Big Data

The numbers don’t lie: Why women must fill the data scientist demand

We hear every day that more and more jobs are disappearing, yet the data science community cannot keep up with unprecedented demand. When you consider the growth of the industry, it’s not surprising to hear there will be a shortage of 1.5 million analysts capable of analyzing big data in the U.S. …

Data Science

Chris Sale, pitching star, ignores big data

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>The nerds have taken over baseball.<p>Every front office is full of those who crunch numbers rather than sunflower seeds. Brad Pitt appears in movies glorifying them.<p>Why, even in the most lowly professional …

Baseball

Customer Behavior Analysis in the Telecom Arena

With increased competition in the telecom market, it has become even more vital for telecom operators to be proactive in providing services to their customers and to position themselves accurately in the complex market. Indeed, operators have generally shifted their focus from customer acquisition …

Analytics

JPMorgan: Alibaba has big data future

JPMorgan resumes Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) coverage with an Overweight rating and $190 price target, according to CNBC.<p>Analyst Alex Yao expects Alibaba’s …

Business

How To Stay Sane And Spur Sales In Data Wonderland

Today, the web is the largest network in the world, connecting billions of people, companies, and data points. And it’s growing at an unprecedented pace. By 2020, 1.7 megabytes of data will be created per person per second on the planet.<p>In other words, the web has become a rabbit hole. It’s a …

Business Intelligence

Monitoring Real-Time Uber Data Using Apache APIs, Part 1: Spark Machine Learning

According to Gartner, by 2020, a quarter of a billion connected cars will form a major element of the Internet of Things. Connected vehicles are …

Machine Learning

Artificial intelligence: A force for good or evil?

en_GB<p>article<p>With new data protection laws coming in next year and machine learning gaining pace it is time for marketers to get up to speed with …

General Data Protection Regulation

Industry Disrupting Effect of Technology on Travel sector

Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality are technologies that have recently picked up in popularity due to the immersive life-like audio-visual …

Augmented Reality

Simplifying Big Data supercomputing

<b>“Convenience bubble” allows for administrative freedom while still protecting security of the system</b><p>At Los Alamos National Laboratory, home to more than 100 supercomputers since the dawn of the computing era, elegance and simplicity of programming are highly valued but not always achieved. In the …

Trends Shaping Machine Learning in 2017

Technologies in the field of data science are progressing at an exponential rate. The introduction of Machine Learning has revolutionized the world …

Machine Learning

RedPoint Global Adds Master Data Management to Customer Data Platform

RedPoint Global has announced new capabilities for its Customer Data Platform aimed at providing business users with "data stewardship" for real-time …

Business Intelligence

Jambaar Announces a New Video and Data Science Platform - Press Release

<b>"Genesis" is a revolutionary platform built for modern, data-driven B2B marketers</b><p>Austin, TX - June 27, 2017 - (Newswire.com)<p>Austin-based startup …

Citizen Journalism

Transform Data by Example

Many Excel users can relate to the problem of data wrangling.<p>You start with an input data set that you wish to transform into a new format so that …

Stack Overflow

EdGE Networks Solving Talent Acquisition and Workforce Optimization Challenges Using AI and Data Science

The HR technology market is undergoing a disruptive change owing to digital technologies and the millennial workforce. The industry comprises of …

Machine Learning

How Data.World Seeks to Transform Data Journalism

What the world needs now is arguments based on facts.<p>That’s the philosophy behind data.world, an Austin-based startup that bills itself as “the …

Journalism

Big Oil turns to big data to save big money on drilling

The sensors are leading Big Oil's mining of so-called big data, with some firms envisioning billions of dollars in savings over time by avoiding …

Oil

Should You Use Wearables To Track Your Employees? | Articles | Big Data

According to estimates by marketing group ABI Research, somewhere in the region of 202 million wearable devices were given to employees by companies …

Iowa State University

Big data startup Xcalar ropes in $21 mln Series A

San Jose, California-based <b>Xcalar</b>, a big data startup, has raised $21 million in Series A funding. <b>Khosla Ventures</b> led the round.<p>Source: Press …

Startups

CIIE-IIMA Incubatee FORMCEPT Raises Series A Funding from GVFL Limited

GVFL has invested in FORMCEPT through its recent GVFL Startup Fund, a technology and innovation fund, that is looking to support startups with a …

Startups

Small Farm, Meet Big Data

It's one of the biggest challenges of the 21st century: how to feed a growing population without ruining the environment. Farmers may get some help …

Farming

Using data to anticipate city problems

Earlier this year, Smart City Consortium (SCC) organized an Internet Economy Summit whereLilian Coral, Chief Data Officer of Los Angeles GeoHub,spoke …

Eric Garcetti

How to build a data science pipeline

Start with y. Concentrate on formalizing the predictive problem, building the workflow, and turning it into production rather than optimizing your …

Data Science

The Problem With Data Is Too Much Of The Wrong Stuff.

Seventy-nine percent of salespeople routinely input the same data into multiple systems as reported in Bluewolf’s fifth-annual The State of Salesforce report. In fact, data was the number one challenge of the 1,700 companies surveyed .<p>Siloed business systems and incompatible data are the major …

How Big Data Analytics May Help Governments Protect Us

Did You Realize Big Data Is Connected To Your Privacy?<p>The primary role of government is to protect the safety and well-being of its citizens.<p>Since 2000, statistics reveal that the amount of information being captured by the federal government is increasing exponentially and, since 2013, big data …

Business Intelligence

What If The Data Science “Skills Gap” Is Just A Hiring Hot Mess?

One veteran data scientist explains why asking for advanced degrees and X years of experience is creating artificial scarcity.<p>I honestly feel for recruiters who are tasked with filing data-science and machine-learning job openings. The list of requirements that employers draw up for those roles is …

Machine Learning

Warren Buffett's disarmingly simple investment strategy, explained by big data

In a fascinating new book, a former Google data scientist offers a whole chapter about his brief misadventures in trying to apply big data — what we know from massive amounts of Internet searches — to investing.<p>The chapter, part of the book “Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet …

Warren Buffett

Learn machine learning concepts in this 10

Explore a new tech frontier for under $40.<p>In addition to powerful statistical analysis, machine learning has made it possible for computers to …

Machine Learning

The 7 Most Popular DEV Posts from the Past Week

<i>Every Monday we round up some of the last week's top posts, comments, and tweets. If you have any feedback, please leave a comment.</i> ❤️<p>Most dev.to …

Apache Kafka

An ex-Tesla exec reveals how the company is transforming itself into a data powerhouse

Tesla ramped up its efforts to become a big data company under Chris Lattner, one of Apple's most famous developers who left the electric carmaker last Wednesday after just 6 months of employment.<p>Lattner's public résumé highlights how data is playing an increasingly important role in Tesla's …

Autos

How the Virtual Data Room Boom Is Transforming Business Transactions

Accessible from anywhere. Easy to navigate. No need for your physical presence. What's not to like?<p>The Virtual Data Room (VDR), a more secure version of conventional cloud storage, is becoming increasingly popular in 2017. This digital system is commonly used to advance online data transactions and …

Small Business