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Question About BI

I am working for a clothing retailing company,we are launching a BI system.Could you give some advices about that,thanks!

Added by diyiduan on May 14, 2013 at 3:56pm — No Comments

Guest blogger invitation

Join the Data Science Central network as an active contributor!

We invite you to contribute blog postings, comments, discussions forum questions or…


Added by Vincent Granville on May 11, 2013 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment

300 great articles from top news outlets

Monthly selection of 50 big data, analytics, data science, visualization, data integration articles from various respected news outlets. Covering education, training, salaries, business applications, major press releases, success stories etc.

At the bottom of this article, you will find links to our previous news selections,…


Added by Vincent Granville on May 11, 2013 at 8:33pm — 1 Comment

Weekly Digest - May 13

Selected articles and announcements from DSC, BigDataNews and AnalyticBridge:


Added by Vincent Granville on May 10, 2013 at 5:30am — No Comments

The Rise of the Data Artist in Business

Interview with Justin Langseth, CEO and co-founder of data visualization startup, Zoomdata.

Why is the data artist becoming increasing popular, or…


Added by Vincent Granville on May 9, 2013 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

Big Data – The Big Picture

Big Data – The Big Picture

The Big Picture About Big Data. Can you connect the dots? This is what I see as happening in the world of Big Data as it relates to us an individuals. This is…


Added by Peter A Gailey on May 9, 2013 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

To Hypothesize or Not to Hypothesize

"Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts." - Albert Einstein


Data Science is in the early stage of development and needs to develop canons to guide…


Added by Michael Walker on May 8, 2013 at 4:49pm — No Comments

Viability - A New "V" for Big Data

It's not that I am necessarily trying to coin a new "V" for big data, but rather highlight the importance of the scientific method and ultimate goal of big data, to bring real value.

Wired Magazine was kind enough to pick up my article and you can read it here:  The Missing Vs in Big Data - Viability and Value

Added by Neil Biehn on May 7, 2013 at 9:10am — No Comments

Full Tilt Poker: Big Data Fraud Detection and Prevention

Full Tilt Poker is the second largest online poker room; it belongs to Rational FT which is a computer services company that develops software, business computer maintenance and performs operations based digital marketing.  

Two fundamental points of running a poker room online are the integrity of the site and the trust of customers. Players must be completely sure that they are protected against fraud. Negative publicity…


Added by Michel Bruley on May 6, 2013 at 1:39am — No Comments

Big Data, Big Relevance

Original Post

Here are some highlights from a few thought leaders and practitioners in the big data space that I found valuable enough to share – to me, they're hitting on similar themes so worth summarizing.

First, let's cut to the chase.  Their key points are:

  • The big data problem is, of course, scale and volume (you knew that).
  • The solution is…

Added by Arthur Aguirre on May 3, 2013 at 6:10am — No Comments

How to find First Order effects, Second Order effects and their significance/causality in Data Analysis

How can one differentiate the First Order and Second order effects during Data Analysis?

Added by prabhu vempati on May 1, 2013 at 12:20pm — No Comments

Accumulo - Sqrrl NoSQL Secure Database

A major concern for organizations building big data analytical ecosystems is data security. One flaw of Hadoop/MapReduce and many NoSQL databases is weak security.



Added by Michael Walker on May 1, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

The Data Scientist Conversation Continues...

Original Post

Recent posts by Larry Wasserman and Vincent Granville are fantastic additions to the data science conversation.

Here's the short version (with links to original posts):…


Added by Arthur Aguirre on May 1, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments

How to install MapR M3 on Ubuntu through Ubuntu Partner Archive.

In a recent post of mine I had mentioned about the partnership between MapR and Canonical towards an initiative to make Hadoop available with Ubuntu natively through Ubuntu Partner Archive. Since, the package has been released now, I thought of showing how to get it done. Trust me it's really cool to install Hadoop…


Added by Mohammad Tariq Iqbal on April 30, 2013 at 4:18pm — No Comments

Viral program for data science authors and bloggers

You are invited to tweet links from our network on Twitter and Google+, and earn money.

Links must be from or …


Added by Vincent Granville on April 29, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Hadoop Herd : When to use What...

8 years ago not even Doug Cutting would have thought that the tool which he's naming after the name of his kid's soft toy would so soon become a rage and change the way people and organizations look at their data. Today Hadoop and BigData have almost become synonyms to each other. But Hadoop is not just Hadoop now. Over the time it has evolved…


Added by Mohammad Tariq Iqbal on April 25, 2013 at 3:54pm — No Comments

Data Science Revolutionizes Health Care

Health care is ripe for disruption. Overpriced, inefficient, lack of price transparency, dysfunctional regulations and a "one-size-fits-all" approach are a few of the many problems screaming for solutions. …


Added by Michael Walker on April 25, 2013 at 1:11pm — No Comments


The marketing professional’s paradigm is quickly evolving as more are using analytics to expand strategy. According to Gartner by 2017, the CMO of a company will spend more on IT than the…


Added by Ben Gold on April 25, 2013 at 11:05am — No Comments

Weekly Digest - April 29

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Added by Vincent Granville on April 25, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

With Big Data, Context is a Big Issue

In the war on noise, contextual applications serve as crucial ammunition.

The Age of Content

With all the hype around Big Data, we’ve become extremely proficient at collecting data – be it from enterprise systems, documents, social interactions, or e-mail and collaboration services. The expanding smorgasbord of data collection points are turning increasingly portable and personal, including mobile phones and wearable sensors, resulting in a data…


Added by Alissa Lorentz on April 25, 2013 at 3:11am — No Comments

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