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In The Search For The Perfect Desk – Get Inspired

As easy as it may be to buy the first desk you come across, that’s rarely a good idea. There are more types of desks than you’re aware of and each …

7 business intelligence predictions for 2017

The last couple of years have seen major changes in the growth of data and how it is managed and utilised. In 2015, IBM estimated that 2.5 …

The good, the bad and the ugly of aerial photography - part 3: equipment

In previous articles I've discussed the advantages of aerial photography and shooting from a helicopter as opposed to shooting from a light plane. …

Big Data: The 6th 'V' Everyone Should Know About

Much has been written about the defining features of Big Data – which have been summed up into 5 Vs of Big Data. First we had was added as a fifth V.<p>Now credit reference agency Experian – in a recently published white paper, are proposing to add another “V” to the checklist, and it’s one that’s …

10 predictions for the Internet of Things and big data in 2017

The Internet of Things and big data technologies have progressed enormously in 2016 – and 2017 is set to be a year when more enterprise use cases …

Buyers Beware: Data Visualization is Not Data Analytics

The term Business Intelligence solution can be a deceiving one. Many software solutions that call themselves BI can actually only offer you half of …

Typography meets data in this amazing free font

If words are never quite enough for you, here's a great new free font that can add a little more meaning to your text.<p>Datalagreya is a clever …

10 trends that will influence analytics in 2017 - Information Age

Analysis is a discipline as old as the hills, but the digital age has transformed it into a superstar skillset<p>‘The analytics industry needs to find a …

10 User Experience (UX) Design Trends for Banking in 2017

Building positive user experiences in banking is about creating financial services that match users’ needs with banking capabilities that are easy …

Why You’re Not Getting Value from Your Data Science

Businesses today are constantly generating enormous amounts of data, but that doesn’t always translate to actionable information. Over the past several years, my research group at MIT and I have sought answers to a fundamental question: What would it take for businesses to realize the full …

Data scientist Cathy O’Neil on the cold destructiveness of big data

Big data promises fairness. With enough information about individuals and populations, we can design algorithms that will identify the best possible answer to a given question, free of human bias. Algorithms, after all, are not racist, sexist, or elitist.<p>Or are they?<p>In her new book, Weapons of Math …

The Most Important Skill in Data Science: Mining and Visualizing your Data

While data scientists have many resources in their Tool belt, our Research shows that proficiency with data mining and visualization tools …

7 Top Data Visualization Books for Inquisitive Minds

<i>Originally posted on Data Science Central</i><p>Do you want to learn the history of data visualization? Or do you want to learn how to create more engaging …

We got to see how IBM's Watson supercomputer could help diagnose a patient

CHICAGO — It's not every day that you get to watch artificial intelligence in action.<p>IBM Watson Health and the Radiological Society of North America teamed up on a project called "Eyes of Watson," on display at the RSNA conference this week in Chicago. The demonstration is meant to show …

IoT, Big Data, BI, Data Science, Digital Transformation: Hype or Reality? Facts and Figures

This curated column is authored by Maher Chebbo, General Manager, Energy & Natural Resources EMEA & MEE, SAP<p>The <b>Internet of things (IoT)</b> is the …

An Insight into 26 Big Data Analytic Techniques - Part 1

‘Big Data’ is the application of specialized techniques and technologies to process very large sets of data. These data sets are often so large and …

Leveraging analytics 1.0 for the analytics 2.0 revolution

Big data and data science is so much in vogue that we often forget there were plenty of professionals analyzing data before it became fashionable. …

How Your Agency Can Prevent Data Overload and Build a Streamlined Reporting Approach

Is your agency suffering from data overload? Learn how to build an efficient, meaningful data approach.

Big data is about to transform renewable energy

Developments in the US and China are eroding Europe's lead in renewable energy. But if the EU could harness the power of the big data, it could …

Everything You Should Know About Data Science: The Century's Hottest Career

Gautam Tambay, cofounder and CEO of Springboard, believes that “Data is the new oil.” Demand for data scientists has gone nowhere but up in recent years — and despite what you may think, you don’t need a Ph.D to be successful in the field. In this article, Tambay walks us through the future (and …

Data Science

Understanding Search Console by Google

UPDATED: DEC. 2016<p>This is the recording of a training I did in via my FB page. If you’re more of a ‘reader’ than a ‘watcher’, I’ve summarized each …

Moving beyond spreadsheets into enterprise-ready statistical analysis

For most knowledge workers, spreadsheets can be an attractive choice for performing calculations. If the task is to carry out simple tests on a small …

No pie charts, please: this startup brings graph-based customer analytics to Asia

The APAC team at Big Data for Humans (left to right): Peter Ellen, Sheila Power, Helena Wasserman, Steven Rose. Photo credit: Big Data for Humans.If …

Forrester’s 2016 Predictions: Turn Data Into Insight And Action

Three of four architects strive to make their firms data driven. But well-meaning technology managers only deal with part of the problem: How to use …

Big Data: 17 Predictions Everyone Should Read

This curated column is authored by leading business and data expert, Bernard Marr<p>Almost everyone can agree that big data has taken the business world …

Big Data

Big data company Palantir quietly raised another $20M in November

Palantir — that $20 billion secretive outfit that provides government, finance, healthcare and other organizations with analytics, security and other data management solutions — has raised another $20 million in funding, according to a new SEC filing.<p>It’s a relatively modest amount for the company. …

10 Data Analysis and Dashboarding tools used in Digital Marketing

Digital marketers spend day in and day out working with a wealth of data – in many cases to the point where it can be considered an art form. This …

What I learnt from creating The Data Visualisation Catalogue

Before I started working on The Data Visualisation Catalogue, my chart toolbox was limited. I knew of only simple charts like a Bar Graph, Pie Chart, …