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…Continue
Added by Lewis Wynne-Jones on November 11, 2019 at 5:30am — No Comments
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…
Added by Rafael Knuth on June 26, 2019 at 4:30am — No Comments
Players in ecommerce, entertainment, finance, Internet and social media space drive and influence risk indicators for not just for themselves but for users of Internet and increasingly to larger society as side effects spread to social, political and economic scenarios. Any risks from above domains are dominant and may easily be extrapolated in domains too.
There are five risks that may influence society negatively and turn in to resistance force for adoption of digital…Continue
Added by Chandra Shekhar on January 1, 2019 at 11:00pm — No Comments
Sales Forecasting: Science or Instinct?
Recently, we had talked about marketing automation, a digital transformation in the field that involved both artificial intelligence and machine learning. Even Natural Language Processing (NLP) has come a long way, enough to change the content marketing game. But while marketing has shifted to a digital…Continue
Added by Jay Nair on June 5, 2018 at 5:30pm — No Comments
Technology is known to shift landscapes, even change the game. We saw that when the internet exploded in scale and popularity, as computers became smarter, and the world goes through the digital transformation. An easy example is in traditional marketing, which now borders on the irrelevant, unable to hold a candle to its more modern counterparts.
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What’s the real value of data science? Hailed as the sexiest job of the 21st century just a few years ago, there are rumors that it’s not quite proving its worth. Gianmario Spacagna, a data scientist for Barclays bank in London, told Computing magazine at Spark Summit Europe in October 2015 that, in…Continue
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Business goals are no doubt important, but in an analytic project it makes sense to balance the organization's goals with…Continue
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It will come raw, naked and dirty. But before you clean, clothe and tame this beast, It would be a good idea to assess its value in domesticating it.
Big Data Junk Yard strategy lets you play around with big data in its natural form. The approach allows enough runway for technology to ramp up infrastructure and for business to find right use cases through data discovery. It’s easy, economical and quicker way to get on the big data band wagon.(…Continue
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Predictive analytics is now sexy in the business world. While predictive analytics has many benefits and can help organizations gain competitive advantage, the hype may be causing false expectations. There is a mistaken…Continue