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53% Of Companies Are Adopting Big Data Analytics

• Big data adoption reached 53% in 2017 for all companies interviewed, up from 17% in 2015, with telecom and financial services leading early adopters.<br>• Reporting, dashboards, advanced visualization end-user “self-service” and data warehousing are the top five technologies and initiatives strategic to …

Big Data

Vibrant Data Visualizations of Famous Classical Music Scores Burst with Color

Self-described “designer, data geek, fractal nut” Nicholas Rougeux has merged open-source music with data visualization to create colorful imagery based on some of the most famous classical music scores in history. From Mozart and Beethoven to Chopin and Vivaldi, it's fascinating to see how these …

‘As precious as the resources:’ Data science is oil industry’s Next Big Thing

Lake Louise, Alta. • From low oil prices to renewable energy competition, Canada’s oil and gas sector has seen plenty of difficult disruption in …

Machine Learning and Data Visualization: It's All Related

Machine learning may seem like a bit more sizzle than steak to the average person, but data scientists and visualization programmers are agog over …

Is a chart lying to you? This video has some tips to figure it out.

Explainers<p>Politics & Policy<p>World<p>Culture<p>Science & Health<p>Identities<p>Energy & Environment<p>The Big Idea<p>Technology<p>Business & Finance<p>First Person<p>Video<p>Podcasts<p>✕<p>Graphs are supposed to distill complex information. But sometimes they can mislead.<p>By<p><b>Share</b> Is a chart lying to you? This video has some tips to …

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The Best Big Data Companies And CEOs To Work For In 2017 Based On Glassdoor

Employees would most recommend ThoughtSpot, Wavefront, Kyvos Insights, Looker, Sisense, Google, Domo, SAP, Qubole and Paxata to their friends looking to work for a business analytics, data management, big data platform, or data protection and security analytics company in 2017. These and other …

IoT And Big Data At Caterpillar: How Predictive Maintenance Saves Millions Of Dollars

When it comes to big data and Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives most companies are still in the design or early adoption phases which make it hard to get a solid return on investment (ROI) figures. So it’s refreshing to share a story of an organization delivering real-world ROI for their …

Big Data

I Was a Complete Failure, and Now I'm the U.S. Chief of Data Science

Failure is our only option.<p><i>How can people who have underachieved for years change course and exceed their potential? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by DJ Patil, U.S. Chief Data Scientist, on</b> …

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Machine-learning craze reaches freelancers: AI skills sought for gigs

Fed up with artificial intelligence hype? The blather is only just beginningMachine learning, Tableau, and user experience design represented the …

The 10 Coolest Big Data Products Of 2016 (So Far)

<b>SAS Viya</b><p>Viya is a new analytics and visualization platform that can run in either private or public cloud environments. The next-generation software, …

The world’s ever evolving diets in 4 infographics

In the July issue of <i>Scientific American</i>, our Graphic Science section features a data visualization on the consumption of food crops around the world …

Engineering Intelligence Through Data Visualization at Uber

The data visualization team in Uber Engineering delivers intelligence through crafting visual exploratory data analysis tools. Here's what some of …

Data Storytelling: The Essential Data Science Skill Everyone Needs

Once your business has started collecting and combining all kinds of data, the next elusive step is to extract value from it. Your data may hold tremendous amounts of <i>potential</i> <i>value</i>, but not an ounce of value can be created unless insights are uncovered and translated into actions or business …

Data Visualization

DataViz

Projeto de visualização de dados do Senado Federal do Brasil.<p>Ruby 12 UpdatedNov 21, 2013<p>Visualização dos dados de violência contra a mulher do Rio …

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> …

9 Powerful Data Visualizations That Could Change Your View of the World

“If you’re navigating a dense information jungle, coming across a beautiful graphic or a lovely data visualization—it’s a relief. It’s like coming …

Google lança Metas no Google Calendar com tecnologia de aprendizado de máquina | Google Discovery

O Google anunciou hoje que o aplicativo do Google Calendar (“Agenda” no Brasil) vai receber uma nova funcionalidade que permitirá estabelecer metas e …

Tracking the Data Science Talent Gap

If your company is looking to hire data scientist right now, good luck. Five years after Harvard Business Review first shone the spotlight on the …

The Role of a Data Scientist in 2016

Already crowned as the best job in America for 2016, the definition and skill set required to be a data scientist is in a constant state of flux. …

Data Science

How Your Parents' Career Choices Affect Your Own, Visualized

Ever wondered if your choice of job was influenced by what your parents did for a living? Well, researchers at Facebook have taken a look at …

Why Data Minimization Is An Important Concept In The Age of Big Data

Bigger is always better, right?<p>Well, not necessarily. Even in the realm of big data, companies and governments are beginning to see the value in a “less is more” approach. This is actually in stark contrast with things data-driven CEOs like Jeff Bezos at Amazon believed when he said “We never throw …

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7 Data Visualization Types You Should be Using More (and How to Start)

Unique data visualizations are more memorable, and add variety for the audience — even the most clear and straightforward visualization types lose …

Big Data Reveals the Anatomy of the Global #Foodporn Fetish - MIT Technology Review

Back in the 1990s, a TV cookery program called <i>Two Fat Ladies</i> took the U.K. by storm with its irreverent dismissal of healthy-eating advice. The two …

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The Five Different Types of Big Data

What is Big Data?<p>Everyone seems to have their own definition. To purists, it refers to software for data sets that exceed the capabilities of traditional databases. For a growing number of people, it’s shorthand for predictive analytics. To others, it just means a really staggering amount of 1s and …