Big Data & Deep Learning

By Travis Wright | Thought leadership on big data, data management, and deep learning. Learn from the bleeding edge of research.

Data Science Falls Into Many Roles

Data science continues to grow in significance in industry, particularly in industries like software, IT consulting and finance. Last year I shared results from O’Reilly Media’s annual salary survey in this field in <i>Revealing Data Science’s Job Potential.</i> They have just recently released results for …

Data Science

How The NFL Is Using Big Data

Your fantasy football team just went high tech.<p>Like many businesses, the National Football League is experimenting with big data to help players, fans, and teams alike.<p>The NFL recently announced a deal with tech firm Zebra to install RFID data sensors in players’ shoulder pads and in all of the …

Big Data

The Future of Data Science

What does the future of data science look like? If you’re Forrester analyst Mike Gualtieri, the future of data science is all about predictive …

Big Data

What is Hadoop? Great Infographics Explains How it Works

<i>Guest infographics, originally posted on Udemy. It explains the concept, alternatives and career advice.</i><b>DSC Resources</b>• Career: Training | Books | Cheat …

Data Science

Data Is the Next Big Thing in Content Marketing

The diminishing effectiveness of conventional advertising and the rise of social media have led more and more brands to embrace content marketing. More and more companies are seeing themselves not just as advertisers, but as publishers, launching digital newsrooms, podcasts, and other forms of …

Why your big data strategy is a bust

Gartner’s Nick Heudecker has always been a bit of a party-pooper.<p>The man who has done more to ridicule data lakes (a “fallacy”) and chastise the …

Big Data

How I chose the right programming language for Data Science

<i>Which programming language should I learn for getting started in data science?</i><p>That’s one of the most popular question for anyone who is getting …

Data Science

What Every Manager Should Know About Machine Learning

Perhaps you heard recently about a new algorithm that can drive a car? Or invent a recipe? Or scan a picture and find your face in a crowd? It seems as though every week companies are finding new uses for algorithms that adapt as they encounter new data. Last year Wired quoted an ex-Google employee …

50+ Data Science and Machine Learning Cheat Sheets

<b>By Geethika Bhavya Peddibhotla, KDnuggets.</b><p>Cheatsheets on Python, R and Numpy, Scipy, Pandas<p>There are thousands of packages and hundreds of functions …

A Love Affair: Social Data & Strategy

Less than a decade ago, data merely functioned as a way to track operations or forecast needs. However, today, we collect data to learn about every …

Social Media Marketing

Do You Really Know the Value of Your Data?

<i>In this special guest feature, Martin Doyle of DQGlobal</i> <i>discusses the ways that data quality is tantamount to business success. Martin is CEO of</i> …

Big Data

Is data analytics about causes ... or correlations?

<i>This commentary is part of a series in TODAY’s Science section, created in collaboration with the National University of Singapore’s School of</i> …

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Advances in theory and computer hardware have allowed neural networks to become a core part of online services such as Microsoft's Bing, driving …

Machine Learning

The Big Data Iceberg

If there’s one area of analytics that people get really passionate about, it’s visualization. But as a new generation of people discover the joys of …

Big Data

Capitalize On Big Data To Grow Your Business -- Without Breaking The Bank

Thanks to the dawn of digital, savvy business leaders can now keep a pulse on thousands of customers and prospects with ease, design stunning websites in a few hours, and run social campaigns to capture revenue from droves of Internet users.<p>There’s another movement on the horizon that’s set to …

Big Data

The Secret To Big Data Analytics Success Comes Down To One Word

, Teradata<p>Those of you who follow me know I am always evangelizing on the “Sentient Enterprise” capability maturity model for analytics that I co-developed with the Kellogg School of Management’s Dr. Mohanbir Sawhney. I tell anyone who will listen how one word – agility – is key to getting an …

Big Data

Decoding Big Data for Business Growth (Infographic)

These days, everybody wants to throw around the phrase “big data” like it’s some kind of savior that’ll combat shorter attention spans and the demand for increasingly granular marketing messages tailored to the “personalized generation.”<p>The thing is, big data is only helpful if it’s actually used. …

Big Data

Ray Kurzweil: Humans will be hybrids by 2030

In the future, humans are going to be artificially intelligent.<p>That's the prediction of Ray Kurzweil, director of engineering at Google (GOOGL, Tech30), who spoke Wednesday at the Exponential Finance conference in New York.<p>Kurzweil predicts that humans will become hybrids in the 2030s. That means …

Singularity

It’s Data Science, not Rocket Science

Data scientists and chief data officers are the hot hire these days, and government agencies at all levels are working to get more out of their …

Big Data

The Companies That Matter Most in Data

The world of information technology is often described as an ecosystem. And just like an ecosystem that exists in nature, IT is affected by internal …

Big Data

IBM's supercomputer Watson ingested 2,000 TED Talks and can answer your deepest questions

<i>What is the relationship between money and psychology?</i> <i></i><p><i>What is the secret to happiness?</i> <i></i><p><i>What is the meaning of life?</i><p>These are the kinds of deep questions TED Talks have long been exploring. Now, with the help of IBM's cognitive computer Watson, the answers may be just a click away.<p>Watson, an …

Artificial Intelligence

21 Essential Data Visualization Tools

They say a picture is worth a thousand words—but in online world, a chart or infographic will enrich any designers repertoire.<p>If you are focused on …

Roundup Of Analytics, Big Data & Business Intelligence Forecasts And Market Estimates, 2015

Salesforce (NYSE:CRM) estimates adding analytics and Business Intelligence (BI) applications will increase their Total Addressable Market (TAM) by $13B in FY2014.<p>89% of business leaders believe Big Data will revolutionize business operations in the same way the Internet did.<p>83% have pursued Big …

Business Intelligence

Online Courses in Predictive Analytics, Machine Learning, Data Science from Statistics.com

Here is a schedule of upcoming courses from Statistics.com.<p>Jan 17 -<br>Feb 14<p>Decision Trees and Rule-Based Segmentation. (4 weeks, online) This course …

Big data is broken, but whose job is it to fix it?

Nearly two-thirds (62%) of survey respondents reported feeling overwhelmed by the volume of incoming data, and a staggering 85% said they were unable …

Big Data

R vs. Python: The Data Science Wars

<i>Choosing</i> the right language for data analysis can be almost as complicated as actually <i>learning</i> the language. For many reasons, R and Python are two …

Opportunities and Value Through Data Science (Part 1)

Digital Transformation<p>Arun Saksena - May 13, 2015 - 0 Comments<p>I recently attended the Strata + Hadoop World Conference in San Jose, and came away impressed with the accelerating pace of innovation in the world of Big Data. Companies and startups are innovating in every area of the Big Data value …