One of the main differences between a data scientist and a data engineer has to do with ETL versus DAD:
I recently had the following discussions with a number of data architects, in different communities, in particular (but not limited to) the TDWI group on LinkedIn. This is a summary of the discussion, featuring differences between data scientists and data architects, and how both can work together.
Many statisticians think that data science is about analyzing data, but it is more than that. Data science also involves implementing algorithms that process data automatically, to provide automated predictions and actions, such as:
We are now at 9 categories after a few updates. Just like there are a few categories of statisticians (biostatisticians, statisticians, econometricians, operations research specialists, actuaries) or business analysts (marketing-oriented, product-oriented, finance-oriented, etc.) we have different categories of data scientists. First, many data scientists have a job title different from data scientist, mine…Continue
One important goal of data science is to help decision makers make better decisions. Markov…Continue
As we've seen how in-place and in-memory work differently, today we are sharing more fundamentals of in-place computing model. This models was designed to solve "Big and Complex Data," - not just about size but more about the complexity. We see many analytic cases today incorporate…Continue
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While Banks are getting more and more pressure from customer’s increasing demand, highly competitive market and strict regulations – in the current environment, understanding customer behavior, attitudes and requirements is more vital than ever for banks’ strategic thinking, operational planning and day-to-day customer treatment, according to Ernst & Young.
What Banks can do?
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With these great challenges come great…Continue
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Interesting article. I have the same point of view, had the same problem and did the same thing:
Provost noticed during his data classes that there weren’t any books he could recommend to his MBA students that taught the fundamental principles. They were either too granular and focused on the math, or else too…Continue
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Here is the USA map visual by state showing what percentage of people received flouride in their water.
Here is the data source …Continue
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Social media and interplanetary mission -- what do they have in common? Well, they have in common the Mars Orbiter Mission, also known as ‘Mangalyaan’. It was launched on 5th November by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO). It generated a lot of interest across the globe among millions of people on Social Media networks. In this blog, we analyze how Twitterati reacted to this news.
Asia was by far the most interested in the subject, covering 74% of all…
Predictions are in our DNA. Millions of us live with them daily, from checking the weather to reading daily horoscopes. When it comes to Big Data, the industry has shown no shortage of predictions for 2014. In fact, you might have read about insights on women in data science, ambitions for Machine Learning or a vision for the consumerization of Advanced…Continue
I often find myself following missing-persons cases. I am interested in the reasoning behind the use of resources. There can be major deployments of capital during investigations. I tend to wonder which scenarios trigger more spending than others. I also recognize the visceral side of missing-persons cases. There are publicly accessible databases of missing persons in Canada, the United States, and I am certain many other countries. I imagine that it can be difficult to regard such…Continue
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