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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

The problem with Cambridge Analytica is not (just) the privacy breach

The problem with Cambridge Analytica is not the privacy breach

TL;DR: Echo chambers created by CA or other political marketing firms are bad for democracy, but you can counter them by following pages, people and content you would normally not follow on FB.…
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Added by Jesus Ramos on August 19, 2019 at 10:19am — No Comments

Remarkable Applications of Data Science

We are living in a time of slow yet steady insurgence of data science and AI in our lives. It spans more industries than we’d expect.

Over the past decade, Data Science has stretched out into almost every industry. Form industries like Automobiles and Healthcare to Finance as well as the Gaming Sector. It plays a significant part in the government sectors.  So here are some instances of the most impactful…

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Added by Sudhanshu Ahuja on August 19, 2019 at 3:00am — No Comments

Data Science Applications In Various Industries

The amount of data generated today is astonishing. Research published by Seagate reports that by 2025, around 175 Zettabytes of data will be generated on an annual base. The colossal sets of collected, analyzed, monitored, and stored data is only…

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Added by Sandra Durcevic on August 16, 2019 at 12:30am — 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

Why is Data Scientist the most promising job of the future?

Data Science is now becoming a highly famous and prestigious field and has also been termed as the "Sexiest job" of the 21st century said in the Harvard Business Review. 

The number of data scientist jobs has grown manifolds in the past few years. According to data, the data science jobs crossed over 2 million and is continuing to increase rapidly in…

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Added by Rahul Dharia on August 12, 2019 at 9:02pm — 1 Comment

3 Ways data visualization will advance and impact users

The term ‘data visualization’ was coined a couple of years ago. But storytelling finds its roots in the earliest of times. Using characters, events, event sequences, locations, time periods, emotions, numbers, etc., storytelling has always fascinated the humankind.



Today, data visualization narrates events, causes & consequences…

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Added by Bhushan Patil on August 6, 2019 at 5:00am — No Comments

Why Every Data Science Aspirant Should Learn Data Visualization

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Ever wondered how most of the fastest-growing jobs in the tech sector today were not even existing a few years ago. It is surveyed that the employees are worried about the skill gap, which is restricting them from shifting to companies which offer better skill development initiative.…

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Added by Dave Jarvis on July 31, 2019 at 8:56pm — No Comments

Boosting Trading Models with Sagemaker and Essentia

Building accurate models takes a great deal of time, resources, and technical ability. The biggest challenge? You almost never know what model or feature combination will end…

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Added by Benjamin Waxer on July 25, 2019 at 4:12am — 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

Linear and logistic regression in Excel and R: try this free add-in (RegressIt)

Excel is often poorly regarded as a platform for regression analysis. The regression add-in in its Analysis Toolpak has not changed since it was introduced in 1995, and it was a flawed design even back then.  (See this link for a discussion.)    That’s unfortunate, because an Excel file can be a very good place in which to build regression models, compare and refine them, create…

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Added by Robert Nau on July 21, 2019 at 7:00am — 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

The Ontario Government Announces Ontario's First-Ever Digital and Data Task Force.

ThinkData Works' co-founder and CEO Bryan Smith has been named Vice-Chair of the Government of Ontario’s first-ever Digital and Data Task Force. The task force is part of a wider provincial strategy to help Ontarians benefit directly from the data economy, improving the data literacy of both citizens and businesses while ensuring their personal privacy is protected.

The task force is being developed by the province’s Ministry of Government and Consumer Services, and is…

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Added by Lewis Wynne-Jones on July 16, 2019 at 5:30am — 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 do I prepare for Data Scientist interviews?

If you are a recent graduate or someone preparing for your first data scientist position, then here are some tips to help you ace your interview!…

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Added by Ann Rajaram on July 11, 2019 at 2:52pm — No Comments

Top 8 Data Science Use Cases in Construction

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With every article, we keep proving that data science has found broad application in numerous business areas. Now, the turn came to the construction industry as well. The world is overloaded with data. It results in a steady improvement in…

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Added by Igor Bobriakov on July 5, 2019 at 5:00am — No Comments

Top 10 Data Science Use Cases in Energy and Utilities

The energy sector is under constant development, and more of significant inventions and innovations are yet to come. The energy use has always been involved in other industries like agriculture, manufacturing, transportation, and many others. Thus these industries tend to enlarge…

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Added by Igor Bobriakov on July 4, 2019 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

Data Quality Case Studies: How We Saved Clients Real Money Thanks to Data Validation

Machine learning models grow more powerful every week, but the earliest models and the most recent state-of-the-art models share the exact same dependency: data quality. The maxim “garbage in – garbage out” coined decades ago, continues to apply today. Recent examples of data verification shortcomings abound, including JP Morgan/Chase’s 2013 fiasco and this lovely…

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Added by Michał Frącek on July 4, 2019 at 4:21am — 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

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