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July 2015 Blog Posts (85)

Tell us: as a data scientist, what is your super power?

I read the question raised recently by the American Statistical Society (ASA) -   As a statistician, what is your super power - and after reading the numerous answers, all of them very geeky and not a single one mentioning producing yield, ROI, or added value, I could not resist to post this question on DSC, for data scientists. I could not believe…


Added by Vincent Granville on July 2, 2015 at 1:00pm — 4 Comments

3 Tips to Tame the Big Data Beast

It will come raw, naked and dirty. But before you clean, clothe and tame this beast, It would be a good idea to assess its value in domesticating it.

Big Data Junk Yard strategy lets you play around with big data in its natural form. The approach allows enough runway for technology to ramp up infrastructure and for business to find right use cases through data discovery. It’s easy, economical and quicker way to get on the big data band wagon.(…


Added by Ashu Kumar on July 2, 2015 at 5:02am — No Comments

The seven people you need on your Big Data team

Read the original version of this post on my blog here.

Congratulations! You just got the call – you’ve been asked to start a data team to extract valuable customer insights from your product usage, improve your company’s marketing effectiveness, or make your boss look all “data-savvy” (hopefully not just the last one of these). And even better, you’ve…


Added by Ian Thomas on July 1, 2015 at 8:53am — 7 Comments

So You Want to be a Data Scientist

Summary:  In which we attempt to answer the question, how does someone in…


Added by William Vorhies on July 1, 2015 at 7:00am — 6 Comments

How to assess quality and correctness of classification models? Part 4 - ROC Curve

In the previous parts of our tutorial we discussed:


Added by Algolytics on July 1, 2015 at 5:30am — No Comments

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