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What's New in DataRobot Release 7.1?

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DataRobot Employee

What's New in DataRobot Release 7.1?

DataRobot 7.1 has arrived!

As we reach the mid-point of 2021, we are thrilled to announce our 2nd major release of the year! DataRobot 7.1 is packed with new features and enhancements across the board to take your AI projects to the next level. Watch the DataRobot 7.1 Release webinar (on-demand) to hear more about the release, including:

  • Feature Discovery Push-Down Integration for Snowflake—You can now automatically discover and compute new features for your models directly in the Snowflake Data Cloud without moving your data. This makes feature generation much faster, more accurate, and more cost-effective. See demo video.
  • Time Series Eureqa Models Enhancements—DataRobot AutoTS now runs its unique Eureqa forecasting models as part of the regular Autopilot process. Eureqa models are based on the idea that a genetic algorithm can fit different analytic expressions to trained data and return a mathematical formula as a machine learning model. With smart feature selection, Eureqa models reduce complexity dramatically and work perfectly with datasets large and small. See demo video.
  • Nowcasting for Time-Aware Models—In the face of uncertainty, the ability to gather and interpret information quickly is critical for many decision-makers. Nowcasting can help organizations to collect critical insights by estimating the present, as yet unknown, conditions of their target variable of interest.
  • MLOps Management Agents (public beta)—Our new MLOps Management Agents provide advanced lifecycle management and monitoring for your remote models. Management agents understand the state of your remote models and can automate the task of retrieving model artifacts and deploying or replacing models directly in their environment. See demo video.
  • No-Code App Builder (public beta)—Any predictive model can become an AI app in minutes with no coding, putting the predictive power of DataRobot directly in the hands of your decision-makers. The No-Code App Builder allows users of any technical level to configure and customize their AI apps easily. See demo video.

And there’s more!
Including Automated AI Reports, Feature Discovery Relationships Quality Assessment, Prediction Jobs and Scheduler, Automated Data Prep for Time Series, and many other enhancements.

We would very much like to walk you through all of the details of the release in a live environment, but until then, here are some highlights of the release. Make sure to tell us what you think of this release announcement, the demos, and the 7.1 features!

Public beta features

Every DataRobot release includes some features that have been tested by our engineering and quality teams, and are available for preview by a limited number of users. If you're a customer and are interested in giving some of these features a try, contact your CFDS or account executive for details on how you can participate.

Here are some public beta features you can check out now:

  • AutoML public beta features:
    • Feature Discovery Relationships Quality Assessment (see demo video)
    • Feature Discovery Settings
    • Multilabel Classification
    • Project Navigation Enhancement
    • Bring Your Own Stop Words
    • Quantile Regression
    • Lemmatization For English Text
  • AutoTS public beta features
    • Nowcasting
    • Automated Data Prep for Time Series (see demo video)
    • Partial History and New Series Blueprints
    • New Series Humility Rules
  • MLOps public beta features
    • Improved Batch Predictions for Custom Models
    • Governance: Feature Lists
    • The Management Agent (see demo video)
    • Scoring Code in Snowflake (see demo video)
    • Prediction Explanations in Scoring Code
    • Prediction Job Definitions + Scheduler (see demo video)
    • Deployment Reports (see demo video)
    • MLOps Agent: Kafka
    • Baseline Revisions for External Models
    • Portable Batch Predictions
    • Batch Prediction Parquet Support
    • Reset Deployments Statistics
  • Business Ops public beta features
  • Platform-wide public beta features
    • Ability to define custom roles in RBAC
    • Ability to permanently delete project data

Resources for this release

We’ve created a series of demo videos to help you understand the changes and guide you while using this release. Also, blogs are published periodically so please make sure to check our Blog often. For the best experience, you can also subscribe to our blog and we’ll notify you about new posts.

Below are demo videos for many of the new and updated features.

Trusted AI

Automated AI Reports and Multiclass Compliance Documentation
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Automated Machine Learning (AutoML) 

Feature Discovery Relationships Quality Assessment
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Feature Discovery Push Down Integration for Snowflake
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Automated Time Series (AutoTS)

Automated Data Prep for Time Series
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Eureqa Model Enhancements 
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Management Agents for Remote Models
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Scoring Code in Snowflake
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Prediction Jobs and Scheduler
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Automated Deployment Reports
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Business Ops

No-Code AI App Builder
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More information about the release

Make sure to watch the release 7.1 webinar (on-demand) which provides an overview of these new features and product demonstrations.

More information for DataRobot users: search in-app Platform Documentation for Release Center, and find the Version 7.1.0 release notes for AutoML or MLOps.

Tell me what you think

If this material is helpful, let us know. If you still have questions about the release, let us know. Other DataRobot Community members and our DataRobot experts will help fill in any blanks, and your feedback is critical to helping us get better. Click Comment and let me know. Thanks! @RichardT 

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