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Who Invented the Null Hypothesis? WHO INVENTED THE NULL HYPOTHESIS?

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Sep 28, 2018

For many students, statistics is a troublesome subject, and the root of that trouble can be traced to the concept of the null hypothesis. In these days of big data, machine learning, and predictive analytics, formal hypothesis testing has receded in relative importance. Nonetheless, it retains consi...

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Machine Learning: It is a Mistake to Lack Relevant Data MACHINE LEARNING: IT IS A MISTAKE TO LACK RELEVANT DATA

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Oct 19, 2018

It has been said that good judgment comes through experience, but experience seems to come through bad judgment! In two decades of mining data from diverse fields we have made many mistakes, which may yet lead to wisdom. Below, we briefly describe, and illustrate from examples, what we believe are t...

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Gartner IT Expo: Augmented Analytics GARTNER IT EXPO: AUGMENTED ANALYTICS

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Oct 15, 2018

Our MicroStrategy and BI Expert Jim Butz spoke at the Gartner IT Expo today on the power of augmented analytics. In short, he pushed that data and insights only matter if you can easily access them and if you have the ability to act on the insight. To that end, your business intelligence (BI) tools ...

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How the Hortonworks/Cloudera merger shifts the Hadoop landscape HOW THE HORTONWORKS/CLOUDERA MERGER SHIFTS THE HADOOP LANDSCAPE

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Oct 15, 2018

Hortonworks and Cloudera have much in common, with both companies focusing on offering their own secure Apache Hadoop distribution. In doing so, they have simplified the process of making use of Hadoop, which in its native form is not easy to use and lacks the features and functionality that larger ...

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$15 Million Series B a Testament to Vision, Value of Arcadia Data $15 MILLION SERIES B A TESTAMENT TO VISION, VALUE OF ARCADIA DATA

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Oct 02, 2018

A lot has changed at Arcadia Data since 2012, when we were just four founders thinking about ways to connect non-technical business users to big data. What hasn’t changed is the problem we ended up solving. In fact, continuing growth in data volume and complexity has exacerbated the obstacles ...

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BI on Hadoop: What Are You Waiting For? BI ON HADOOP: WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?

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Oct 04, 2018

Big data should have been the rocket fuel that launched business intelligence (BI) into the stratosphere, so why are so many companies still stuck in neutral when it comes to harnessing the power of Apache Hadoop, or, more specifically, BI on Hadoop, for improved business insights? It’s becaus...

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What if Data was an Asset? WHAT IF DATA WAS AN ASSET?

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Sep 28, 2018

In part I of this series, Is Data Really an Asset? we explored whether data really is an asset, looking at whether firms are using it to evolve their business models to become stronger. In part II, we take a deeper dive to discover how data should be maintained as an asset. When it comes to question...

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What is Clickless Analysis? Can it Simplify Adoption of Augmented Analytics? WHAT IS CLICKLESS ANALYSIS? CAN IT SIMPLIFY ADOPTION OF AUGMENTED ANALYTICS?

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Oct 17, 2018

The concept of Clickless Analytics is one that will be happily embraced by business users and by the business enterprise. The reason is simple! Clickless Analytics allows users to find and analyze information without specialized skills, by using natural language. In this, the first of a three-part s...

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The Future of Big Data and Machine Learning Is Clear: It’s All on the Cloud THE FUTURE OF BIG DATA AND MACHINE LEARNING IS CLEAR: IT’S ALL ON THE CLOUD

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Oct 12, 2018

Last week’s announcement that Cloudera and Hortonworks will merge to form a single entity speaks volumes about the state of the big data and machine learning (ML) market: the cloud is the future, and the world of on-premises data centers is becoming a thing of the past. Companies who build the...

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Seize The Power Of Analytical Reports – Business Examples & Templates SEIZE THE POWER OF ANALYTICAL REPORTS – BUSINESS EXAMPLES & TEMPLATES

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Oct 12, 2018

In recent years, analytical reporting has been evolving into one of the most important business intelligence components that has compelled companies to adapt their strategies based on data-driven insights. While many companies struggle to leverage an effective business intelligence strategy, the imp...

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R AND PYTHON: HOW TO INTEGRATE THE BEST OF BOTH INTO YOUR DATA SCIENCE WORKFLOW R AND PYTHON: HOW TO INTEGRATE THE BEST OF BOTH INTO YOUR DATA SCIENCE WORKFLOW

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Oct 08, 2018

From Executive Business Leadership to Data Scientists, we all agree on one thing: A data-driven transformation is happening. Artificial Intelligence (AI) and more specifically, Data Science, are redefining how organizations extract insights from their core business(es). We’re experiencing a fu...

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SAP S/4HANA and SAP Predictive Analytics integrator Blog Series SAP S/4HANA AND SAP PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS INTEGRATOR BLOG SERIES

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Oct 11, 2018

In recent months you may have heard a lot about the Intelligent Enterprise and, how we are enabling customers to effectively use their data assets to achieve their desired outcomes faster – and with less risk. At the core of the Intelligent Enterprise is Machine Learning, which enables compute...

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What is Smart Data Visualization and Can it Make Business Users Smarter? WHAT IS SMART DATA VISUALIZATION AND CAN IT MAKE BUSINESS USERS SMARTER?

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Oct 09, 2018

Smart Data Visualization can radically improve your Business Intelligence, Data Discovery, and Analytics. It can streamline the work process of business users, improve the accuracy of planning and forecasting and ensure better, timelier, more accurate business decisions. What is Smart Data Visualiza...

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Augmented Analytics with MicroStrategy at GartnerSYM 2018 AUGMENTED ANALYTICS WITH MICROSTRATEGY AT GARTNERSYM 2018

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Oct 11, 2018

Business intelligence (BI) helps organizations transform their data into actionable intelligence and make smarter business decisions. But according to one Gartner survey, only about 30 percent of employees are using analytics. So how can enterprises increase adoption? Augmented analytics may be the ...

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Harness the Power of Financial Planning and Analysis in SAP S/4HANA with SAP Analytics Cloud HARNESS THE POWER OF FINANCIAL PLANNING AND ANALYSIS IN SAP S/4HANA WITH SAP ANALYTICS CLOUD

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Sep 26, 2018

Business leaders increasingly rely on CFOs and finance teams to support them in making strategic decisions. In an ideal world, that support comes in the form of cloud analytics. But a number of organizations still rely on outdated financial planning and analysis solutions (FP&A)—in some ca...

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The Future of Analytics Is Smart THE FUTURE OF ANALYTICS IS SMART

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Sep 27, 2018

Recently, we released the exciting news that Smart Predict has been added to SAP Analytics Cloud.  Smart Predict enables a business analyst to do fully automated predictive workflows without needing to understand data science concepts or use any form of complex tooling. It’s different fro...

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Top 4 Reasons Data Scientists are Motivated to Change Jobs TOP 4 REASONS DATA SCIENTISTS ARE MOTIVATED TO CHANGE JOBS

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Oct 01, 2018

The US could have as many as 250,000 open data science jobs by 2024 (InfoWorld), and the data science skills gap will find companies scrambling to train or hire talent in the coming years. So, the war for data science talent is real. Knowing what motivates a data scientist to change jobs can provide...

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Data Science Principles at Play in Search Engines DATA SCIENCE PRINCIPLES AT PLAY IN SEARCH ENGINES

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Oct 04, 2018

If you’ve never worked with a search engine like Apache Solr or Elasticsearch (or the lower level Lucene library), some of the concepts and conventions can feel a bit foreign to the uninitiated data scientist. In this article, I’ll be giving you a deeper understanding of how search engin...

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Leverage SAP Analytics Cloud Best-Practice Business Content for SAP S/4HANA LEVERAGE SAP ANALYTICS CLOUD BEST-PRACTICE BUSINESS CONTENT FOR SAP S/4HANA

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Oct 01, 2018

Making more intelligent decisions, improving operational efficiencies and gaining a competitive edge are among the priorities for best-in-class organizations today. And to achieve that a recent study shows that the top five most important technologies and initiatives essential to becoming a more int...

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Data Management, Analytics, and a New Era of Growth for Midsize Companies DATA MANAGEMENT, ANALYTICS, AND A NEW ERA OF GROWTH FOR MIDSIZE COMPANIES

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Oct 03, 2018

Money, time, employees, and resources – these are in short supply for a lot of midsize businesses. But many of them are overcoming those limitations by tapping into their abundance of data to channel their passion, genius, and perseverance into opportunity. Let face it, running a business with...

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Analyzing Data for Better Provider Finances ANALYZING DATA FOR BETTER PROVIDER FINANCES

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Sep 25, 2018

Healthcare providers are always seeking solutions to ensure reimbursement remains steady amid stiff competition. By taking the time to analyze data, it is possible to boost revenue cycle performance and payer contracts, while ultimately keeping the bottom line at the forefront. How does a provider g...

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AI in Healthcare Marketing: A New Data Frontier AI IN HEALTHCARE MARKETING: A NEW DATA FRONTIER

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Oct 02, 2018

Over the past few years, artificial intelligence (AI), fueled by machine learning, has taken the healthcare industry by storm. By “teaching” computer algorithms to learn from data, a door has opened for new technologies to emerge that can act and adapt without human intervention. Current...

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Expansion of IoT within Industrial Organizations EXPANSION OF IOT WITHIN INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATIONS

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May 08, 2018

The adoption of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) networking technologies into industrialized environments is increasing. As industrial organizations ramp up their investments in Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, so grows the interest of cyber attackers. Electrical power plants, oil and gas ...

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Reverse Engineering the Analyst: Building Machine Learning Models for the SOC REVERSE ENGINEERING THE ANALYST: BUILDING MACHINE LEARNING MODELS FOR THE SOC

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Jun 05, 2018

Many cyber incidents can be traced back to an original alert that was either missed or ignored by the Security Operations Center (SOC) or Incident Response (IR) team. While most analysts and SOCs are vigilant and responsive, the fact is they are often overwhelmed with alerts. If a SOC is unable to r...

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Healthcare costs are skyrocketing! Reduce costs and optimize with AI HEALTHCARE COSTS ARE SKYROCKETING! REDUCE COSTS AND OPTIMIZE WITH AI

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Oct 01, 2018

In 2016, healthcare costs in the US are estimated at nearly 18 percent of the GDP! Cost reduction is a high priority for all types of healthcare organizations, but especially healthcare providers such as hospitals, clinics, and many others. Optimizing operations within healthcare providers offers su...

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Accelerating healthcare AI startups in the cloud ACCELERATING HEALTHCARE AI STARTUPS IN THE CLOUD

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Oct 03, 2018

Frost and Sullivan has estimated the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Market for Healthcare IT in 2018 for hospitals at $574 million USD and expects it to grow at a CAGR of 65 percent to $4.3 billion USD in 2022! Similar explosive growth is predicted across other segments of healthcare. Machine Learning...

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When AI Meets BI WHEN AI MEETS BI

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Oct 02, 2018

Being visual has been a given for BI since the early days of management dashboards. Graphs and visuals make it easier for users to understand information. A picture may not tell a thousand words, but it can certainly make it easier to understand data. Despite a long history of visualization, however...

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Why you should extend your data insights with graph analytics WHY YOU SHOULD EXTEND YOUR DATA INSIGHTS WITH GRAPH ANALYTICS

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Sep 24, 2018

Big data and analytics are well established in organizations. Further, the principle means through, which business insights are purveyed is through high-level dashboards that can tell a story in an eyeshot; or in spreadsheet-like reports that are both comfortable and familiar to end users. The quest...

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Five Principles for Big Data Ethics FIVE PRINCIPLES FOR BIG DATA ETHICS

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Oct 01, 2018

Big data analytics raises a number of ethical issues, especially as companies begin monetizing their data externally for purposes different from those for which the data was initially collected. The scale and ease with which analytics can be conducted today completely changes the ethical framework. ...

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Using Data and Analytics to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections USING DATA AND ANALYTICS TO PREVENT HEALTHCARE-ASSOCIATED INFECTIONS

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Sep 27, 2018

David Williams is Vice President and General Manager of Conduent Healthcare Provider Solutions. Every week it seems like there's a report about a new super bug that can put you at risk when you're in a hospital. This is on top of all the other hospital-borne infections (staph, pneumonia, UTI...

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Big Data and VoIP: How Informed Analysis Can Direct Smarter Strategies BIG DATA AND VOIP: HOW INFORMED ANALYSIS CAN DIRECT SMARTER STRATEGIES

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Sep 19, 2018

As digitization continues to proliferate into almost every aspect of our lives, the amount of content that is created, distributed, shared and stored has grown exponentially. Over the past decade, this movement has given rise to what’s known as “Big Data,” aptly named for its vast ...

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Data Visualization: Getting Started with Examples DATA VISUALIZATION: GETTING STARTED WITH EXAMPLES

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Sep 20, 2018

Here we are going to write a series of blog posts on data visualization. We will use a particularly interesting data set, exhaustive data on US university admission rates, post-graduation salaries, etc. The Importance of Data Visualization. Data visualization means graphs aka charts. When working wi...

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Up Your Game With Interactive Data Visualizations UP YOUR GAME WITH INTERACTIVE DATA VISUALIZATIONS

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Sep 17, 2018

In an increasingly data-driven world, the way we visualize the massive amounts of information is a key concern. While static data visualizations have their uses, today’s data visualization tools offer a significant upgrade thanks to their customizability as well as their capacity to generate f...

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Building a case for embedded BI BUILDING A CASE FOR EMBEDDED BI

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Sep 24, 2018

Business intelligence (BI) drives business growth. In the not too distant past, “big data” was the domain of big corporations with the resources to analyze and apply insights gleaned from an accumulation of data related to all aspects of a company’s functioning. Now, though, data, ...

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Six Reasons why Data Visualisation projects Fail SIX REASONS WHY DATA VISUALISATION PROJECTS FAIL

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Sep 18, 2018

The greatest value of a picture is when it forces us to notice what we never expected to see. — John W. Tukey. Inspite of the tremendous promise of data visualisation, and the discipline being mainstream for about a decade, it is anything but mature. With a boatload of visualisation tools at d...

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Career Paths in Big Data and Analytics CAREER PATHS IN BIG DATA AND ANALYTICS

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Sep 14, 2018

Why consider a career in Big Data and Analytics. Before we look at some career paths in big data and analytics, it’s worthwhile mentioning why you might want to consider a career in the industry! High demand. Big Data and Analytics skills are among the highest in demand in tech at the moment.&...

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How are Big Data and AI Changing the Business World? HOW ARE BIG DATA AND AI CHANGING THE BUSINESS WORLD?

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Sep 19, 2018

Today’s businesses are ruled by data. Specifically, big data and AI that have gradually been evolving to shape day-to-day business processes and playing as the key driver in business Intelligence decision-making. With the advancements of AI and cognitive computing with big data as the feed, co...

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Big Data Makes Way for Integrated Data BIG DATA MAKES WAY FOR INTEGRATED DATA

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Sep 19, 2018

For years we’ve been hearing about the promise of big data. And for many companies – and more to come, the promise of big data is being realized to the benefit of organizations’ stakeholders. But big data was never the end point. It was just the opening volley in the revolution of ...

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The Art of Data Visualization THE ART OF DATA VISUALIZATION

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Aug 15, 2018

At MicroStrategy, our goal is to achieve a fully integrated data-driven culture, both for our clients and our own workplace. We know that not every employee’s role or perspective is technical, but a truly data-driven environment gets even the most right-brained among us excited about data and ...

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Top Innovators in Data and Analytics TOP INNOVATORS IN DATA AND ANALYTICS

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Sep 10, 2018

FICO’s chief analytics officer, Dr. Scott Zoldi, has been named one of the top 100 innovators in data and analytics by Corinium. Corinium’s list spotlights business leaders, technologists and influencers who have accelerated the proliferation and understanding of data and analytics over ...

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Benefits of using Big Data in healthcare industry BENEFITS OF USING BIG DATA IN HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY

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Sep 13, 2018

Everyday numerous new records of data are being generated in every aspect of our lives, and it is becoming increasingly challenging to collect and analyze all pieces of data effectively. The healthcare industry, which received over 4 trillion USD from the US alone in 2017, is finally leveraging tech...

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BI Performance Isn’t Everything, It’s the Only Thing BI PERFORMANCE ISN’T EVERYTHING, IT’S THE ONLY THING

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Sep 13, 2018

Now that football season is upon us, I felt I should borrow from football lore for the title of this blog. But I admit, BI performance isn’t everything, and it certainly isn’t the only thing, but it still is very important. Before I dive into that topic, let me first take a step back. We...

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Big Data Analytics the Way It Was Intended with Search-Based BI BIG DATA ANALYTICS THE WAY IT WAS INTENDED WITH SEARCH-BASED BI

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Sep 04, 2018

When was the last time you had to explain to someone how to use an Internet search engine? Perhaps never? That’s not surprising considering that search engines are amazing in their simplicity from a user perspective while also delivering the outcomes we desire. Can we aspire to have a similar ...

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Key Differences between a Traditional Data Warehouse and Big Data KEY DIFFERENCES BETWEEN A TRADITIONAL DATA WAREHOUSE AND BIG DATA

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Sep 17, 2018

Traditional data warehouse solutions were originally developed out of necessity. In order to run the business, every company uses enterprise resource planning (ERP) and CRM applications to manage back-office functions like finance, accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger, and supply ch...

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BIG DATA IS REVOLUTIONIZING HEALTHCARE BIG DATA IS REVOLUTIONIZING HEALTHCARE

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Sep 04, 2018

“The cure for cancer is big data.” This bold statement was made earlier this year by Norman Sharpless, the director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI). He shared this idea as part of a story he told regarding a particular cancer treatment approach. A gene study, which used lots of da...

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What Does Data Science Need to Be Successful? WHAT DOES DATA SCIENCE NEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL?

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Aug 03, 2018

There are certain advances that have revolutionized the tech world – personal computing, cell technology, and cloud computing are just some of them. Now that we have the ability to store massive amounts of data in the cloud and then use it with advanced analytics, we can finally start working ...

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6 Questions to Ask When Preparing Data for Analysis 6 QUESTIONS TO ASK WHEN PREPARING DATA FOR ANALYSIS

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Aug 29, 2018

Data preparation is perhaps the most important step in any type of serious data analysis. And while it would be ludicrous to attempt to cover such a broad field of knowledge in one article, we’ve prepared a quick checklist that you can run through when preparing data for analysis. Hopefully, t...

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Data helps bring creative ideas to the table DATA HELPS BRING CREATIVE IDEAS TO THE TABLE

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Aug 31, 2018

In the field of creativity and ideas, a data strategy may seem like a burden to cultivate. Especially when the knowledge and resources to support a comprehensive data strategy may seem out of reach, too difficult, and too expensive to build. But what if we told you it wasn’t as difficult to de...

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5 Things You Need to Do Now to Keep Your BI Data Intelligent 5 THINGS YOU NEED TO DO NOW TO KEEP YOUR BI DATA INTELLIGENT

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Aug 30, 2018

Nowhere is the “garbage in garbage out” adage more fitting than in business intelligence. If, for example: e-mail addresses are blank or incorrectly entered. phone numbers do not include the area code or country code, or. states are inconsistently abbreviated (e.g. Wisconsin is abbreviat...

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Have You Thought About Full Stack Augmented Analytics Yet? HAVE YOU THOUGHT ABOUT FULL STACK AUGMENTED ANALYTICS YET?

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Aug 20, 2018

It’s easy to find evidence of how prevalent big data and analytics have become across organizations in most fields and industries. Big data, after all, continues to improve and provide better insights, more robust tools, and higher quality results. More importantly, the techniques and systems ...

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Doing Enterprise-Level Data Science with a Skeleton Crew DOING ENTERPRISE-LEVEL DATA SCIENCE WITH A SKELETON CREW

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Aug 23, 2018

Data science is a team sport.” As early as 2013, this axiom has been repeated to articulate that there is no unicorn data scientist, no single person that can do it all. Many companies have followed this wisdom, fielding massive data science operations. But more often than not, a big data scie...

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Applying Artificial Intelligence to Contract Management APPLYING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TO CONTRACT MANAGEMENT

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Jul 20, 2018

Contracts are difficult (or rather impossible) to sort. They are everywhere, distributed across many repositories, scattered across multiple locations. The inaccessibility of contracts makes the task of managing them cumbersome, leading to a risk of losing out important business opportunities that a...

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Managing Power BI Data Sources: Tips and Techniques MANAGING POWER BI DATA SOURCES: TIPS AND TECHNIQUES

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Aug 22, 2018

Managing data coming from various sources lies at the core of Power BI. Whether you are exploring data, creating charts and dashboards, or asking questions, all data visualizations and answers you see, all of them get their underlying data from multiple data sources. Power BI Excel Data Source is a ...

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5 techniques to take your data analysis to another level 5 TECHNIQUES TO TAKE YOUR DATA ANALYSIS TO ANOTHER LEVEL

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Aug 27, 2018

Implementing a business intelligence suite in your organization is about more than simply collecting additional data—it’s about converting this data into actionable insights. The amount of data an organization can collect today from a variety of sources offers it the ability to see under...

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How Microsoft Dynamics 365 Fits Into the Big Data Story HOW MICROSOFT DYNAMICS 365 FITS INTO THE BIG DATA STORY

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Aug 23, 2018

Business intelligence, artificial intelligence, intelligent cloud, intelligent edge, big data…the buzzwords are all around. There is a fundamental shift in the way companies are doing business. Many are beginning to leverage their data in new and innovative ways. They are leveraging their dat...

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Top Performing Data Modeling Tools TOP PERFORMING DATA MODELING TOOLS

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Aug 29, 2018

Almost all mid to large scale businesses these days rely deliberately on data to make important decisions on day-to-day basis. The authenticity and consistency of data is of great important for business users to make quick as well as well informed decisions. The flow and relationships of data need t...

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Why your Analytics Program is Struggling WHY YOUR ANALYTICS PROGRAM IS STRUGGLING

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Aug 20, 2018

What’s the point of this? It’s not just a sob story; it’s relevant to a lot of what I see and hear when I talk to clients about their analytics programs. They spend a lot of money year after year, with little improvement in results. They chase after the latest and greatest tools, b...

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How do I Find Mentors for Data Science? HOW DO I FIND MENTORS FOR DATA SCIENCE?

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Aug 16, 2018

Although Data Science has been around us ever since the 1960s, it has only gained traction in the last few decades. This is one of the main reasons why budding data scientists find it quite challenging to find right mentors. However, this scenario is drastically changing now. With the right approach...

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Applications of Data Science and Machine Learning in NETFLIX APPLICATIONS OF DATA SCIENCE AND MACHINE LEARNING IN NETFLIX

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Aug 21, 2018

Industries are using Data science in exciting and creative ways. Data Science is turning up in unexpected places improving the efficiency of various sectors. It is powering up human decision making and impacting the top and bottom lines of the business like never before. Industries are delighting mi...

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Why Data Science Jobs are in High Demand? WHY DATA SCIENCE JOBS ARE IN HIGH DEMAND?

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Aug 20, 2018

The hype around the data science has left everyone asking the question that why data science jobs are in high demand these days? Let’s see. A single flight of Boeing 787 aircraft generates up to 500GB of data. Currently, there are over 6 billion connected devices around the world generating mi...

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Banks are leveraging data analytics to transform customer journeys BANKS ARE LEVERAGING DATA ANALYTICS TO TRANSFORM CUSTOMER JOURNEYS

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Aug 21, 2018

Through analytics, banks can devise customized services to improve customer experience, drive up-sales and make customers feel valued. Historically, banks almost singularly focused on products and sales. Customer service and experience took a backseat. However, today the situation is changing signif...

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The bigger AI challenge – governing data THE BIGGER AI CHALLENGE – GOVERNING DATA

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Aug 15, 2018

This is not a new issue. Colleagues have been pointing out for some time that there is a lot of hype about AI, but a shortage of practical use cases. There are a number of possible reasons for this, but it is feasible that part of the cause is that companies are still unable to use their existing da...

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How Keras Machine Language API Makes TensorFlow Easier HOW KERAS MACHINE LANGUAGE API MAKES TENSORFLOW EASIER

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Aug 03, 2018

Keras is a Python framework designed to make working with Tensorflow (also written in Python) easier. It builds neural networks, which, of course, are used for classification problems. The example problem below is binary classification. You can find the code here. The binary classification problem h...

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What is Data Quality Management? WHAT IS DATA QUALITY MANAGEMENT?

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Jul 30, 2018

More business leaders are becoming aware of the tremendous impact big data has on the trajectory of the enterprise organization as it relates to: Predicting customer expectations; Assisting with effective product management; Being available on-demand to influence top-down decision making; Tailoring ...

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What would you build if you could exploit your IMS data? WHAT WOULD YOU BUILD IF YOU COULD EXPLOIT YOUR IMS DATA?

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Aug 17, 2018

IMS drives financial transactions, manufacturing, telecommunications, logistics, and more around the clock, around the globe. The Fortune 1000 alone process 265 billion secure transactions per day! Every time an IMS transaction occurs, data about that transaction is logged. What if you could use tha...

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New Sources, New Data, New Tools: Large Health Insurance Group Confronts the Future of Financial Data Management in Healthcare NEW SOURCES, NEW DATA, NEW TOOLS: LARGE HEALTH INSURANCE GROUP CONFRONTS THE FUTURE OF FINANCIAL DATA MANAGEMENT IN HEALTHCARE

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Aug 17, 2018

The world of healthcare never rests and one of the largest health insurance groups in the U.S. is not alone in wanting to provide, “quality care, better patient outcomes, and more engaged consumers.”   They achieve this through careful consideration as to how they manage their ...

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Top industries leveraging Big Data TOP INDUSTRIES LEVERAGING BIG DATA

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Aug 16, 2018

How does the application of big data drive industries? Organizations may have several goals for leveraging big data projects. But the primary goal for most of the organizations lies in improving customer experience and achieving cost reduction or making existing processes more efficient are its seco...

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Smart marketers are leveraging artificial intelligence to bolster customer experience SMART MARKETERS ARE LEVERAGING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TO BOLSTER CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

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Aug 09, 2018

The share of customer-service interactions handled entirely by artificial intelligence (AI) will have multiplied by five, globally – to 15% of total interactions – between 2017 and 2021. And, next year, at least 40% of such communications will involve an element of AI, according to the r...

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Six Data Science projects to top-up your skills and knowledge SIX DATA SCIENCE PROJECTS TO TOP-UP YOUR SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

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Aug 14, 2018

If you’re looking to transition to a Data Science career, you’ll most likely be looking to practice your skills collecting, cleaning and analysing data to answer a variety of challenging business questions. We’ve listed a bunch of projects you’re able to learn from and practi...

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Adopting AI in business processes ADOPTING AI IN BUSINESS PROCESSES

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Aug 10, 2018

Artificial Intelligence is based on machine learning and big data. Learn how AI can add value to your business processes. Although many software packages with built-in artificial intelligence (AI) are readily available on the market today, a specific customer solution still requires a lot of traditi...

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To be an intelligent enterprise or not? That’s the question TO BE AN INTELLIGENT ENTERPRISE OR NOT? THAT’S THE QUESTION

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Aug 15, 2018

Since my previous blog on “Collaborating with the Genius” (https://www.capgemini.com/2018/05/how-to-collaborate-with-a-genius/) the Capgemini SAP Innovation Centre has made rapid progress with several accelerators and new solutions. Exploring the newer domains of Leonardo, we successfull...

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The Case For Combining Customer Analytics And Research Teams THE CASE FOR COMBINING CUSTOMER ANALYTICS AND RESEARCH TEAMS

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Aug 13, 2018

Traditionally, large organizations have both a research organization and a customer analytics organization that are distinct from each other and often in entirely different chains of command. I have seen many organizations where there is tension between these two organizations. Neither seems willing...

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Introducing Analytics: A Comprehensive Guide For Beginners INTRODUCING ANALYTICS: A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE FOR BEGINNERS

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Aug 13, 2018

As we move further into the information age, we are finding ourselves in an increasingly data-rich and data-oriented world. Almost everything that a company does today is dictated by data and analytics in one way or another. Organizations have begun using sophisticated analytics techniques to identi...

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How data science can enable better demand forecasting and planning HOW DATA SCIENCE CAN ENABLE BETTER DEMAND FORECASTING AND PLANNING

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Aug 03, 2018

In a previous post, we talked about how tough it can be to get the various parts of a business — operations, sales, finance, etc. — to “sing in harmony” to achieve better demand forecasting and planning. It’s like getting a group of singers to perform together with each...

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Analysing the Positive Impact of Decentralized AI on Business and Society ANALYSING THE POSITIVE IMPACT OF DECENTRALIZED AI ON BUSINESS AND SOCIETY

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Aug 08, 2018

This blog post is part of the Big Data Week Speaker interviews series. We sat down with Daniel Hulme, the CEO of Satalia, a London-based company that provides Artificial Intelligence solutions to solve industries’ hardest problems. He is also the Director of UCL’s Business Analytics MSc,...

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How to Use Big Data and Cloud Computing for Your Business HOW TO USE BIG DATA AND CLOUD COMPUTING FOR YOUR BUSINESS

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Aug 10, 2018

Big data and cloud computing can be used to benefit your small business and drastically increase efficiency. Big data and cloud computing are two innovations that have changed mainstream technology and the methods in which data are handled. These technologies have changed the outlook of data in such...

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THE IMPORTANCE OF THE DATA SCIENCE COMMUNITY THE IMPORTANCE OF THE DATA SCIENCE COMMUNITY

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Aug 10, 2018

The term ‘Data Science Community’ have been thrown by guests a couple of time during the past episodes of Super Data Science Podcast. I can’t help but let it take over this episode. So, today, we will be talking everything about the Data Science Community – who belongs to it,...

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Big Data and You: Understanding the Basics of Industry 4.0 BIG DATA AND YOU: UNDERSTANDING THE BASICS OF INDUSTRY 4.0

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Aug 08, 2018

It’s not an exaggeration to say that the introduction of technology like automation, cloud computing, and augmented reality in factory management will impact processes for decades to come. The current rate of manufacturing innovation is unprecedented, to the point that many have labeled this e...

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When Big Data met AI WHEN BIG DATA MET AI

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Jul 17, 2018

Both big data and AI are pathbreaking technologies in their own right. However, when big data meets AI, the two complement each other, helping us analyze and implement large data sets in unique and unexplored ways. AI is the simulation of human intelligence by computers. By applying machine learning...

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How to Balance User-Centric Design Needs with Next-Gen BI Project Requirements HOW TO BALANCE USER-CENTRIC DESIGN NEEDS WITH NEXT-GEN BI PROJECT REQUIREMENTS

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Jul 31, 2018

Take a moment to go to almost any web page and try to ignore all of the extremely aggressive marketing campaigns, banners, pop-ups, and big red buttons. I’m willing to bet that you’d say you had a poor user experience on one of these sites, yet companies continue to use these tactics in ...

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How Can You Ensure Your AI Driven Project is Successful? HOW CAN YOU ENSURE YOUR AI DRIVEN PROJECT IS SUCCESSFUL?

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Aug 02, 2018

There’s no doubt that AI is a hot topic right now. Siri, Alexa, and Facebook’s facial recognition technology have brought AI to the masses, and those technologies are just the tip of the iceberg—AI developments are in the news constantly. Given how pervasive it is, it’s there...

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The Overrated Impact of Big Data in Health Care THE OVERRATED IMPACT OF BIG DATA IN HEALTH CARE

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Aug 01, 2018

With data, quality is more important than quantity when it comes to delivering the best in patient care and business results. Big data gets a lot of press nowadays and is often used as a proxy for data science technologies such as machine learning, artificial intelligence (AI), and natural language ...

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Let LET'S GO FISHING WITH BIG DATA!

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Jul 30, 2018

Illegal practices in the global fish trade have made fishing an international cause of concern. Unregulated fishing can be a big threat to the global fishing economy as well as the environment. Big data for fishing seems to solve these issues. Overfishing is a global issue, which has either depleted...

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5 best practices for successful big data projects 5 BEST PRACTICES FOR SUCCESSFUL BIG DATA PROJECTS

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Aug 04, 2018

Despite the increasing evidence for the effectiveness of analytics, organizations should avoid getting caught up in exuberance and cautiously execute projects by following the best practices for implementing big data. Unlike newer technologies, such as blockchain and the Internet of Things(IoT), big...

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11 Steps on Your BI Roadmap To Implement A Successful Business Intelligence Strategy 11 STEPS ON YOUR BI ROADMAP TO IMPLEMENT A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE STRATEGY

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Jul 20, 2018

Odds are you know your business needs business intelligence (BI). Over the past 5 years, big data and BI became more than just data science buzzwords. Without real time insight into their data, businesses remain reactive, miss strategic growth opportunities, lose their competitive edge, fail to take...

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6 Management Reporting Best Practices To Create Effective Reports 6 MANAGEMENT REPORTING BEST PRACTICES TO CREATE EFFECTIVE REPORTS

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Jul 24, 2018

Management reporting is a source of business intelligence that helps business leaders make more accurate, data driven decisions. However, these reports are only as useful as the work that goes into preparing and presenting them. In this blog post, we’re going to give a bit of background and co...

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HOW A DATA SCIENCE RECRUITER THINKS HOW A DATA SCIENCE RECRUITER THINKS

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Aug 01, 2018

Matt’s job can be considered unique and very relevant to the data science community. On the previous episodes, we’ve talked about how important it is for data scientists to present and convey analysis to the target audience. We want to get actionable plans and improve an industry’s...

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Internet of Things and Big Data – Better Together INTERNET OF THINGS AND BIG DATA – BETTER TOGETHER

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Aug 01, 2018

IoT and Big Data are buzzing the technology world for quite a time now, and these are no longer a “nice to have” technology but a necessity. There is a drive to adopt big data within organizations which has triggered the use of big data analysis tremendously in the past few years. Hence,...

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5 Ways to Use Big Data to Delight and Engage Online Customers 5 WAYS TO USE BIG DATA TO DELIGHT AND ENGAGE ONLINE CUSTOMERS

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Jul 24, 2018

Big data has brought about a seismic shift in how companies gather customer leads, reach out to potential customers, carry out marketing campaigns, design shopping experiences to delight buyers, and provide timely and intuitive customer support. Marketers have always depended on data to tailor their...

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Analytics Platforms: Making Sense of Data ANALYTICS PLATFORMS: MAKING SENSE OF DATA

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Jul 26, 2018

What is the value of your data? Information Technology (IT) professionals have made a living off of data management, storage and reports. Analytics platforms: making sense of data can be a key skill for successful executives today. Comparing Analytics Platforms. Do you remember when the Chief Inform...

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Applications of Big Data Analytics in Industries APPLICATIONS OF BIG DATA ANALYTICS IN INDUSTRIES

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Jul 30, 2018

In the current era of technology, there is a huge surge in handling large amounts of data within a company or industry to serve the customers with the right product. A business that involves quick and agile decisions to stay competitive most likely makes use of big data analytics. Here is how it is ...

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BIG DATA ANALYTICS: 10 DATA-SLURPING THINGS EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW BIG DATA ANALYTICS: 10 DATA-SLURPING THINGS EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW

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Jul 21, 2018

Big Data is no more a fleeting obsession. With numbers. It’s the beginning of a cognitive revolution that’s touching every facet of life and business on this planet. Thanks to technological advancement, we’re churning more data than ever before. In fact, a lot more. And for good re...

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The GDPR Effect on Big Data THE GDPR EFFECT ON BIG DATA

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Jul 27, 2018

The European Parliament, Council and Commission created a regulation which toughens and combines data protection for people inside the EU – This regulation is called GDPR. It is a single set of rules which are created in order to govern as to how personal data is used. This is done regardless ...

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BUILDING A CAREER IN DATA SCIENCE BUILDING A CAREER IN DATA SCIENCE

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Jul 25, 2018

Getting the degree from a university and highlighting it on your resume could get you the ultimate dream job. Well, that’s what we are perceived to do by society. In this digital age, it’s just fitting to question the steadiness of the traditional system of our education and look into th...

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VISUALIZATION IN DATA SCIENCE VISUALIZATION IN DATA SCIENCE

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Jul 27, 2018

If you’ve been following Super Data Science and my courses online for quite some time now, chances are you’ve seen the emails floating around regarding the revamp of my two courses. I’m talking about the Tableau 2018 Basic and Tableau 2018 Advanced Courses. Today’s episode is...

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The Data Science Iron Triangle – Modern BI and Machine Learning THE DATA SCIENCE IRON TRIANGLE – MODERN BI AND MACHINE LEARNING

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Jul 19, 2018

The New Iron Triangle. It is cliché to discuss IT/business solutions as people, process, and technology. Some call it the “golden triangle,” but in this blog, we refer to it as the iron triangle. Since the 1960s, technology has disrupted business through the advent of computing an...

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Three Surprises about Data Lakes, Hadoop, and the Cloud THREE SURPRISES ABOUT DATA LAKES, HADOOP, AND THE CLOUD

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Jul 17, 2018

If you’ve been paying attention to trends around Apache Hadoop, data lakes, big data analytics, and the cloud, you’ve probably noticed the see-saw hype around each of these. In 2012, there was no end in sight to what Hadoop could do, and organizations were beginning to build data lakes t...

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Data Science: Making Sense of Digital Manufacturing DATA SCIENCE: MAKING SENSE OF DIGITAL MANUFACTURING

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Jul 17, 2018

It’s hard enough to understand any one thing, let alone the complex interactions between many things—each of which is constantly changing, through the other things acting on it. That’s the promise of data science, a mashup of computing, mathematics, statistical analysis, and good o...

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Big Data Analytics Finds a Home in the Engineering Toolkit BIG DATA ANALYTICS FINDS A HOME IN THE ENGINEERING TOOLKIT

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Jul 19, 2018

Big data analytics are touted as the secret sauce behind a lot of innovation–helping retailers tailor novel user experiences to sell more products, arming health care professionals with insights that bolster patient care, and facilitating fraud detection and new revenue streams for companies i...

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A Brief Guide on How to Pursue Power BI Trainin A BRIEF GUIDE ON HOW TO PURSUE POWER BI TRAININ

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Jul 30, 2018

In this Power BI Training post, we will go through various aspects of Microsoft Power BI Training to understand the concept and working of Power BI. Power BI is a cloud-based business analytics service. It allows the user to visualize and interpret data with higher rate, performance, and perception....

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How can Medicinal Chemists Overcome the Text Big Data Deluge? HOW CAN MEDICINAL CHEMISTS OVERCOME THE TEXT BIG DATA DELUGE?

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Jul 24, 2018

As medicinal chemists strive to fill the pipeline with the best possible novel compounds, they require efficient access to the ever-expanding mass of existing information and knowledge about compounds, targets, and diseases and how they are related. Much of this information is buried in published jo...

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Web App Development and the Rise of Big Data WEB APP DEVELOPMENT AND THE RISE OF BIG DATA

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Jul 25, 2018

For a digital business, it is surprising that web app development is only now being transformed by the data analytics revolution.  Previously, developers used to create apps based on focus groups, surveys and educated guesses about the needs and wants of users.  This biased way of working ...

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Big data playing bigger role as airlines personalize service BIG DATA PLAYING BIGGER ROLE AS AIRLINES PERSONALIZE SERVICE

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Jul 23, 2018

You’re settling into your window seat, bound for a summer vacation, when the flight attendant wishes you a happy birthday or commiserates about the lousy weather that delayed the last leg of your trip. It might feel like the flight crew has been scouring your recent social media posts, but at ...

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Airline Dynamic Pricing - Using Advanced Data Science for Optimum Pricing Strategies AIRLINE DYNAMIC PRICING - USING ADVANCED DATA SCIENCE FOR OPTIMUM PRICING STRATEGIES

blog article

Jul 09, 2018

As we look at the major trends in the travel industry, one thing is clear - the future of travel retail will become more and more personalized. Airlines want to leverage the rich customer data they hold. The emergence of new AI technologies combined with new industry distribution standards will allo...

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Big Data In Healthcare: How Hadoop Is Revolutionizing Healthcare Analytics BIG DATA IN HEALTHCARE: HOW HADOOP IS REVOLUTIONIZING HEALTHCARE ANALYTICS

blog article

Jul 19, 2018

Healthcare data is among the most complex and voluminous data produced in the world today. Lying among this huge pile of healthcare data are precious insights that can directly impact and improve the quality of human lives. While we lacked means of analyzing this data until as recently as a decade a...

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7 Ways Airlines Use Artificial Intelligence and Data Science to Improve Operations 7 WAYS AIRLINES USE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND DATA SCIENCE TO IMPROVE OPERATIONS

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Jul 10, 2018

Technology changes the way businesses interact with their customers, make business decisions, and build workflows. For instance, such actions as booking a flight via phone or conducting solely offline surveys seem unusual these days. Real-time access to data — the 21st-century oil — allo...

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Aviation Industry Bets on Big Data Analytics AVIATION INDUSTRY BETS ON BIG DATA ANALYTICS

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Jul 23, 2018

Aviation Industry is on radar next and it bets on Big Data Analytics. This industry needs to move beyond its present way of working so big data analytics is only key to unlock the potential. How does big data analytics help the aerospace or aviation industry? Answered by Rishabh Bora on Quora: Befor...

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Big Data in Healthcare BIG DATA IN HEALTHCARE

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Jul 24, 2018

Healthcare is jumping into big data as we delve deeper into this data-inundated era. However, it is still in the rudimentary phases in healthcare given its slow adoption in that realm. In particular, big data in medicine is slow because of the lack of “technical expertise required to use it an...

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Analytics in Healthcare Industry ANALYTICS IN HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY

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Jul 04, 2018

The global healthcare industry is expected to grow at a CAGR of 24.7%. This is made possible by the leveraging of various analytics tools and practices by the healthcare providers for improving their operational efficiency. The United States is at the front of the growth, accounting for 65.84% which...

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4 Reasons to Automate the Ingestion of Data 4 REASONS TO AUTOMATE THE INGESTION OF DATA

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Jul 23, 2018

Hardly a day goes by without talk of automation and big data in any company. These days, the market understands the need for data: it’s the de facto way to gain business intelligence. And, data science and machine learning are go-to tools in predictive analytics, which means you need data, and...

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Data Analytics: A Prerequisite to Artificial Intelligence Mobility DATA ANALYTICS: A PREREQUISITE TO ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE MOBILITY

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Jul 24, 2018

The line between present and future is blurring in the automotive industry at the hands of a paradigm shift in vehicle technology. Self-driving and artificially intelligent automobiles are no longer future concepts. We are no longer envision the idea of safe mobility, security, environmental protect...

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Everything You Need To Know About The Marketing Intelligence Revolution EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE MARKETING INTELLIGENCE REVOLUTION

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Jul 20, 2018

In this digital day and age, marketing is more and more about data, analytics, and intelligence. The idea is no longer to just promote a business’s offerings, but also get a better understanding of the customer’s needs, interactions, and choices. From the beginning of commerce, the most ...

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Are doctors bribed by pharma? An analysis of data ARE DOCTORS BRIBED BY PHARMA? AN ANALYSIS OF DATA

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Jul 21, 2018

A Critical Analysis of a Recent Study by Hadland and colleagues. Association studies that draw correlations between drug company-provided meals and physician prescribing behavior have become a favorite genre among advocates of greater separation between drug manufacturers and physicians. Recent stud...

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Can Industry Outsiders Empower Patients Through Data? CAN INDUSTRY OUTSIDERS EMPOWER PATIENTS THROUGH DATA?

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Jul 18, 2018

There is a belief that by enabling direct access and control over their own health data, patients will be in a better position to drive their health and healthcare. As I discussed earlier in this series, industry outsiders are looking for ways to improve our problematic healthcare system by focusing...

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Getting True ROI from Big Data: The Insights on Demand Model GETTING TRUE ROI FROM BIG DATA: THE INSIGHTS ON DEMAND MODEL

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The number one benefit of gathering Big Data is in deriving useful information from the massive datasets you’ve assembled. Big Data analytics tools like Splunk help organizations do just that. However, it's important to create a budget and know how much you want to spend to solve a particu...

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When the Time is Right to Try Cloud-Based Analytics WHEN THE TIME IS RIGHT TO TRY CLOUD-BASED ANALYTICS

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Jul 18, 2018

Your business is considering moving its analytics platforms to the cloud—but you’re unsure if the time is right. You might have concerns around security, cost, or maturity of analytics solutions in the cloud. On the other hand, these solutions have developed rapidly over the last few yea...

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12 Examples of Big Data Analytics In Healthcare That Can Save People 12 EXAMPLES OF BIG DATA ANALYTICS IN HEALTHCARE THAT CAN SAVE PEOPLE

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Jul 18, 2018

Big Data has changed the way we manage, analyze and leverage data in any industry. One of the most promising areas where it can be applied to make a change is healthcare. Healthcare analytics have the potential to reduce costs of treatment, predict outbreaks of epidemics, avoid preventable diseases ...

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Business Analytics: Tools, Applications & Benefits BUSINESS ANALYTICS: TOOLS, APPLICATIONS & BENEFITS

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Jul 17, 2018

Today organizations and business firms around the world are harnessing the power of data to transform the business scenario. The quantity of data being generated and collected is increasing exponentially with each passing minute. However, merely accumulating data cannot benefit an organization. It i...

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5 Best Practices for Data Visualization 5 BEST PRACTICES FOR DATA VISUALIZATION

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Jul 12, 2018

As our world is increasingly filled with data, both enterprises and small businesses alike are looking for ways to analyze massive amounts of information. Data visualizations present data in a pictorial or graphical format so that business stakeholders can better understand complex data findings. Ho...

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Why AI in health care and life sciences will require a new kind of collaboration WHY AI IN HEALTH CARE AND LIFE SCIENCES WILL REQUIRE A NEW KIND OF COLLABORATION

blog article

Jul 13, 2018

There is general agreement that artificial intelligence (AI) will change our lives. What is less clear is exactly how and when that change will happen, and how it will look. Some of the speculation has been fairly wild. In life sciences and health care, however, the mists are now starting to clear, ...

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Which are the Best Practices for Protecting Privacy While Conducting Big Data Analytics? WHICH ARE THE BEST PRACTICES FOR PROTECTING PRIVACY WHILE CONDUCTING BIG DATA ANALYTICS?

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Jul 10, 2018

The concept of “Big Data” is #trending today, which is characterized by types of data sources with huge quantities, high speed and broad diversity of information. Healthcare industries are trying to apply Big Data analytics to reform data into a workable platform in order to generate inf...

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Big Data in Healthcare: Real World Use-Cases BIG DATA IN HEALTHCARE: REAL WORLD USE-CASES

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Jul 16, 2018

This blog will take you through various use cases of big data in healthcare. We'll look at how big data is transforming healthcare and some real-world case studies of big data and analytics in healthcare. 1. Introduction. The big data revolution is transforming the way we live. The last few year...

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Ways to Introduce Data Visualization to Your Whole Company WAYS TO INTRODUCE DATA VISUALIZATION TO YOUR WHOLE COMPANY

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Jul 02, 2018

What occupational fields do you think of when you hear the words “data visualization” and “analytics”? Finance? Marketing? IT? Sales? What about Distribution? HR? Operations? Fundraising? Education? One spring when I was in elementary school, my teacher passed out sheets of c...

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The Catalyst: Data Analytics and the Evolution of Modern-Day Health Plans THE CATALYST: DATA ANALYTICS AND THE EVOLUTION OF MODERN-DAY HEALTH PLANS

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May 17, 2018

As the healthcare industry shifts to outcomes-based financial models, coupled with requirements to improve the member experience of healthcare, plans are turning to robust data analytics (typically found in consumer-driven companies like Amazon or Verizon) to better understand their members as healt...

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Why Aren’t Any Business Intelligence Apps Using Graph Data WHY AREN’T ANY BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE APPS USING GRAPH DATA

blog article

Jul 10, 2018

Business intelligence isn’t always about the facts. Don’t get me wrong, there will always be a place for dashboards and BI reports. Making business decisions without them is unimaginable so we all appreciate SQL based business intelligence systems with star schemas that point to meaningf...

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Using Healthcare Data Analytics To Improve Patient Outcomes USING HEALTHCARE DATA ANALYTICS TO IMPROVE PATIENT OUTCOMES

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Jun 21, 2018

Modern healthcare providers are increasingly moving towards using digitized patient records as a method of healthcare analysis. Hard copy patient data is difficult to store, retrieve and organize. By comparison, electronic health records (EHRs) not only solve these problems but are far easier to sha...

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Top 10 Big Data Tools in 2018 TOP 10 BIG DATA TOOLS IN 2018

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Jul 03, 2018

Big data has been a game changer for organizations across industries and revenue size. Big data helps companies to process data of great complexity and size at a speed and accuracy that helps in making better decision. If a company has to sift and sort through some millions of records to pick out th...

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The Global Reach of Big Data in Healthcare THE GLOBAL REACH OF BIG DATA IN HEALTHCARE

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Jun 26, 2018

Data analytics is the science of using various quantitative and qualitative processes to improve productivity and therefore enhance gain in business. Electronic health records and its widening scope is helping to generate big data in the healthcare market. The emergence of cloud storage assists this...

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How Kyruus is using big data to solve for supply-demand mismatches in healthcare HOW KYRUUS IS USING BIG DATA TO SOLVE FOR SUPPLY-DEMAND MISMATCHES IN HEALTHCARE

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Jun 26, 2018

Kyruus co-founders Julie Yoo and Graham Gardner met in graduate school while pursuing different areas of study. Yoo has a background in big data and software engineering, while Gardner was a cardiologist who practiced in the Boston area before going into venture capital. As a healthcare provider, Ga...

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Model Management and the Era of the Model-Driven Business MODEL MANAGEMENT AND THE ERA OF THE MODEL-DRIVEN BUSINESS

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Jul 11, 2018

Since we started Domino five years ago, we have talked to hundreds of companies that are investing in data science and heard all about their successes and their challenges. At various points during that time, we focused on different aspects of the challenges that face data scientists and data scienc...

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How to Accelerate ArtificiaI Intelligence Initiatives with Agile Development HOW TO ACCELERATE ARTIFICIAI INTELLIGENCE INITIATIVES WITH AGILE DEVELOPMENT

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Jul 09, 2018

The explosion of artificial intelligence (AI) initiatives at enterprise companies has brought a wave of new opportunity for data scientists, as well as a lot of frustration. Strategic data science projects are exploratory, high-visibility, and high risk — and it’s unlikely that they will...

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AI in healthcare: a six-step framework for getting the most out of your data AI IN HEALTHCARE: A SIX-STEP FRAMEWORK FOR GETTING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR DATA

blog article

Jul 09, 2018

Healthcare data without analytics is just a bunch of bits and bytes. Analytics without the right data doesn’t do any wonders either. And even with the right data and the right analytical tools, it’s still the clinical expert who needs to interpret and validate the output. That’s wh...

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Big Data: Realizing its Potential in Healthcare BIG DATA: REALIZING ITS POTENTIAL IN HEALTHCARE

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Jun 13, 2018

The arrival of artificial intelligence (AI) has generated a fair amount of anticipation that difficult problems in medical science will finally be solved. AI, which is developed by training computerized algorithms to learn by teaching themselves (machine learning) holds great promise for science in ...

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How Big Data Is Transforming Aviation HOW BIG DATA IS TRANSFORMING AVIATION

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Jul 03, 2018

Big data and the Internet of Things are transforming industries everywhere, and aviation is no exception. This is not surprising when one considers the millions of flights which occur every year, the numerous variables which airlines have to consider, as well as the thin margins they make per passen...

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How Big Data is Taking the Healthcare Industry by Storm HOW BIG DATA IS TAKING THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY BY STORM

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May 15, 2018

The Healthcare industry is a massive/huge/enormous (you can fill in any adjective you want) industry. The US spends approximately 4 trillion dollars on healthcare and the industry revenue in 2017 was roughly 1.7 trillion. We are not even talking in billions here. The statistics I just stated are onl...

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Power BI Embedded dashboards with Azure Stream Analytics POWER BI EMBEDDED DASHBOARDS WITH AZURE STREAM ANALYTICS

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Jul 09, 2018

Azure Stream Analytics is a fully managed “serverless” PaaS service in Azure built for running real-time analytics on fast moving streams of data. Today, a significant portion of Stream Analytics customers use Power BI for real-time dynamic dashboarding. Support for Power BI Embedded has...

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Big Data in the Rat Race! BIG DATA IN THE RAT RACE!

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Jun 07, 2018

Number crunching and organizing the numerical data in way that makes sense is what a layman would say about the financial services industry. Well, ideally wouldn’t we all like it to be that simple? If that’s the case, what are firms like Goldman Sachs, Barclays, Societe Generale doing? T...

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3D Printing, Big Data, 100 Percent Validation, and Other Aerospace Manufacturing Trends 3D PRINTING, BIG DATA, 100 PERCENT VALIDATION, AND OTHER AEROSPACE MANUFACTURING TRENDS

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Jul 08, 2018

Aerospace is leading the way in the IIoT, with a heightened focus on additive manufacturing, the digital thread, and lightning-fast 3D measurement and inspection technologies. The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the growing network of physical objects that are embedded with sensors to enable conn...

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Next Gen Analytics Strategies — The Future of Data Management is All About AI NEXT GEN ANALYTICS STRATEGIES — THE FUTURE OF DATA MANAGEMENT IS ALL ABOUT AI

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Jun 13, 2018

With a successful Informatica World 2018 behind us I’d like to share a recap of my session on Next Gen Analytics (NGA) Strategies in a six-part blog series (one on each strategy). I suggest you read the blog I wrote the week before Informatica World that summarized the strategies. Enterprise u...

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Data Analytics: Getting Past the Easy Part (the Technology) DATA ANALYTICS: GETTING PAST THE EASY PART (THE TECHNOLOGY)

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Jun 19, 2018

Everyone is seeking the holy grail of data analytics and, now, its derivatives – artificial intelligence and machine learning. The tools and platforms to accomplish this are powerful, and more programs across the country are offering training in data science and analytics skills. So what&rsquo...

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Next Gen Analytics Strategies: Optimize the Data Pipeline for Big Data NEXT GEN ANALYTICS STRATEGIES: OPTIMIZE THE DATA PIPELINE FOR BIG DATA

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Jun 28, 2018

Welcome to the Next-Gen Analytics Strategies blog series in which I dive into five principal data management strategies for intelligent analytics. Today, we’ll examine optimizing a data pipeline for big data. When architecting a data management platform for analytics there are key components t...

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Issues with Predictive Analytics ISSUES WITH PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS

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Jun 29, 2018

Predictive analytics is a hot topic. We spend a lot of time talking about how beneficial predictive analytics can be to our business decisions but we also need to acknowledge that there are a few things that can go wrong. Predictive analytics is based on mathematics, on taking existing data and fore...

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Avoiding Kennel Cough with Predictive Analytics AVOIDING KENNEL COUGH WITH PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS

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Jul 02, 2018

For those who observe, we wish you a safe, happy, healthy Fourth of July week. In the spirit of keeping things a little lighter as people travel and vacation, we thought we’d turn our attention to a problem dog owner face every year: kennel cough. When do people search for kennel cough the mos...

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5 Keys to Using AI and Machine Learning in Fraud Detection 5 KEYS TO USING AI AND MACHINE LEARNING IN FRAUD DETECTION

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Jul 03, 2018

Payment fraud is an ideal use case for machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), and has a long track record of successful use. When consumers get a call, text, email or in-app messages from their card issuer asking them to validate a transaction, or informing them of fraud on their card, t...

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What has the catalog ever done for us? WHAT HAS THE CATALOG EVER DONE FOR US?

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Jul 02, 2018

The ancient Romans knew a thing or two about the value of conformance. Take their approach to religion. In Latin, the word “religio” roughly means “something that binds or connects.” Strict conformance to the rituals and traditions of their religion was an integral part of so...

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Data Management Rules for Analytics DATA MANAGEMENT RULES FOR ANALYTICS

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Jun 20, 2018

With analytics taking a central role in most companies’ daily operations, managing the massive data streams organizations create is more important than ever. Effective business intelligence is the product of data that is scrubbed, properly stored, and easy to find. When your organization uses ...

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Big Data Analytics in Healthcare and Medicine BIG DATA ANALYTICS IN HEALTHCARE AND MEDICINE

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Jul 01, 2018

Big data has been a game-changer in business, research, technological innovation, and even policymaking. Big data analytics has transformed all industries in the last few years. All the major organizations are implementing a Big Data strategy. However, there is still a large part that has no clue ab...

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Revolutionizing healthcare analytics through artificial intelligence and machine learning REVOLUTIONIZING HEALTHCARE ANALYTICS THROUGH ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND MACHINE LEARNING

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Jun 27, 2018

According to a recent study conducted by Forbes magazine, Americans visit the doctor on an average of four times a year. While a long wait to schedule an appointment is one of the reasons that discourages patients from visiting a hospital, the cost of healthcare also acts as a major deterrent to peo...

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Getting Started With Data Science Competitions GETTING STARTED WITH DATA SCIENCE COMPETITIONS

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Jun 29, 2018

Ready to learn Data Science and Machine learning? Browse courses developed by industry thought leaders and Experfy in Harvard Innovation Lab. I recently discovered data science practice problems on Analytics Vidhya. These allow you access to simple datasets on which to practice your machine learning...

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Embedded Predictive Analytics in SAP S/4HANA Sales EMBEDDED PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS IN SAP S/4HANA SALES

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Jun 21, 2018

With the digitalization of enterprise business, sales people needs to be more agile than ever to be successful in a highly competitive environment. However, they find it time-consuming to identify potential issues and thus cannot react quickly. Intelligent Enterprise. The enterprise system has evolv...

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TOP DIGITAL TRENDS SHAPING THE GLOBAL AEROSPACE AND DEFENCE SECTOR TOP DIGITAL TRENDS SHAPING THE GLOBAL AEROSPACE AND DEFENCE SECTOR

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Mar 22, 2018

We’re less than two weeks away from flying out to Latin America and organizing matchmaking sessions at one of the most prominent Aerospace, Defense and Security fairs in the world – FIDAE (3-8 April, Santiago, Chile). There is still time to register and reap benefits from potential partn...

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How are aerospace manufacturers using big data? HOW ARE AEROSPACE MANUFACTURERS USING BIG DATA?

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Aug 16, 2017

The Aerospace Technology Institute has revealed the findings of a study into the current state, opportunities and challenges of big data analytics in the UK aerospace sector. Big data involves using advanced technologies and processes such as algorithms, machine learning and data mining to extract v...

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Big Data and Artificial Intelligence Will Transform the Aviation and Aerospace Industries BIG DATA AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE WILL TRANSFORM THE AVIATION AND AEROSPACE INDUSTRIES

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Apr 17, 2018

Current research and development in big data and artificial intelligence (AI) is producing considerable excitement in the aviation and aerospace industries. This is early days for both fields, so “potential” is the operative word. But a peek over the horizon confirms that big data and AI...

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When is Architecture Important for BI on Big Data? When it Saves You Experts, Money and Time WHEN IS ARCHITECTURE IMPORTANT FOR BI ON BIG DATA? WHEN IT SAVES YOU EXPERTS, MONEY AND TIME

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Jun 26, 2018

Would you try to ski down a mountain with water skis?  Would you try to ski on a lake with snow skis? After all, they are both skis, right?  I’m sure whether you’re a snow skier, water skier, or both, your answer is “no”. Why?  Although similar, they are both a...

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The emerging big data architectural pattern THE EMERGING BIG DATA ARCHITECTURAL PATTERN

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Jun 28, 2018

Why lambda? Lambda architecture is a popular pattern in building Big Data pipelines. It is designed to handle massive quantities of data by taking advantage of both a batch layer (also called cold layer) and a stream-processing layer (also called hot or speed layer). The following are some of the re...

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An Introduction to Apache Spark Optimization in Qubole AN INTRODUCTION TO APACHE SPARK OPTIMIZATION IN QUBOLE

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Jun 28, 2018

With the increasing adoption of big data for various business processes, cloud expenditure is growing increasingly more important and, in some cases, becoming a limiting factor. As a Qubole Solutions Architect, I have been helping customers optimize various jobs with great success. In some instances...

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BIG DATA IN AVIATION - REDUCE COSTS THRU PREDICTIVE MAINTENANCE BIG DATA IN AVIATION - REDUCE COSTS THRU PREDICTIVE MAINTENANCE

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Mar 09, 2018

The aviation industry is grasping for opportunities to reduce costs. Big data has been making headlines in several industries, promising to revolutionize the way in which businesses are able to make decisions. One of the sectors slated to benefit from the use of big data, and associated analytics, i...

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Big Data and AI Are Helping the Aviation Industry Reach New Heights BIG DATA AND AI ARE HELPING THE AVIATION INDUSTRY REACH NEW HEIGHTS

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Jan 31, 2018

Could Big Data be supercharged by advances in hardware, software & the strategies data scientists use to unlock amazing user experiences? You bet! Here’s how. The aviation industry remains a true behemoth in the economic world, as it continues to grow at an incredible rate year-over-year. ...

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Airports and Analytics: Big Data in Aviation AIRPORTS AND ANALYTICS: BIG DATA IN AVIATION

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Sep 25, 2017

A plane is more than a machine that takes you from one city to another. Modern planes are data centers in their own right. Airlines have been using big data in their analysis almost since the days of the Wright Brothers. They are not the only ones, passengers have gotten savvy about flights using bi...

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How Data Science Experience improves accuracy for the insurance industry HOW DATA SCIENCE EXPERIENCE IMPROVES ACCURACY FOR THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY

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Jun 26, 2018

Data science is a priority for most businesses today, and data science teams are under more pressure than ever to deliver return on investment (ROI). That’s especially true, given the expense of building and maintaining data science teams. If models don’t translate to measurable business...

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How Big Data is making the aviation industry a safer place HOW BIG DATA IS MAKING THE AVIATION INDUSTRY A SAFER PLACE

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Jan 31, 2018

Last night an interesting programme on BBC 2 ‘City in the Sky’ looked at the growth of the aviation industry, the massive increase in the number of flights that are taken on a daily basis, and how the industry is continually innovating in response to this. One area of interest was the de...

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Mixing Operational and Customer Data for Aviation Business Insights MIXING OPERATIONAL AND CUSTOMER DATA FOR AVIATION BUSINESS INSIGHTS

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Oct 17, 2017

Airlines today have more data than they know what to do with. Literally. The sheer volume of information they are tracking dwarfs that of many other industries - studies show that the yearly data mass from the global airline fleet is close to 100 exabytes (that’s 100 million terabytes or 100 b...

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How Data analytics can skyrocket the Aviation sector HOW DATA ANALYTICS CAN SKYROCKET THE AVIATION SECTOR

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Apr 30, 2018

Large and Luxurious has become a way of life for the city of impeccable architecture and style - Dubai. Apart from being the largest among UAE cities, it houses the world’s tallest building, biggest natural flower garden, the most massive mall, world’s heaviest Gold Ring, extensive artif...

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Analytics in Aviation Industry ANALYTICS IN AVIATION INDUSTRY

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Mar 15, 2016

The aviation industry is a sector involving high cost and security concerns. Analytics in this sector has huge potential, as varied data can be collected at each touch point showcasing customer interests. Crucial factors such as weather forecast should be critically analyzed using sophisticated tool...

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Airports and Analytics: Big Data in Aviation AIRPORTS AND ANALYTICS: BIG DATA IN AVIATION

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Sep 25, 2017

A plane is more than a machine that takes you from one city to another. Modern planes are data centers in their own right. Airlines have been using big data in their analysis almost since the days of the Wright Brothers. They are not the only ones, passengers have gotten savvy about flights using bi...

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How To Get Your First Job As A Data Scientist or Analyst HOW TO GET YOUR FIRST JOB AS A DATA SCIENTIST OR ANALYST

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Jun 21, 2018

You’ve arrived here because your goal is to get your first job as a data scientist. Currently, there are more data science jobs than there are people to fill them, so these types of jobs are in big demand today. Now becoming a data scientist is not going to happen overnight, but there are some...

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The Hidden Revolution in Data Science THE HIDDEN REVOLUTION IN DATA SCIENCE

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Jun 25, 2018

Learn about what has recently changed in data science and what its future holds. See how these changes could affect your company. When experts talk about the most exciting advancements, they often talk about work at the frontier of the field. They may discuss deep learning and how it lets computers ...

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What Is A Data Lab? WHAT IS A DATA LAB?

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Jun 25, 2018

The data lab is a more recent term in the big data world. But it’s an important one, because it can be a fast route to uncovering value in new big data as well as business data in an existing data warehouse. Let’s take a look at why you should consider a data lab, and some of the key req...

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How to prepare and clean data through quick operations, data profiles and visualization HOW TO PREPARE AND CLEAN DATA THROUGH QUICK OPERATIONS, DATA PROFILES AND VISUALIZATION

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Jun 08, 2018

In a typical data science workflow, the initial steps are to identify relevant data sources and request data from various departments and source systems. The bulk of time is then spent cleaning and transforming the data before models can be built. Feature engineering pain points. In most environment...

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DATA SCIENCE IN AVIATION; HIGH POTENTIAL SLOW PROGRESS DATA SCIENCE IN AVIATION; HIGH POTENTIAL SLOW PROGRESS

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Jun 08, 2018

Data science provides great opportunities for the aviation industry to improve products and processes. Despite the abundance of data and tools the application of data science in aviation is still limited. Biggest constraints are the lack of recognition that data can be used more effectively and ther...

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The Prospected Impact of AI on Society THE PROSPECTED IMPACT OF AI ON SOCIETY

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Jun 12, 2018

No matter your political alignment, the development of AI impacts society on all levels. Are you envisioning a communist or ultra-capitalist dystopian future? The AI is there. Are you thinking of a utopic future? The AI is there as well. We need to come to terms and accept that unless a meteor hits ...

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How to Take Advantage of Big Data in Your Workplace HOW TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF BIG DATA IN YOUR WORKPLACE

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Jun 13, 2018

The big data industry is expected to increase in worth to the tune of $200 billion by the end of 2020. Big data analytics allows a business to get a comprehensive insight of their processes and internal operations. The human resource director of CareersBooster, Herbart Marrow, said that business org...

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Microsoft deepens its commitment to Apache Hadoop and open source analytics MICROSOFT DEEPENS ITS COMMITMENT TO APACHE HADOOP AND OPEN SOURCE ANALYTICS

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Jun 20, 2018

DATAWORKS SUMMIT, SAN JOSE, Calif., June 18, 2018 – Earlier today, the Microsoft Corporation deepened its commitment to the Apache Hadoop ecosystem and its partnership with Hortonworks that has brought the best of Apache Hadoop and the open source big data analytics to the Cloud. Since the sta...

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Surfing the Big Data Wave – Our 3 Key Takeaways from The Forrester Wave™: Big Data Fabric, Q2 2018 SURFING THE BIG DATA WAVE – OUR 3 KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM THE FORRESTER WAVE™: BIG DATA FABRIC, Q2 2018

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Jun 15, 2018

This edition of the Forrester Wave is yet another proof of the profound changes in the data market. New innovations are helping companies extract more value from data faster than ever before.  In just 18 months, a new wave is breaking. These are our 3 takeaways. Legacy is out. In a world where ...

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How to Pick the Best Business Intelligence Tool HOW TO PICK THE BEST BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE TOOL

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Jun 21, 2018

In today’s world, you have a lot of Business Intelligence (BI) tools to pick from. Some are free and are open source others can cost you thousands of dollars per month. Some have automatically created dashboards while others require hours of set-up and know how to get started. If you are looki...

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Machine Learning and the Modern Data Lake MACHINE LEARNING AND THE MODERN DATA LAKE

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Jun 20, 2018

In this article, we’re going to talk about machine learning, the modern data lake, and what this means for you. But first, let’s go back to the first Olympic games in modern times, held in Athens in April of 1896. This photograph is from the men’s 100m final. There’s only one...

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Analytics is Much More Than Big Data ANALYTICS IS MUCH MORE THAN BIG DATA

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Jun 20, 2018

BIG Data; though the term is coined everywhere and considered mainstream, is no longer a buzzword. However jazzy the concept of “Big Data” gets, simply having and collecting more data is no longer enough. We have now entered the space where business-oriented “Data Strategies”...

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7 GDPR readiness success stories to inspire any company 7 GDPR READINESS SUCCESS STORIES TO INSPIRE ANY COMPANY

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Jun 05, 2018

For some time now, IBM has been working with customers as they work towards GDPR compliance, tackling the challenges from industries as varied as telecommunications, financial services, media and manufacturing. Here are some examples of how companies have prepared for the GDPR and in the process, bu...

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Adding MongoDB to the IBM enterprise database ecosystem ADDING MONGODB TO THE IBM ENTERPRISE DATABASE ECOSYSTEM

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Jun 19, 2018

At IBM, we’re proud of our decades of industry leadership in the database space—inventing SQL, pioneering relational databases like Db2 and Informix for high performance data analytics, and helping drive forward open-source technologies such as Apache, Eclipse, Java, Python and Hadoop, t...

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Improve Your Online Marketing and Data Management Efforts IMPROVE YOUR ONLINE MARKETING AND DATA MANAGEMENT EFFORTS

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Jun 18, 2018

Businesses can improve their marketing operations with the right resources, processes and systems in place and by being able to analyze data and effectively reach consumers. To accomplish this, more enterprises are embracing the concept of big data. The technology is in heavy use, and there’s ...

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Graphing the sensitive boundary between personally identifiable information and publicly inferable insights GRAPHING THE SENSITIVE BOUNDARY BETWEEN PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION AND PUBLICLY INFERABLE INSIGHTS

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May 01, 2018

Sleuthing is the art of making intelligent inferences from sparse, disconnected and seemingly random data. Detectives, like any skilled analyst, are adept at using these inferences to solve real-world problems. Analysis is a profession that often demands ingenuity in how you play with the data that ...

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Stream computing transforms businesses into digital dynamos STREAM COMPUTING TRANSFORMS BUSINESSES INTO DIGITAL DYNAMOS

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Jun 13, 2018

Digital businesses succeed by achieving greater real-time intimacy with their customers across every touchpoint and channel. And nothing delivers that intimacy — plus speedier business insights and faster business results — quite like stream computing. In the 21st century, stream computi...

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Why Is Hadoop the Biggest Technology for Data Handling? WHY IS HADOOP THE BIGGEST TECHNOLOGY FOR DATA HANDLING?

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Jun 13, 2018

Hadoop is by far the most mainstream execution of MapReduce, being a completely open source platform for working with Big Data. It is sufficiently adaptable to have the capacity to work with various data sources at the same time, either conglomerating different sources of information (keeping in min...

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How to Apply AI and Machine Learning to Media and Entertainment HOW TO APPLY AI AND MACHINE LEARNING TO MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT

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May 23, 2018

If you are a content producer with large content libraries, how do you find the right content to serve your audience quickly? Do you have an automated way to pull out the right content from your archive, or are you relying on manual labor to watch each video and add metadata for each asset? As rich ...

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The State of Analytics in the Cloud THE STATE OF ANALYTICS IN THE CLOUD

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Jun 13, 2018

Companies are moving analytics to the cloud at an aggressive rate. And, why wouldn’t they? With the pace and format of data volumes constantly growing—and the proliferation of both open source and proprietary tools deployable in the cloud for just pennies or dollars per hour—the cl...

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Making the Transition to Data Science: 8 Differences Between Academia and Industry MAKING THE TRANSITION TO DATA SCIENCE: 8 DIFFERENCES BETWEEN ACADEMIA AND INDUSTRY

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Jun 14, 2018

This article is republished with permission from the author from Naturejobs' blog. View the original here. Are you one of the many PhDs considering a career in data science? I completed my PhD in neuroscience at Stanford four years ago and today I’m a data scientist. During my time in indu...

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7 Machine Learning Best Practices 7 MACHINE LEARNING BEST PRACTICES

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May 19, 2018

Netflix’s famous algorithm challenge awarded a million dollars to the best algorithm for predicting user ratings for films. But did you know that the winning algorithm was never implemented into a functional model? Netflix reported that the results of the algorithm just didn’t seem to ju...

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Deriving business insights on SAP Analytics Cloud using SnapLogic DERIVING BUSINESS INSIGHTS ON SAP ANALYTICS CLOUD USING SNAPLOGIC

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May 21, 2018

According to Gartner, Cloud BI and Analytics platforms account for approximately 10 percent of the entire BI and Analytics platform market, and are expected to have a compounded annual growth rate of 22 percent through 2020. Rapid growth like this reflects the  high demand for these BI platform...

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Predictive Analytics in Industrial IoT PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS IN INDUSTRIAL IOT

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Jun 11, 2018

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is a segment of Internet of Things (IoT) that's often less visible than our common household objects such as cars, appliances, and central climate control that can be monitored and controlled by computers or smartphones. Dubbed the "fourth industrial...

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Delivering on the SnapLogic innovation agenda DELIVERING ON THE SNAPLOGIC INNOVATION AGENDA

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May 22, 2018

Delivering innovation is hard work and takes considerable time and effort to get right. As they say, innovation – like all things that matter in life – is a marathon, not a sprint. But this past quarter, for our teams at SnapLogic and our customers around the globe, new innovations came ...

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GDPR in real life: Transparency, innovation, and adoption across borders and organizations GDPR IN REAL LIFE: TRANSPARENCY, INNOVATION, AND ADOPTION ACROSS BORDERS AND ORGANIZATIONS

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May 24, 2018

GDPR is finally here, and it's here to stay. The 25th of May is not the finish line; it's really only the beginning. GDPR's impact will be felt across the board and across the world. ZDNet discussed with a wide range of experts, aiming to decipher the real-life applicability and impact o...

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Human in the loop: Machine learning and AI for the people HUMAN IN THE LOOP: MACHINE LEARNING AND AI FOR THE PEOPLE

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May 23, 2018

Paco Nathan is a unicorn. It's a cliche, but gets the point across for someone who is equally versed in discussing AI with White House officials and Microsoft product managers, working on big data pipelines and organizing and part-taking in conferences such as Strata in his role as Director, Lea...

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Process more files than ever and use Parquet with Azure Data Lake Analytics PROCESS MORE FILES THAN EVER AND USE PARQUET WITH AZURE DATA LAKE ANALYTICS

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Jun 07, 2018

Azure Data Lake Analytics (ADLA) is a serverless PaaS service in Azure to prepare and transform large amounts of data stored in Azure Data Lake Store or Azure Blob Storage at unparalleled scale. ADLA now offers some new, unparalleled capabilities for processing files of any formats including Parquet...

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Google lands deal to host Twitter’s 300-petabyte Hadoop big-data clusters on its cloud GOOGLE LANDS DEAL TO HOST TWITTER’S 300-PETABYTE HADOOP BIG-DATA CLUSTERS ON ITS CLOUD

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May 03, 2018

Google Inc.’s cloud business just marked what is perhaps one of its highest-profile customer wins in recent memory. In a blog post published this afternoon, Twitter Inc. Chief Technology Officer Parag Agrawal revealed that the social network plans to migrate parts of its infrastructure to the ...

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Big data processing now made easier with SnapLogic eXtreme BIG DATA PROCESSING NOW MADE EASIER WITH SNAPLOGIC EXTREME

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May 02, 2018

As enterprises continue their digital transformation journey and learn the benefits of big data architectures, they’re looking to migrate their data lakes to the cloud for cost-savings, data processing, and scaling benefits. However, connecting cloud-based data environments and creating Apache...

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Cloud Platforms for Analytics: The House Brand Ain’t Always Enough – Conclusion CLOUD PLATFORMS FOR ANALYTICS: THE HOUSE BRAND AIN’T ALWAYS ENOUGH – CONCLUSION

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Jun 11, 2018

In the first part of this column we looked at industry trends that have contributed to the creation of market demand for Public Cloud solutions, what’s in the Cloud Analytics stack and Amazon integration pairs. If you missed it, check out part one first. A Difference of Agendas. The Cloud prov...

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Data Replication in Hadoop DATA REPLICATION IN HADOOP

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Jun 06, 2018

In October 2017, Hortonworks launched DataPlane Service, a portfolio of solutions that enables businesses to manage, secure and govern their data spread across on-premise and in-cloud data lakes. Data Lifecycle Manager(DLM) was the first extensible service to be built on the DataPlane platform. We r...

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The Rise of Modern Data Architectures Based on Change Data Capture Technology THE RISE OF MODERN DATA ARCHITECTURES BASED ON CHANGE DATA CAPTURE TECHNOLOGY

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Jun 04, 2018

Data is creating massive waves of change and giving rise to a new data-driven economy that is only in its infancy. Organizations in all industries are shifting their business models to monetize data, understanding that doing so is critical to competition and even survival. There is tremendous opport...

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How Data Science Can Improve Business Efficiency HOW DATA SCIENCE CAN IMPROVE BUSINESS EFFICIENCY

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Jun 07, 2018

While the individual ways that data science can help your organization are innumerable, they can be broken down into three major categories: business efficiency, product creation, and customer experience. Product creation and customer service are important in their own rights, but business efficienc...

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Democratizing Big Data: The Power of a Unified View of Data as a Competitive Tool DEMOCRATIZING BIG DATA: THE POWER OF A UNIFIED VIEW OF DATA AS A COMPETITIVE TOOL

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Jun 05, 2018

Industry experts and data-driven corporations around the world know there are far too few data scientists to meet the current demand, and those that are available are expensive. As a result, we’re seeing the emergence of power users referred to as “citizen data scientists” who are ...

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Why You Should Already Have a Data Governance Strategy WHY YOU SHOULD ALREADY HAVE A DATA GOVERNANCE STRATEGY

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Jun 06, 2018

Data governance in general is an overarching strategy for organizations to ensure the data they use is clean, accurate, usable, and secure. Data stakeholders from business units, the compliance department, and IT are best positioned to lead data governance, although the matter is important enough to...

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THE SDS BLOG: LEARN ON THE GO – PODCASTING AND DATA SCIENCE THE SDS BLOG: LEARN ON THE GO – PODCASTING AND DATA SCIENCE

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May 24, 2018

Data science is on the rise and there is no stopping it. If you've been having thoughts lately about hopping on the data science bandwagon, then you should definitely consider using data science podcasts to guide your first steps and introduce you to this massively thrilling field. Cracking your...

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How can big data analytics add value to BIM HOW CAN BIG DATA ANALYTICS ADD VALUE TO BIM

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May 31, 2018

With the advent of wearables, smartphones, tablets, drones and the Internet of Things, construction workers and even the machinery are constantly collecting data at the job site. These real-time job site data will become even more powerful and enabling when integrated with external data such as weat...

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Reducing Big Data TCO on Azure with Qubole REDUCING BIG DATA TCO ON AZURE WITH QUBOLE

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May 09, 2018

Many companies start their big data cloud journey on Azure by testing Microsoft’s native offering HDInsight (HDI). With data already in the Blob Storage or Azure Data Lake Store (ADLS), HDI makes it easy to get started on projects. For an experienced team with deep big data expertise with data...

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To SQL Or Not To SQL, That Is The Question TO SQL OR NOT TO SQL, THAT IS THE QUESTION

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May 31, 2018

A relational database management system (RDBMS), a program that allows you to manage your relational database, can help ensure data consistency and compliance with a formal database schema. For enterprises that embrace data science, however, the restrictions of a RDBMS can actually hinder — ra...

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3 ways IBM Cloud Private for Data can accelerate your AI and machine learning journey 3 WAYS IBM CLOUD PRIVATE FOR DATA CAN ACCELERATE YOUR AI AND MACHINE LEARNING JOURNEY

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May 30, 2018

The last two weeks have been really exciting to be part of Big Data and Analytics at IBM. We have just launched IBM Cloud Private for Data, an integrated data science, data engineering and app building platform. Our broader offering, IBM Cloud Private is helping our clients and partners to harness e...

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Big data + AI: Context, trust, and other key secrets to success BIG DATA + AI: CONTEXT, TRUST, AND OTHER KEY SECRETS TO SUCCESS

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May 14, 2018

Machine learning can supercharge data analysis and spur innovation, but it lacks the business context to make optimal decisions every time. When Target deduced that a teenager from Minnesota was pregnant—and told her father about it before she’d broken the news herself—it was a rem...

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How Arcadia Data brings self-service BI to the data lake HOW ARCADIA DATA BRINGS SELF-SERVICE BI TO THE DATA LAKE

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May 30, 2018

The data lake is a new approach to data management that requires a new approach to analytics real-time processing, growing data volumes, and new varieties of data are all part of the evolution. Platforms have changed as well. “Schema-less,” real-time events, “schema-on-read,”...

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Scorecard vs Dashboard – What Each Adds to Business Intelligence SCORECARD VS DASHBOARD – WHAT EACH ADDS TO BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE

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Jun 04, 2018

Tracking your organization’s progress and monitoring KPIs is a key aspect of your business intelligence tools. There are multiple ways to track your success metrics based on your needs and the time frame you’re seeking to monitor. Dashboards offer a broad way to track strategic goals and...

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How to Explore Apple Watch Data in R HOW TO EXPLORE APPLE WATCH DATA IN R

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Jun 04, 2018

This project originally appeared on Inertia7, a social platform of open source computer and data science projects. It was republished with permission from the author. Thanks to the popularity of wearable technology, data scientists and health professionals have found a mutually beneficial tool for g...

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Making The Connection Between IoT And Big Data MAKING THE CONNECTION BETWEEN IOT AND BIG DATA

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May 30, 2018

In the fast-changing world, it has become difficult to catch up with all the new concepts and technologies. It is even more complicated to distinguish which of them are really useful and which ones are just a hype. In the field of data analytics, it was big data that started this era of doubt. Now, ...

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How to Get Data Science Buy-In from Your Business Organization HOW TO GET DATA SCIENCE BUY-IN FROM YOUR BUSINESS ORGANIZATION

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May 21, 2018

A lot has been said on how to use data science to leverage and model data in order to generate significant improvements in profit. In fact, we’ve done this for over a dozen business lines at System1. Nonetheless, whenever we begin to apply data science and optimization to a new business area, ...

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How Clearlink Built a Data Science Presence in Its Marketing Department HOW CLEARLINK BUILT A DATA SCIENCE PRESENCE IN ITS MARKETING DEPARTMENT

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May 24, 2018

Data science began its life in the latter half of the 20th century, emerging slowly as a niche field until it grew into the large discipline we now know. That’s a remarkably short life span for a domain that has radically changed the way businesses market to customers, saving businesses money ...

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Simplifying Big Data Analytics Acceleration SIMPLIFYING BIG DATA ANALYTICS ACCELERATION

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May 29, 2018

In the blog post titled, Beyond the Cube: Embrace Analytical Views, we discussed how analytical views represent a new way to accelerate queries in a production environment. The next blog in the series, A Closer Look at Query Acceleration with Analytical Views, discussed analytical views in more deta...

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Machine learning everywhere: IBM banks on trust and open standards MACHINE LEARNING EVERYWHERE: IBM BANKS ON TRUST AND OPEN STANDARDS

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May 21, 2018

AI holds tremendous promise to help technology-driven businesses soar to new heights. But getting started with AI can be a challenge. As companies build out the information architecture to support AI, it’s critical to get machine learning right so data and insights can be trusted. Dinesh Nirma...

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5 Innovative Ways to Use Graph Analytics 5 INNOVATIVE WAYS TO USE GRAPH ANALYTICS

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May 07, 2018

According to Ernst and Young, $8.2 billion a year is lost to the marketing, advertising, and media industries through fraudulent impressions, infringed content, and malvertising. The combination of fake news, trolls, bots and money laundering is skewing the value of information and could be hurting ...

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Cloud Unfiltered, Episode 46: Succeeding with Cloud, DevOps, and Big Data Initiatives CLOUD UNFILTERED, EPISODE 46: SUCCEEDING WITH CLOUD, DEVOPS, AND BIG DATA INITIATIVES

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May 17, 2018

Cloud Unfiltered, Episode 46: Succeeding with Cloud, DevOps, and Big Data Initiatives. Anoj might be the most quotable guest we’ve ever had on Cloud Unfiltered. The man has metaphors galore, and he’s not afraid to use them. Which is actually really helpful, because doing cloud right is c...

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4 Ways to Implement Data Analytics Best Practices 4 WAYS TO IMPLEMENT DATA ANALYTICS BEST PRACTICES

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Aug 24, 2017

You want to use data and analytics to uncover actionable insights that will help drive your business forward, but you can’t simply input data into a business intelligence tool and expect fantastic results. Whether you’re analyzing customer data to improve your marketing segmentation and ...

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How to Plan a Successful BI Project (and Manage it) HOW TO PLAN A SUCCESSFUL BI PROJECT (AND MANAGE IT)

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Aug 30, 2017

Launching a new business intelligence initiative or project can be tricky: while we’re staunch believers in agile BI and quick wins, it’s important for both the BI person and the business executives to first align their needs and expectations, and to understand what the organization hope...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Embedded Data Analytics A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO EMBEDDED DATA ANALYTICS

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Mar 01, 2018

Whether you’re producing automation software, SaaS products or cloud applications, it’s likely to assume you’re collecting a lot of data in the process. Embeded analytics can bring a number of benefits to your organization, from a reduced total cost of ownership to freeing up time ...

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How To Get More From Your Data With Embedded Analytics HOW TO GET MORE FROM YOUR DATA WITH EMBEDDED ANALYTICS

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May 23, 2018

Data is at the heart of the conversation for organizations today. Organizations are data-hungry and data-driven. It is, after-all, the information age! And organizations that can master, unlock, understand, and leverage their data to enable themselves, their employees, and their products are on a pa...

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The New World of the Citizen Data Scientist THE NEW WORLD OF THE CITIZEN DATA SCIENTIST

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May 22, 2018

You might be familiar with the concept of citizen journalism, which refers to “common citizens who play an active role in the process of collecting, reporting, analyzing, and disseminating news and information.” The term became commonplace in the late 1980s, due to open publishing, colla...

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List the areas getting benefit from Big Data analytics LIST THE AREAS GETTING BENEFIT FROM BIG DATA ANALYTICS

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Apr 25, 2018

In this digital world, data is present everywhere and massive amount of data is generated everyday by every business. Every discussion, every plan, every decision is also a data within itself. To store the business related data, every organization has to buy hardware, software and using it setup a n...

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5 Ways in Which Retailers Can Utilize Big Data and Digital Signage for Success 5 WAYS IN WHICH RETAILERS CAN UTILIZE BIG DATA AND DIGITAL SIGNAGE FOR SUCCESS

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May 04, 2018

Today, most successful retailers are using big data and digital signage to improve their operational efficiency and customer experience while boosting their sales. A huge volume of data can be generated on the retail industry every second through both traditional sources and technology driven source...

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Everyday Analytics: Data-Driven Life at Home and Work EVERYDAY ANALYTICS: DATA-DRIVEN LIFE AT HOME AND WORK

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May 14, 2018

A lot of our day-to-day lives and much of our decision making is a form of or the result of an analytical process. Facebook knows to suggest new friends for you, Google can complete your search before you’ve even typed the third letter, and Netflix predicts which television shows you’d l...

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How Healthcare Data Visualizations Can Transform Your Entire Practice HOW HEALTHCARE DATA VISUALIZATIONS CAN TRANSFORM YOUR ENTIRE PRACTICE

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May 21, 2018

Medical practices are made up of more than just doctors. Operating a practice requires a variety of skills and knowledge. When a patient needs to see a doctor, they don’t simply show up at their door. Instead, their visit goes through an initial scheduling, a call, a visit, and a post-visit re...

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The Difference Between Big and Small Data Questions — and Why You Should Be Asking the Big Ones THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN BIG AND SMALL DATA QUESTIONS — AND WHY YOU SHOULD BE ASKING THE BIG ONES

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May 17, 2018

In one sense, all data analysis is about finding nuggets of information that are useful within a business context. That’s as much the foundation for the promise of AI and machine learning, as it is for almost any other type of new data-related technology, including data lakes. The goal is alwa...

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Big Data Preparation: The Key to Unlocking Value from Your Data BIG DATA PREPARATION: THE KEY TO UNLOCKING VALUE FROM YOUR DATA

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May 16, 2018

Making a success of big data analytics is a bit like constructing a skyscraper. Foundations need to be laid and the land prepared for construction, or else the building will rest on shaky ground. The success of any analytics project depends on the quality and relevance of the data it’s built u...

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Complex Data Types: The World Is Not Flat COMPLEX DATA TYPES: THE WORLD IS NOT FLAT

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May 15, 2018

Unless you’re a fully signed up member of the Flat Earth Society you probably don’t think the world is flat. Just take a walk, a boat, a few planes and whatever other modes of transportation you prefer, and as long as you stay in a straight line, eventually you’ll end up where you ...

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Democratization of Advanced Analytics DEMOCRATIZATION OF ADVANCED ANALYTICS

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Apr 26, 2018

Solutions to complex analytical problems often rely on the craftsmanship of highly-specialized experts in data science, machine learning, and other branches of artificial intelligence.  The extent to which advanced analytics creates business value today is still limited (especially for business...

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The Top Six Reasons Data Lakes Have Failed to Live Up To Expectations THE TOP SIX REASONS DATA LAKES HAVE FAILED TO LIVE UP TO EXPECTATIONS

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May 10, 2018

It was just a few years ago that the excitement around the opportunities offered by data lakes peaked. But since that time, companies have struggled to capitalize on the potential of data lakes to derive new value for their business. In most companies, data lake projects began based on the tantalizi...

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AI for BI: New 451 Research Report AI FOR BI: NEW 451 RESEARCH REPORT

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May 09, 2018

There is an abundance of hype around artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) in and around the analytics market. Matt Aslett and Krishna Roy published a new 451 research report last week highlighting a few key areas where AI is “assisting” humans for decision making (rathe...

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How to Leverage Big Data in Healthcare HOW TO LEVERAGE BIG DATA IN HEALTHCARE

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Mar 28, 2018

Healthcare professionals and providers are slowly coming around to the promise and potential of big data analytics. Big data has already left significant impacts in several industries, and its ability to improve operations and uncover deep insights make it a crucial ingredient for healthcare’s...

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Do’s and Don’ts of BI Implementation in Healthcare DO’S AND DON’TS OF BI IMPLEMENTATION IN HEALTHCARE

blog article

Apr 02, 2018

In 2017, HIMSS Analytics found that while adoption was on the rise, at the time only 62 percent of U.S. healthcare organizations were using some form of clinical and business intelligence solution. So, in spite of awareness of BI products and benefits, about half of U.S. healthcare organizations are...

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Why Embedded Analytics Will Change the BI Market WHY EMBEDDED ANALYTICS WILL CHANGE THE BI MARKET

blog article

Apr 10, 2018

The next generation of analytics solutions puts vendors and their customers ahead of the curve. Learn more about the next-gen embedded analytics opportunity. Data analytics has transformed the way we do business. Today, business users at all levels look to data to drive decision-making. And they nee...

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How to Choose an Alternative to Excel HOW TO CHOOSE AN ALTERNATIVE TO EXCEL

blog article

Apr 16, 2018

Even as statistics and analytics software continue to evolve by leaps and bounds, Excel remains the program of choice for many companies. This is a testament to its usefulness and versatility, but it also means that it may be applied universally in cases where it’s purpose may not be beneficia...

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Dashboard Design Best Practices – 4 Key Principles DASHBOARD DESIGN BEST PRACTICES – 4 KEY PRINCIPLES

blog article

Apr 18, 2018

Building an effective dashboard according to best practices for dashboard design is the culmination of a comprehensive BI process that would usually include gathering requirements, defining KPIs and creating a data model. However, the importance of proper dashboard design should not be understated &...

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Data Science Glossary- Machine Learning Tools and Terminologies DATA SCIENCE GLOSSARY- MACHINE LEARNING TOOLS AND TERMINOLOGIES

blog article

May 03, 2018

This post presents a collection of Data Science related key terms with concise definitions ordered into separate topics. It takes time to familiarize with data science terminologies as these words may not be used in your routine. However, once you start reading about it and hearing about the termino...

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Data Science is Closer to Reaching Its Potential with Blockchain DATA SCIENCE IS CLOSER TO REACHING ITS POTENTIAL WITH BLOCKCHAIN

blog article

May 10, 2018

As data has become more robust and accessible, businesses are increasingly interested in deeper, advanced analytics. Currently, businesses use scattered data that takes weeks or months to clean and merge together. Human error can easily affect the integrity of the data, discounting the end analysis....

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Enterprises say big data analytics and AI are their top IT priorities for 2018 ENTERPRISES SAY BIG DATA ANALYTICS AND AI ARE THEIR TOP IT PRIORITIES FOR 2018

blog article

Jan 21, 2018

Analyst firm 451 Research Inc. has dug up some interesting tidbits about how enterprises are embracing emerging technologies in its inaugural Voice of the Enterprise Digital Pulse survey released late last week. The finding with the biggest potential implications is that 60 percent of enterprises sa...

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Top 4 Data Science Trends to Watch in 2018 TOP 4 DATA SCIENCE TRENDS TO WATCH IN 2018

blog article

Dec 07, 2017

As 2017 comes to a close, it’s time to look forward at what’s ahead in the wide world of data science. While last year was the year that the idea of deep learning really began to make its way into the mainstream, the coming year will be about how to make deep learning better, faster, and...

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Why Going Data-Native Can Save Your Data Lake WHY GOING DATA-NATIVE CAN SAVE YOUR DATA LAKE

blog article

May 01, 2018

Since companies began adopting data lakes, most of the time the data they have stored there offers a distilled and low-resolution version of the business. And frankly, there’s nothing wrong with such a picture — it can be incredibly powerful and add value to the business. But, if that&rs...

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How Native BI Platforms for Data Lakes Can Propel Your Analytics to the Next Level HOW NATIVE BI PLATFORMS FOR DATA LAKES CAN PROPEL YOUR ANALYTICS TO THE NEXT LEVEL

blog article

May 03, 2018

If you are part of a large modern enterprise, you probably consider your company to be data-aware, meaning that you can transform raw data into useful information using a variety of data integration, data management, and business intelligence (BI) tools. But being data-aware doesn’t necessaril...

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Want Agile BI? You Need These Capabilities WANT AGILE BI? YOU NEED THESE CAPABILITIES

blog article

Apr 10, 2018

The need for immediate access to data is a popular theme in business today. The most successful companies will be those that react quickly to changing environments. One of the biggest challenges organizations face today is ensuring that many different types of users get access to granular data in a ...

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SDS 152: DATA SCIENCE GO 2018 SDS 152: DATA SCIENCE GO 2018

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Apr 27, 2018

Welcome to the Super Data Science Podcast Episode 152. Today's FiveMinuteFriday episode will surely excite you as we feature the most awaited Data Science GO 2018 Conference. It is set to happen on October 12-14, 2018 at Marriott La Jolla in San Diego, California. With the success of Data Scienc...

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4 Tips on Implementing Data Science in Healthcare 4 TIPS ON IMPLEMENTING DATA SCIENCE IN HEALTHCARE

blog article

Apr 30, 2018

Machine learning and other data science techniques are used in many ways in healthcare. From image processing that detects abnormalities in x-rays or MRIs to algorithms that pull from electronic medical records to detect diseases, the risk of disease, or the progression of disease, the application o...

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Spark vs. Hadoop: Which is the better big data platform? SPARK VS. HADOOP: WHICH IS THE BETTER BIG DATA PLATFORM?

blog article

Jan 26, 2018

Spark is a framework that helps in data analytics on a distributed computing cluster. It offers in-memory computations for the faster data processing over MapReduce. It uses the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) and operates on top of the current Hadoop cluster. It also processes structured data...

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Interactive Data Lake Queries At Scale INTERACTIVE DATA LAKE QUERIES AT SCALE

blog article

Apr 22, 2018

Data lakes have been a key aspect of the big data landscape for years now. They provide somewhere to capture and manage all kinds of new data that potentially enable new and exciting use cases. You can read more about what a data lake is or listen to a webcast about building a data lake in the cloud...

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It’s Time to Talk About Data Ethics IT’S TIME TO TALK ABOUT DATA ETHICS

blog article

Mar 26, 2018

With 2.5 quintillion records of data created every day, people are being defined by how they travel, surf the Internet, eat, and live their lives. We are in the midst of a “data revolution,” where individuals and organizations can store and analyze massive amounts of information. Leverag...

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How Instapage Built a Data Team from Scratch HOW INSTAPAGE BUILT A DATA TEAM FROM SCRATCH

blog article

Apr 09, 2018

It’s an exciting time to be a data professional right now, especially if you’re at a nimble tech startup where you can see the demand growing day-by-day. The variety of business problems, the curiosity demonstrated by stakeholders, and the advent of newer frameworks/technologies/algorith...

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Integrating Autonomous Data Warehouse and Big Data Using Object Storage INTEGRATING AUTONOMOUS DATA WAREHOUSE AND BIG DATA USING OBJECT STORAGE

blog article

Mar 27, 2018

While you can run your business on the data stored in Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse, there’s lots of other data out there which is potentially valuable. Using Oracle Big Data Cloud, it’s possible to store and process that data, making it ready to be loaded into or queried by the Auton...

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How Big Data Analytics is Disrupting The Retail Industry HOW BIG DATA ANALYTICS IS DISRUPTING THE RETAIL INDUSTRY

blog article

Apr 20, 2018

The retail industry is growing at a considerable pace! Isn’t that a term we have all heard? Let me tell you this, it is not growing at a considerable pace, it is freaking booming! Just to give you a sense of how it is booming – Sales in 2017 was clocked at USD 3.53 trillion, it is poised...

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Big data had its glory days, but it needs deep learning to produce value BIG DATA HAD ITS GLORY DAYS, BUT IT NEEDS DEEP LEARNING TO PRODUCE VALUE

blog article

Apr 11, 2018

Big data was all the rage a few years ago, but data in and of itself is actually not that helpful without applied analytics. Because of this, companies today need to focus on the modern technologies that have emerged in recent months, including deep learning and other artificial intelligence methods...

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Data Science Under GDPR: What Will Change? DATA SCIENCE UNDER GDPR: WHAT WILL CHANGE?

blog article

Feb 06, 2018

The European Union (EU) is about to introduce new obligations for companies handling and analysing data about EU citizens. The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) will take effect on May 25th, 2018, in order to keep pace with the modern digital information landscape. The regulati...

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Why next-generation execs should care about data governance WHY NEXT-GENERATION EXECS SHOULD CARE ABOUT DATA GOVERNANCE

blog article

Apr 09, 2018

Our increasing reliance on modern technologies makes it easy to get lost in all the hype. These newer systems, however, may not adhere to data compliance standards for your organization. Take Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems for example. They are forward-facing and handle a multitude o...

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WHY BIG DATA WITH PYTHON IS TOP TECH JOB SKILL IN 2018 WHY BIG DATA WITH PYTHON IS TOP TECH JOB SKILL IN 2018

blog article

Apr 17, 2018

Big Data Hadoop is the most popular technology in the IT industry. Today, the employees who are upgraded in Big Data- Hadoop skills are in huge demand. People like Data Scientists and Data Analysts are the one who gets the offer from big organizations. As you know data is tremendously increasing, it...

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The Impact of Big Data on The Retail Sector: Examples And Use-Cases THE IMPACT OF BIG DATA ON THE RETAIL SECTOR: EXAMPLES AND USE-CASES

blog article

Apr 05, 2018

In today’s hyper-connected digital world, big data is everywhere. We all have a digital footprint and believe it or not, almost everything we do online can be analyzed, quantified and used to help track consumer trends, behaviours and insights that help brands reach out to us on an engaging, p...

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The Best Big Data Certifications in 2018 THE BEST BIG DATA CERTIFICATIONS IN 2018

blog article

Nov 28, 2017

Data analytics is one of the most appreciated parts of the present businesses. In case you haven’t heard of the excitement about big data, you are not following the modern trends. The increase in big data interest and management of data in organizations such as processing, storing and removing...

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Growing a Data Function in a Data-Immature Environment GROWING A DATA FUNCTION IN A DATA-IMMATURE ENVIRONMENT

blog article

Apr 16, 2018

According to Gartner, 90% of large organizations will have a Chief Data Officer by 2019. This manifesto of data-drivenness in today’s business world hardly comes as a surprise in the age of Big Data and AI. And alongside large companies, organizations of more modest size are also getting the m...

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How to Write Production-Level Code for Data Science Projects HOW TO WRITE PRODUCTION-LEVEL CODE FOR DATA SCIENCE PROJECTS

blog article

Mar 29, 2018

The ability to write production-level code is one of the most sought-after skills in a data scientist role, even if it's not explicitly stated. For a software engineer-turned-data scientist, this may not sound like a challenging task — you might have already perfected the process of develo...

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Skills That LinkedIn Looks for in a Data Scientist Candidate SKILLS THAT LINKEDIN LOOKS FOR IN A DATA SCIENTIST CANDIDATE

blog article

Apr 12, 2018

Statistical modeling or machine learning skills are required for a data scientist to perform their job well. The aspect we are looking at is the candidate’s ability to formalize a business problem into a machine learning problem, select the proper modeling algorithms, and build out the models ...

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HOW BIG DATA BRINGS VALUE TO AUDI & KLARNA HOW BIG DATA BRINGS VALUE TO AUDI & KLARNA

blog article

Apr 11, 2018

Klarna was founded in 2005 in Stockholm, Sweden with the aim of making it easier for people to shop online. The bank provides online financial services such as payment solutions for online storefronts, debt collection, credit payments and more. Its core service is to assume stores’ claims for ...

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ACCESS DATA ANYWHERE USING DB2 BIG SQL’S FEDERATION ACCESS DATA ANYWHERE USING DB2 BIG SQL’S FEDERATION

blog article

Apr 12, 2018

Rules of the game for data analytics have changed. Data is no longer only available in relational databases. With data flowing in from various sources like IoT sensors, clickstream, mobile, etc., data is moving in at a much faster and richer pace. One caveat is, the data coming from various sources ...

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Ten tips for Avoiding an Alternative Data Hangover TEN TIPS FOR AVOIDING AN ALTERNATIVE DATA HANGOVER

blog article

Apr 17, 2018

More than 80% of the world’s data is unstructured. Investors in the financial industry are now having to confront the challenge of managing a large volume of data in this unstructured format, assembling in-house data scientists, engineers and IT staff who can transform it into insights. As you...

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Big data analytics insights from datachangemakers BIG DATA ANALYTICS INSIGHTS FROM DATACHANGEMAKERS

blog article

Apr 10, 2018

At Entity Group we have a set of blogs called datachangemakers. It’s a series of interviews and interactions with people who have spent their careers working in or around data and data management initiatives including Big Data& Analytics. They have a vision for the data journey and we want...

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What are the emerging trends in big data in 2018? WHAT ARE THE EMERGING TRENDS IN BIG DATA IN 2018?

blog article

Apr 10, 2018

The results of Syncsort’s 2018 Big Data Trends survey have been releases and can be accessed as a ebook by following the link. One clear result of the survey, which engaged several hundred IT professionals over multiple industries is that what was unfamiliar technology four years ago is now be...

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Women in Big Data Speed Mentoring Event WOMEN IN BIG DATA SPEED MENTORING EVENT

blog article

Apr 12, 2018

Women in Big Data’s North West Chapter Mentorship Committee organized a speed mentoring event on the afternoon of March 1 at Intel RA3 Campus, Hillsboro Oregon. This was the first kickoff event for the mentorship committee in 2018. The event was a huge success with an amazing line up of 13 Int...

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Four Ways to Overcome Data and Analytic Challenges in the Insurance Industry FOUR WAYS TO OVERCOME DATA AND ANALYTIC CHALLENGES IN THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY

blog article

Apr 06, 2018

The insurance industry, in particular the property and casualty, life and annuity, and re-insurance sectors, is fraught with very interesting data and analytics challenges. While there is vast potential for big data and advanced analytics such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML...

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How to Tune Your Database Security to Protect Big Data HOW TO TUNE YOUR DATABASE SECURITY TO PROTECT BIG DATA

blog article

Apr 10, 2018

As digital information and data continues to accumulate worldwide, new big data solutions grow more and more popular. The introduction of IoT into our lifestyle, which turns appliances into smart data logging machines, along with organizations tracking behaviors for data science and research purpose...

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GDPR and Big Data: 4 Steps to Compliance GDPR AND BIG DATA: 4 STEPS TO COMPLIANCE

blog article

Jan 25, 2018

GDPR is fast approaching – May 25, 2018. And the implications for big data are, well, big. Essentially, GDPR is a regulation intended to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals within the European Union, and it applies regardless of where the company is located. Whether you...

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EU’s GDPR Compliance: 10 Things You Probably Aren’t Considering, But Should EU’S GDPR COMPLIANCE: 10 THINGS YOU PROBABLY AREN’T CONSIDERING, BUT SHOULD

blog article

Apr 08, 2018

The GDPR, the EU regulation aiming to strengthen and unify the protection of personal data for EU citizens, will take effect on May 25, 2018. You can learn more about the regulation here. There’s no doubt that data, including the types governed by the GDPR, brings immense insights to support b...

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Competitive innovation for building mainframe skills COMPETITIVE INNOVATION FOR BUILDING MAINFRAME SKILLS

blog article

Mar 28, 2018

Mainframe computers not only run traditional enterprise applications for airlines, finance and other industries, they also thrive on running today’s groundbreaking applications and open workloads in trusted environments. And as we continue to reinvent the mainframe for business-critical analyt...

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IBM unveils new cloud-ready mainframe based on single-frame design IBM UNVEILS NEW CLOUD-READY MAINFRAME BASED ON SINGLE-FRAME DESIGN

blog article

Apr 10, 2018

Today, IBM announced its newest cloud-ready mainframes — the IBM z14 Model ZR1 and IBM LinuxONE Rockhopper II, the latest additions to its family of servers announced in 2017. The new systems feature a 19-inch industry standard, single-frame design allowing for easy placement into cloud data c...

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Implementation patterns for big data and data warehouse on Azure IMPLEMENTATION PATTERNS FOR BIG DATA AND DATA WAREHOUSE ON AZURE

blog article

Mar 26, 2018

To help our customers with their adoption of Azure services for big data and data warehousing workloads we have identified some common adoption patterns which are reference architectures for success. So, what patterns do we have for our modern data warehouse play? This is the convergence of relation...

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Continuous integration and deployment using Data Factory CONTINUOUS INTEGRATION AND DEPLOYMENT USING DATA FACTORY

blog article

Apr 09, 2018

Azure Data Factory (ADF) visual tools public preview was announced on Jan 16, 2018. With visual tools, you can iteratively build, debug, deploy, operationalize and monitor your big data pipelines. Now, you can follow industry leading best practices to do continuous integration and deployment for you...

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NVMe: Simple can be powerful NVME: SIMPLE CAN BE POWERFUL

blog article

Apr 04, 2018

The problem-solving principle known as “Occam’s razor” states that the simplest solution is usually the best one.[1] Essentially, this type of thinking helps explain the growing interest in Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) over an Ethernet environment. Adoption rates are accelera...

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IBM Spectrum Protect Plus delivers modern data protection IBM SPECTRUM PROTECT PLUS DELIVERS MODERN DATA PROTECTION

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Mar 21, 2018

Modern data protection for your data-driven, multi-cloud digital business. IBM Spectrum Protect Plus has been well received by press, analysts and the market. Steve Scully, Senior Analyst at The Evaluator Group, identified one of the critical reasons why in a recent paper on the subject: “A tr...

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Think 2018: Data-driven storage without limits THINK 2018: DATA-DRIVEN STORAGE WITHOUT LIMITS

blog article

Feb 14, 2018

The world of storage has changed dramatically in a few short years. Business data is no longer stored only in stand-alone systems in on-premises data centers. Far different demands are being placed on storage as data volumes rise and new applications are developed. Artificial intelligence (AI), big ...

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3 principles for climbing the AI ladder with IBM Governed Data Lake 3 PRINCIPLES FOR CLIMBING THE AI LADDER WITH IBM GOVERNED DATA LAKE

blog article

Feb 12, 2018

Each session was jam packed with our clients and partners coming from various industries, from banking to telecommunications to airlines. Our clients discussed their biggest challenges in becoming cognitive and data driven businesses. I was excited to hear about the value that IBM technologies are p...

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How Data Science Is Enabling Better Decision-making HOW DATA SCIENCE IS ENABLING BETTER DECISION-MAKING

blog article

Apr 02, 2018

Good decision-making is key to companies and institutions running efficiently and overcoming unforeseeable obstacles. With the help of data science companies, decision makers are now able to make better-informed choices than in the past by shaping and filtering the data their organizations have coll...

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What is the most affordable way to get data science capabilities? WHAT IS THE MOST AFFORDABLE WAY TO GET DATA SCIENCE CAPABILITIES?

blog article

Apr 03, 2018

Data Scientist was considered the hottest and most in-demand job of 2017, and the trend will continue into 2018. Currently, there is a growing need for these specialists as more companies are looking to leverage analytics and data to get a competitive advantage. Decisions are no longer taken by gut ...

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Six Predictions for AI, Big Data and Analytics in 2018 SIX PREDICTIONS FOR AI, BIG DATA AND ANALYTICS IN 2018

blog article

Mar 12, 2018

In the near future, the so-called “intelligent enterprise” will fully capture the global market. Many companies now understand that only the intelligent enterprise will be able to anticipate technological and market challenges and make a profit. Those who are not going to follow the digi...

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Big data’s expanding role in intelligence agencies BIG DATA’S EXPANDING ROLE IN INTELLIGENCE AGENCIES

blog article

Apr 03, 2018

Governments are always seeking vital information about rival countries. To counter terrorism and proxy wars, intelligence agencies are keeping an eye on a lot of data to find clues and establish links between suspects. Using big data in intelligence agencies has the ability to manage such extensive ...

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Big Data policing – here’s what it means BIG DATA POLICING – HERE’S WHAT IT MEANS

blog article

Apr 02, 2018

Law enforcement agencies have always aimed to stay one step ahead of the criminals to maintain an engaging social atmosphere in their jurisdictions. With exploding urban population, big data policing has come into the picture to aid the law enforcers. In the last decade, urban areas across the world...

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Data Preprocessing for Non-Techies: Feature Exploration and Engineering, Part Two — Checklist of Most Common Practices DATA PREPROCESSING FOR NON-TECHIES: FEATURE EXPLORATION AND ENGINEERING, PART TWO — CHECKLIST OF MOST COMMON PRACTICES

blog article

Mar 28, 2018

Now that we have covered the basic terms and definitions for data types and structure on my previous post let’s dive into the creative and most time consuming side of data science — cleaning and feature engineering. What are some of the basic strategies that data scientists use to clean ...

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HOW BIG DATA WILL IMPACT E-COMMERCE INDUSTRY IN 2018 HOW BIG DATA WILL IMPACT E-COMMERCE INDUSTRY IN 2018

blog article

Mar 15, 2018

Whatever happens online and offline, it’s because of DATA. As the technology evolves, the ways to gather and measure data also diversifies. The best way to grasp the data world mechanisms is to study and analyze trends in behavior. Big data is a concentrated accumulation of conventional and di...

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STEM Fellowship Big Data Challenge Winners STEM FELLOWSHIP BIG DATA CHALLENGE WINNERS

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Mar 15, 2018

STEM Fellowship’s High School Big Data Challenge sees the tech-native generation put their data analysis talents to the test and grow into digital citizens. The theme for this year was “Think Global – Act Local”, and addressed the issues facing sustainable development around ...

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Customers Have Changed, So Tech Is Changing Customer Service CUSTOMERS HAVE CHANGED, SO TECH IS CHANGING CUSTOMER SERVICE

blog article

Mar 30, 2018

Technology has a profound impact on the way customers interact with businesses. As a result, businesses provide customer service and user experience that align with emerging technology, changing customer service in the process. The pathway to creating a business, especially online, is more accessibl...

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How to bring BI and analytics to modern nested data structures HOW TO BRING BI AND ANALYTICS TO MODERN NESTED DATA STRUCTURES

blog article

Mar 14, 2018

Nested data structures are a boon to modeling, storage, and query performance, but pose challenges to traditional BI tools. Here’s how to overcome them. Over the past few years, there has been a subtle but significant shift in the way that data is structured in databases. Whereas yesterday&rsq...

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4 Types of Data Science Jobs 4 TYPES OF DATA SCIENCE JOBS

blog article

Jan 27, 2018

Interested in landing a job as a data scientist? Now’s a great time to choose a career in data science—Glassdoor has once again named Data Scientist the #1 best job in America. But how do you get your foot in the door, and what does it take to succeed? Data science combines several disci...

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Big Data throttling the space engine BIG DATA THROTTLING THE SPACE ENGINE

blog article

Mar 10, 2018

Today information is collected from everywhere, even from the space. Big data in space refers to collecting information from the realms beyond our regular reach in the pursuit of improving life on Earth. Information is vital for organizations as it helps them in knowing what can be the best option f...

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5 strategies for converting Big Data into actionable insights 5 STRATEGIES FOR CONVERTING BIG DATA INTO ACTIONABLE INSIGHTS

blog article

Mar 27, 2018

The word “big” in big data refers to the huge volume of data involved. Big data technologies aim at storing, analyzing, querying, and updating large chunks of data coming from different areas. It is important to turn this massive amount of data into actionable insights to obtain better d...

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5 ways an organization can manage its big data security 5 WAYS AN ORGANIZATION CAN MANAGE ITS BIG DATA SECURITY

blog article

Mar 15, 2018

Big data exhibits the 4 V's (volume, variety, velocity, veracity). Big data applications are innumerable, ranging from banking, healthcare, insurance, pension, and governmnetal proceedings, due to its numerous advantages. Every chunk of data in an organization is crucial, and it is important to ...

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10 big data New Year’s resolutions your business must take 10 BIG DATA NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS YOUR BUSINESS MUST TAKE

blog article

Mar 12, 2018

A fresh new year is already here, and everyone’s taking up resolutions to be better than before. Well, here are ten big data New Year’s resolutions that you should take up for your business to stay ahead of the competition. Big data has been making a lot of noise since thelast year, and ...

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Data Science: How to Get the Most out of Data, Science and Technology DATA SCIENCE: HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF DATA, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

blog article

Mar 26, 2018

I recently had a chance to meet Dr. Shahzad Cheema, a Lead Data Scientist at IBM’s IoT Industry Lab in Munich. We had an interesting discussion around Data Science and its applications in the real world. According to Dr. Cheema, Data Science is probably the most fascinating and least understoo...

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Big data’s next chapter: Machine learning and automation explored at BigData SV 2018 BIG DATA’S NEXT CHAPTER: MACHINE LEARNING AND AUTOMATION EXPLORED AT BIGDATA SV 2018

blog article

Mar 07, 2018

Data has been the driving force behind digital transformation, but will its benefits prove to be worth the cost and effort of regulatory compliance measures and top-down process overhauls? Looking to answer these and other questions, SiliconANGLE is hosting Big Data SV 2018 in San Jose, California, ...

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How Big Data is Growing Agriculture HOW BIG DATA IS GROWING AGRICULTURE

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Mar 19, 2018

For this episode of Craft Beer & Data, Mark and I hung out with Eric Matelski, tap-room manager at the Epic Brewing Company, and talked about how big data is transforming the agricultural industry. But first, Eric told us about one of his favorite beers (lately), Falling Monk: “This is a b...

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How Big Data and GPS Will Rule in 2018 HOW BIG DATA AND GPS WILL RULE IN 2018

blog article

Mar 09, 2018

Today big data, machine learning and location data are playing huge roles in business, finance, politics and almost every sector. There is some concern playing itself out regarding location data and other technology features. While it is important to understand the risks involved in big data and GPS...

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Big Data and customer sentiment analysis BIG DATA AND CUSTOMER SENTIMENT ANALYSIS

blog article

Mar 20, 2018

Brands are now getting smarter by taking actions based on customer sentiments. Not only brands but also political parties and governments are looking at social sentiments as a valuable resource for growth. With big data, real-time customer sentiment analysis has become possible. Social media has com...

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Measure Once, Cut Twice: Moving Towards Iteration in Data Science MEASURE ONCE, CUT TWICE: MOVING TOWARDS ITERATION IN DATA SCIENCE

blog article

Feb 08, 2018

The process of software development has changed dramatically over the last 20 years. Eric Raymonds, a noted open source software developer, pushed back against software that was “built like cathedrals, carefully crafted by individual wizards or small bands of mages working in splendid isolatio...

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Get Well Sooner: Data Science Bowl Aims to Speed Drug Discovery GET WELL SOONER: DATA SCIENCE BOWL AIMS TO SPEED DRUG DISCOVERY

blog article

Mar 09, 2018

More than 2,100 teams are competing in fourth annual Data Science Bowl. When it comes to developing drugs to fight disease, a billion dollars doesn’t buy what it used to. Not so long ago, a fortune that size might have covered the cost of creating 30 new medicines. Today, it won’t even b...

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Big Data and its Impact on Modern Healthcare BIG DATA AND ITS IMPACT ON MODERN HEALTHCARE

blog article

Mar 05, 2018

Big Data has brought about an immensity of change in the realm of data management be it in any field and any industry. It has also changed the manner in which data is analysed and managed. Special emphasis should be laid of big data on modern healthcare since it has proven to be one of the most prom...

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Big Data: Looking back at advancements in 2017 and likely trends for 2018 BIG DATA: LOOKING BACK AT ADVANCEMENTS IN 2017 AND LIKELY TRENDS FOR 2018

blog article

Mar 05, 2018

Bidding farewell to 2017 and just in the third month of 2018, we observe marked differences in the Big Data space. Last year’s trends focused on major themes such as: management of Big Data, security and privacy of the data and its access, emergence of cloud as a front runner in data managemen...

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Putting people at the heart of big data PUTTING PEOPLE AT THE HEART OF BIG DATA

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Mar 12, 2018

Big data has given scientists – and companies – a treasure trove of new information for analysing, understanding and predicting human behaviour, but it’s also thrown up a raft of questions about privacy and ownership. Our smartphone societies are inundated with new services, which ...

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Microsoft partners with National Science Foundation to empower data science breakthroughs MICROSOFT PARTNERS WITH NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION TO EMPOWER DATA SCIENCE BREAKTHROUGHS

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Feb 13, 2018

Over the past decade, Microsoft has partnered with the National Science Foundation (NSF) on three separate programs, first in 2010, and more recently through a commitment of $6M in cloud credits across two NSF supported data science programs – with the Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs and as ...

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Power from wind: Open data on AWS POWER FROM WIND: OPEN DATA ON AWS

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Mar 20, 2018

Data that describe processes in a spatial context are everywhere in our day-to-day lives and they dominate big data problems. Map data, for instance, whether describing networks of roads or remote sensing data from satellites, get us where we need to go. Atmospheric data from simulations and sensors...

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Helping Data Science Flourish – One Client at a Time HELPING DATA SCIENCE FLOURISH – ONE CLIENT AT A TIME

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Mar 16, 2018

By now, in 2018, most enterprises have established some type of program to utilize math to help them make money. For many this means taking advantage of data science, or more specifically, machine learning. But despite seemingly widespread adoption, some studies show that more than two-thirds of the...

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Top 10 Open Source Big Data Tools in 2018 TOP 10 OPEN SOURCE BIG DATA TOOLS IN 2018

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Mar 12, 2018

Today almost every organization extensively uses big data to achieve the competitive edge in the market. With this in mind, open source big data tools for big data processing and analysis are the most useful choice of organizations considering the cost and other benefits. Hadoop is the top open sour...

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Applying Data Science Techniques in Python to Evaluate Ionospheric Perturbations from Earthquakes APPLYING DATA SCIENCE TECHNIQUES IN PYTHON TO EVALUATE IONOSPHERIC PERTURBATIONS FROM EARTHQUAKES

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Feb 14, 2018

Today, Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) observations are routinely used to study the physical processes that occur within the Earth’s upper atmosphere. Due to the experienced satellite signal propagation effects the total electron content (TEC) in the ionosphere can be estimated and t...

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Big data trends in 2018 BIG DATA TRENDS IN 2018

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Jan 22, 2018

Big data is no longer just considered as a big or large set of data. Instead, it is more about business-driven data in the use of analytics capabilities for long-term business value. However, the massive increase in the data volume, varieties, and flow of data for analytics showcases that big data t...

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3 reasons social justice warriors should learn data science 3 REASONS SOCIAL JUSTICE WARRIORS SHOULD LEARN DATA SCIENCE

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Mar 01, 2018

Our digital lifestyles are pumping out data at an unprecedented pace, and easy access to massive computational power makes it possible to scrape and crunch that data with incredible speed. It’s a bonanza that is drawing all sorts–people who see the opportunity to make a buck, solve a pro...

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What WHAT'S IN STORE FOR A DATA SCIENTIST AT THINK 2018

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Feb 20, 2018

If your job title contains words "data" and "scientist," you’re in an elite group of in-demand professionals. Your job is a highly complex discipline with the task of making data relevant, elegant and insightful. You need a technical background, but you also need the curios...

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6 predictions for data science in 2018 6 PREDICTIONS FOR DATA SCIENCE IN 2018

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Jan 12, 2018

LinkedIn’s 2017 U.S. Emerging Jobs Report—fittingly created with the power of data science—lists data science roles as one of the top emerging positions in the U.S. today, with 6.5X growth over the last five years. IBM takes a slightly more conservative view, predicting demand for ...

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13 Data Science New Year’s Resolutions for 2018 13 DATA SCIENCE NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS FOR 2018

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Jan 04, 2018

Did you make any new year’s resolutions? Check out the new year's resolutions for 2018 of the data science community, from newbies to established professionals. To start off the new year in style, DataCamp gathered some New Year's Resolutions from people within the data science industr...

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10 Reasons to be excited About Data Analytics in 2018 10 REASONS TO BE EXCITED ABOUT DATA ANALYTICS IN 2018

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Mar 09, 2018

With the advancement in technology and accelerated innovation, there are various opportunities for data analytics professional. The growth of data in an environment of Internet connectivity is taking us towards digital business transformation. As we are already in 2018, we can expect a boom in digit...

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Big Data vs Traditional Data: What Defines Big Data? BIG DATA VS TRADITIONAL DATA: WHAT DEFINES BIG DATA?

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Mar 06, 2018

What is big data, really? Despite what the term big data implies, the definition of big data is not actually about the size of your data. It’s how you use the data. When it comes to data, size is always relative. True, the number of data sources and the amount of information that can be stored...

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Data Science Learning Guide for Beginners- Best Websites to Learn Data Science DATA SCIENCE LEARNING GUIDE FOR BEGINNERS- BEST WEBSITES TO LEARN DATA SCIENCE

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Mar 07, 2018

Khan Academy is an invaluable resource that provides personalized education and resources for self-learning Math and Science essentials. If you’ve skipped out on your high school Maths and need a foundational course that walks you through every module, then Khan Academy is perfect. Tests and r...

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R vs. Python, Which One is the Best for Data Analysis R VS. PYTHON, WHICH ONE IS THE BEST FOR DATA ANALYSIS

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Mar 08, 2018

The other day I had a debate with my colleague on R vs. Python, and of course, the most frequently asked question, which one scores better. Well, my answer was both. R and Python, both of which are the free and open source, and were developed in the early 1990s, are the two most popular programming ...

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A Collection of 10 Data Visualizations You Must See A COLLECTION OF 10 DATA VISUALIZATIONS YOU MUST SEE

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Jan 31, 2018

Writing codes is fun. Creating models with them is even more intriguing. But things start getting tricky when it comes to presenting our work to a non-technical person. This is where visualizations comes in. They are one of the best ways of telling a story with data. In this article, we look at some...

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4 Business Intelligence Trends for 2018 4 BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE TRENDS FOR 2018

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Mar 05, 2018

Nowadays, big data is more important to businesses than ever. The main reason? Big data can provide invaluable insight to help businesses make data-driven decisions that lead to big growth. What’s more, companies both large and small can effectively leverage big data in order to become more su...

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Rubrik Agrees to Acquire Datos IO to Accelerate Cloud Leadership RUBRIK AGREES TO ACQUIRE DATOS IO TO ACCELERATE CLOUD LEADERSHIP

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Feb 06, 2018

Today, we are excited to announce that Rubrik has agreed to acquire Datos IO, a market leader in application-aware data management for cloud applications built on NoSQL databases and big data file systems. Rubrik and Datos IO share a common vision of building a cloud data management control plane th...

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5 Significant Business Intelligence Trends for 2018 5 SIGNIFICANT BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE TRENDS FOR 2018

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Nov 15, 2017

As 2017 comes to an end, business owners everywhere are searching for the “next big thing” in business intelligence that will help them beat out the competition in 2018. In the upcoming year, there will be new technology that can deliver better and faster data insights, new uses for olde...

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Top 5 Data Science Publications You Should Read In 2018 TOP 5 DATA SCIENCE PUBLICATIONS YOU SHOULD READ IN 2018

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If you ask a data scientist how to start or advance your data career, one of the first things they’ll tell you is to read. Not the answer you’d expect? You’d be surprised! Data scientists constantly read and explore what’s happening in the rapidly changing data landscape. If ...

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Top 10 Data Analytics Trends 2018 TOP 10 DATA ANALYTICS TRENDS 2018

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For a decade, Data Science has now been a hot topic, but most of its concept was present theoretically. The practical  application of Data Science became only possible after the existence of large data sets to work upon, effective machine learning algorithms, and systems to operate these algori...

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Supercharge Your Percentile Calculations for Big Data (Part II) SUPERCHARGE YOUR PERCENTILE CALCULATIONS FOR BIG DATA (PART II)

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Using AtScale’s SalesInsights cube, let’s create a percentile aggregation to analyze Sales Order records, then create a Tableau dashboard to visualize the data. For this example we’ll use the Sales Order fact table. Figure 1 shows the definition of the “factinternetsalesorder...

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Big Data Use Cases to Watch in 2018 BIG DATA USE CASES TO WATCH IN 2018

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Big Data is already a big deal. It is poised to become an even bigger deal in 2018, as Big Data is applied on a larger scale of use cases, from driverless cars to IoT. 2018 Big Data Use Cases: Not Exactly New, But Growing Fast. Many of the Big Data use cases described below are not totally new. Over...

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Can You Trust Your Data In Alteryx? CAN YOU TRUST YOUR DATA IN ALTERYX?

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Data security has never been as important as it is today. At Datameer, the security of your data is as important to us as it is to you. This is why companies working with very sensitive customer data – some of the world’s largest banks, healthcare insurers and telecommunications firms su...

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Seven Data and Analytics Trends for 2018 SEVEN DATA AND ANALYTICS TRENDS FOR 2018

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What’s going on in the data world right now, and how will it impact the market in 2018? There are the obvious, banner headlines, of course: AI is everywhere and will change everything; Enterprises continue to move their infrastructure – and data – to the cloud; GDPR will make data ...

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10 business intelligence trends we expect to see in 2017 10 BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE TRENDS WE EXPECT TO SEE IN 2017

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Over the last few years, we’ve watched data transform organizations of all types and sizes. Companies that began harnessing the power of their data gained a competitive edge and were able to innovate faster. These organizations replaced traditional, IT-centric reporting tools with easy-to-use ...

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Buyers Beware: Data Visualization is Not Data Analytics BUYERS BEWARE: DATA VISUALIZATION IS NOT DATA ANALYTICS

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The term Business Intelligence solution can be a deceiving one. Many software solutions that call themselves BI can actually only offer you half of what you need. Here it’s important to make the distinction between two types of business analysis and intelligence tools: end-to-end solutions and...

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BDaaS: The next big thing in town BDAAS: THE NEXT BIG THING IN TOWN

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A large number of companies have shown up in the recent years, offering big data analytics tools on a cloud-based platform to other companies who want relevant insights generated from their large databases. Either these services can provide to the clients a dashboard that takes data and performs ana...

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Big Data for efficient claim settlement BIG DATA FOR EFFICIENT CLAIM SETTLEMENT

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Big data is a large volume of data (structured and unstructured data) from different sources. It exhibits the 4 Vs. (volume, variety, velocity, veracity). Big data applications are innumerable, where insurance industry is one of them. Big data technology has proved to bring in positive outcomes for ...

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The What’s What of Data Warehousing and Data Mining THE WHAT’S WHAT OF DATA WAREHOUSING AND DATA MINING

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Enterprise data was stored in information silos that were physically apart from other data repositories, and each silo served specialised functions – but that was before Big Data hit the world (by a storm, if we may say). Now, it’s practically impossible to practice the same methods on s...

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What is it and Why does it Matter? WHAT IS IT AND WHY DOES IT MATTER?

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If you’re a complete newbie in the world of Big Data, the term itself might be slightly confusing. Before we move to the technicalities, let’s ask two essential questions: How big? What data? The answer to the first question isn’t fixed – it would’ve changed by the time...

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How Union Budget 2018 Will Fortify Application of Big Data, AI, and Robotics HOW UNION BUDGET 2018 WILL FORTIFY APPLICATION OF BIG DATA, AI, AND ROBOTICS

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Finally! The Finance Minister’s union budget 2018 speech had something for the techies of the future. As per the announcement, the NITI Aayog will initiate a national program to direct efforts in Artificial Intelligence, and the Department of Science and Technology will launch a Mission on Cyb...

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88 IoT and Public Big Data Datasets: Finance, Insurance More 2018 88 IOT AND PUBLIC BIG DATA DATASETS: FINANCE, INSURANCE MORE 2018

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It is a commonly held belief that to gain valuable insight from Big Data, companies have to invest in collecting and analysing their own. However, those without the resources to do so, can actually support their IoT projects using public big data datasets. There are hundreds, if not thousands of the...

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How to Structure Your Business to Make Better Use of Data HOW TO STRUCTURE YOUR BUSINESS TO MAKE BETTER USE OF DATA

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A few years ago, Starbucks’ director of analytics and business intelligence, Joe LaCugna, said the Seattle coffee giant once struggled to make sense of the data pouring in from its loyalty card holders, which at the time was over 13 million and comprise 36 percent of all Starbucks’ trans...

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Top 6 Upcoming Big Data Trends of 2018 TOP 6 UPCOMING BIG DATA TRENDS OF 2018

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Big data is in a constant mode of evolution. It has created huge leaps of growth for businesses who have been using it. The massive increase in the volume, variety, and velocity of data showcases that big data will definitely encounter some changes worth mentioning in the year ahead, prevailing to l...

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5 Big Data Industry Trends in 2018 5 BIG DATA INDUSTRY TRENDS IN 2018

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Big Data is HUGE. With nearly 2.3 trillion gigabytes of data created every single day and the data universe doubling every two years, there’s no denying that data is, and will continue to, shape our world. To your everyday user of tech, it may not seem like it, but Big Data trends are constant...

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Object Storage for Big Data: What Is It? And Why Is It Better? OBJECT STORAGE FOR BIG DATA: WHAT IS IT? AND WHY IS IT BETTER?

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Hadoop was once the dominant choice for data lakes. But in today’s fast-moving world of technology, there’s already a new approach in town. And that’s the data lake based on Apache Spark clusters and object storage. In this article, we’ll be taking a deep dive into why that h...

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Together blockchain and big data make a powerful couple TOGETHER BLOCKCHAIN AND BIG DATA MAKE A POWERFUL COUPLE

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Big data and blockchain are the two tech trends taking over almost all our attention. One is transforming data management while the other is changing the nature of transactions altogether. Could they create an even more significant impact on the industries by binding together – big data for bl...

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Transforming Risk Management with Predictive Analytics TRANSFORMING RISK MANAGEMENT WITH PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS

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Every task involves some amount of risk, and companies focus on managing these risks in a way so that they can avoid these threats and minimize the lossesthat ensue. Businesses are transforming risk management to avoid these losses. Big data technologies has achieved unprecedented power and focuses ...

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Five New Big Data Use Cases for 2018 — Part 3 FIVE NEW BIG DATA USE CASES FOR 2018 — PART 3

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Feb 13, 2018

Every year, industry pundits hypothesize on the many ways big data can improve healthcare delivery and the overall healthcare system. Yet, adoption of big data in healthcare fails to keep pace with other industries. To date, most big data investments in healthcare have been made by insurer payers. I...

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5 ways to turn data into insights and revenue with cognitive content analytics 5 WAYS TO TURN DATA INTO INSIGHTS AND REVENUE WITH COGNITIVE CONTENT ANALYTICS

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Feb 09, 2018

Many companies are expected to pursue data management, advanced analytics and cognitive computing to stay competitive and drive revenue. Except for a handful of leaders such LinkedIn, Netflix, Nordstrom, Target and Verizon, most companies are still struggling to close the gap between data collection...

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2018 Big Data Predictions 2018 BIG DATA PREDICTIONS

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“There are only two certainties in Big Data today: It won’t look like yesterday’s data infrastructure, and it’ll be very, very fast.” – Matt Asay: Head of Developer Ecosystem at Adobe. Technology and the power of data science have created huge leaps of growth for ...

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Big Data In The Cloud: Why And How? BIG DATA IN THE CLOUD: WHY AND HOW?

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Algorithms have a huge influence on our daily lives and our future. Everything from our social interactions, news, entertainment, finance, health, and other aspects of our lives are impacted by mathematical computations and nifty algorithms, and big data is a significant part of what makes this poss...

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10 Predictions For AI, Big Data, And Analytics in 2018 10 PREDICTIONS FOR AI, BIG DATA, AND ANALYTICS IN 2018

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Jan 08, 2018

A new Forrester Research report, Predictions 2018: The Honeymoon For AI Is Over, predicts that in 2018 enterprises will finally move beyond the hype to recognize that AI requires hard work—planning, deploying, and governing it correctly. But Forrester also promises improvements: Better human a...

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How the Financial Services Industry Is Winning with Big Data HOW THE FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY IS WINNING WITH BIG DATA

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Jan 25, 2018

Big data technology has become an integral part of the financial services industry, and will continue to drive innovation well into the future. Financial firms today can leverage big data to: Generate new revenue streams through data-driven offers, such as personalized recommendations. Become more e...

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How to Modernize Your Enterprise Data Architecture by Tearing Down Data Silos HOW TO MODERNIZE YOUR ENTERPRISE DATA ARCHITECTURE BY TEARING DOWN DATA SILOS

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Feb 01, 2018

When big data became a phrase, a way to describe large volumes of data coupled with workloads that required more than one server, a promise was made: “no more data silos.” This promise was riding on the shoulders of Apache Hadoop. Apache Hadoop wasn’t up to the enterprise task of g...

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Big Data, Hadoop & Cloud: Tackling a Chain of Emerging Challenges BIG DATA, HADOOP & CLOUD: TACKLING A CHAIN OF EMERGING CHALLENGES

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Feb 05, 2018

Data has often been heralded as the new “oil” – a commodity more precious than any natural resource in today’s digital economy. For all of big data’s promises, many challenges came to light during the delineation phase and continue today as companies implement big data ...

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Why You Need to Design for Analytics to Succeed at IoT WHY YOU NEED TO DESIGN FOR ANALYTICS TO SUCCEED AT IOT

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Feb 07, 2018

As companies in a variety of industries plan and execute their digital transformation strategies, powered by the Internet of Things (IoT), they should be designing everything—products, applications, sensors, networks, services, etc.—with one all encompassing goal: to maximize the value o...

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MemSQL Achieves AWS Big Data Competency Status MEMSQL ACHIEVES AWS BIG DATA COMPETENCY STATUS

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Feb 05, 2018

According to a recent press release, “MemSQL, provider of the fastest real-time data warehouse, today announced that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Big Data Competency status. Achieving the AWS Big Data Competency differentiates MemSQL as an AWS Partner Network (APN) member that pos...

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Data Risk in 2018: Data Management and Data Integrity Necessities DATA RISK IN 2018: DATA MANAGEMENT AND DATA INTEGRITY NECESSITIES

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Feb 06, 2018

Once again, businesses sat up and took notice of a number massive consumer information leaks over the past year. These events spotlight the obligations of corporations to protect consumers’ privacy and security – especially in the modern era of Big Data and analytics-driven businesses. T...

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Combat Modern Cybersecurity Challenges With Big Data and Machine Learning COMBAT MODERN CYBERSECURITY CHALLENGES WITH BIG DATA AND MACHINE LEARNING

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Feb 05, 2018

As organizations harness the power in data to grow their business through initiatives like IoT, predictive analytics, single view of customers and more, now is the time for them to further exercise their corporate responsibility. This means that organizations need to safeguard data to protect their ...

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Hadoop Delegation Tokens Explained HADOOP DELEGATION TOKENS EXPLAINED

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Dec 07, 2017

Apache Hadoop’s security was designed and implemented around 2009, and has been stabilizing since then. However, due to a lack of documentation around this area, it’s hard to understand or debug when problems arise. Delegation tokens were designed and are widely used in the Hadoop ecosys...

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Could BIG DATA Be Used To Address India’s Growing Water Crisis? COULD BIG DATA BE USED TO ADDRESS INDIA’S GROWING WATER CRISIS?

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Oct 25, 2017

Water is essential, an asset of incalculable esteem, restricted, valuable and vital. On March 22 consistently, the world watches Water Day, where groups and countries alike meet up to influence grave promises to spare too and guarantee reasonable utilization of water. Big Data can give progressive b...

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Obtain A Competitive Edge With Data Discovery And Generate Business Value OBTAIN A COMPETITIVE EDGE WITH DATA DISCOVERY AND GENERATE BUSINESS VALUE

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Oct 19, 2017

Data discovery describes the process through which businesses collect data from a variety of sources and apply it towards generating real business value. Businesses can benefit from an improved data-driven decision-making, enhance their business models, easily share insights across departments, and ...

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Big data analytics boost Vivint’s smart home IQ BIG DATA ANALYTICS BOOST VIVINT’S SMART HOME IQ

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Cars, personal assistants and smartphones are starting to learn user habits and make decisions automatically. Can the home be far behind? Vivint Inc., the provider of smart home security systems over the past 18 years, has embarked on a technology approach that combines artificial intelligence, sens...

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Big data lakes will like our Elastic Data Platform BIG DATA LAKES WILL LIKE OUR ELASTIC DATA PLATFORM

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The vendor recently launched Elastic Data Platform (EDP), a series of reference architecture geared for Hadoop and related big data environments.  EDP is available as direct-attached storage on PowerEdge servers, clustered Isilon scale-out NAS, or a managed service via the Dell EMC Virtustream ...

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Hadoop distributor MapR raises $56M following major sales jump HADOOP DISTRIBUTOR MAPR RAISES $56M FOLLOWING MAJOR SALES JUMP

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A year after closing its last funding round, MapR Technologies Inc. has secured another cash infusion to establish a stronger position in the global analytics market. The company, which sells a commercial version of the popular Hadoop data crunching framework, today announced the completion of a $56...

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Career Opportunities for Big Data Professionals CAREER OPPORTUNITIES FOR BIG DATA PROFESSIONALS

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Big Data is one of the most rapidly growing technological tools in the industry today.  It has moved on to become a lot more than just a buzz word! In the present IT arena, Big Data professionals are highly revered as well as demanded for the sheer utility of this technology.

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Hollywood, China, and Big Data HOLLYWOOD, CHINA, AND BIG DATA

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This past Saturday I attended the USC Entertainment Institute on Entertainment Law and Business. In past years the Institute has had entire panels on China, but this year things were pretty low-key, with just one panelist having a China connection (Chia-Chi Li, Director of Tencent’s Content an...

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Old operational structures not conducive to big data’s future OLD OPERATIONAL STRUCTURES NOT CONDUCIVE TO BIG DATA’S FUTURE

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Big data and new technologies are continuing to change the way companies in every industry do business, and no team can afford to self-select out of updating processes with these new tools. Christopher Penn (pictured), vice president of marketing technology at SHIFT Communications LLC, is vehement t...

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5 Ways to Improve Your Small Business Using Big Data 5 WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR SMALL BUSINESS USING BIG DATA

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If the word “Big” in “Big Data” could somehow seem intimidating, Big Data is not reserved for “big brands”, and presents a real competitive advantage for all businesses, regardless of their size. Big Data was not created to be big by premeditation.

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Experts place bets on software vs. scientists in big data profits race EXPERTS PLACE BETS ON SOFTWARE VS. SCIENTISTS IN BIG DATA PROFITS RACE

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Big data is flooding into companies faster than they can figure out what to do with it. Hungry as they are to monetize it, many are failing. Will new technologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning solve the problem with DIY data science for regular folks? Or, will universities have t...

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‘Thick data’ sees the market future when big data can’t ‘THICK DATA’ SEES THE MARKET FUTURE WHEN BIG DATA CAN’T

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Data analytics is a numbers game, right? Adding more data points solves inaccurate algorithm outputs. Actually, no. Outputs will not predict human behavior until inputs are as complex, unexpected and sometimes as contradictory as humans themselves.

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Know about the future of Global Big Data Analytics In Healthcare Market KNOW ABOUT THE FUTURE OF GLOBAL BIG DATA ANALYTICS IN HEALTHCARE MARKET

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The report on the Global Big Data Analytics In Healthcare market is an accurate piece of work and is collated by conducting both primary as well as secondary research. The top segments of the market have been highlighted in this report.

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Big data and Business analytics Market Projected to Grow at a Steady Pace During 2017 – 2025 BIG DATA AND BUSINESS ANALYTICS MARKET PROJECTED TO GROW AT A STEADY PACE DURING 2017 – 2025

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As the world is becoming more digital and connected, big data and business analytics are creating new opportunities for data collection, storage and intelligence processing and analysis. With the huge amount of data generation.

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Increasing Demand from North America will Aid in Big Data as a Service Market Growth INCREASING DEMAND FROM NORTH AMERICA WILL AID IN BIG DATA AS A SERVICE MARKET GROWTH

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Big data as a service is considered as the delivery of statistical analysis information from a third party or a service provider that helps the organization to understand the insights with an objective to achieve competitive advantage.

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Databricks’ Delta highlights the need for integration to simplify big data DATABRICKS’ DELTA HIGHLIGHTS THE NEED FOR INTEGRATION TO SIMPLIFY BIG DATA

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For all the business benefits of big data, the big problem is that mainstream enterprises have had to fit together many pieces of software and services themselves, causing many to choke on the complexity. That’s the problem Databricks Inc. aims to solve with its new Delta data warehouse announ...

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Making big data enterprise-ready at IBM’s ‘Data Science for All’ event MAKING BIG DATA ENTERPRISE-READY AT IBM’S ‘DATA SCIENCE FOR ALL’ EVENT

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How is IBM Corp. unifying Hadoop’s fragmented, open source data management applications to make big data an enterprise-ready product? Looking to answer this question and others, SiliconANGLE is at the IBM Data Science for All event, taking place in New York City, with exclusive commentary and ...

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