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What Can We Be Thankful To Big Data For? | Articles | Chief Data Officer

This is the time of year when many of us come together to sit around a table, eat more turkey than is healthy and watch sports surrounded by family. …

Visualizing Machine Learning Models

To try the new visualization features mentioned in this blog, sign up for a free trial of Databricks.You’ve built your machine learning models and …

Machine Learning

10 Hidden Tricks Inside Windows 10

This story originally appeared on PCMag<p>Microsoft's Windows OS isn't any one thing. It arises from a patchwork of finely tuned features. Each individual feature is, in turn, the result of a team of dedicated engineers who create the best (often personalizable) experience possible. So, with such a …

Software

Philippines drugs war: The woman who kills dealers for a living

<b>The Philippines is in the midst of a brutal war on drugs sanctioned by the controversial President Rodrigo Duterte, which has seen almost 2,000 killings in a matter of weeks. The BBC's Jonathan Head explores the country's dark underbelly of dealers and assassins through the story of one woman</b> …

Asia

The Right Tool For The Job: Picking The Best Prototyping Software For Your Project

Companies that pay attention to this trend have started to build prototyping tools to address this need; and today we’re seeing a plethora of tools …

NoSQL offerings from Microsoft and Oracle

This article can also be found in the Premium Editorial Download: CW Asia-Pacific: CW ANZ: Life-saving data<p>There is a lot of data out there, and much …

Row-Level (of Detail) Security

Before Tableau 9, I was asked to add row-level security to a dashboard I created for work. Although I had never added row-level security to any of my …

A visual introduction to machine learning

In machine learning, computers apply <b>statistical learning</b> techniques to automatically identify patterns in data. These techniques can be used to make …

Will Cloud Kill The IT Star?

It’s a question I hear often when speaking with companies across the globe: Does cloud computing spell the demise of the CIO and IT department?<p>The short answer: No. The longer, more complicated answer: The cloud will force IT leaders and their organizations to fundamentally change what they do (and …

14 Great Machine Learning, Data Science, R , DataViz Cheat Sheets

11 resources for teaching and learning Python

If you're looking to teach, tutor, or mentor beginning programmers, you've got your work cut out for you. Different learning styles, varying levels …

Python Programming

Design 101: How to Make Great Graphics Without Design Skills

Intimidated by design? You’re not alone. Writing and coding is difficult enough on its own; visual content can feel like new (and, honestly, …

Typography

Practical Guide to Principal Component Analysis (PCA) in R & Python

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Analytics

The Order of Things: How to Control the Layout of Marks

Building a viz in Tableau is easy enough: Drag and drop pills onto the canvas, chose a template from the Show Me menu, or—if you want more …

Data Visualization

Microsoft Quietly Starts A Blog On Python — Here's Why You Need To Follow It

Programming is a powerful tool that you can use to solve all kinds of problems. While there are many powerful and faster programming languages, …

EM12c Compliance ‘Required Data Available’ flag – Understanding and Troubleshooting

This is the first of two posts in the area of compliance management that has been previously published by a colleague of mine, Dave Wolf. Dave has …

A Short History of Machine Learning -- Every Manager Should Read

It’s all well and good to ask if androids dream of electric sheep, but science fact has evolved to a point where it’s beginning to coincide with science fiction. No, we don’t have autonomous androids struggling with existential crises — yet — but we are getting ever closer to what people tend to …

Artificial Intelligence

BrandPost: 5 Ways to Make Waves with Informatica and Salesforce Analytics

Enterprises today are investing in customer experience programs to accelerate revenue and growth rates by shifting the focus from a transactional …

Customer Experience

A History Lesson On The Dangers Of Letting Data Speak For Itself

What happens when the data shows you need to change a current approach or business practice? Any kind of change can be very hard—even with supporting data. If you’re at a large company, it can be very difficult to get executives and teams to re-examine previously successful practices and adopt new …

Pregnancy

14 Data Visualization Tools to Tell Better Stories with Numbers

<i>By Rob Petersen, {grow} Community Member</i><p><b>If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it. – Peter Drucker</b><p>This succinct truth says you can’t know whether …

Intro to Text Analysis with R

<i>Guest post by Christopher Johnson from www.codeitmagazine.com</i>One of the most powerful aspects of using R is that you can download free packages for …

Natural Language Processing

How to Make an Intuitive Data Display

When I turned 16, I developed my first Business Intelligence database integrator and simultaneously received an education in the frustrations of the …

Big Data

Making sense of too much data

It's the age of Big Data. But what, exactly, do we do with all this information? These talks explore practical, ethical -- and spectacularly visual …

Massachusetts (Massive) Visualization Dataset

In order to address the variety of visualization types in the MassVis database, we created a taxonomy for static (i.e., non-interactive) …

Box-plot with R – Tutorial

(This article was first published on <b>R Video tutorial for Spatial Statistics</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>Yesterday I wanted to create a …

Tableau users highlight their best dashboard designs

Modern data visualization tools offer no shortage of data dashboard design options, but Tableau users said that knowing how to use them effectively …

Data Visualization

What You Should Use to Scrape and Clean Data

I am currently teaching a short module for a class at MIT called CMS.622: Applying Media Technologies in Arts and Humanities. My module focuses on …

Python Programming

The Ultimate Guide to Data Science Blogs (150 and Counting)

We’ve organized data science blogs across eight different categories: machine learning, Hadoop, R, Python, business intelligence, data visualization, …

Data Science

Big Developments In Big Data: 15 Must-See Products

<b>Trifacta v3</b><p>Trifacta demonstrated version 3 of its software for "data wrangling," the process of transforming raw, complex data into clean, structured …