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The Rise and Rise of Price Analytics!

Recently Netflix launched Rs 199 ($2.8) mobile-only monthly plan in India. CyberMedia Research (CMR) reported that after the release of the new mobile plan, Netflix now has the potential to reach 3.7 million subscribers as compared to the earlier number of 1.3 million subscribers in India by the end of the year. This increased subscriber count…

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Added by Raghavendra Singh on July 2, 2020 at 11:00pm — No Comments

How COVID-19 is Changing our Relationship with Data

How COVID-19 is Changing our Relationship with Data

An increasing proportion of businesses use scientific methods to analyze data. Yet, because key decision-makers do not believe in a data-driven method, a sizable number do not turn their data into actionable information. Instead, these individuals rely on their instincts to drive decisions. If used in lieu of data,such hunch-based mindsets often lead to inefficiencies and wasted…

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Added by Taymour Matin on June 8, 2020 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

ETL vs Data Preparation: What does your business need?



What is ETL?

Put simply, an ETL pipeline is a tool for getting data from one place to another, usually from a data source to a warehouse. A data source can be anything from a directory on your computer to a webpage that hosts files. The process is typically done in three stages: Extract, Transform, and Load. The first stage, extract, retrieves the raw data from the source. The raw data is then transformed to match a predefined format. Finally, the load stage…

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Added by Daniel Lucia on May 14, 2020 at 6:30am — No Comments

Business Analytics VS Data Science



We will talk about two chief technologies that deal with data namely Business Analytics and Data Science. The latter is specific to customer choice, geographical influences concerning the business, and the former deals with business issues that relate to profit, cost, etc. …

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Added by Akshay.S on May 5, 2020 at 3:00am — 2 Comments

Promising Careers for Data Scientist Besides the Data Science Industry

You’re a data scientist, but you didn’t end up in the data science industry.

Are you worried about not making it?

Fret not, we’ve got multiple career options molded perfectly for you.

Ever since data science and big data analytics became the buzzwords in the industry, career options in these fields never went amiss. Job roles in both the data science and the big data analytics industry continue to reign as some of the most coveted jobs a tech professional could…

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Added by Yoey Thamas on April 7, 2020 at 11:44pm — No Comments

Why and How Deep Learning is Changing Your Daily Lives

Deep Learning is a major branch of Machine Learning we have heard so much about.With or without our knowledge, deep learning is strategically influencing our day-to-day decisions.





The past few years have witnessed a…

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Added by Albert Smith on March 29, 2020 at 9:11pm — No Comments

5 Things to Consider Before Getting Started as a Developer in AI

Such technology as AI existed for years yet experienced a significant popularity boost just a few years ago. Today, it’s far from being a futuristic thing used by the evil geniuses to conquer the planet. Instead, Artificial Intelligence became a cutting-edge tool to improve the lives of millions by assisting us with our job, studies, home duties, and even relationships. There’s no need to mention that AI start-ups are the ones to run the IT industry: $37.5 billion was spent on the start-ups…

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Added by Debra White on March 26, 2020 at 6:40am — No Comments

How to combine all csv files from the same folder into one data frame automatically with R?



Have you ever experience a situation where you want to import and combine hundred of datasets? If you do this manually, then it will take too much time. On the other hand, we can use a simple R programming to solve this problem in easily and quickly. Therefore, I would like to share two methods of combining all small files in a directory into a single dataset…

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Added by Michaelino Mervisiano on March 23, 2020 at 4:00am — 1 Comment

Upskilling: What Is A Learning Sprint?

Why do we need Learning Sprints?

Virtually every company is under pressure to transform their business in order to sustain in the future. As part of these efforts, they are hiring data scientists and engineers, data analysts, and they are making huge investments into cloud, big data technologies and AI, amongst others. Virtually all employees need to unlearn what they have assumed to be true for decades, and they have to acquire new skills. Time and money are the big…

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Added by Rafael Knuth on February 10, 2020 at 10:00am — No Comments

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

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

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

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 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

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

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