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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

How Data Science is Playing a Big Role in Higher Education?



Data science is a growing and promising discipline that has impacted various domains, including higher education. Owing to its ability to use precise methods and platforms to extract insights from data, several academic institutions are incorporating data science into their operations and educational curriculum. This helps them engage students, improve educational…

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Added by Gaurav Belani on July 1, 2019 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Four Powerful People Skills For Data Scientists

Let me start off with a few common assumptions about the subject of this write up "Four Powerful People Skills For Data Scientists", and my take on each of them based on my experience and observations.

1. Common Assumption: People skills are just "fluffy" soft skills

Soft skills are often referred to as "the fluffy stuff". People skills in particular, top the list of fluffiness, in many people's…

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Added by Rafael Knuth on June 26, 2019 at 4:30am — No Comments

How Data Masking is Driving Power to Organizations?

In this digital age, the threats against an organization’s data are massive and the consequences of a breach are extremely devastating for a business. So it has become important to consider various factors when it comes to secure databases.

Our world is on a huge risk of data theft and a few months ago, Facebook data breach news proved this.…

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Added by Chirag Thumar on June 25, 2019 at 8:30pm — No Comments

What is Natural Language Processing & How Does it Benefit a Business? (Part 3 of 3 articles)

Whether we know it or not, we use Natural Language Processing every day. It makes it easier for us to interact with computers and software and allows us to perform complex searches and tasks without the help of a programmer, developer or analyst.

In this, the last article in our three-article series we discuss Natural Language Processing and…

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Added by Kartik Patel on June 24, 2019 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Big Data & Public health syndicate: The promise and perils

Data is growing at an unimaginable speed. Data has been and will be the most crucial driving factors behind day-to-day activities that we carry out. As we talk, tons and tons of data---in exabytes is being added and processed each day, making it difficult to handle such an astronomical amount. There lies one major difficulty in handling such large amount of data. Since the volume is increasing rapidly in comparison to the computing resources, we find it…

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Added by Jane Brewer on June 24, 2019 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Big Data Architecture in Data Processing and Data Access

I started my career as an Oracle database developer and administrator back in 1998. Over the past 20+ years, it has been amazing to see how IT has been evolving to handle the ever growing amount of data, via technologies including relational OLTP (Online Transactional Processing) database, data warehouse, ETL (Extraction, Transformation and Loading) and OLAP (Online Analytical Processing) reporting, big data and now AI, Cloud and IoT.  All these technologies were enabled by the rapid…
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Added by Stephanie Shen on June 23, 2019 at 7:30am — No Comments

Why is Data Curation Important for Big Data Industry

Introduction

Big data is the buzzword today, isn’t it?

We live in the golden age of what…

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Added by Hiren patel on June 14, 2019 at 7:42pm — No Comments

The Recommender Canvas: Everything You Wanted To Know About Recommender System Design & Its Necessity Today

The internet is evolving day by day, and when users shop online, they are flooded with thousands of results, leaving them in a dilemma to choose the best possible product that suits their requirements. Have you ever thought of how Google Ads precisely knew what you need and display…

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Added by Guido van Capelleveen on June 13, 2019 at 2:44am — No Comments

Questions to ask while implementing Anomaly detection system

A.I. based automated Anomaly detection system is gaining popularity nowadays due to the increase in data generated from various devices and the increase in ever evolving sophisticated threats from hackers etc. Anomaly detection systems can be applied across various business scenarios like monitoring financial transactions of a fintech company, highlighting fraudulent activities in a network, e-commerce price glitches among millions of products, and so on. Anomaly detection system can work…

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Added by Avinash Udaykumar on May 27, 2019 at 2:30am — No Comments

Successful Augmented Analytics Initiatives Do Not End with Implementation!

The successful implementation of an augmented analytics solution for business users is not just about choosing a cost-effective tool and completing a timely deployment, nor does the process stop with training. In order to get business users to embrace and adopt self-serve augmented data discovery tools, the enterprise must approach the implementation with appropriate change management processes.

If you want a business user or a team to align with the Citizen Data…

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Added by Kartik Patel on May 21, 2019 at 1:30am — No Comments

Data Standardization: The Core building block for Data Quality.

Data for Business Performance is using data in operations, compliance, and decision making. However, in most cases the available data in business enterprises is of poor quality. An article in Harvard Business Review (HBR) says – just 3% of the data in a business enterprise is of good quality. In this backdrop, what can be done to improve data quality? While there are many solutions to improve data quality, one option is to capture the important data entities i.e. master data using data…

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Added by Prashanth Southekal, PhD on May 8, 2019 at 1:30pm — No Comments

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