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More data beats better algorithms - By Tyler Schnoebelen

 

Most academic papers and blogs about machine learning focus on improvements to algorithms and features. At the same time, the widely acknowledged truth is that throwing more training data into the mix beats work on algorithms and features. This post will get down and dirty with algorithms and features vs. training data by looking at a 12-way…

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Added by Leena Kamath on September 23, 2016 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Creating Edge Intelligence for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)

This article is about how to use a standards-based approach to deploy analytics on the edge of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) networks.

IIoT is here today. Wherever you look in aerospace, defense, energy production and/or transport, healthcare, manufacturing, mining, materials or smart cities the proliferation of…

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Added by Mark Rabkin on September 13, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Why Do Television Companies Need a Digital Transformation

Over just a few years, the world of television production, distribution, and consumption has changed dramatically. In the past, with only a few channels to choose from, viewers watched news and entertainment television at specific times of the day or night. They were also limited by where and how to watch. Options…

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Added by Ronald van Loon on September 8, 2016 at 1:30am — No Comments

Machine Learning Becomes Mainstream: How to Increase Your Competitive Advantage



First there was big data – extremely large data sets that made it possible to use data analytics to reveal patterns and trends, allowing businesses to improve customer relations and production efficiency. Then came fast data analytics – the application of big data analytics in real-time to help solve issues with customer relations, security,…

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Added by Ronald van Loon on August 18, 2016 at 7:00am — No Comments

Improving Predictions with Ensemble Model

INTRODUCTION

“Alone we can do so little and together we can do much” - a phrase from Helen Keller during 50's is a reflection of achievements and successful stories in real life scenarios from decades. Same thing applies with most of the cases from innovation with big impacts and with advanced technologies world. The machine Learning domain is also in the same race to make predictions and classification in a more accurate way using so called ensemble method and it is…

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Added by Valiance Solutions on August 11, 2016 at 12:00am — No Comments

Actuaries and Data Scientists – Match Made In Heaven or Hell?

The foundations of actuarial science can be dated back to the 17th century, whilst the term “actuary”  was first coined by Equitable Life for its chief executive officer in 1762. The Society of Actuaries (SOA) defines this position as “a business professional who analyses the financial consequences of risk. Actuaries use mathematics, statistics and financial theory to study uncertain future events, especially…
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Added by Laurence Allen on August 5, 2016 at 5:30am — No Comments

Tableau online training by ExcelR

Data Visualization happens to be an uncomplicated way of assisting the human memory and enhancing decision making. A number of tools are there that are going to cater to the requirements of having a look at humongous statistics to the tune of Peta and Zeta bytes. Number crunching when the amount of data is huge is an incredibly testing job and this is software that is going to be your buddy in addressing testing business dilemmas.…

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Added by Pawan Dwivedi on August 3, 2016 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Characteristics of Good Visual Analytics and Data Discovery Tools

Visual Analytics and Data Discovery allow analysis of big data sets to find insights and valuable information. This is much more than just classical Business Intelligence (BI). See this article for more details and motivation: "Using Visual Analytics to Make Better Decisions: the Death Pill Example". Let's take a look at important characteristics to choose the right tool for…

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Added by Kai Waehner on July 27, 2016 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Data says FC Barcelona is still the best team in Spain

Tableau explain why FC Barcelona is still the best team in Spain (and the whole World)

Introduction Football Club Barcelona, also known as Barça is a professional football club, based in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. Founded in 1899 by a group of Swiss, English and Catalan footballers led by Joan Gamper, the…
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Added by Besim Ismaili on June 1, 2016 at 3:00am — No Comments

Data Migration and Cloud-Based Analytics

There can be no doubt that technology trends over the years point to a rapid change in user requirements. The days of relying on a large, clunky desktop PC to provide a portal to the internet and other traditional, desktop-only applications are quickly diminishing. While PC sales continue to plummet, smartphone sales continue to…

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Added by Tom Jardine on May 17, 2016 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Real Time Analytics - Essential Key Factors

The need for info within the twenty first century continues to intensify—and shows no sign of subsiding. Today’s decision manufacturers would like to be of an incredible volume and style of info, leading more companies to deploy analytics that not solely facilitate them sense and respond to key business problems, but additionally facilitate them build predictions and act based mostly on period of…

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Added by Priyanka Jain on May 9, 2016 at 12:30am — No Comments

Click to download your food!

With the omnipresence of internet, a medium which was supposed to bring people together (eh?), everything is just a click away. Booking a ticket, ordering a meal, renewing your insurance, finding a match and paying your bill online are the old stuff, now instead of people using the internet, the internet uses the people.

Internet of Things (IOT) exchanges and collects your data by allowing your day today items to be sensed and controlled remotely across internet. The…

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Added by Abhishek Srivastava on May 2, 2016 at 1:13am — No Comments

Why you need metadata for Big Data success

I recently wrote an article entitled ‘First Big Data initiative – why you need Big Data governance now!’ and one of the comments received was from metadata expert and noted industry metadata presenter and speaker Bob Schork.  I had the privilege of working with Bob in the past and have benefited from his extensive metadata insights over the years. What made me write this article was his comment stating that “metadata which is and will be ignored by many working on a BD (Big Data) project, to…

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Added by John P. Stevens on April 6, 2016 at 7:00am — No Comments

Safely sharing data through an api with alliance partners.

The following use case shows how an exchange of clean blended data can simplify the implementation of commercial and strategic alliances between businesses with a common interest.

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USE CASE 1

The company is a Professional Sports Club. They operate their own sports stadium which is well…

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Added by Bruce Robbins on March 21, 2016 at 6:00am — No Comments

Global Big Data Market Expands with Expeditious Data Generation across Businesses

Big data is the humongous amount of information, both structured and unstructured, that is generated from everyday functioning of various sectors across all walks of life. The high volume of big data generated across the world has necessitated the development of technological tools that can make this information utilizable. These tools have taken many form, from the previously used SQL (structured query language) to advanced DBMS (data base management systems). Hadoop is the newest and most…

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Added by Ankit Jain on March 8, 2016 at 9:00pm — No Comments

First Big Data initiative? Why you need Big Data governance in place now!

You would be surprised how many major firms, who are now ready to launch their first Big Data projects, have not started an internal Big Data governance program. Big data has great potential to help organizations grow their business, but just having this data will not be enough. To derive the highest value and minimize legal exposure and risk to a firm’s reputation, a Big Data governance program is crucial from the start. Even if there is data governance currently in place it is most likely…

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Added by John P. Stevens on March 2, 2016 at 8:05am — No Comments

Salary Trends for analytics and big data jobs in the Indian Job Market

With companies now realizing that Analytics & Big Data are the key drivers for their organizations growth, the demand for data  scientists has risen phenomenally. From understanding consumer behaviour, to predicting market trends, even right down to product features, many business decisions today are driven by Data Analytics. The Analytics and Big Data sector has seen a consistent growth in the last five years and is expected…

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Added by Gaurav Vohra on March 2, 2016 at 2:31am — No Comments

Two Sides of "Big?" Data

The ongoing pursuit of data solutions occupies mindshare of consumers, vendors and service providers alike as they invest considerable amount of time, costs and efforts. The past attempts to concur data have resulted in solutions that combined databases, applications and tools with limited success. We are still struggling with a few unresolved, persistent legacy challenges such as - 

Data everywhere

Today, every enterprise has huge data…

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Added by Suhas Marathe on February 23, 2016 at 9:48am — No Comments

Big Data – Before you jump in make sure you are planning appropriately

For a few years now Big Data has drawn the attention of many firms and CIOs. The rewards are major –new business insights, new customer segments, speed (faster time-to-answer, faster time-to-decision, and faster speed-to-market) to driving operational cost efficiencies and even corporate strategies. 

In the past few months I have been connecting with senior managers who want to start their Big Data efforts this year. You will need to take the necessary time to focus on some upfront…

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Added by John P. Stevens on February 17, 2016 at 12:21pm — No Comments

Functions for basics statistics in R

How to have our basic statistics (Mean, Median, SD, Var, Cor, Cov) computed using R language?

The dataottam team has come up with blog sharing initiative called “Celebrate the Big Data Problems”. In this series of blogs we will share our big data problems using CPS (Context, Problem, Solutions) Framework.

Context:

In statistics Mean, Median, Standard Deviations, Variance, Correlation, or…

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Added by Kumar Chinnakali on January 30, 2016 at 2:30am — No Comments

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