We live in a world where the amount of data has increased on a large scale in various fields. Websites track user activities, marketers collect the customer’s purchasing history, so-called “Quantified-Selfers” collect the user’s sleeping patterns and heart rates, and so on.
With the availability of vast amounts of data, most industries have started focusing on leveraging valuable insights from it. Those insights can give businesses a competitive advantage in the market and…Continue
I recently added two new data analytics books from Pearson to my growing Data Science and Big Data stack:Continue
Added by Kirk Borne on March 29, 2014 at 11:15am — No Comments
With all of the discussion about Big Data these days, there is frequest reference to the 3 V’s that represent the top big data challenges: Volume, Velocity, and Variety. These 3 V’s generally refer to the size of the dataset (Volume), the rate at which data is flowing into (or out of) your systems (Velocity), and the complexity (dimensionality) of the data (Variety). Most practitioners agree that…Continue
Added by Kirk Borne on August 16, 2013 at 11:19am — No Comments