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Staying Block-Free While Scraping Large E-commerce Sites

Data gathering to keep a competitive advantage over other businesses will drive additional profit growth, especially in the e-commerce industry. Unfortunately, sending too many requests can get you blocked or permanently banned, which inevitably leads to often halts in your web scraping operation. However, there is a way to stay block-free during scraping procedures, but let's first answer, why sites block bots in the first place.…

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Added by Julius Cerniauskas on May 29, 2020 at 12:51am — No Comments

Don't Acquire a Company Until You Evaluate its Data Quality

Mergers & acquisitions happen when companies believe they are more valuable together than when operating separately. The companies join workforces, systems, infrastructure, and data to become a new, more powerful, more valuable, more effective entity. That is only until they realized they overlooked or underestimated the key issues with data, IT infrastructure & integration plans. In fact, most merger and acquisition plans fail miserably because of data…

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Added by Farah Kim on May 26, 2020 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Simulated Statistics is the New Black

Over the years I’ve often been asked by beginners where they should start in statistics, what they should do first, and which parts of statistics they should prioritise to get them to where they want to be (which is usually a higher…

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Added by Lee Baker on May 26, 2020 at 6:30am — No Comments

Visualizing Survey Data

In this post, we will be visualizing survey data for the top survey question types. I’m Tyler Lubben, founder of VizualSurvey, a survey data cleaning tool that cleans your survey data from any survey software so you can visualize it in any of our Tableau, Power BI, Spotfire or Qlik Sense prebuilt dashboard templates. Let’s go ahead and start!

Lets start off with an…

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Added by Tyler Lubben on May 15, 2020 at 6:00am — No Comments

Data Science is Changing the World for the Better: Here’s How

Data science, by definition, is an interdisciplinary field which makes use of scientific processes, methods, systems, and algorithms for extracting insights and knowledge from multiple structured and unstructured data.…

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Added by Veronica Hanks on May 8, 2020 at 12:30am — 1 Comment

Why CEOs need to be Deeply Involved in a Data Quality Project

What’s the #1 enemy to profitable machine learning, AI & data-driven initiatives?

Dirty data.

And who has had data on their agenda for a decade but are still not deeply involved in data projects?

The CEO.

In a 2019 Deloitte survey, 63% of…

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Added by Farah Kim on May 6, 2020 at 4:00am — No Comments

Building Up Stable Data Science Teams

Most of the big organizations are struggling with AI transformation. Data science projects are either taking too long to complete or would never get into production. 

Among various reasons, the most common is the lack of a stable data science team. Due to high demand, the turnover rate is very high in data science, unfortunately. Data science managers or leaders typically go around this problem by focusing on the following:

  • acquire best data science talent
  • retain…
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Added by Nasir Mahmood on May 5, 2020 at 1:30am — No Comments

Unleash the power of your data to reduce your technical debt

Since technical debt has become a central part of my recent professional challenges, I started writing a series of installments regarding this topic.

Do not expect any extensive and detailed work in here, if you need it you can get it googling it or from your favourite online content source.

Just expect more a light work crafted from…

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Added by David Martinez on April 26, 2020 at 5:20am — No Comments

Divide and Conquer Algorithm

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Added by Dorian.H Mekni on April 23, 2020 at 1:30am — No Comments

Why Data Is Not The Next Oil



Marketing, at least in the IT sector, has been replaced by memes. Every so often a Gartner slide deck goes viral, and the next thing anyone knows, pithy and mostly meaningless phrases and sayings are driving Fortune 500 strategies. Execs commit to multi-billion-dollar initiatives to make sure that their companies are perceived as being hip or cool (or,…

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Added by Kurt Cagle on April 21, 2020 at 1:24pm — 1 Comment

Data Structures & Algorithms

This blog post talks about the concepts of data structures and algorithms and introduces the why of integrating them. A few topics in data engineering will be scanned…

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Added by Dorian.H Mekni on April 20, 2020 at 7:30am — No 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

The Role of VDR in Enterprise Data Sharing

With gigantic amounts of data regarding products and/or services, sales, marketing, customers, etc. exchanging hands on a daily basis, data sharing is essential for an enterprise. Regardless of whether data is distributed within different parts of the organization or with other entities, doing so in a secure fashion is critical for carrying out an effective and efficient digital operation. 

In other words -…

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Added by Joydeep Bhattacharya on March 18, 2020 at 3:00am — No Comments

Best Practices in Data Migration & Cleansing

In developing global businesses practices, many corporate houses are adapting better technological solutions and systems. This mandates smooth data migration from older to newer systems while maintaining data integrity. Many organizations face tough time in migration initiatives due to complicated and sluggish procedures owing to IT issues. 

Most of the data migration efforts are challenging as well as time consuming due to inherent nature of such an undertaking. When moving from one…

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Added by Shweta Bedi on March 16, 2020 at 1:32am — No Comments

Coronavirus Data Extraction and Visualization

Since Korea confirmed the first case of Coronavirus on January 20th 2020, the total number of infected has reached 7,869 as of March 12nd. Although this pandemic outbreak shows a sign of being contained in the country, it’s still uncertain how long it will take before we completely beat the…

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Added by Erika Foo on March 16, 2020 at 12:55am — No Comments

What are Data Pipelines ?

If you have learned temporal parallelism used to speed up CPU execution, you came across instruction pipelines aka pipeline processing. In pipeline processing, you will have many instructions in different stages of execution. The term "Data Pipeline" is a misnomer representing a high bandwidth communication channel used for data transportation between a source system and a destination. In certain cases the destination is called a sink. Pipelines by definition allow flow of a fluid…

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Added by Janardhanan PS on March 14, 2020 at 6:51am — No Comments

How VDRs Help to Improve Data Security?

Think of a VDR as a digital replica of a windowless brick-walled room, in a building nobody knows about, and with a tamper-proof lock. The key to entry is a system that verifies who you are, where you are, and what you know (multi-factor authentication). 

Technically, it’s a cloud-based secured online repository for document storage and distribution. Over the years, VDR solution providers have solved the…

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Added by Joydeep Bhattacharya on March 7, 2020 at 9:15pm — No Comments

How Data Cleansing and Enrichment Increases Profitability

In today's hyper-competitive business world, B2B & B2C businesses rely on data to achieve an edge in their markets. However, many companies do not realize that customer data decays rapidly and create challenges in achieving business goals. In the postmodern era, customers simply change base too often, and to maintain a complete and accurate record of their whereabouts is a challenging task. Dirty data not only damages your credibility but also costs you money…

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Added by Chirag Shivalker on March 4, 2020 at 9:24pm — No Comments

Top 19 Data Science Interview Questions for Beginners

Job interviews make everyone nervous. But this is what they are designed to do. It is the most common medium to assess a candidate’s presence of mind and his/her ability to remain calm and composed in a tense situation.  In order to ace the interview, you need to have in-depth knowledge of the role you are interviewing for and what is expected. Presence of mind and strong subject knowledge assumes added significance when you are preparing for a Data…

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Added by Rahul Dharia on February 20, 2020 at 2:30am — 1 Comment

How the data science certifications help the Big Data industry

In the past few years, Big Data has emerged as a prospective game-changer for organizations of all sizes and across all industries. Possible – and actual – use cases include better customer targeting, improved employee hiring and benefits, better ad targeting, and reduced overall costs.

 

This growth in demand for Big Data has meant that a number of people now want to either get into or grow further in the data science industry. One of the most popular routes…

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Added by Yoey Thamas on February 19, 2020 at 2:19am — No Comments

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