Amit Baldwa

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MS Excel: Understand The Basics of VLOOKUP in 28 Minutes

Thanks to ExcelIsFun on YouTube!<p>I recently finished a 90+ minute ExcelIsFun YouTube session — a replay of a training session Mike Girvin put on for …

5 Innovation Keys for the Future of Work | Inc.com

As technology grows and changes, the world changes--it's a basic idea of innovation and showcases the importance of thinking outside the box, especially as technology grows at an astronomical pace.<p>Leading the charge for innovation is Xerox and its CTO Sophie Vandebroek. At Xerox, innovation is all …

Innovation

Creating Your First Machine Learning Classifier Model with Sklearn

<i>Originally appeared on kasperfred.com</i><p>Okay, so you're interested in machine learning.<p>But you don't know where to start, or perhaps you have read some …

What’s really happening right now with chatbots

One night in Corvallis, with the Oregon State basketball team heading to its 14th straight loss of its season, the talk around the hotel bar moved from the television screen to a far different form of communication — chatbots<i>.</i><p>No one used that word, of course. But the technology took front and …

7 Steps to Mastering Data Preparation with Python

<b>By Matthew Mayo, KDnuggets.</b><p>Data preparation, cleaning, pre-processing, cleansing, wrangling. Whatever term you choose, they refer to a roughly …

Python For Finance: Algorithmic Trading

<i>Originally published at</i> <i>https://www.datacamp.com/community/tutorials/finance-python-trading</i><p>Technology has become an asset in finance: financial …

10 tips for running a successful analytics project outside of IT

Big data and analytics projects don't necessarily need to be run by IT. Here are some tips on coordinating with IT while maintaining …

Computer scientists simplify deep learning

June 1 (UPI) -- Computer scientists at Rice University have developed a new technique for minimizing the amount of computations required for deep …

Deep Learning

The best Data Science courses on the internet, ranked by your reviews

An Introduction to Interactive Programming in Python (Part 1) and (Part 2) by Rice University via Coursera<p>Rice University’s Interactive Programming …

Big Data: Moving From Technology to Business Value Delivery

Absolutely nobody disputes the potential value of big data. It provides an economic way to ask new analytics questions that we were never able to ask …

Digital Marketing Analytics For 2016

Everybody seems to be producing predictions for 2016. Not to be left behind, here are my digital marketing analytics predictions for 2016:<p>Big data …

Big data analytics trends to watch

<b>Bengaluru:</b> Big data analytics has been at the forefront of providing insights and predictive power to businesses. It is a vital ingredient in the …

Kirk Borne on data science and big data analytics, data literacy

In a Q&A, big data and data science expert Kirk Borne discusses new data processing and analytics technologies and the growing importance of data …

Backup with brains: The growing importance of analytics to business resiliency

<i>This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the</i> …

The Increasing Buzz of Big Data, Machine Learning or Predictive Analytics - Ananthan Thandri

Today, you can't attend an IT conference without hearing about Big Data, Machine Learning or Predictive Analytics. You open a trade magazine and you …

Analytics for the Win?

As the days of 2015 dwindle down to a countable few, it's natural to look back at the decisions and choices we've made. What decisions will we make in the hopes of improving life? In sports, a better professional life of a team means winning more. There are many important choices that impact how …

A case for advanced data analytics

For most organizations today, the rapid growth of data that must be managed represents a daunting challenge that is pushing the limits of their …

By Alan Lipson, SAS

Review: Making Big Data visible and tangible

<i>The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.</i>Electronic ones and zeros are invisible. But they matter. The amount of stored digital data first exceeded the information held in analogue form way back in 2002. Now well over 90 percent is digital. There’s value …

10 Business Intelligence Trends for 2016

Heading into 2016, the business intelligence (BI) landscape is one very much in flux. Big Data, cloud services, predictive analytics, and data …

Big Data

Bangalore ranks 12th in list of world's top 20 tech-rich cities

Bangalore has been ranked 12th in the list of top 20 technology-rich cities in the world, according to a survey conducted by global property …

ETL: The Silent Killer of Big Data Projects

<i>In this special guest feature, Monte Zweben of Splice Machine outlines how traditional ETL processes are bursting at the seams with the volume of Big</i> …

Why Spark is spiking in the cloud

In the last month, several A-list names in cloud and business computing have declared interest (and made investments) in the Apache Spark data …

Best Practices for YARN Resource Management

In this blog post, I will discuss best practices for YARN resource management. The fundamental idea of MRv2(YARN) is to split up the two major …

Interview: Thanigai Vellore, Art.com on Why Big Data vs RDBMS is the Wrong Question

<b>Twitter Handle: @hey_anmol</b><p><b>Thanigai Vellore</b> is an enterprise architect, technologist and innovator with over 15 years of progressive experience …

Learn everything you need to know about Scala and big data

Scala is becoming a major influence in the big data world — Spark, Kafka and much of Twitter’s data stack are written in it — so it’s probably as …

Cloudera Enhances Hadoop Usability and Accessibility for Data Scientists

As the amount of data continues to grow exponentially, data scientists increasingly need the ability to perform full-fidelity analysis of that data …

Big Data

Fighting Big Data complexity: Future-proofing open source | #HadoopSummit

As open-source and Big Data offerings become more complex, consultants are stepping into the gap to help companies make the right choices for their …