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Warm-up exercise before data science.

Practicing Data science indeed a long term effort than a learning handful of skills.  We ought to be academically good enough to take up this challenge. However, if you think you came a long way from your academic rebuilding,  but you still have that zeal & passion to take the oil from the data and fill the skill gap of data science then here is the warm-up tips. Below points must exercised before jumping into…

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Added by Manish Bhoge on October 18, 2013 at 9:26am — No Comments

Data Mining and Cookie Butter - Yes, they're related.

Data Mining and Cookie Butter

There is much buzz about the next revolution in technology and the coming innovations that will shape the 21st Century. Those welcoming this change espouse that our lives will be improved…
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Added by piALGO on October 17, 2013 at 8:32am — No Comments

A Niche for Psychologists in Big Data

Recently, I was asked about the role of I/O Psychologists in HR analytics and this whole "big data" movement. And so what I am learning as I researched the topic, and just as I had suspected, is that there are many others in the I/O Psychology field who are also involved in HR analytics and big data. I think I/O Psychologists are in a very favorable position in this big data movement.  The required graduate-level statistics courses are really helpful in preparing I/O…

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Added by B.J. Gonzalvo, PhD on October 16, 2013 at 8:28pm — No Comments

A little known component that should be part of most data science algorithms

This is a component often missing, yet valuable for most systems, algorithms and architectures that are dealing with online or mobile data, known as digital data: be it transaction scoring, fraud detection, online marketing, marketing mix and advertising optimization, online search, plagiarism and spam detection, etc.

I will…

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Added by Vincent Granville on October 16, 2013 at 6:00pm — 5 Comments

20 white papers and power point presentations

Posted on AnalyticBridge over the last few years, related to analytics, data science, big data, statistics, visualization. Feel free to add yours.…

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Added by Vincent Granville on October 16, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Oil n Gas Sensor Data + Big Data Analytics = Game Changer !!!

Each blow costs the Oil and Gas industry a Billion dollars.…



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Added by derick.jose on October 16, 2013 at 12:02am — 3 Comments

Big big love, how big data's influencing the future of the online dating scene

Romance and big data have a lot more in common than you might think. Though the world of tech and data may seem an odd place to uncover love, both online dating and big data work to personalise what a person or brand has to offer, matching and targeting it uniquely to appeal to that one special individual who'll want exactly what’s being advertised.

In many cases for both singles on the dating market and brands on the commercial one, achieving success – using big data to successfully…

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Added by Jed Mole on October 15, 2013 at 3:52am — 3 Comments

Top 5 Cloud Computing Myths…That Just Won’t Die

Like “Big Data”, the term “Cloud Computing” has given rise to a number of misconceptions concerning what it is and what it does. While many of these delusions have been sufficiently debunked, a number of mistaken beliefs about the cloud have managed to keep hanging around---attaining mythical status despite being laid bare on more than a few blogs designed to dismiss them once and for all. And so, culled from the blogosphere for your consideration comes this non-biased compilation of the top…

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Added by Gil Allouche on October 14, 2013 at 10:31am — 1 Comment

Weekly digest - October 14

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Added by Vincent Granville on October 10, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Salary surveys for data scientists and related job titles

Job ads on LinkedIn typically show a salary range, Indeed.com and Payscale.com are also good resources. Glassdoor.com lists actual salaries as reported by employees. We regularly publish salary surveys for data scientists.

Here…

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Added by Vincent Granville on October 10, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Basic Understanding of Big Data. What is this and How it is going to solve complex problems





Before going into details about what is big data let’s take a moment to look at the below slides by Hewlett-Packard.


So by going through these slides you must have realized that how much data…

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Added by Deepak Kumar on October 10, 2013 at 1:07pm — No Comments

5 Data Science Sins To Beware

InformationWeek has an interview this week with resident Data Science Central blogger Michael Walker about the most common traps awaiting data scientists:

http://www.informationweek.com/big-data/news/big-data-analytics/5-data-science-sins-to-beware/240162426

Added by Michael Malak on October 10, 2013 at 8:26am — No Comments

11 Features any database, SQL or NoSQL, should have

Here's some important features that I think all databases should have:

  1. Offering text standardization function to help with (1) data cleaning, (2) reducing volume of text information, (3) merging data from different…
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Added by Vincent Granville on October 9, 2013 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Fooled by Twitter Data

Data scientists must always remember that data sets are not objective -  they are selected, collected, filtered, structured and analyzed by human design. Naked and hidden biases in selecting,…

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Added by Michael Walker on October 7, 2013 at 9:14pm — No Comments

My book "Getting Started with Greenplum for Big Data Analytics"

Organizations are leveraging the use of data and analytics to gain a competitive advantage over their opposition. Therefore, organizations are quickly becoming more and more data driven. With the advent of Big Data, existing Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence solutions are becoming obsolete, and a requisite for new agile platforms consisting of all the aspects of Big Data has become inevitable. From loading/integrating data to presenting analytical visualizations and reports, the new…

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Added by Sunila GOLLAPUDI on October 7, 2013 at 8:39am — No Comments

Selling data becoming hot business with government shutdown

Private companies taking over government, to provide critical data and research reports that the government has stopped providing.

It started with the official job statistics report that was not produced this Friday. Instead, economists rely on other sources such as ADP (who processes millions of payrolls). Today companies…

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Added by Vincent Granville on October 5, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments

Big Data & Social Network Analysis

A Social Network is a theoretical construction useful in the social sciences to study social relationships.

 

Social network analysis refers to methods used to analyze social networks, social structures made up of individuals or organizations, which are connected by one or more specific types of interdependency, such as friendship, common interest, financial exchange, or relationships of beliefs, etc.…

 

Facing this new domain I have make a personal…

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Added by Michel Bruley on October 3, 2013 at 9:47pm — No Comments

Visual Dashboards that Persuade, Inform, and Engage

Making Flow Happen: Dashboards that Persuade, Inform, and Engage
 
 Join us for a Webinar on October 29th…

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Added by Andrei Macsin on October 3, 2013 at 8:02pm — No Comments

Data + Psychology: The Case for Strategic Talent Management

Now that you have that job vacancy, this might be a good time to reflect and analyze what that particular position’s role is in the organization.  This is a timely opportunity for the organization where managers can self-reflect and ask some important questions about the position and about its fit to the overall mission.  When was the last time this position was filled?  How does this position add value to my organization?  What other skill sets do we need in our organization that…

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Added by B.J. Gonzalvo, PhD on October 3, 2013 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

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