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  • !2 Ways Your Data Might Be Skewed Without Your Knowledge
    Every marketing decision you make is backed by some kind of data, whether it’s a statistic, a report, or a trend. To make the right decisions, it’s important for that data to be as accurate as possible. It’s not enough to take the conclusion of…
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  • !How Big Data and Algorithmic Trading Is Dehumanizing Online Markets
    Algorithmic trading is the use of advanced, high-speed performance computer programs to execute trade entries and exits in the financial markets. Statistical models are used to generate the formulae with which the software can make market entries and…
    - 20 hours ago 21 Mar 18, 9:14pm -
  • How Retailers are Harnessing Machine Learning and Predictive Analytics
    Retailers are saying goodbye to intuitive guessing based on old-school data-gathering methods to convert customers. Welcome to the age of machine learning in retail, where online and brick-and-mortar business leaders can not only automate operational…
    - 1 day ago 21 Mar 18, 2:15pm -
  • Advances in Analytics Are Solving Workplace Equality Challenges
    In 2018, gender and racial equality are larger concerns than ever before. Fortunately, big data has the potential to address these issues in important new ways. It can help with hiring and compliance in virtually every organization. Concerns about wo…
    - 2 days ago 20 Mar 18, 10:41am -
  • Why Big Data Will Be Essential to Enforce New International Tax Codes
    With the rise of big data and artificial intelligence, digital technology knows very few borders. The levels of globalization the internet has introduced have had many benefits in this sense, creating a booming digital economy and ecommerce industrie…
    - 3 days ago 19 Mar 18, 3:07pm -

Infoworld - Big Data

  • What is a graph database? A better way to store connected data
    Key-value, document-oriented, column family, graph, relational... Today we seem to have as many kinds of databases as there are kinds of data. While this may make choosing a database harder, it makes choosing the right database easier. Of course, th…
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  • What’s new in Apache Spark? Low-latency streaming and Kubernetes
    You’d be forgiven for passing by the announcement of Apache Spark 2.3. After all, it’s a point release, isn’t it? Sure, there will be some bug fixes, maybe an improvement or two to the MLLib framework, maybe an extra operator or something, but…
    - 7 days ago 15 Mar 18, 10:00am -
  • IDG Contributor Network: Helping your workforce become data-literate
    The core premise of data democratization is that every one of us can use, interpret, and work with data to make organizational decisions. Yet a recent survey found only 20 percent of business leaders consider themselves data literate and less than 25…
    - 8 days ago 14 Mar 18, 5:18pm -
  • How to bring BI and analytics to modern nested data structures
    Josh Klahr is vice president of product management at AtScale.Over the past few years, there has been a subtle but significant shift in the way that data is structured in databases. Whereas yesterday’s databases were typically limited to storing da…
    - 8 days ago 14 Mar 18, 10:00am -
  • IDG Contributor Network: The wonders of AI—or the shortcomings of search?
    About seven years ago, I developed a 13-part functional model for what a big data and analytics (BDA) solution needed to contain. Key components included things like data governance/master data management, integration of data sources, integration of…
    - 10 days ago 12 Mar 18, 4:34pm -


BigData Analytics News

  • 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…
    - 3 days ago 19 Mar 18, 7:06am -
  • Will Cryptocurrency Transform Your Future?
    There is no doubt that cryptocurrencies are here to stay. It doesn’t matter what anyone tries to do to stop them they will at some point in time have a much more significant role to play than merely being an investment opportunity. There are many a…
    - 13 days ago 9 Mar 18, 7:40am -
  • A Step-By-Step Guide To Become A Database Administrator
    The cosmos of data and significance of Database Administrator Data, the word is as omnipresent as the grass is. The recent report of IBM puts a seal of confirmation over it. It revealed that around 2.5 quintillion bytes data are being generated in a…
    - 23 days ago 27 Feb 18, 11:42am -
  • The Role Virtual Data Room Plays In Mergers and Acquisitions
    Due to changes in the global economy, many companies and businesses are making strategic changes so that they can stay in business. Mergers and acquisitions are on the increase. The need of data security is increasing due to the crucial role the busi…
    - 23 days ago 27 Feb 18, 8:19am -
  • 3 Real Time Big Data Applications
    Big Data has taken the technology world by storm! In Layman’s terms, big data can be defined as any set of structured or unstructured data that is too big for regular database tools to handle and process. With huge chunks of data being generated re…
    - 24 days ago 26 Feb 18, 12:05pm -

Data Science Central

  • The Future of IoT and Machine to Machine Payments
    Companies like Amazon, and Facebook are setting the standard for customer expectations and customer experience.This includes everything from understanding the whole customer journey, defining the context and personalizing it, to ensuring the paym…
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  • What Comes After Deep Learning
    Summary: We’re stuck.  There hasn’t been a major breakthrough in algorithms in the last year.  Here’s a survey of the leading contenders for that next major advancement.  We’re stuck.  Or at least we’re plateaued.  Can anyone remembe…
    - 2 days ago 20 Mar 18, 9:55pm -
  • 5 Common Non-Technical Interview Questions... and Answers

    - 2 days ago 20 Mar 18, 3:30pm -
  • Blockchain Potential to Transform Artificial Intelligence
    The research on improving Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) has been ongoing for decades. However, it wasn’t until recently that developers were finally able to create smart systems that closely resemble the A.I. capabilities of humans.The main…
    - 2 days ago 20 Mar 18, 8:30am -
  • Traditional Programming versus Machine Learning, in One Picture
    I found this on Facebook, but it could be 30 years old. Not sure who the original author was, but the quality was very poor, so I re-created it in Excel. I did not change anything to keep it funny as intended. Of course, you should add a back loop in…
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  • !Real-Time Connected Customer Experiences – Easier Than You Think
    The post Real-Time Connected Customer Experiences – Easier Than You Think appeared first on Datanami.
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  • !NoSQL Startup FaunaDB Has Twitter Roots
    A Bay Area startup touting a transactional NoSQL database has disclosed early investments by financial services backers and Google’s investment arm. Fauna Inc. claimed Wednesday (March 21) its $25 million Series A funding round was the largest ever…
    - 17 hours ago 22 Mar 18, 12:42am -
  • !HPE Goes Vertical with AI
    HPE today unveiled new offerings aimed at getting customers up and running with artificial intelligence solutions, including an anomaly detection system for industrial equipment and a new GPU-equipped server cluster designed for deep learning workloa…
    - 21 hours ago 21 Mar 18, 8:53pm -
  • !Building Presto Business No Magic Trick for Starburst
    When it comes to next-gen SQL query engines, there’s no shortage of players jockeying for a starting role on big Hadoop clusters and in the cloud. While the Hives, Impalas, Drills, and Spark SQLs of the world have loyal fan bases, one competitor wo…
    - 22 hours ago 21 Mar 18, 7:46pm -
  • U.S. Pursues ‘Abductive’ Reasoning to Divine Intent
    The 9/11 Commission identified a lack of coordination among U.S. intelligence agencies as a reason for failing to detect attacks on U.S. soil. One of the responses to the panel’s findings was a multiagency effort to upgrade analytics efforts with p…
    - 2 days ago 21 Mar 18, 1:43am -


  • !Case Study: Cox Automotive Solves Data Drift and ETL Challenges
    According to Pat Patterson, Community Champion at StreamSets, “data drift” is such a problem now that “only about one fifth of a data analyst’s time is actually spent analyzing the data.” The remainder is spent “wrangling it into shape an…
    - 10 hours ago 22 Mar 18, 7:35am -
  • !Data, Metadata, and the AI Horizon
    Click to learn more about author Paul Barth. Why would a bank acquire an AI software company?  Last week, TDBank announced the acquisition of Layer 6, an AI startup. The rapid emergence of Finserv startups is putting pressure on established institut…
    - 10 hours ago 22 Mar 18, 7:30am -
  • !Looker Simplifies Product Development Workflows
    by Angela Guess According to a new press release, “Looker, a leading data platform company, today announced new integrations with Atlassian products that improve collaboration and create an actionable, 360-degree view of product development, usage,…
    - 10 hours ago 22 Mar 18, 7:15am -
  • !Denodo Broadens Cloud Offering With Support For Microsoft Azure
    by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “Denodo, a leader in data virtualization, today announced the availability of the Denodo Platform through the Microsoft Azure Marketplace with a subscription based offering. Denodo Platform on Azure e…
    - 10 hours ago 22 Mar 18, 7:10am -
  • !Datameer Partners with IBM in New Data Science and Machine Learning Platform
    by Angela Guess According to a new press release, “Datameer, the leader in big data analytics, announced it will partner with IBM to create, manage and deploy business data pipelines for IBM’s new data science and machine learning platform, Cloud…
    - 10 hours ago 22 Mar 18, 7:05am -