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Summary:  Recently we’ve been profiling Automated Machine Learning (AML) platforms, both of the professional variety, and particularly those proprietary one-click-to-model variety that are being pitched to untrained analysts and line-of-business managers.  Since our first article, readers have suggested some additional companies we should look at which are profiled here along with some interesting observations about who is buying and why.  …See More
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More on Fully Automated Machine Learning

Summary:  Recently we’ve been profiling Automated Machine Learning (AML) platforms, both of the professional variety, and particularly those proprietary one-click-to-model variety that are being pitched to untrained analysts and line-of-business managers.  Since our first article, readers have suggested some additional companies we should look at which are profiled here along with some interesting observations about who is buying and why.  …See More
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How to Put AI to Work

Summary:  Whether you are a startup person or data science-minded executive in a larger organization what logic can you apply to spot the most compelling opportunities for AI in your organization. In 2014 Kevin Kelly, founder of Wired magazine and prolific futurist famously said, “The business plans of the next…See More
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Kenneth C Black commented on William Vorhies's blog post Why R is Bad for You
"Hi Bill, It took me over 8 months to complete 3 articles that outline my thoughts on this topic, and I have to say that I agree with your basic premise (although I do not necessarily think that R is bad for anyone). Starting in Sept 2016, I…"
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"So www.classify.news is classified as Non-Credible with 59.62% certainty."
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Editorial Director for DataScienceCentral. President and Chief Data Scientist at Data-Magnum, providing predictive analytics and big data infrastructure projects as a service. Bill has been an active commercial predictive modeler since 2001.
My Web Site Or LinkedIn Profile
http://www.data-magnum.com
Field of Expertise
Analytics, Data Integration, Big Data, Data Science
Professional Status
C-Level
Years of Experience:
15
Your Company:
Data-Magnum, LLC
Industry:
big data and predictive analytics
Your Job Title:
President & Chief Data Scientist
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Networking, New venture

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More on Fully Automated Machine Learning

Posted on August 15, 2017 at 2:21pm 0 Comments

Summary:  Recently we’ve been profiling Automated Machine Learning (AML) platforms, both of the professional variety, and particularly those proprietary one-click-to-model variety that are being pitched to untrained analysts and line-of-business managers.  Since our first article, readers have suggested some additional companies we should look at which are profiled here along with some interesting observations about who is buying and why.

 

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Automated Machine Learning for Professionals

Posted on July 25, 2017 at 1:36pm 0 Comments

Summary:  There are a variety of new Automated Machine Learning (AML) platforms emerging that led us recently to ask if we’d be automated and unemployed any time soon.  In this article we’ll cover the “Professional AML tools”.  They require that you be fluent in R or Python which means that Citizen Data Scientists won’t be using them.  They also significantly enhance productivity and reduce the redundant and tedious work that’s part of model…

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Data Scientists Automated and Unemployed by 2025 - Update!

Posted on July 17, 2017 at 4:30pm 5 Comments

Summary:  A year ago we wrote about the emergence of fully automated predictive analytic platforms including some with true One-Click Data-In Model-Out capability.  We revisited the five contenders from last year with one new addition and found the automation movement continues to move forward.  We also observed some players from last year have now gone in different directions.  …

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AI Is the Future of the Internet – and Finally Somebody Notices

Posted on July 11, 2017 at 6:46am 0 Comments

Summary: You’d think that the internet was the core of the digital economy but it’s not.  Data science is the core without which the digital economy wouldn’t exist and increasingly it’s AI that’s moving the needle in consumer engagement.

 

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At 9:08pm on July 27, 2015, Ziauddin Syed said…

Dear William,

Congratulation to you on your promotion to Editorial Director for the Data Science Central Network (DSC). 

Regards,

Zia

 
 
 

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