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Chief Data and Analytics Officers Tackle Big Data Issues in South Africa | Corinium

We gathered the emerging thought leaders in data and analytics space to talk about the key issues facing the South African market.<p><b>Annie Symington,</b> …

The Awesome Potential Of Big Data & Predictive Analytics In Africa

<b>Africa At A Crossroads, Innovate Or Die.</b><p><b>What is Big Data?</b><p>Every day, we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data — so much that 90% of the data in the …

The big data challenge and how Africa can benefit

Big data has become some sort of celebrity. Everybody talks about it, but it is not clear what it is. To unpack its relevance to society it is …

Has The World Of Big Data Forgotten Africa?

As Silicon Valley rushes to mine the world’s data, we must not forget that the big data world does not capture the world so evenly. Africa in particular presents a glaring blank hole in so many of the world’s datasets, but just how bad is this gap?<p>Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook once …

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Africa’s entry into Big Data and analytics

The African market is witnessing a maturation of data analytics into an independent, intuitive technology. It is becoming integral to the way people …

Big data is starting to open R&D opportunities for African scientists

Data-intensive research is changing the way African researchers can work and the impact they can have. It is also opening up new career paths in the field of data science.<p>By increasing the volume of data that researchers can analyze and work with at any given time, data-intensive technology allows …

The role of big data in discovering new minerals in South Africa | | IT News Africa – Africa's Technology News Leader

August 25, 2017 • Big Data, Mining & Energy, Southern Africa<p>Big data to play major role in new mineral discoveries in South Africa.(image source: …

Gartner Advanced Analytics and Big Data Conference 2018 in Grapevine, TX

44 Types of Graphs Perfect for Every Top Industry

Throughout most of human history, data visualization was limited because data was limited. Then, thanks to various sciences, scads of information — …

Is the R language suitable for Big Data

R has many libraries which are aimed at Data Analysis (e.g. JAGS, BUGS, ARULES etc..), and is mentioned in popular textbooks such as: J.Krusche, …

Tips on Computing with Big Data in R (Machine Learning Server)

13 minutes to read<p>Contributors<p>Working with very large data sets yields richer insights. You can relax assumptions required with smaller data sets and …

Learn to crunch big data with R

A few years ago I was the CTO and co-founder of a startup in the medical practice management software space. One of the problems we were trying to …

Working with Big Data in R

R is the go to language for data exploration and development, but what role can R play in production with big data?<p>In this webinar, we will …

If you’re so smart, why aren’t you rich? Turns out it’s just chance. - MIT Technology Review

The distribution of wealth follows a well-known pattern sometimes called an 80:20 rule: 80 percent of the wealth is owned by 20 percent of the …

IQ

Industrial drones are the new 'sensor network'

Modern aerial drones are packed with sensors and based on platforms that use artificial intelligence and machine learning to analyze rich sets of …

Machine Learning

Why blockchain technology isn't just a fad

Jim Scott, director of enterprise strategy and architecture at MapR, explains how the blockchain works and why the tech will power countless startups.<p>…

You Need To Prepare Your Business For The Cognitive Age

It's not enough to simply apply algorithms. You need to create data driven business models.<p>In the early 1990s, established businesses were blindsided by the disruptive force of the Internet. Even those who invested heavily in IT infrastructure soon found that they had difficulty competing with …

Why Is Predictive Analytics Imperative for Software Testing?

Predictive Analytics as a concept has been widely applied across industries and businesses to derive the required inferences and take informed …

AI without machine learning

Gartner’s 2018 Take on Data Science Tools

(This article was first published on <b> R – r4stats.com</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)I’ve just updated The Popularity of Data Science Software …

Big Data

MIT Analytics Conference probes the very future of sport itself

It seems quaint to turn back the clock by a bit more than a decade, to think back to the still-uncertain place of data-driven decision-making in …

Modernizing care management: Data, analytics and workflows

Jonathan Scholl, president of Leidos Health, believes thick integration of enterprise systems can yield actionable insights and significant …

Health Care Technology

Why Cloud is a Disruptive Force for Innovation and Change with Analytics

<b>Oracle's Point of View on Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms 2018</b><p>Every day, I talk with customers and prospects …

Gartner recognizes Microsoft as a leader in Analytics and BI platforms for 11 consecutive years | Microsoft Power BI Blog | Microsoft Power BI

Today we’re thrilled to announce that for the 11th consecutive year, Microsoft has been positioned as a leader in Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for …

Death and data science: How machine learning can improve end-of-life care

KenSci CTO Ankur Teredesai is exploring with machine learning and artificial intelligence dynamics in the healthcare system at the end of an …

Ericsson: AI is key to fixing network complexity from 5G, IoT

New technologies will mean more complex networks, and Ericsson is using artificial intelligence to address optimizations and efficiency.<p>Building a …