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
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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
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Blog post on making interactive Plotly graphs with multiple y axis scales, with examples in R.Continue
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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
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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
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As said by great man Zig, "If you can dream it, you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want." -Zig Ziglar ...
The following is an example, how I think, behave and perform, I hope this information helps:
A Director position holder must be:
~~~ A strategic thinker who provides thought leadership to projects and products
--- I always believed in "Strategic Thinking", it is a powerful…
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We are witnessing a paradigm shift in Data Environment. In recent years, Big Data has risen on the technology horizons and is under the aspect of efficient and cost effective management and analysis of vast amounts of data for both public and private organizations. There are several organizations, which are trying to harness this continuing data stream, and in 2014, several of these organizations will go about making this data available in real time .
Any organization, that want to…Continue
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This discussion was posted on our large LinkedIn group (100,000+ members) by our friend Gregory, pictured below. It has generated a tremendous volume of great comments by a number top leaders. Below is some of my comments. You can read and participate in the discussion by clicking here.…Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on December 7, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments
As Google celebrates its 15th birthday, CeBIT’s DataCon2013 held from 9-10 October in Sydney marked the second year that we are talking about Big Data at big forums in Australia. The buzz is getting louder and the discussion has changed from "Big Data, a hype" to "Big Data, a challenge" in just about 12 months. As put forward in many white papers and blogs written in the last 10 years, Big Data is definitely the new frontier of innovation and productivity…
Added by Marie Balce on December 6, 2013 at 11:28am — No Comments
I recently presented at an event in Nashville introducing Predictive Analytics to the audience and demonstrating some live applications. Here is the video: http://vimeo.com/80917063
Healthcare Information Management Systems need updates and changes as other industries. Agile Project Management that can be utilized to manage and implement these small or large healthcare informatics projects in small chunks of work. Agile projects deliver value to the hospital/clinic management in frequent small deliveries of product in terms of software updates, addition of new modules, and update of existing modules which can also be called features. We use the traditional Waterfall…Continue
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Big data analytical ecosystem architecture is in early stages of development. Unlike traditional data warehouse / business intelligence (DW/BI) architecture which is designed for…Continue
In the late 1980s and early 1990s, the call center market was booming and it was truly the only way to give consumers access to service at their convenience while providing a vehicle for companies to up-sell and cross-sell products. Before the Internet of things that was a very effective vehicle and to some degree, it still is.
Companies who were…Continue
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New! Plotly lets you style interactive graphs in IPython. Then, you can share your Notebook or your Plotly graph. It's like having the NYTimes graphics department inside your IPython.
Belgacom Group is the world 8th Telecom operator, it is 1st in Belgium for Mobile phone and landline services (e.g. 4,6 million mobile phone customers). The group employs 17 000 people, is owned (53, 5%) by the Belgium state and develop landline services under the brand names of Belgacom, Telindus, Skynet. Belgacom also develop a very specific approach for its strategic positioning by balancing the product leadership, prices competitiveness and the knowledge of its…Continue
Added by Michel Bruley on December 2, 2013 at 12:12am — No Comments
What kind of data is salable? How can data scientists independently make money by selling data that is automatically generated: raw data, research data (presented as customized reports), or predictions. In short, using an automated data generation / gathering or prediction system, working from home with no boss and no employee, and possibly no direct interactions with clients. An alternate career path that many of…Continue