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All Blog Posts Tagged 'bigdata' (34)

All Businesses Are Data Businesses

By Brad Kolarov, co-founder and Managing Partner at B23, a boutique Big Data and Cloud Computing software development and implementation company

 

Have you seen the Audi commercial with the autonomous mail delivery drones stalking the employees leaving their office? If not, its below.

It’s a bit of a stretch, but the commercial is pretty funny and a good example of the technological advances that are on the horizon.  To manage a fleet of autonomous mail delivery…

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Added by Brad Kolarov on September 16, 2015 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

When enough is enough: using data to understand how much we really spend with Medicare

I picked this topic for two reasons. First, I recently found out that CMS released their Part D Prescriber database for 2013. This dataset basically reports information on the drugs that individual physicians prescribed in 2013 under the Medicare Part D Program. Second, while talking to my colleagues at work I realized how much they wanted…

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Added by Tatiana Sorokina on September 14, 2015 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

An e^πi-C Moment of Truth

   

    The internet, as part of the digital age, has forever changed the way we interact with the world. It has modified our perspective of everything that surround us. Now we have the ability to have immediate access to information, and as a result, we…

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Added by Jose Bautista on September 4, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Meta Collection of Data Science and Big Data Analytics Best Practices, Lessons Learned, and Success Stories

The following list of collections of collections of Data Science and Big Data Analytics Best Practices, Lessons Learned, and Success Stories is an updated version of a previous list posted here.

The flood of articles, webinars, and conferences related to Big Data is generating its own "infoglut". Consequently, it is really helpful when you find resources that…

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Added by Kirk Borne on August 5, 2015 at 10:57am — No Comments

Dummies for Data Science - A Reading List

There are two new books in the "... For Dummies" series that are targeted to our profession: "Data Science For Dummies" by Lillian Pierson, and "Data Mining for Dummies" by …

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Added by Kirk Borne on July 30, 2015 at 4:30am — 2 Comments

Big Data Analytics in a Snap

The idea of "big data" could conjure up Turing-like images of massive cloud storage centers humming away in a dessert. It's true that up to this point, computing power has been a barrier to analytics, research, and the exploitation of big data. It takes a lot of computing power to process increasingly complicated and elaborate data sets. Companies, therefore, must…

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Added by Yuanjen Chen on July 17, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

What is the most dangerous dish at Olive Garden?

Our entire family loves going to Olive Garden and every time we go, we order the same items from the menu!

Having access to the Olive Garden nutrition data is like stumbling on a pot of data gold, you never know that sinfully tasty food might be the most nutritious dish, or is it?

Let us start with the appetizers

 

Ouch!…

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Added by Nilesh Jethwa on July 16, 2015 at 4:12pm — No Comments

List of acquisitions by Microsoft

Microsoft's first acquisition was in 1987 and it has purchased an average of six companies a year.

Microsoft has made eight acquisitions worth over one billion dollars: Skype (2011), aQuantive (2007), Fast Search & Transfer (2008), Navision (2002), Visio Corporation (2000), Yammer (2012), Nokia (2013) and Mojang (2014).

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Added by Nilesh Jethwa on July 15, 2015 at 6:38am — 1 Comment

Which drink is more popular Tea, Coffee, Beer, Wine?

If number of searches were an indicator for gauging the popularity of a drink between Tea, Coffee, Beer and Wine then who wins the contest?

Let us analyze who wins the popularity contest by comparing the number of searches for each of the terms.

Data collection method: Each of the keywords Tea, Coffee, Beer and Wine were used with Google Trends to extract the weekly data and then plotted as below. Year 2015 is excluded due to partial…

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Added by Nilesh Jethwa on July 6, 2015 at 6:35am — 4 Comments

Bigdata Analytics and Supply chain management

     I am a newbie to Bigdata and would like to highlight some significant advantages if incorporated in a company's supply-chain management strategies, expecting the reader's views and suggestions.

     Because, in recent past I have developed a online supply-chain management systems in which sellers and customers are matched using an algorithm. It acted as a decision support system and I needed to dig deeper on the available data to get more insights over the data pattern (even for…

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Added by VINU KIRAN .S on January 17, 2015 at 6:30am — 5 Comments

Y Combinator companies has more funding than the sum total of all remaining accelerators

In this data analysis a very interesting and powerful fact emerges. The data is taken from seed-db.com and analyzed to create visualizations.…

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Added by Nilesh Jethwa on October 20, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

10 Steps for Big data projects

I tried to put 10 step process for big data projects. Pls correct or suggest any addition/change. Your inputs are highly appreciated.

1. You really need to have a problem(s) for which you are not able to find the solution directly with your existing metrics and reports. 

2. You can have any size of data, however if it is small then you don't need to build any complex model around it. Its good if the size is good enough. Never use just a sample of…

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Added by Ishaq Mohammed on July 23, 2014 at 2:09am — 1 Comment

With highest penetration of smartphones in the world, big data market to grow in UAE.

According to a report from Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of UAE, polls published for the year 2013 by the American website “Mashable” stated that three out of four people in the United Arab Emirates own a smartphone making the country rank first globally in the use of smartphones. Saudi Arabia has been ranked third while Britain ranked ninth in the world. Surprisingly, with only 56.4% of penetration of the smart…

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Added by IPSITA on March 12, 2014 at 4:21am — No Comments

Choosing the appropriate Clustering Algorithm (Video)

This is a short video that contains the criteria that I use while choosing the appropriate clustering algorithm. If you have other criteria that you use, please do let me know by leaving a comment on my blog or by reaching out to me on Twitter @VRaoRao Thanks!

http://themainstreamseer.blogspot.com/2014/01/choosing-appropriate-clustering.html

Added by Venky Rao on January 18, 2014 at 7:35am — No Comments

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