ways in which AI advances can improve human productivity in organizations. Last time’s article dove into Distillation – automating the path to value. In this article, we’ll look at the next common approach: Categorization. Categorization is applying AI approaches to automate the labeling and organization of large data volumes, so that data

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PHEMI Ranked Among Most Significant Companies in Independent Research Firm’s Big Data Warehouse Report

Company named a “Contender” and cited for “a strong focus on privacy, security, and governance, with deep knowledge in the healthcare space.” VANCOUVER, BC, July 13, 2017 – PHEMI, the company delivering big data solutions with built-in privacy, governance, and enterprise-grade management, today announced it was among the select companies that Forrester Research reviewed in its June 2017 evaluation, The Forrester Wave™: Big Data Warehouse, Q2 2017. In its evaluation, Forrester states that big data warehouse minimizes the complexity of messy

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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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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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PHEMI selected as a 2017 “Ready to Rocket” Company

PHEMI is excited to announce that we’ve been named one of the top Information and Communications Technology (ICT) companies on Rocket Builders’ fifteenth (15th) annual “Ready to Rocket” lists. The annual 2017 “Ready to Rocket” lists provide accurate predictions of private companies that will likely experience significant growth, venture capital investment or acquisition by a major player in the coming year. The lists cover 3 different technology sectors: Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Cleantech (CT) Life Science (LS) The “Ready to Rocket” lists are

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