Big Data in the Wild

By Graeme Thickins | Real-world examples of how big data is making big impact. (Follow us on Twitter @BigDataWild.)

Data Lakes: Insights From The Deep

The next generation of big data technology will lead to insights and correlations that reveal new strategies and even new business models.<p>The next …

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Why AI Would Be Nothing Without Big Data

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the most transformative forces of our times. While there may be debate whether AI will transform our world in good or evil ways, something we can all agree on is that AI would be nothing without big data.<p>Even though AI technologies have existed for several …

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If Your Company Isn’t Good at Analytics, It’s Not Ready for AI

Management teams often assume they can leapfrog best practices for basic data analytics by going directly to adopting artificial intelligence and other advanced technologies. But companies that rush into sophisticated artificial intelligence before reaching a critical mass of automated processes …

Intelligence

Art in the age of ones and zeros: Turning big data into art

Having previously examined the fields of "datamoshing", ASCII art, BioArt, Minecraft Art, Internet Art and Robot Art, this latest instalment in our …

Data Visualization

5 Data Startups To Watch Out For in 2017 | Articles | Big Data

The market for data analytics solutions is growing rapidly. According to a recent report by IDC, worldwide revenues for big data and business …

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Airbnb is running its own internal university to teach data science

Tech companies, and increasingly even non-tech companies, are struggling with the fact that there are not enough trained data scientists to fill market demand. Every company has their own strategy for hiring and training, but Airbnb has taken things a step further — running its own university-style …

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Companies Are Creating So Much Data, It Has to Be Shipped in Trucks

A terabyte isn’t cool, you know what’s cool? A petabyte. And companies like DigitalGlobe are creating more of them than they can upload to the cloud. …

Amazon Web Services

What’s now and next in analytics, AI, and automation

Innovations in digitization, analytics, artificial intelligence, and automation are creating performance and productivity opportunities for business …

Intelligence

How Big Data Is Empowering AI and Machine Learning at Scale

Big Data is powerful on its own. So is artificial intelligence. What happens when the two are merged?<p>Big Data is moving to a new stage of maturity — …

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'The Single Biggest Bottleneck For All Machine Learning Is Software Engineering' | Articles | Big Data

Founded eight years ago, question-and-answer site Quora has grown into one of the most visited sites on the internet. It now has 190 million monthly …

State of AI: How Did We Get Here, and Were Are We Going Next?

This curated post is authored by Azeem Azhar, VP – Venture & Foresight, Schibsted Media Group<p><i>This is the text of a talk I gave in March 2017.</i><p>The …

Moore's Law

Why Data Engineers Are the New Power Player

Data is a company's most valuable asset next to people and infrastructure. It's about time we elevate the role of the person managing this data: the data engineer.<p>Data engineers are emerging power players that can help your organization break away from the competition. You've heard the title …

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Data Works, Hadoop 3.0 is round the corner, and 'Horton Hatches the Egg'

What's coming in Hadoop 3.0? How is Hortonworks' strategy evolving? And what are some examples of open-source powered innovation in big data use …

Firing on All Cylinders: The 2017 Big Data Landscape

It feels good to be a data geek in 2017.<p>Last year, we asked “Is Big Data Still a Thing?”, observing that since Big Data is largely “plumbing”, it has …

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Data Science Jobs Report Q1 2017

Hello, aspiring data scientists! We’re working hard to bring you the latest information, research and employment-related statistics on <i>data science</i> …

Data Crunching Startup Cloudera Just Filed to Go Public

There could be another big technology IPO in 2017.<p>Cloudera, a data analytics startup, has filed to go public and will trade on the New York Stock …

Startups

How Airlines Are Using Big Data

Big Data technology is reshaping all industries. Leveraging Big Data insight brings companies a great competitive advantage. As one of the biggest …

Coursera collaborates with Google to foster a pool of skilled cloud talent

Coursera, an education-focused technology company, is announcing a collaboration with Google to offer Google Cloud Training courses on its platform. …

Is Data Socialization The Next Big Thing In Data Analytics?

The Big Data revolution in business has come about due to the huge increase in the amount of information we’re able to capture and analyze, from an ever growing number of sources. It’s the driving force behind a wider wave of technology-driven transformation which is taking place thanks to advances …

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Cern: 'We generate 1PB each second. Here's what that's taught us about big data'

The big data pioneer on how to use machine learning to mine gold from your company's data stores.<p>Cern's experiments probing the fundamental nature of …

Meet The Startup That's Pulling Trackable Data From Your Company's Culture

Culture Amp was founded in 2011 (Photo courtesy of Culture Amp/www.cultureamp.com)<p>Startups talk about culture all the time. Building it, championing it, spreading it. Its importance is recognized by the broader ecosystem because it represents a key foundation to growing a company. Businesses are …

Analytics

Wanted (Badly): Big Data Engineers

Big data engineers head a list of top IT jobs in 2017, second only in terms of salary range to Internet of Things architects and among the leaders …

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The Data Science Behind AI

<b>Summary:</b> <i> For those of you traditional data scientist who are interested in AI but still haven’t given it a deep dive, here’s a high level overview of</i> …

Machine Learning

Is Data Science Too Easy?

Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images for Somerset House<p><i>Is data science too easy? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Maurice Ewing, Trained and Led Data Science teams in over 50</b> …

Data Science

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 …

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An Open Source Data Analytics Library: Intel’s Impressive Entry

What comes after “Big Data”? I’d say “Faster Big Data.” And it’s going to be a game changer well beyond what Big Data has done so far.<p>Fast and …

What is Prescriptive Analytics?

Prescriptive analytics is the fourth and final branch of analytics we’re going to focus on in our analytics series. The field of prescriptive …

Data-related careers take top spots on Glassdoor’s list of best 50 jobs in America for 2017

Data, data, data, data, data.<p>Career site Glassdoor is out with its annual list of “50 Best Jobs in America” for 2017 and many of the top gigs are …

Really Big Data At Walmart: Real-Time Insights From Their 40+ Petabyte Data Cloud

Walmart – the world’s biggest retailer with over 20,000 stores in 28 countries, is in the process of building the world’ biggest private cloud, to process 2.5 petabytes of data every hour.<p>To make sense of all of this information, and put it to work solving problems, the company has created what it …

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