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Data Science Skills Needed in a Big Data World

Last month, I wrote about the three skills needed to practice data science. Based on a factor analysis of many different skills, data science skills …

Data Science

Top 10 Hot Big Data Technologies

As the big data analytics market rapidly expands to include mainstream customers, which technologies are most in demand and promise the most growth potential? The answers can be found in <i>TechRadar: Big Data, Q1 2016</i>, a new Forrester Research report evaluating the maturity and trajectory of 22 …

Big Data

Most of big data is 'trash' says Netflix's Todd Yellin

Big data is mostly "trash" Netflix's vice president of product innovation, Todd Yellin has told BBC Click's Nick Kwek.<p>Describing personalisation across the internet as being in an "adolescence phase", Mr Yellin explained that big data was not the "magic mountain of gold" that people think it is.<p>Who …

Personalization

China’s plan to organize its society relies on ‘big data’ to rate everyone

BEIJING — Imagine a world where an authoritarian government monitors everything you do, amasses huge amounts of data on almost every interaction you make, and awards you a single score that measures how “trustworthy” you are.<p>In this world, anything from defaulting on a loan to criticizing the …

China

51% Of Enterprises Intend To Invest More In Big Data

• 76% of all organizations are planning to increase or maintain their investment in big data over the next two to three years.<br>• 52% of enterprises globally see Big Data as an opportunity, and only 4.5% see it as a threat.<br>• Despite widespread optimism regarding Big Data’s potential, only 23.5% of …

Big Data

The Cloud Data Brief

The Freshest Stats on Data's Migration to the Cloud<p>The Economist’s Intelligence Unit recently found the majority of business leaders believe data is …

Where Predictive Analytics Is Having the Biggest Impact

vincent tsui FOR HBR<p>The big data revolution is upon us. Firms are scrambling to hire a new brand of analysts dubbed “data scientists,” and universities have responded to this demand by introducing data science courses into degrees ranging from computer science to business. Survey-based reports find …

Big Data

Roundup Of Analytics, Big Data & BI Forecasts And Market Estimates, 2016

• Big Data & business analytics software worldwide revenues will grow from nearly $122B in 2015 to more than $187B in 2019, an increase of more than 50% over the five-year forecast period.<br>• The market for prescriptive analytics software is estimated to grow from approximately $415M in 2014 to $1.1B in …

Big Data

Winning in consumer packaged goods through data and analytics

Our 2016 survey of North American companies highlights best practices in customer and channel management.<p><b>Consumer-packaged-goods (CPG)</b> companies …

Why data is the new coal

Deep learning needs to become more efficient if it is going to move from using data to categorise images of cats to diagnosing rare illnesses<p>“Is data the new oil?” asked proponents of big data back in 2012 in Forbes magazine. By 2016, and the rise of big data’s turbo-powered cousin deep learning, …

Deep Learning

2016 Internet Of Things (IOT), Big Data & Business Intelligence Update

• Sales and strategic planning teams see IoT as the most valuable.<br>• IoT advocates are 3X as likely to consider big data critical to the success of their initiatives & programs.<br>• Amazon and Cloudera are the highest ranked big data distributions followed by Hortonworks and Map/R.<br>• Apache Spark MLib is the …

Big Data

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 data, systems, and people for a …

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 data, systems, and people for a …

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 data, systems, and people for a …

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 data, systems, and people for a …

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 …

Operating Systems

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 data, systems, and people for a …

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 …

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 …

Big Data

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 data, systems, and people for a …

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 data, systems, and people for a …

How AI, Drones And Big Data Are Reshaping The Future Of Warfare

Big data and IoT are transforming how wars are being fought. Technology is changing not just how we engage with our enemies but also the fronts on which we will engage them. It’s also potentially promising to help bring about world peace.<p><b>Autonomous fighters</b><p>Autonomous stealth drones such as the …

Can big data offer hope for Africa’s exasperated commuters?

Zuhura Wangara lives just outside Nairobi and, on a good day, spends at least five hours commuting. She uses a combination of buses and between four and six matatus – publicly operated shared minibus taxis – to get from her home in Kiambu to her workplace at the city’s southern limits.<p>“After work …

Why IoT, big data & smart farming are the future of agriculture

The world will need to produce 70% more food in 2050 than it did in 2006 in order to feed the growing population of the Earth, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization. To meet this demand, farmers and agricultural companies are turning to the Internet of Things for analytics and …

Farming

6 Predictions For The $125 Billion Big Data Analytics Market in 2015

The big data and analytics market will reach $125 billion worldwide in 2015, according to IDC. Both IDC and The International Institute of Analytics (IIA) discussed their big data and analytics predictions for 2015 in separate webcasts yesterday. Here are the highlights:<p><i>Security will become the</i> …

Here's Microsoft's latest big data project

Microsoft (MSFT) is hard at work on a new platform that will let developers easily build cloud computing services and mobile applications that can …

IBM just launched a new 2,000-employee consulting business to dominate big data

For instance, on Tuesday, at the Gartner Symposium tech conference in Orlando, she announced the new IBM Cognitive Business Solutions consulting business unit, which will report to Stephen Pratt.<p>Pratt joined IBM last summer from Infosys (where he was, reportedly, at one point, the highest paid …

Cognitive Computing

Just Using Big Data Isn’t Enough Anymore

Big Data has quickly become an established fact for Fortune 1000 firms — such is the conclusion of a Big Data executive survey that my firm has conducted for the past four years.<p>The survey gathers perspectives from a small but influential group of executives — chief information officers, chief data …

17 Predictions About The Future Of Big Data Everyone Should Read

Almost everyone can agree that big data has taken the business world by storm, but what’s next? Will data continue to grow? What technologies will develop around it? Or will big data become a relic as quickly as the next trend — cognitive technology? fast data? — appears on the horizon.<p>Let’s look …

Big Data