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All Blog Posts Tagged 'preparation' (7)

The Triple-layered Reporting Architecture

By JIANG Buxing 

In conventional reporting architecture, a reporting tool is connected directly to data sources, without a data computing layer in between. Most of the time, the middle layer isn’t needed, and the computing purpose can be realized within the data source and by the reporting tool respectively. But development experience has taught us that there are certain types of reports for which the computations are not suitable to be handled either by data source or the…

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Added by JIANG Buxing on August 27, 2017 at 10:30pm — 3 Comments

Resolving Skewness

The fundamental assumption in many predictive models is that the predictors have normal distributions. Normal distribution is un-skewed. An un-skewed distribution is the one which is roughly symmetric. It means the probability of falling in the right side of mean is equal to probability of falling on left side of mean.

This article outlines the steps to detect…

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Added by Shahram Abyari on December 25, 2015 at 7:00am — 4 Comments

2016 Data Management Predictions

Tis the season for 2016 predictions, and Tamr has several to offer thanks to the forward-thinking minds of our co-founders, executives and advisors including:

1) Andy Palmer ─ Tamr Co-Founder and CEO



+  Big companies will begin to see the democratization of data preparation as a natural consequence of the democratization of analytics that has been driven by new products such as Tableau.



+  We will see the emergence of DataOps as a way…
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Added by Jason Bailey on December 22, 2015 at 9:39am — No Comments

From DevOps to DataOps

Written by Andy Palmer, CEO of Tamr

Why It’s Time to Embrace “DataOps” as a New Discipline

Over the past 10 years, many of us in technology companies have experienced the emergence of “DevOps.” This new set of practices and tools has improved the velocity, quality, predictability and scale of software engineering and deployment. Starting at the large internet companies, the trend towards DevOps is now…

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Added by Jason Bailey on December 16, 2015 at 3:50pm — 4 Comments

3 Reasons why analytics projects are falling short - and what we can do about it

Guest blog by Nidhi Arggarwal of Tamr

 

A recent Forbes Insight/Teradata survey of 316 large global company executives found that 47% “do not think that their companies’ big data and analytics capabilities are above par or best of breed.” Given that “90% of organizations report medium to high levels of investment in big data analytics,” the executives’ self-criticism begs the question:…

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Added by Jason Bailey on December 1, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

Tools to automate... more time to innovate

I absolute loved the point made by Matthew Napleton - we must make tools easier to use!

That doesn't mean we eliminate the need for human interaction. As long as a decision has to be made, a machine can get you further, faster but the magic still happens when a person applies their intellect to the process.

Before leaping to the notion that automation is going…

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Added by Cari Jaquet on June 12, 2015 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Research Brief: Four Functional Clusters of Analytics Professionals

Authored by:

Pasha Roberts, Chief Scientist

Greta Roberts, CEO

July 2013

Key Findings

Digging into a cross-industry study of analytics professionals, we identify four distinct patterns of how these workers spend their week: (1)…

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Added by Mike Kennedy on May 20, 2014 at 10:00am — 6 Comments

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