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A Career in Data Science: Bob Rogers, Chief Data Scientist, Intel

Bob Rogers, Chief Data Scientist, Intel “Business leaders want ‘the answer,’” says Bob Rogers, Chief Data Scientist for Big Data Solutions at Intel. …

Machine Learning

16 analytic disciplines compared to data science

<i>Originally posted here by Dr Granville. Check out the original article to read numerous comments, not re-published here.</i>What are the differences …

Connecting Your Data, Systems People | Domo

Everyone on the same page, all the time.<p>Run the business from your phone.<p>Domo explained.<p>Domo brings together people, data, and systems for a …

Marketers Struggle To Determine Media Mix, Prove ROI

Brands, media and agencies all report that the number one challenge continues to be measuring or proving ROI. They all expect that the biggest …

Marketing

A Four Minute Read Big Data and Data Science Newsletter list to get you informed on anything “Data”.

In a world where information is being shared in a high volume, finding good resources becomes difficult.<p>Here are some of the best curated …

The Paradox of Cloud and Colocation Solutions

Cloud and Colocation Solutions According to Aberdeen Group and Ventana Research, one out of four enterprises surveyed expect their data to grow by …

Scary and fascinating: The future of big data

A leading expert on big data explains how the technology will transform work.<p>It's reasonable to see big data as a revolutionary development in IT and …

Aberdeen Research: Simple Analytics Good for Business

A research paper by renowned consultancy Aberdeen Group reveals that “[data] complexity is often best answered with simplicity”. Several new surveys …

Data Warehousing

How to build a data-driven culture with logic

Move your organization past the "I'm smarter than a data system" myth to a data-driven culture by focusing on logical reasoning, credibility, and …

IDG Contributor Network: Machine learning: Demystifying linear regression and feature selection

Businesspeople need to demand more from machine learning so they can connect data scientists’ work to relevant action. This requires basic machine …

Machine Learning

Visual Analytics: Upcoming Revolution in Clinical Research?

The real prerequisite for machine learning isn’t math, it’s data analysis

(This article was first published on <b> r-bloggers – SHARP SIGHT LABS</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)When beginners get started with machine …

Data Science

9 Free Online Courses To Pump Up Your Big Data, Analytics Skills

Do you really need to go back to school and get another degree in order to establish yourself in a career as a data scientist? Maybe not. These nine …

Big Data

Big Data’s “Streetlight Effect”

Big data offers us a window on the world. But large and easily available datasets may not show us the world we live in. For instance, epidemiological …

Learning From Data Viz Pioneer Edward Tufte: 5 Lessons For Interface Designers

Above all else, show the data.<p>Think about how much data you sift through on a daily basis. You might search Amazon for a new book, read the latest headlines on nytimes.com, browse Spotify for the best soundtracks, and check your wearable to see if you’ve logged enough steps–and that’s only a tiny …

Data Products: 9 Best Practices To Minimize Risk

Data generation, collection, and analysis are making their way into more types of products and services. The trend is creating new opportunities for …

Twitter Stops Analytics Company Supplying Data To Intelligence Agencies

According to a recent report by the Wall Street Journal, Twitter has stopped Dataminr who are an analytics company from proving data to US …

Gear & Gadgets

How the skills shortage is transforming big data

In the early days of computing, developers were often jacks of all trades, handling virtually any task needed for software to get made. As the field …

What's Wrong with Open-Data Sites--and How We Can Fix Them

Imagine shopping in a supermarket where every item is stored in boxes that look exactly the same. Some are filled with cereal, others with apples, …

Business Analytics Learning Resources: 50 Top Resources for Getting the Most Out of Your Analytics

Companies are using business analytics (BA) to make data-driven decisions that help them to automate and optimize their business processes. Business …

Data Warehousing

Raw Data and You, Choose what are you fit for Data Analytics / Business Analytics

<b>Raw Data and You, Choose what are you fit for Data Analytics / Business Analytics</b><p>Raw data is what you get abundantly. Every business and person who …

Big Data

Big Data Overload: Why Most Companies Can't Deal With The Data Explosion

Most companies I interact with already have too much data. With this post, I would like to make the point that people and companies already can’t cope with the data they have today, let alone the data that is around the corner.<p>Most of them believe that information is a valuable commodity, and one …

Six Tips for Stunning Data Visualization

It's important to display your data so that it's understandable, but sometimes you need a little help.<p>We're all collecting data - mounds and mounds of data. So, how do we use this data to make it worthwhile? Well, regardless of whether you're presenting data to company executives or prospective …

The Data Balancing Act

It is the much sought after, but frustratingly elusive, holy grail of business intelligence: the ‘single version of the truth’. The sourcing of data, …

The Future Of Big Data Is Bigger Than You Can Possibly Imagine

By Marko A. Rodriguez7 minute Read<p>Imagine a world without government, schools, a legal system, law enforcement, or companies. It’s a world unlike the …

TV shows

Big Data And RDBMS: Can They Coexist?

Can relational database management systems peacefully coexist with big data technologies? Here's what the experts have to say.<p>7 Reasons To Convert To …

Databases

15 Stunning Data Visualizations (And What You Can Learn From Them)

We’re literally drowning in data. Everyday, 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created. This is the equivalent of 90% of the world’s …

Data Visualization

Dive Into Public Records With Data Visualization Website

Just because data is public doesn’t mean it’s actually easy to access for the common citizen. Sure, you could search through spreadsheets of census …

Weather