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IBM Predicts Demand For Data Scientists Will Soar 28% By 2020

• Jobs requiring machine learning skills are paying an average of $114,000. Advertised data scientist jobs pay an average of $105,000 and advertised data engineering jobs pay an average of $117,000.<br>• 59% of all Data Science and Analytics (DSA) job demand is in Finance and Insurance, Professional …

Big Data
Data Visualization

Mapping unemployment data, 2016

The last few posts at Sharp Sight about data analysis have been long and fairly intense.<p>Let’s do something a little more fun. Let’s make a quick …

20 Cybersecurity Startups To Watch In 2017

VC money flowed plentifully into the security market last year, fueling a new crop of innovative companies.<p>1 of 21<p><i>Image Source: Adobe Stock</i><p>In spite …

Information Security

List of the top 100 geospatial start-ups and companies in the world

Maps, drones, apps, ibeacons, navigation, GPS, remote sensing… we love everything “location”. This of course includes geospatial companies and …

Making Big Geospatial Data Accessible on a Massive Scale

Making Big Geospatial Data Accessible on a Massive Scale - 08/06/2016<p>4DMapper<p>Australian technology company 4DMapper designs, develops and markets a …

With ArcGIS Maps for Adobe you can finally style your maps in Photoshop and Illustrator without any hassle

Making beautiful maps is a difficult task. Online geoviz platforms like Mapbox, CartoDB or ArcGIS Online are cool for interactive visualisations but …

ArcGIS Maps for Power BI

Take Your Map Visualizations to the Next Level<p>Get it Now ↓<p>Boost your business intelligence with the power of location. Inside Microsoft Power BI, you …

Everything you need to add beautiful editable maps to your PowerPoint slides

If you study or work sooner or later you will have to make a PowerPoint presentation. No matter if you work in a mapping industry, you want to …

Crafting Data-Driven Maps

At Uber, we use maps for everything — visualizing millions of geo data points, monitoring road conditions, and advocating for policy change in cities …

Why are there no unicorns in AgTech?

Major changes are coming to the ag and food sector. The market demands it. 7.5 billion people need to eat, after all. We are seeing two core areas of innovation in the ag sector:<p>1. Technology is changing the way growers access and disseminate information. Consider innovations like remote sensing by …

Interactive 3D Model Shows Detailed Topology of California's Oroville Dam Before Spillway Damage

The wonders of 3D modeling can help people create all sorts of things, including topographical maps and puzzles, like this TopoTopo puzzle from HUSH …

Oroville Dam

ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.2 released

The ArcGIS API for JavaScript 4.2 is available, introducing new widgets, smart mapping in 2D and 3D, vector tiles in 3D, support for Arcade, and new …

Data Visualization

What’s Coming in the ArcGIS API 4.2 for JavaScript

We are in the home stretch preparing the next 4.x release of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript. Here are a few highlights about the release that …

Widgets

ArcNews

ArcGIS Maps for Adobe Creative Cloud Gives Photoshop and Illustrator Users Direct Access to Esri Content<p>Making maps for marketing and communications …

Shipmap.org

Back to map<p>Can I embed this map?<p>Yes. You are welcome to embed this map. Please include a link back to Kiln somewhere in the text of your article. Use …

High-Potency APIs and Biologic Manufacturing Present Strong Growth Opportunities for Contract Manufacturing Organizations

September 28, 2016 at 5:21 AM<p><b>Providing value added development services will allow participants to edge out competition,</b> <b>finds Frost & Sullivan’s</b> …

Manufacturing
Merck

Dan Roam’s Top 4 Secrets for Creating Extraordinary Presentations

8-September-2016 | Future of Work<p>Bad presentations – we’ve all seen them. Over-ridden with bullet points full of industry-speak. A hodge-podge of …

Using Big Data To Map A City's 'Heartbeat'

It’s long been said that a city’s transport network is like its blood supply, circulating people and goods around the central ‘organs’, and onward to where they need to go. This biological analogy was recently brought to life in a data visualization called Tube Heartbeat, which was produced by …

Maps

How to Choose a Chart Type for your Data Visualization

When it comes to data, the most appropriate chart type depends on the message you’re trying to convey. Certain types of data visualizations more …

Data Visualization

8 Design Mistakes That Ruin Your Content (and Easy Fixes)

Visual content is a crucial element in your content marketing. Whether it’s a one-off piece for social media or your latest company e-book, …

UI Design

What is Google Data Studio and how can you use it?

Currently in beta, Google Data Studio allows you to create branded reports with data visualizations to share with your clients. Columnist Sherry …

Search Engines

Why Did Google Acquire Urban Engines? To Redefine The Transportation Business

The terms and plans surrounding Google’s acquisition of global mapping data platform Urban Engines remain something of a mystery. But the likely …

Google Maps

Announcing Terrain Tiles on AWS: A Q&A with Mapzen | Amazon Web Services

We are excited to announce Terrain Tiles on AWS, a new AWS Public Dataset that makes global digital elevation models (DEMs) available for anyone to …

Power BI gets robust mapping with ArcGIS

Microsoft Power BI is slated to get some serious mapping capabilities, as Microsoft yesterday announced ArcGIS for Power BI by Esri is on the way -- …

Power BI

Mapping data, visualizing geospatial information

2016 tip sheet providing a broad overview of key tools, terminology and applications that can help journalists map data and tell stories that have …

Data Visualization

Journalist's Toolbox | A Society of Professional Journalists Blog

Archive for the ‘News Industry Sites’ Category<p>SPJ Journalism Blogs<br>Topics include: Ethics, legal issues, teaching, student journalism, freelancing, …

Journalism