ComputerWorld - Big Data

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  • AI Tools to Help You with Your Online Advertising Spend
      Marketing your business online is a costly business. Gone are the days where you could rely on organic reach. You have to pay to play the game. But getting your online advertising spend wrong could cost you a lot of money for little gain. There ar…
    - 1 day ago 21 Apr 18, 8:21pm -
  • Tapping AI to Counter Rising Ransomware Threat in Big Data Era
    As cyber-attack outbreaks go, WannaCry didn’t really last that long from the time the first infection was discovered on the morning of May 12 until the kill switch was released by Microsoft three days later. In that short span, however, the damage…
    - 3 days ago 20 Apr 18, 6:28pm -
  • Analytics For Gmail Are Now Possible – For You, or Your Employees
    Have you ever wondered what your email productivity is really like? Or have you wondered how much time your employees are wasting on fielding poorly written emails, or sending messages that aren’t necessary? There’s a new analytics tool for Gmail…
    - 5 days ago 18 Apr 18, 1:56pm -
  • Understanding the Role of Big Data in the Lending Industry
    For lenders and financial institutions, accuracy and predictability are key drivers of success. Being able to predict when a borrower will repay a loan or when it’s likely to be sent to a collector can mean the difference between running a profitab…
    - 5 days ago 18 Apr 18, 11:31am -
  • Why the Future of Social Media Will Depend on Artificial Intelligence
    With an estimated 2.77 billion social network users around the globe, social networking platforms possess an unimaginable amount of data. The reach of social networks is expanding at an alarming rate around the globe in 2019. These figures will conti…
    - 10 days ago 13 Apr 18, 3:43pm -

Infoworld - Big Data

  • IDG Contributor Network: 3 requirements of modern archive for massive unstructured data
    Perhaps the least understood component of secondary storage strategy, archive has become a necessity for modern digital enterprises with petabytes of data and billions of files.Stephen Pao is CMO of Igneous Systems, a provider of secondary storage.So…
    - 5 days ago 17 Apr 18, 9:25pm -
  • 21 hot programming trends—and 21 going cold
    Programmers love to sneer at the world of fashion where trends blow through like breezes. Skirt lengths rise and fall, pigments come and go, ties get fatter, then thinner. But in the world of technology, rigor, science, math, and precision rule over…
    - 7 days ago 16 Apr 18, 10:00am -
  • IDG Contributor Network: Why data democratization is crucial to your business
    In the Information Age, the power of data has been mostly kept in the hands of a few data analysts with the skills and understanding necessary to properly organize, crunch, and interpret the data for their organization. This approach was born out of…
    - 13 days ago 10 Apr 18, 3:52pm -
  • Google Cloud tutorial: Get started with Google Cloud
    When people think of the word Google, they think about search and the immense computational infrastructure that converts your words into a list of websites that probably have exactly what you’re looking to find. It took Google years to hire the eng…
    - 14 days ago 9 Apr 18, 10:00am -
  • IDG Contributor Network: Data governance 2.0
    At Bristol-Myers Squibb, I have the privilege of working for a company singularly focused on our mission to discover, develop, and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases. Accurate, high quality, and trustworthy…
    - 19 days ago 4 Apr 18, 5:33pm -


  • Introducing the Anaconda Data Science Certification Program
    This program gives data scientists a way to verify their proficiency, and organizations an independent standard for qualifying current and prospective data science experts. Register now!
    - 3 days ago 20 Apr 18, 6:28pm -
  • Why Deep Learning is perfect for NLP (Natural Language Processing)
    Deep learning brings multiple benefits in learning multiple levels of representation of natural language. Here we will cover the motivation of using deep learning and distributed representation for NLP, word embeddings and several methods to perform…
    - 3 days ago 20 Apr 18, 5:29pm -
  • Neural Network based Startup Name Generator
    How to build a recurrent neural network to generate suggestions for your new company’s name.
    - 3 days ago 20 Apr 18, 3:30pm -
  • Apple: Commerce Data Scientist – Apple Media Products
    Seeking someone with a love for data. This position involves working on very large scale data mining, cleaning, analysis, deep level processing, machine learning or statistic modeling, metrics tracking and evaluation.
    - 3 days ago 20 Apr 18, 3:23pm -
  • G Research: Data Scientist – Data Intelligence
    Seeking a Senior Data Scientist to join the Data Intelligence Team, to analyse and verify the fidelity and cleanliness of diverse data sources and generate analytics to help determine the usefulness of data sets in the investment process.
    - 3 days ago 20 Apr 18, 2:54pm -

BigData Analytics News

  • How Big Data has Revolutionised the Gaming Industry
    Gaming companies who want to continue to compete and grow need to use all the tools available to them; and use these tools to their full potential. A massive part of this for them to take advantage of now is big data analysis. Gamers leave a virtual…
    - 10 days ago 13 Apr 18, 1:01pm -
  • How Fintech is Changing the Way We Do Things?
    What is it about Fintech that has 84% of insurers looking to partner with Fintech companies in the next three to five years? Or that has 91.3% already collaborating with Fintechs? Put quite simply, Fintech has completely changed the game for financia…
    - 17 days ago 6 Apr 18, 12:56pm -
  • Kick-Start Your Career In Cloud Computing!
    The median salary for those working in the Cloud Computing profession was around dollar 120,000 per year in the year 2016 itself. If you want to climb the bandwagon, you should know expertise, knowledge, and skills in virtualization, Java and Linux a…
    - 24 days ago 30 Mar 18, 10:32am -
  • How Big Data Will Be a Driving Force for 5G
    The 4G network is familiar to most people who use mobile devices, but now many people are excited about the promise of 5G — a next-generation network capable of blazing-fast speeds and virtually no latency, among other benefits. Analysts agree that…
    - 28 days ago 26 Mar 18, 9:48am -
  • The Significance of Blockchain in Big Data
    The World Economic Forum (WEF) defines blockchain as a technology that allows people to transfer assets to one another in a secure way without any intermediaries. It enables transparency, immutability, and autonomous execution of business rules. What…
    - 35 days ago 19 Mar 18, 7:06am -

Data Science Central

  • !How Data Scientists Spend their Time - Nice Cartoon
    Data scientists spend 80% of their time preparing and cleaning their data. They spend the other 20% of their time complaining about preparing and cleaning their data.This was posted by Kirk Borne on his Twitter account. Not sure who created the cart…
    - 6 hours ago 23 Apr 18, 1:00am -
  • Two Questions to Ask to a PhD Candidate for a Leadership Role
    These are not business questions, but soft questions that should make any PhD candidate relaxed, even intrigued, and open to talk freely. There is no wrong answer, these are open questions, but some answers could hint that the candidate is still in h…
    - 1 day ago 22 Apr 18, 12:30am -
  • Weekly Digest, April 23
    Monday newsletter published by Data Science Central. Previous editions can be found here.  The contribution flagged with a + is our selection for the picture of the week.AnnouncementsSQL + Notebooks + Charts. All in one platform. …
    - 2 days ago 21 Apr 18, 3:30pm -
  • The importance of Big Data in AI technologies
    To say that AI is big data is to overstate things a bit. And yet, without big data, AI wouldn’t be where it is today. In the last few decades, the two technologies have advanced in lock-step. Largely because without big data, however clever the AI…
    - 3 days ago 20 Apr 18, 9:00am -
  • Prioritizing Decisions: Roadmap for Enterprise Analytics
    ... continued from previous article.…
    - 3 days ago 19 Apr 18, 7:30pm -


  • Web-Based Query Tool Touches Multiple DBs
    Developers today use databases almost like languages. They might start on a good old relational database like MySQL, but then requirements shift a bit, so they sprinkle a little MongoDB on top. The data starts to build, so they mix some Hadoop in for…
    - 2 days ago 20 Apr 18, 9:50pm -
  • The New Economics of the Separation of Compute and Storage
    No one can predict the future analytical needs of their business. The right storage needs today might not be the right storage needs next year, or even next week. An organization’s workload requirements might grow five-fold by next year, or next qu…
    - 2 days ago 20 Apr 18, 7:43pm -
  • Pivotal Software is Latest Tech IPO
    The uptick in technology stock offerings that accelerated in 2017 is gaining momentum this year as Pivotal Software joins a host of big data vendors going public. The San Francisco-based cloud software vendor announced pricing on 37 million shares at…
    - 3 days ago 20 Apr 18, 4:01pm -
  • Go Fast and Win: The Big Data Analytics of F1 Racing
    What’s the secret to winning in Formula One racing? Simple: Go faster than everybody else. But finding a lasting recipe for success on the racetrack today requires getting hundreds of variables right, so it’s no wonder that F1 teams are turning t…
    - 3 days ago 19 Apr 18, 8:40pm -
  • Presto Use Surges, Qubole Finds
    Don’t look now, but Presto, the SQL engine developed by Facebook as a follow-on to Hive, is starting to catch on in a big way. According to a new survey of big data-as-a-service customers by Qubole, Presto logged impressive usage gains during 2017,…
    - 4 days ago 18 Apr 18, 10:42pm -


  • Analytics Translator vs. Citizen Data Scientist: What is the Difference?
    Click to learn more about author Kartik Patel. There is a new business role on the horizon and, at first glance, it may seem very much like a role that was introduced a few short years ago. This new enterprise role is known as an ‘Analytics Trans…
    - 3 days ago 20 Apr 18, 7:35am -
  • When Everything in AI is Unique, How do You Solve for it?
    Click to learn more about author Paul Barba. Intuition is a core component of human intelligence. But it doesn’t always send us in the right direction. Anyone versed in mathematics will know that sometimes the world behaves opposite to expectations…
    - 3 days ago 20 Apr 18, 7:30am -
  • Actian and Qlik Partner to Accelerate Self-Service Analytics
    by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “Actian, the hybrid data management, analytics and integration company, today announced a strategic partnership with Qlik® to deliver next-generation data analytics solutions. The partnership le…
    - 3 days ago 20 Apr 18, 7:15am -
  • McAfee Study Reveals 1-in-4 Organizations Using Public Cloud Has Had Data Stolen
    by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, today announced its third annual cloud adoption and security report, Navigating a Cloudy Sky: Practical Guidance and the State of Cloud Security. Th…
    - 3 days ago 20 Apr 18, 7:10am -
  • Commvault Expands Data Protection Solutions for Government Customers
    by Angela Guess According to a new press release, “Commvault, a global leader in enterprise backup, recovery, archive and the cloud, today announced expanded offerings available through the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace. Now U.S. government…
    - 3 days ago 20 Apr 18, 7:05am -