Added by Matthew Sundquist on December 21, 2013 at 11:51am — No Comments
At 12 years old, Capri might be the youngest data scientist hired by a tech company. So what is she working on?
First, she helps promote data science and computer science among teens. She is the future generation of tech-savvy…Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on December 20, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments
I need to finish the last chapter of my Data Science book by December 30. It will include
Added by Vincent Granville on December 18, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments
It is interesting to see what Harvard considers to be data science. They use Python in all projects / training (there's nothing wrong with that, though exposure to other languages - R, Stata, SQL - would be great, in top of Python). It is too traditional, and too heavy in statistics in particular. I did not see anything about machine-to-machine communications (e.g. keyword bidding), processing real time data, the…Continue
Visualization continues to mature and focus more on the data first than on novel designs and size. People improved on existing forms and got better at analysis. Readerships seemed to be more ready and eager to explore more data at a time. Fewer spam graphics landed in my inbox.
So all in all, 2013 was a pretty good year for…Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on December 18, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments
Disruptive technologies may be seen as an opportunity or a threat, depending on one’s role within an enterprise; fortunately, the positivity of perspective easily becomes a choice when CIOs and CMOs are able to step back to take a look at the bigger picture and determine to collaborate in the interest of the organization as a whole.
The term “disruptive” is rather loaded, however, and may be counterintuitive to those who do not understand its full implications. By definition, a…Continue
Added by Ilan Hertz on December 17, 2013 at 9:11pm — No Comments
The recent studies done by the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that people learn only 70 percent of what they know about their jobs informally. When talking about the IT health trainers then what possibly could be the stats? Are they efficient enough in delivering their best? What things they need to keep in mind in order to move with these…Continue
Added by Brian Almonte on December 17, 2013 at 1:25am — No Comments
Since the inception of human being information in any shape is utilized by us.For quite a while organizations have been using the data to make informed decisions. In a sense Analytics is just a buzz word that is taken as the application to this decision making process. let's suppose you're in the professional education profession, you might be an instructor with a Big Data solution provider, internally, or you might be an instructor to teach client organizations staff. You might be a Big…Continue
Added by Atif Farid Mohammad on December 16, 2013 at 10:13am — No Comments
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By: Nicholas Hartman, Director at CKM Advisors
Today we'd like to share with you some fun charts that have come out of our internal linguistics research efforts. Specifically, studying weather events by analyzing social media traffic from Twitter.
We do not specialize in social media and most of our data analytics work focuses on the…Continue
Added by Nicholas Hartman on December 15, 2013 at 7:24pm — No Comments
■Graduate Degree: Master of Science, Business Information
■Graduate Degree: MBA, Information Technology Concentration
■Undergraduate Degree: Major and minor in business information technology and statistics.…Continue
Added by David P. Jurist on December 13, 2013 at 1:22pm — No Comments
By: Nicholas Hartman, Director at CKM Advisors
This is a re-print of a post from ckmadvisors.com. The original post is available here.
Whenever I introduce the data analytics we do here at CKM, an ever increasing percentage of people will respond along the lines of “So like Hadoop / NoSQL / [insert generic ‘big data’ term]?”…Continue
Added by Nicholas Hartman on December 13, 2013 at 6:44am — No Comments
It all started as a little data science project, possibly a job interview question for applicants: How would you compute the number of entries on Wikipedia.
The idea was to use large…Continue
The term "Data Science" has been evolving not only as a niche skill but as a niche process as well. It is interesting to study "how" the Big data analytics/Data Science/Analytics can be efficiently implemented into the enterprise. So, along with my typical study of analytics viz. Big data analytics I have been also exploring the methodologies to bring the term "Data Science" into mainstream of existing enterprise data analysis, which we conventionally know as "Datawarehouse & BI". This…Continue
Added by Manish Bhoge on December 12, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments
Added by Vincent Granville on December 11, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments
Blog post on making interactive Plotly graphs with multiple y axis scales, with examples in R.Continue
Added by Matthew Sundquist on December 11, 2013 at 1:02pm — No Comments
During winter, most of the utilities, energy marketers , generators and commerical enterprises want to maximize their supply for heating and other applications.
so which is most cost effective supply of natural gas . natural gas is available in plenty but always comes at a cost.
check out our post on ; figuring out the most cost effective & optimized supply of natural gas to the city of Boston…Continue
Added by Parag Patil on December 11, 2013 at 6:45am — No Comments
Chapter 7: Launching Your New Data Science Career
As an individual user, we are no longer living the world of one computer, rather we are living with living and distributed smart devices. Let us first explore a Single-User/Single-Server Architecture that we used in those times, which we survived, without of much hassle either, we still use this architecture most of the time.
A Single user still use to approach a network via a web application with a local front cache, which then allows user to access requested material as per the…Continue
Added by Atif Farid Mohammad on December 10, 2013 at 8:54am — No Comments