The advent of so many noticeable tools and technologies for handling BigData problems has made the lives of a lot of people and organizations easier. A lot of these are open source, they have good support, good community and are pretty active. But there is another aspect of it. When things become easy, free, with good support and in abundance, we often start to over-utilize them. Having said that, I would like to share one incident.
We organize …
Added by Mohammad Tariq Iqbal on April 14, 2013 at 1:07pm — No Comments
Every minute, 48 hours of video are uploaded onto Youtube. 204 million e-mail messages are sent and 600 new websites generated. 600,000 pieces of content are shared on Facebook, and more than 100,000 tweets are sent. And that does not even begin to scratch the surface of data generation, which spans to sensors, medical records, corporate databases, and…Continue
Added by Alissa Lorentz on April 12, 2013 at 5:18am — No Comments
Our company recently implemented a BI Reporting solution intended for a retail company with both, an offline retail chain and an online web-shop. This was a Demo project, so during the planning phase our team decided to use two different platforms, including different back-end and front-end software.
In general, we planned to compare the free and non-free software available for similar BI Reporting…Continue
Since we started developing our Data Science Apprenticeship, we've been thinking a bit about the future of higher education. Here is a summary of our thoughts:
The new degree…Continue
Some interesting insights have come out of the HR Tech Europe Conference recently held in London. But I’d be lying if I said that what was revealed was any shock to us.
Much of the talk of the conference was about the importance of predictive analysis as it applies to HR and data. People are finally starting to warm up to this idea. However, accessing your data is only half of the battle. The part that still seems to be left out of…Continue
The Big Data wave makes us take a new step in the information age in which we live. Data & information have taken a central place in all our activities; even war is concerned (information warfare, electronic warfare, for example). In the information age, the power of ideas plays a more and more prominent role, but as the principle of skepticism is largely widespread, our era is also the era of suspicion and mistrust. Normally there are always data that are transformed into…
Added by Michael Walker on April 3, 2013 at 5:43pm — No Comments
She's an expert in visualization, and you can check her website at www.nbr-graphs.com.
Here are some of her recent articles:…Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on April 2, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments