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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,…


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

Improving Predictions with Ensemble Model


“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…


Added by Valiance Solutions on August 11, 2016 at 12:00am — 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…


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…

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…


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…


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…


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…


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.



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


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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.


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


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

9 Key Benefits of Data Lake

A Data Lake has flexible definition, to make this statement true the dataottam team took initiative and released a eBook called “The Collective Definition of Data Lake by Big Data Community”, which contains many definitions from various business savvy and technologist.

And in nutshell Data Lake is a data store and processing data system, where an…


Added by Kumar Chinnakali on January 28, 2016 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Big Data Helps Businesses Identify Prospective Customers and Increase Sales

Big data is a term that has attracted the attention of nearly every chief manager in current digital arena as it offers them a treasure trove of prospective leads. A massive amount of data is available through websites, CRM solutions, social networks, analytics and news feeds. But this data is present in structured, semi-structured and unstructured form, therefore requires deployment of sophisticated tools to make…


Added by Manoj on January 25, 2016 at 2:00am — No Comments

Self-Learn Yourself Apache Spark in 21 Blogs – #5

In Blog 5, we will see Apache Spark Languages with basic Hands-on. Click to have quick read on the other blogs of Apache Spark in this learning series.

With our cloud setup of our Apache Spark now we are ready to develop big data Spark applications. And before getting started with building Spark applications let’s review the languages which can be used to develop Apache Spark applications. It has many APIs like Scala, Hive, R, Python, Java, and Pig.

Scala – It’s the language…


Added by Kumar Chinnakali on January 23, 2016 at 3:32am — No Comments

Celebrate the Big Data Problems – #2

Celebrate the Big Data Problems – #2

How to identify the no of buckets for a Hive table while executing the HiveQL DDLs ?

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.


Bucketing is another…


Added by Kumar Chinnakali on January 21, 2016 at 7:41pm — No Comments

Self-Learn Yourself IoT in 21 Blogs – #1

Self-Learn Yourself IoT in 21 Blogs – #1 – In this we will be seeing What is IoT ? Why do we need it? Significance & Impact on Modern life?

Time to Greet the New Clone that it set to rule the world !

Hello All ! Well, this is my first blog for dataottam and so henceforth I welcome your valuable feedback and that in return helps me to deliver better!

Alright, what is Internet of Things (IoT) ? How does it differ from Internet of Everything ? What is M2M ?



Added by Kumar Chinnakali on January 21, 2016 at 8:30am — No Comments

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