Dennis Gisseldahl

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What happens to our human capital when we switch jobs?

Along everyone’s career path, the question surfaces at least once of what would happen if one were to switch jobs. But how can one achieve good job …

What can Hadoop do that my data warehouse can’t?

Recently, I was given the opportunity to present a session titled, <i>An Executive’s Cheat Sheet on Hadoop, the Enterprise Data Warehouse and the Data</i> …

Read This Before Meeting VCs For Pre-Pitch “Advice”

Startups often ask VCs for pre-pitch meetings. These requests usually are positioned along the lines of, “We aren’t looking for money yet, just advice.” Of course, we all know this is just a nice way of getting your foot in the door for a soft pitch. And that’s ok; these meetings enable both sides …

13 ways successful women make the most of their time

Balancing work and family life can seem impossible, particularly for women with children and ambitious career goals.<p>But it is possible to “have it …

Most Of The Web Is Invisible To Google. Here's What It Contains

A roadmap of the Internet's darkest alleys<p>You thought you knew the Internet. But sites such as Facebook, Amazon, and Instagram are just the surface. There’s a whole other world out there: the Deep Web.<p>It’s a place where online information is password protected, trapped behind paywalls, or requires …

Exponential Finance Conference

Researchers show a machine learning network for connected devices

Researchers at Ohio State University have developed a method for building a machine learning algorithm from data gathered from a variety of connected …

Top 14 Big Data Books of 2014

<b>2014 has been a huge year in big data- and big data publishing. Viktor Mayer-Schoenberger and Kenneth Cukier re-published and added an extra chapter</b> …

Big Data

How to become a data scientist

It’s really good that you want to become Data scientist. Most of the people think that it is very difficult to become a Data scientist.<p>But, let me …

Big Data Analytics: Time For New Tools

So you're considering Hadoop as a big data platform. You'll probably need some new analytics and business intelligence tools if you're going to wring …

Revolution R Enterprise tutorial: Free 8h interactive tutorial on Big Data Analytics

(This article was first published on <b>DataCamp Blog</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>In need for better ways to handle large data sets? Interested …

SAS Blogs

One of the biggest challenges we’ve been hearing from customers lately is that they need help operationalizing analytics to extend the value of their …

Data Scientists are Changing the Face of Business Intelligence

Humans are walking data centers and our interactions and behaviors, no matter how minuscule, are building a near infinite pool of aggregate data over the course of our lifetime.<p>This data can be used to improve the experience of our lives through analysis of our consumption, interactions and …

Trends in Big Data, Hadoop, Business Intelligence, Analytics and Dashboards

How has the interest in Big Data, Hadoop, Business Intelligence, Analytics and Dashboards changed over the years?One easy way to gauge the interest …

Big Data

3 Strategies to Prepare Data for Analytic

3 Strategies to Prepare Data for Analytics<p>Posted November 26, 2014 By EnterpriseAppsToday.com Staff Feedback<p>Do not make the mistake of focusing too …

Big Data

7 Ways Data Scientists use Statistics

William is a Data scientist at Quora, interested in data-driven decision making to improve both product and business. Always interested in learning …

Want to Build a Big Data Analytics Proof of Concept in 15 minutes?

Is it Time for Hadoop Alternatives?

Hadoop has progressed from a large scale, batch-oriented analytics tool used by a handful of webscalers to a multi-application processing platform for webscale and enterprise users. The vendors of Hadoop’s three major distributions uniformly characterize it as a modern architecture for Big Data …

Tim O'Reilly is the founder of O'Reily Media

The success of companies like Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Netflix, not to mention Wall Street firms and industries from manufacturing to retail and healthcare, is increasingly driven by better tools for extracting meaning from very large quantities of data. "Data Scientist" is now the hottest job …

Silicon Valley

Big data: 8 ideas to watch

A look at the major forces shaping the data world.<p>By Ben Lorica<p><i>This story was originally published on</i> <i>O’Reilly Radar</i> <i>as part of our exploration of big</i> …

'Interstellar' Animators Made A Physics Breakthrough While Creating A Black Hole For The Movie

The movie-making business has, unintentionally, helped make something more: a scientific discovery. One that you can experience first-hand in the film "Interstellar," coming out in US theaters everywhere on Friday, Nov. 7.<p>In the film, a crew of explorers travel through a wormhole to reach distant …

Black Holes

Why Your Analytics are Failing You

Many organizations investing millions in big data, analytics, and hiring quants appear frustrated. They undeniably have more and even better data. Their analysts and analytics are first-rate, too. But managers still seem to be having the same kinds of business arguments and debates — except with …

Integrate Analytics Across Your Entire Business

An Accenture survey conducted last year found that only one in five companies said that they were “very satisfied” with the returns they’ve received from analytics to date. One of the reasons analytics is working for the companies in this select group is because they tend to deploy analytics …

Machine-Learning Maestro Michael Jordan on the Delusions of Big Data and Other Huge Engineering Efforts

Why We Should Stop Using Brain Metaphors When We Talk About Computing<p><b>IEEE Spectrum:</b> I infer from your writing that you believe there’s a lot of …

Concentrate! How to tame a wandering mind

Procrastinate often? Caroline Williams does, so decided to find out if brain training could tackle her wandering mind. What she discovered could help everyone.<p>I am about to be zapped in the head with an electromagnet, once a second, for eight minutes. I fidget, trying to get comfortable in a huge …

The Brain

Six ways to promote yourself without bragging. How do you share your successes without coming across as boastful? http://wef.ch/1s7VOJl Image: http://wef.ch/1s7VPwX

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Data Science Summer Reading List 2014

Use “Both-Brain” Marketing to Balance Creativity and Analytics

Marketing was once largely the preserve of creative, right-brain types, but the function needs—and is getting—a much larger mixture of data and analytics. Sometimes, though, there’s a danger of relying too heavily on analytics. What’s needed is the right balance, what we call a “both-brain” …

Analyzing LinkedIn Data using PowerBI

LinkedIn is another source of data for some interesting data analytics using Power BI. The LinkedIn APIs enable you to access a lot of the LinkedIn …