An ongoing debate in the loyalty world is what type of customer is more important? One that spends big on airline tickets or one that filters millions of credit card miles through the banks?
Recently at the Loyalty Event in San Diego, Mike Hecht from Delta noted that they don't mind whether their customers are loyal due to credit card spend, or…Continue
Added by Mark Ross-Smith on February 2, 2016 at 2:00am — No Comments
Blog post by Great Roberts. This is a great article to print and/or forward to HR and specifically the data scientist hiring manager in your organization.
I had yet another call today with a brilliant data scientist working inside of a Human Resources Department of a major business. This HR data scientist has both a strong analytics and predictive analytics background. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics and a Master’s Degree in Predictive Analytics. She excels in R,…Continue
Added by Mike Kennedy on February 2, 2016 at 2:00am — No Comments
A few days ago I found out that there had appeared lda2vec (by Chris Moody) – a hybrid algorithm combining best ideas from well-known LDA (Latent Dirichlet Allocation) topic modeling algorithm and from a bit less well-known tool for language modeling named word2vec.
And now I’m going to tell you a tale about lda2vec and my attempts to try it and compare with simple LDA…Continue
The advent of NoSQL databases has lead many application developers, designers, and architects to apply the most appropriate means of data storage to each specific aspect of their systems, and this may involve implementing multiple types of database and integrating them into a single solution. The result is a polyglot solution.
Designing and implementing a polyglot system is not a straightforward task and there are a number of questions that need to be addressed…Continue
Added by Raghavan Madabusi on February 1, 2016 at 7:41am — No Comments