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Refined Data is the Key to Train Machine Learning

All machine intelligence is powered by data. This isn't ground-breaking, or even news – we've known about data's value for decades now. However, not all data are created equal, and we'll be looking at executing machine learning products from a standpoint that prioritizes the quality of the data streaming into them.

Machine Learning (ML) is a specific subset of…

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Added by Maha Islomova on January 24, 2020 at 7:30am — No Comments

5 Ways Big Data Is Impacting Healthcare Providers

The ability of companies to provide great healthcare has always been reliant upon data. Before the widespread adoption of technology, important information came from medical exams, checkups, and direct communication between physicians. …

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Added by Luke Fitzpatrick on December 15, 2019 at 11:30pm — No Comments

No Matter What You Call It, It’s all the Same Thing

Summary:  A little history lesson about all the different names by which the field of data science has been called, and why, whatever you call it, it’s all the same thing.

 

A little reminiscence, or for those of you who are only recently data scientists, a little history lesson. 

Our profession of…

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Added by William Vorhies on December 4, 2019 at 3:12pm — No Comments

World’s Best Countries in the Big Data Industry You Must Watch Out For in 2020

By 2027, the big data market is estimated to grow to USD 103 billion. And by 2022, the global big data and analytics market is predicted to grow to USD 274 billion, statistics backed by Statista.

The scarcity of talent in the big data industry is being wooed by hefty pay packages, but only to those with extensive knowledge in big data tools and technologies.…

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Added by Yoey Thamas on December 3, 2019 at 1:41am — No Comments

What can learning analytics do for accessibility and for disabled students' support?

Introduction

I was formally (1998-2016) a Senior Research Fellow in the Institute of Educational Technology (IET) at the Open University (OU) in the UK.  It was in that context that I first started thinking about the potential of Learning Analytics in my field which is Accessibility of eLearning and Disabled Student Support.  Looking back through my work-related blog (…

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Added by Martyn Cooper on November 24, 2019 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Adapt or Die: why your business strategy is failing your data strategy

A few years ago I took a call from an analyst at a hedge fund who was looking for external data that would, in his words, provide “alpha.” I explained that our company was connected to thousands of data sources and hundreds of thousands of public datasets; I told him that we were continuously pulling in open data from 70 countries, standardizing it through an ingestion pipeline trained against the largest catalogue of public data in the world, and serving it up…

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Added by Lewis Wynne-Jones on November 11, 2019 at 5:30am — No Comments

Bridging the Digital Divide

Why is data so important?

Despite being about as prevalent as electricity, it can be difficult to adequately explain how critical data is to the modern world. From business operations to tackling the environmental crisis, data is the key to unlocking insight and developing intelligent solutions across every sector. Although Big Data has been in the news for at least a couple of decades, other types of data are now getting air time as well. Open…

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Added by Lewis Wynne-Jones on October 31, 2019 at 5:30am — No Comments

5 Common Issues that Wreck Database Security and How to Solve them

With data growing at its highest rate ever, cyberattacks and digital warfare are on the rise to get hold of any crucial data. The malicious actors primarily target the data in organizations; if it’s important to you, so it is to them.

Cybercriminals often target databases since they mostly store sensitive data — customer data, financial…

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Added by Evan Morris on October 17, 2019 at 7:19pm — No Comments

Is There a Difference Between Open Data and Public Data?

Yep. And it’s a big one.



There is a general consensus that when we talk about open data we are referring to any piece of data or content that is free to…

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Added by Lewis Wynne-Jones on October 1, 2019 at 9:00am — No Comments

Design Principles for Big Data Performance

The evolution of the technologies in Big Data in the last 20 years has presented a history of battles with growing data volume. The challenge of big data has not been solved yet, and the effort will certainly continue, with the data volume continuing to grow in the coming years. The original relational database system (RDBMS) and the associated OLTP  (Online Transaction Processing) make it so easy to work with data using SQL in all aspects, as long as the data size is small enough to…
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Added by Stephanie Shen on September 29, 2019 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Some Data Science Certifications Worth Considering

Data science is becoming the pulse of the industry as they provide the minute details to speed up marketing campaigns, enhance business opportunities, drive excellence and earn profit in business by making intelligent decisions. 

As a result, the job market for data science professionals is proliferating. The scope in the field of Data Science is vast and opens up several innovative opportunities by 2020 and beyond. Learn data science skills and become one among the…

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Added by Yoey Thamas on September 20, 2019 at 1:00am — No Comments

Explore the Best Paths to Becoming a Great Data Scientist

Aren’t all good data scientists’ great data scientists? As much as we’d like to think good data scientists to be great data scientists, it isn’t. No doubt good data scientists are a rarity. But great ones are even more difficult to find. It is a bigger challenge like finding a needle in a haystack.

Data science industry is a thriving industry. Multiple organizations have started implementing data science practices for better future predictions. Moving to a data…

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Added by Yoey Thamas on September 17, 2019 at 1:00am — No Comments

5 Tips for Making Better Business Decisions

Today’s business environment is as competitive as ever. With digital and brick-and-mortar businesses coalescing to create a comprehensive ecosystem of goods and services, differentiation can be difficult.

Efficiency and accuracy are becoming the drivers of success.

To put it simply, making the right business…

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Added by Evan Morris on August 27, 2019 at 8:00pm — No Comments

7 Facts That Nobody Told You About Artificial Intelligence

In 1956, American Computer specialist John McCarthy created the Dartmouth Conference, at which the term Artificial Intelligence was first adopted. Researchers Allen Newell and Herbert Simon were instrumental in propelling AI as a field of software engineering that could…

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Added by Arjun Raghu on August 23, 2019 at 2:00am — No Comments

Data Scientist, Business & IT – Importance to have everyone on the same page, key challenges and recommendations

Data science has become an integral part of a 21st century organization. Almost all the companies, large, medium or small, want to utilize data science to fulfill their business imperatives by

  1. Improving their current processes for better operational efficiency thereby reducing costs
  2. Growing current business and opening new revenue streams
  3. Streamlining supporting functions including HR

There are much more industry applications and…

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Added by Ankit Garg on August 8, 2019 at 5:52pm — No Comments

How Do I Prove The Value Of Self-Serve Augmented Data Discovery?

How does one measure the effectiveness of a new Augmented Data Discovery solution? Once the business has chosen data democratization and implemented a self-serve analytics solution, it must measure ROI & TCO and establish metrics that will compare business results achieved before and after the implementation.

Without measurable results, it…

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Added by Kartik Patel on July 31, 2019 at 4:20am — No Comments

7 Steps to Ensure and Sustain Data Quality

Several years ago,  I met a senior director from a large company.  He mentioned the company he worked for was facing data quality issues that eroded customer satisfaction, and he had spent months investigating the potential causes and how to fix them. “What have you found?” I asked eagerly.  “It is a tough issue.  I did not find a single cause, on the contrary, many things went wrong,” he replied.  He then started citing a long list of what contributed to the data quality issues - almost…
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Added by Stephanie Shen on July 28, 2019 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Boosting Trading Models with Sagemaker and Essentia

Building accurate models takes a great deal of time, resources, and technical ability. The biggest challenge? You almost never know what model or feature combination will end…

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Added by Benjamin Waxer on July 25, 2019 at 4:12am — No Comments

How do I prepare for Data Scientist interviews?

If you are a recent graduate or someone preparing for your first data scientist position, then here are some tips to help you ace your interview!…

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Added by Ann Rajaram on July 11, 2019 at 2:52pm — No Comments

How Long Does It Take to Learn Python for Data Science?

Python is the most loved, dreaded, and wanted programming languages by most developers, according to StackOverflow survey.  Popular among most professional software developers, Python was ranked the world’s seventh popular programming language.

A study by PYPL Popularity of Programming Language Index (a study that monitors the frequency of searches regarding the popular programming languages to learn) predicted that it showed that there was a growth of 17.1% during the last…

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Added by Yoey Thamas on July 2, 2019 at 12:29am — No Comments

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