Added by Michael Walker on December 17, 2015 at 6:07pm — No Comments
When Hollywood wants a hit, a data analyst can help. Data analysts are taught to think critically about information through evidence-based data gathering, data modeling, and quantitative analysis — and then to present it in compelling ways. A perfect example is the data visualization created by [email protected] that compares Star Wars movie revenue to the lifetime box office revenue for 23 of the actors who’ve had roles in the Star…Continue
Added by Taylor Meadows on December 17, 2015 at 5:00am — No Comments
From being a niche technology used only in mission-critical and highly advanced operations, desktop virtualization has attained mainstream status over the last few years. This trend has been instrumental in the growth of the workspace as a service (WaaS) market. Operations in several sectors are now dictated by device-independent platforms and remote access capabilities. With more and more organizations embracing mobility, and even encouraging the BYOD culture, the prospects…Continue
Added by Madhuri Pawar on December 17, 2015 at 2:00am — No Comments
According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research “Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020,” market was valued at USD 23.20 billion in 2013, which is expected to reach USD 32.70 billion by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 5.0% from 2014 to 2020.
Increasing demand for process automation in different energy…Continue
Added by Aman on December 16, 2015 at 11:30pm — No Comments
Written by Andy Palmer, CEO of Tamr
Over the past 10 years, many of us in technology companies have experienced the emergence of “DevOps.” This new set of practices and tools has improved the velocity, quality, predictability and scale of software engineering and deployment. Starting at the large internet companies, the trend towards DevOps is now…Continue
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The full version is always published Monday.…Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on December 16, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments
Right on cue, this past week heralded in an announcement of OpenAI, a new non-profit started by a number of tech luminaries to spearhead AI research that is publicly accessible. The motivation is that apparently these scions of capitalism lose faith in Adam Smith’s invisible hand…Continue
Added by Brian Rowe on December 16, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments
First, we list the predictions from our data scientist in residence. Then we provide predictions from leading data scientists. We invite you to add your own predictions in the comments section below.
Predictions from our data scientist in…Continue
OK, if you blog you are by definition concerned about two things, 1.) getting your observations out there, and 2.)…Continue
With the online holiday shopping season heavily underway and expected to reach $83 billion this year, online stores need to run smoothly, including having prices in order. It may sound basic, but simple computer glitches can cause pricing errors that may excite consumers, but cause major problems down the line. For example, for a few hours this summer, visitors…Continue
Added by Uri Maoz on December 15, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments
In this article, I summarize the components of any data science / machine learning / statistical project, as well as the cross-dependencies between these components. This will give you a general idea of what a data science or other analytic project is about.
The growth of the digital economy has resulted in torrents of data. This problem will only continue because data is the language of technology. As companies continue to increase their reliance on technology, the data they create and their need to analyze it, will also increase.
The growth of data has given rise to a class of problems that we call, for lack of a better term, big data analytics. The common requirements for solving this class of problems, loosely, are:
Added by Radhika Subramanian on December 15, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments
Here we discuss general applications of statistical models, whether they arise from data science, operations research, engineering, machine learning or statistics. We do not discuss specific algorithms such as decision trees, logistic regression, Bayesian modeling, Markov models, data reduction or feature selection. Instead, I discuss frameworks - each one using its own types of techniques and algorithms - to solve real life problems.
Most of the entries below are found in…Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on December 14, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments
I attended the Carrier Network Security Strategies conference ( #CNSS2015)held by Light Reading in NYC on Dec 2. I also attended the New Jersey Tech Council’s Data Summit (#NJTechCouncil) on Dec 9. The main topics of discussion in the conference were around securing the perimeter of networks and protecting customer, carrier and network data. Here is brief summary of what I learned in these two conferences about managing and operating networks securely and protecting…Continue
Added by Srividya Kannan Ramachandran on December 14, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments
Our software partners Linkurious were excited to dive in to the VW emissions scandal case we have prepared and documented their findings in this great article, keep reading or visit the source of this article Here
The German car manufacturer admitted cheating emissions tests. Which companies are impacted directly or indirectly by these revelations? James Phare…Continue
Added by Zygimantas Jacikevicius on December 14, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments
The necessary skills for data scientists vary widely, depending on field and how up to date any given company’s set-up is. But in this era of increased demand for IT excellence, there are certain certifications that will help you stand out from the crowd and differentiate yourself.
The Modern Data Scientist
The modern data scientist wears many hats. This…Continue
Data center security solutions are essential in the operations of IT organizations and help in the management, storage, and distribution of data. Data center security systems are crucial to the continuity of workaday operations and to manage storage and information security systems. There has been a noteworthy change in the data centers market in recent years and organizations are increasingly deploying data center security solutions to improve overall…
Added by Madhuri Pawar on December 13, 2015 at 10:30pm — No Comments
\We asked our staff data scientist what motivates him, and here's what he said:
What does a computer company want with a bunch of meteorologists?
A few weeks ago, IBM announced it was acquiring The Weather Company, which owns Weather.com and Weather Underground, and the Wall Street Journal reported they were paying more than $2 billion for the privilege.
One word: data.
According to The New York Times, while The Weather Company employs many atmospheric scientists and meteorologists, nearly three-quarters of its…Continue
Added by Bernard Marr on December 13, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments