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This series is my attempt to start cataloging all the interesting articles, industry reports, whitepapers, and news that I read every month, related to technology and data science. We are at Month 3 already.
Check out this article in the Financial Times written by the co-founder of Swiftkey. He says
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It’s no secret that analytics are everywhere. We can now measure everything, from exabytes of organizational “big data” to smaller, personal information like your heart rate during a run.…Continue
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While doing a daily reading exercise about the innovations in the field of big data, I came across this interesting case study.
One of the world’s largest companies which provide refrigerated trucks wanted to increase their operational efficiency along with productivity. With this set objective they collaborated with a risk management application. The results were amazing. There was a reduction in the number of accidents by 15%. On further reading, I came across even…
Added by Aureus Analytics on September 24, 2015 at 11:31pm — No Comments
Data Monetization is the natural response to financial demands of storing and managing big data, the skills it requires to manage that data.
As Gartner reports "Data Monetization is increasingly becoming a significant business activity for most companies. While less then 10% of Fortune 1000 companies have a data monetization strategy today, it is projected that 30% of businesses will monetize their data and information assets by 2016.”
Many organizations are reluctant to create data science teams (internally or externally) because of information confidentiality and privacy concerns. It is dangerous to open the kimono to competition - disclosing high-value information about inner workings of the firm may cause…Continue
Added by Michael Walker on September 24, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Interesting article by Regina Nuzzo, posted in Nature.com. Indeed, it's not just p-values that are being questioned, but even the Fisher-Neyman-Pearson (FNP) paradigm and the concept of maximum likelihood estimates (MLE).
Here's an extract published on the American Statistical…Continue
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Starred articles are candidates for the picture of the week. A comprehensive list of all past resources is found here. We are in the process of automatically categorizing them using indexation and automated tagging…Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on September 24, 2015 at 11:06am — No Comments
Q1) 85,000 Views…Continue
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The weekly digest now has 6 sections: (1) Featured Articles and Case Studies, (2) Featured Resources and Technical Contributions, (3) From our Sponsors, (4) News, Events, Books, Training, Forum Questions, (5) Picture of the Week, and (6) Syndicated Content.
The full version is always published Monday. Starred articles are new additions or updated content, posted between Thursday and Sunday.…Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on September 23, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments
More than 10 years ago, on an early summer afternoon in 2005, I recall an interesting conversation with a friend about the potential of analytics, in an empty coffee shop on the beach. Having spent much of the previous decade helping clients derive value from traditional Business Intelligence (BI) and other IT implementations, we were conjecturing that the next wave might be business teams enhancing their decision making with better data and more detailed…Continue
Added by Venkat Viswanathan on September 23, 2015 at 4:26am — No Comments
Huge amounts of crowd is expected to turn up at the Nasik KumbhMela this year. Along with it comes good planning and technological innovation. This infographic explains how big data influences preparations for the Kumbh.…Continue
Added by Aureus Analytics on September 22, 2015 at 11:11pm — No Comments
Forecasting a time series data signal ahead of time helps to make better decisions around planning capacity and estimating demand. Applications reach into all areas of business from predicting website traffic to actual traffic on the road.
This post will outline the modeling steps involved in forecasting a time series sequence with multiple seasonal periods, including:
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In this analysis, we will visualize the relation between the Age at Presidency, State of Birth and birth sign.
Sankey diagrams are extremely powerful at expressing flow and relationships.
In the following visualization we are packing multiple dimensions in one big picture
We have packed 5 dimensions namely President…Continue
Today the world generates vast quantities of data each day that can be used to enhance the quality of living of virtually anyone in the world. Information is power but also a tool for supporting development, knowledge sharing and social initiatives. Tracking natural disasters, crowdsourcing rainfall data and mapping out the night’s sky are amongst a diverse range of…Continue
We have seen the birth to a generation of enterprises that are data-rich and analytically driven, eagerly following trends in big data and analytics. Let’s take a closer look as I provide some use cases demonstrating how IBM is helping clients find innovative big data solutions.
1. Datafication-led innovation
Data is the new basis of competitive advantage. Enterprises that use data and sophisticated analytics turn insight into innovation, creating efficient new business…
Added by Priyanka Jain on September 22, 2015 at 12:00am — No Comments
A large number of organizations are now turning towards advanced analytics in order to seek solutions to their ever increasing organizational problems. Moreover, organizations are now facing intense competition; understanding the consumer needs is the key to gaining success. Like other industries, the insurance industry is now releasing the benefits of using analytics for crafting products, segmenting markets, creating unique distribution strategies, handling inforce business, making…Continue
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