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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

What is Business Intelligence? Definition & Example.

Business intelligence is important for every business. But, there is a lot of confusion about business intelligence.

This is mainly because BI has been defined in different ways. So, we thought what’s better than talking about business intelligence. We dived into the history pages and compiled a list of definitions and examples that will help you understand this concept better.…

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Added by Priyansha Kansal on November 11, 2019 at 2:27am — No Comments

The Role of Big Data in Customer Software Development

The process of software development is rapidly evolving with the emerging new technologies being introduced in the field. In order for any software development service to be reliable and successful, it is necessary for the software development team to keep up with these technologies.

Some of the latest tech trends influencing the field…

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Added by Hardik Shah on October 25, 2019 at 4:44am — 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

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

Your guide in selecting the right CDP

Of late, a buzzword in marketing and analytics circles is CDP or Customer Data Platform. Chief Marketing Officers now have this new weapon in their arsenal to serve customers in an even better, faster and more granular manner. 



A CDP is a “data unifying software”. Adding it on top of your martech stack helps manage your…

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Added by Hemant Warudkar on August 13, 2019 at 2:12am — No Comments

How Data Science can transform the face, body & functioning of Logistics

Data is the new fuel- it drives businesses towards exponential growths. It has the power to transform operational and add intelligent insights with its immense potential. The key, however, lies with understanding data and its insights.

Logistics, like other domains, can also leverage from the several advantages of data. It all begins with what to do with the collected data. Data Science will come into the picture with its amalgamation of statistical &…

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Added by Bhushan Patil on July 21, 2019 at 8:37pm — No Comments

Streamlining Predictive Modeling Workflow with Sagemaker and Essentia

Ecommerce sites generate tons of web server log data which can provide valuable insights through analysis. For example, if we know which users are more likely to buy a product, we can perform targeted marketing, improve relevant product placement on our site and lift conversion rates. However, raw web logs are often enormous and messy so preparing the data to train a predictive model is time consuming for data scientists.…

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Added by Ayumi Owada on July 18, 2019 at 2:00pm — No Comments

5 Reasons You Need a Better Data Management Solution

Congratulations.
It took time, but you’re data-driven. You’ve got data scientists to crunch numbers, a fully stocked data lake, and analysts to make it all make sense. But even with the infrastructure in place, benefiting from data isn’t as easy as flipping a switch. These days, businesses have yet to properly…
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Added by Lewis Wynne-Jones on July 16, 2019 at 5:00am — 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

What Is Big Data And What Are Its Importance

Big Brother? No, no, no, Big Data.

If someone tells you about the Big Data concept in the course of a conversation, do not think that your interlocutor is addicted to the programs of reality TV (a term used by your audience) or trash (as you like to call your detractors). Although it sounds similar, that's the Big Brother. Although in the background and tangentially, you can find certain similarities, or relationships, between the television phenomenon Big Brother and the latest…

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Added by Ricky Brown on June 14, 2019 at 3:14am — No Comments

Why Every Hadoop Professional Needs Data Science Skills?

Value of adopting Data Science Skills

Data Science is responsible to provide meaning to the large amounts of complex data called big data. It involves different fields of work in statistics and computation to interpret data for decision-making.

Advances in the internet and social media is increasing access to big data. Extraction of meaningful information requires the use of AI and ML by data science. Big data is used in every…

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Added by Yoey Thamas on June 4, 2019 at 2:33am — No Comments

What are the prerequisite skills required to become a data scientist in 2019?

According to the “Future of Jobs 2018” report, it is said that with advancement in machines and artificial intelligence it is likely that these technologies will replace 75 million jobs by 2020. Data scientist remains to be one of the trending careers, and those interested in pursuing data science as a career must first have the right skill set to land a job in this field.  

As more companies become data-driven, professionals skilled in data science…

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Added by Yoey Thamas on April 7, 2019 at 8:57pm — 1 Comment

How Big Data and Education Can Work Together to Help Students Thrive

According to technology experts that would have increased from 130 to 40000 exabytes ten and a half years before 2020. Some research writers have estimated that society will produce 1.7 megabytes of data every day for each individual on the planet increasing today's digital universe from 4.4 to 44 zettabytes

A lot of institutions and organisations…

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Added by Debra White on February 20, 2019 at 1:00am — No Comments

Five Top Big Data Certifications for 2019

“Information is the oil of 21st century and analytics is the combustion engine” ~ Gartner 

Big data is the new oil and there’s no denying to this fact. In certain ways the analogy fits, it is easy to draw attention about how information (data) is used to power much of the transformative technology that we see today such as predictive analysis, automation and artificial intelligence etc.  

As technology move…

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Added by Aileen Scott on February 10, 2019 at 6:30pm — No Comments

How Airlines & Hotels Profit From Your Data

The past few years have seen a wave of travel companies member accounts compromised which have rocked the industry.

Cathay Pacific had 9.4M accounts compromised.…

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Added by Mark Ross-Smith on December 27, 2018 at 9:30pm — No Comments

The Skinny on Big Data: Everything You Need to Know From Our CTO

The term "big data" comes up frequently in articles and office discussions, but what does it really mean to utilize big data?

Big data: it’s one of those buzzwords you can’t seem to get away from. Though you might have an idea of what it means, there’s likely plenty you don’t know the ins and outs of what it takes to really harness the power of big data.

We sat down with Robert Swisher, Chief Technology Officer at Business.com, to get a better idea of what…

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Added by Juan Koss on December 14, 2018 at 4:30am — No Comments

Firms can save time and cost with Deep learning methodologies!

The rise in Machine Learning, Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence technologies seems to breaking all barriers. All these technologies have the potential to spur innovation everywhere in the world. When it comes to deep learning, the technological advancement seem to be very uplifting. They have the power to help the companies perform better and more quickly. But, at the same time, there is certain amount of confusion surrounding these technologies as well.…

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Added by Samual Alister on December 7, 2018 at 5:00am — No Comments

Data Enrichment: More Data is Often the Easiest Way

When it comes to Data Science, the most recurring topic is modeling. Quite a few articles out there talk about data preparation and only a bunch about how to communicate your results properly. However, there are hardly any dealing with the topic that we are going to cover today: data enrichment.

In our experience with helping companies to start using their data…

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Added by Juraj Kapasny on December 3, 2018 at 1:30am — No Comments

Sentiment Analysis: Types, Tools, and Use Cases

What do you do before purchasing something that costs more than a pack of gum? Whether you want to treat yourself to new sneakers, a laptop, or an overseas tour, processing an order without checking out similar products or offers and reading reviews doesn’t make much sense anymore. Thanks to comment sections on eCommerce sites, social nets, review platforms, or dedicated forums, you can learn a ton about a product or service and evaluate whether it’s a good value for money. Other customers,…

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Added by Kateryna Lytvynova on October 30, 2018 at 12:45am — No Comments

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