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Azure Machine Learning Hands on Labs

This content is designed for audience without any prior Machine learning knowledge. It starts from very basics and goes to advanced topics. We will …

Machine Learning

Tools for improving structured thinking (for analysts)

There are 4 ingredients required to make<p>a goodan awesome business analyst:<p>Passion for Business Analytics<br>• Structured thinking<br>• Love for statistics and …

New Hortonworks Partnerworks Program Meets Demands of an Open and Growing Ecosystem - Hortonworks

<b>SANTA CLARA, Calif., — Jan. 14, 2016 —</b> Hortonworks, Inc. (NASDAQ: HDP) today announced Hortonworks Partnerworks, a comprehensive global program to …

Big Data, a Big Bang exploding into the business of Finance

Big Data is the new Big Bang. It is a buzzword that has exploded into every discipline that process expansive data sets. Computing, medical sciences, biology, and advertising are adjusting their methodologies to harness the ever expanding processing power that is available. In finance, the data is …

Big Data

Big data: The next frontier for innovation, competition, and productivity

Big data will become a key basis of competition, underpinning new waves of productivity growth, innovation, and consumer surplus—as long as the right …

Looking for a data scientist? Here’s who you need

From healthcare and financial services, to government and academia, “big data” has gotten unprecedented attention as industries across the board struggle to answer a key question about their data: what does it all mean?<p>Now, more than ever, companies are seeking out talent with deep analytical …

Why Big Data Wants Credit History And Bill Payment Info

A big data firm marketing analytics products for retailers has launched a new platform which evaluates customer credit card and bill payment history for clients. Versium‘s new LifeData Analytics product is designed so that retailers can quickly transform background data on customers’ mobile phone …

Big Data

IBM CEO Rometty Says Big Data Is the Next Great Natural Resource

IBM CEO schools executives on how to make data-based decisions and predicts the decline of management by gut instinct.<p>Companies that make …

A Data Scientist’s Real Job: Storytelling

Every morning at DoSomething.org, our computers greet us with a report containing over 350 million data points tracking our organization’s performance. Our challenge as data scientists is to translate this haystack of information into guidance for staff so they can make smart decisions — whether …

Fraud Prevention In A Big Data Environment

Christchurch, New Zealand is rebuilding after a devastating earthquake two years ago and recovering from the global financial crisis — and it could be losing more than US$1.2 billion to fraud. Of 140 businesses surveyed there, 38 percent had no distinct procedures to combat fraud, Chicago-based …

Contenairization of APIs to improve Developer Experience

APIs are not only Application Programming Iinterfaces. They define also contract between an provider and a customer/user, why we need a developer portal to define this contract, more than the interface itself.<p>More of that Http calls are alien into the developer code, where he is now used to use …

Why should C-Level care about APIs? It's the new economy, stupid.

Why should C-Level care about APIs? It's the new economy, stupid.<p>In this 2013 version of our study on APIs, we identify how APIs allow companies to effectively pursue the classical triptych of business goals: business development, product development and supply chain management.<p>Through three new …

6 Reasons Why APIs Are Reshaping Your Business

A study on APIs to demonstrate the advantages of APIs for businesses in terms of scalability, flexibility, business development, product development, supply chain management...

API Business Models

What's a good API business model? If you have an API, or you plan to have an open API, or just want to use APIs in your web or mobile app, what models make sense? See 20 different API business models. This comprehensive survey of the gamut of today's options covering anything from paid to getting …

Top 20 R Machine Learning and Data Science packages

<b>By Geethika Bhavya Peddibhotla, KDnuggets.</b><p>The CRAN Package repository features 6778 active packages. Which of these should you know? Here is an …

Data Science

Teaching a short topic to beginner R users

(This article was first published on <b>Fellgernon Bit - rstats</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>A couple weeks ago I was given the opportunity to …

Teaching

Why data science Is the fastest growing industry in tech right now

<i>This is a long post…so grab a coffee and enjoy 🙂</i><p>Data science allows the tech industry to make the claim that they know you better than you do.<p>It’s …

Big Data

Best Big Data, Data Science, Data Mining, and Machine Learning podcasts

<b>Talking Machines</b>, 12 episodes, iTunes<br>An interview format based podcast with Hosts, Katherine Gorman and Ryan Adams, who bring clear conversations …

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A beginners guide to data analytics

<i>This is Part I of our three Part June 2015 print cover story on doing analytics. Part I focuses on the first steps of doing an analytics program.</i> …

Health Care Technology

The Data Science Skills Network

Ferris is a full stack data scientist at LinkedIn who enjoys building products at the forefront of intelligent technology. He understands that the …

Data Science

What's a data scientist and how do I become one?

There is currently a shortage of data scientists – with companies looking for programmers and analytical thinkers to plug the gap<p>The emergence of big data – a term used to describe sets of data so large, disparate and proliferating that traditional data processing applications aren’t able to handle …

The Massive Future of Statistics Education

NOTE: This post was written as a chapter for the not-yet-released Handbook on Statistics Education. Data are eating the world, but our collective …

Statistics

At the heart of Wimbledon lies the IBM bunker

LONDON—Outside, it's about 35 degrees Celsius (95F) and close to 100 percent humidity. Hat-wearing tennis lovers fan themselves with genteelly …

Golf

R Tutorials

<b>UPDATE:</b> All of these tutorials have been revised (January-March 2016). In addition, several new ones have been added. I'm glad people are finding …

RT @R_Programming: R Tip: For a numeric matrix 'myMat', colSums(myMat) returns the sum of each column in 'myMat'. #rstats #datascience http://t.co/F5yDxmZfzi

Jupyter Notebook Viewer

<b>Spark Tutorial: Learning Apache Spark</b>¶<p>This tutorial will teach you how to use Apache Spark, a framework for large-scale data processing, within a …

SparkR with Rstudio in Ubuntu 12.04

(This article was first published on <b>Pingax » R</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>Welcome to the blog post! It’s been long time since I wrote last …

The best big data blog posts of 2015 so far

As the trend of big data continues to emerge, it’s not hard to get lost in the noise. Everyone wants to write the next great post about it, analyze …