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Simply Statistics

In this post I describe the dslabs package, which contains some datasets that I use in my data science courses. A much discussed topic in stats …

Predictive Analytics Predictions For 2014

The Big Data market is growing rapidly and here are four emerging ways in which predictive analytics will evolve and be used, for 2014 and beyond.

Data-Driven Marketing Step One: Get Smart, Get Strategic

“How should we get started?” I’m asked that question all the time. It’s clear that by now, most marketers recognize the link between data-driven marketing and business value. But many remain stumped about how to actually begin putting data-driven marketing to work. “What should we do first?” “Is …

The Best Books Of 2013

We asked FORBES’ editors and writers to select the most entertaining and illuminating nonfiction books of the year. Here are the top 10 volumes they came up with.<p><b>The Billionaire and the Mechanic: How Larry Ellison and a Car Mechanic Teamed Up to Win Sailing’s Greatest Race, the America’s Cup</b>, by …

The Revolutionary Way Marketers Read Your Financial Footprints

Lynne Laube and Scott Grimes were among the few Capital One employees left at the office late one afternoon just before Thanksgiving break in 2007. It had been a long day, and they were kicking back in their own nerdy way: spinning stories about anonymous strangers by looking at their …

3 Key Traits Of An Analytics Director

<b>This blog is part of</b> <b>Aryng</b><b>’s analytics tips series for executives: CMO, Chief Product Officer, and CEO</b><p>One of my CEO friends is extremely disappointed with analytics. Not one to let such a feeling (about analytics) slide, I discovered that he had hired a chief data scientist about 18 months ago with …

RAIA Table by Gud Conspiracy

RAIA is a minimalist design created by Gud Conspiracy for WeWood. This functional dining table is made completely of solid French Oak – a material …

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Big data: Knowledge might be power, but data is money

by Brad Howarth<p>Fishing might not seem like the obvious industry where big data could transform the way things are done. But<p>Grant Rockman, chief …

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DataBeat 2013: The conference about putting data to work

VentureBeat is excited to announce our newest conference: DataBeat 2013.<p>DataBeat digs deep into the promise and potential of data. We’re determined to cut through the hype around the term “big data” to discuss the real ways in which smart use of data is driving change. One thing we do believe: …

6 Top Data Analysis Tools for Big Data

Big Data is an all-inclusive term that refers to data sets so large and complex that they need to be processed by specially designed hardware and …

The Programmers Before Us Were Better

Gather round young coders while I tell you a little story. Way back when, far before you were born, we were building programs just like you are. …