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Copilot Propels Microsoft to Lead Position in Analytics/BI Market

A new Gartner report on the analytics/business intelligence market places Microsoft in the lead position of the field. The Redmond cloud giant stands apart and alone atop the axes for both the ability to execute and completeness of vision in Gartner's latest "Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms."

Report Student Success Staff Tapping into AI Despite Lack of Institutional Support

In a recent survey from education firm EAB, 62% of university student success staff said they believe artificial intelligence can help them identify students in need of support. And 69% said they have used AI in their work over the last year.

Report: Only Half of Ransomware-Compromised Data Will Be Recovered

Organizations are vulnerable to substantial data loss and negative business impact from a ransomware attack, according to a report from Veeam Software.

Survey Reveals Increased Demand for Online Student Mental Health Support

The results of a new survey reveal that an “overwhelming majority” of higher-education faculty, staff, and administrators have seen an increased need for mental health support among online students, according to a news release.

Report: AI Skills Boost Wages for Some, Redefine In-Demand Occupations

Artificial intelligence is providing a boon for many occupations, with AI skills often bumping up paychecks, according to the PwC 2024 AI Jobs Barometer report, analyzing over half a billion job ads to reveal the transformative impact of AI on job growth, skills demand, wage premiums and productivity across various sectors.



Educause Adds Honorary AI Category to Horizon Report

For the first time, Educause's Teaching and Learning Horizon Report has added a separate category for artificial intelligence in its list of the top trends shaping the future of teaching and learning in higher education.

Turnitin: More than Half of Students Continue to Use AI to Write Papers

Since its launch in April 2023, Turnitin's AI writing detection tool has reviewed over 200 million papers, with data showing that more than half of students continue to use AI to write their papers.

Data Literacy, AI Democratization Top Trends in Data & AI/Analytics for 2024

Democratization of AI, the need for data literacy, and more are key themes in two new survey-based reports from a cloud giant and a research firm.

Industry Leading Academia in AI Research

Skyrocketing costs of training AI foundation models have made it difficult for academia and government to keep up with industry in AI research and development, according to the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI).

Security Professionals Express Cautious Optimism About AI

A new report on the state of AI and security indicates that security pros are cautiously optimistic about AI's potential to enhance threat detection and response.