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6 Most Important Data Science Skills

Data science is a collective pool of various algorithms, tools, machine learning principles that work in unison to extract hidden patterns from raw data. It requires a diverse set of skills and demands knowledge from aspects of mathematics, science, communication, and business. Honing a diverse skill set, data scientists gain the ability to analyze numbers and influence decisions.

The core objective of data scientists lay in bridging the gap between numbers and actions by using…

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Added by Niranjan on September 11, 2020 at 12:30am — No Comments

AI Book and Strategy - AI for People and Business by Alex Castrounis (O'Reilly)

AI for People and Business is an AI book and AI strategy framework. Here's the official book trailer where I explain important topics that are covered in the book, as well as the beneficial aspects of reading it and the importance of developing a strong AI strategy.

FREE CHAPTER DOWNLOAD -…

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Added by Alex Castrounis on August 27, 2020 at 7:20am — No Comments

World Data Science Initiative: Research Grants Worth $300 Mn

The amount of data created globally, to date, reached an overwhelming, 59 zettabytes, in 2020, with 90% of the world’s data being produced in the last two years alone. We are generating 2.5 quintillion bytes of data each day in the present era.

Amount of data produced worldwide…

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Added by Aileen Scott on August 13, 2020 at 10:50pm — No Comments

The Data Analytics Sector in a Post-COVID World – Ripe for Consolidation

The number of companies that have emerged in the data analytics space over the past decade or so has been enormous.  Some have done extremely well and become unicorns with sky high valuations, while others have crashed and burned.  The universe has seen the emergence of a group of integrated enterprise vendors (Salesforce, Oracle, Adobe, IBM etc.) and a large number of relatively small point solutions.  This universe is now reaching critical mass and the market is likely to enter a new…
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Added by Gregory Thompson on August 5, 2020 at 2:06pm — No Comments

Why you Should take up a Data Analytics Certification

That data analytics is big is not in dispute. Global revenues for big data software and services are expected to grow from USD 42 billion in 2018 to USD 103 billion in 2027, at a CAGR of 10.48%. And in the United States itself, by 2020, about 2.7 million job postings for data analytics and data science are expected. 

Data inflows into companies are…

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Added by Aileen Scott on August 4, 2020 at 10:21pm — No Comments

Free SAS, Data Analytics and Statistics Tutorials

SAS Tutorials on 9to5sas are designed for SAS programmers, Data Scientist, Data Analyst, and all the readers who want to learn SAS and need to transform raw data to produce insights for business decisions using SAS.

Why SAS?

Being SAS Professional I can tell you why SAS. I would say, its bit tiny subject however very Unique, competitive and leading within the analytics world. SAS is the main statistic tool certified by the FDA,…

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Added by Subhro Kar on July 25, 2020 at 8:30am — No Comments

The Most Important Aspects of a Data Science

Often touted as one of the top jobs of the 21st century, a data scientist is an increasingly common requirement across firms of different sizes and from a variety of verticals. This comes from the fact that: 

  • Massive amounts of data are flowing into most companies
  • This data is looked at as potentially a great source of valuable strategic insights

In the course of a data science career, a data scientist handles a number of…

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Added by Yoey Thamas on June 8, 2020 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Reinforcement Learning (Q-learning) - Implementation using R (Part 2)

This the second part of Reinforcement Learning (Q-learning). If you would like to understand the RL, Q-learning, and key terms please read Part 1.

In this part, we will implement a simple example of Q learning using the R programming language from scratch. It is expected from you to understand the basics of R programming and complete the reading of Part 1 of this article.

Import libraries

We are coding the algorithms using the R base package…

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Added by Nitin Agarwal on June 4, 2020 at 8:23pm — No Comments

Reinforcement Learning (Q-learning) - An Introduction (Part 1)

Have you heard about AI learning to play computer games on their own and giving tough competitions to expert Human gamers?

A very popular example being Deepmind whose AlphaGo program defeated the South Korean Go world champion in 2016. Other than this there are other AI agents developed with the intent of playing Atari games like…

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Added by Nitin Agarwal on June 4, 2020 at 7:51pm — 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

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

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

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

A Typical Day of a Data Scientist

Did you ever wonder what’s a typical day of a data scientist like? A data scientist needs to explore data given to us and provide actionable insights, but how do we do that and is that all we do? Do we just sit in-front of a computer and code all day? Do we spend most of our day reading papers? Or is it something completely different? Let me walk you…

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Added by Angelia Toh Choon Muay on March 26, 2020 at 5:12am — No Comments

5 Most Important Skills of a Data Scientist

Data scientist was coined the sexiest job of the 21st century and with good reason. In LinkedIn 2020 Emerging Jobs Reports, Artificial intelligence was named the ‘Jobs of Tomorrow’ due to its strong presence. Furthermore, the potential application of data science in multiple industries has attracted people from all…

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Added by Angelia Toh Choon Muay on March 18, 2020 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

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

How Machine Learning Is Changing the World

Machine learning (ML) is an application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) that provides the system with the ability to automatically learn and improve from experience rather than explicit programming. This is possible because today a large amount of data is available which lets machines to be trained rather than programmed. It is…

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Added by Vijay Singh on February 18, 2020 at 8:57pm — No Comments

Advanced Analytic Platforms – Changes in the Leaderboard 2020

Summary: The Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Science and Machine Learning Platforms is just out the big news is how much more capable all the platforms have become.  Of course there are also some interesting winner and loser stories.

 

The Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Science and Machine Learning Platforms is just out for 2020.  The really big news is how many excellent choices are now available.  In a remarkable move, the whole field of…

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Added by William Vorhies on February 17, 2020 at 12:19pm — 2 Comments

Visually Explained: What Companies Get Wrong About Failure?

Many traditional businesses hate to fail. They embrace concepts such as Fail Fast in public, but deep inside their hearts, they are scared to fail. Failure is what gives corporate employees sleepless nights. In fact, many corporate initiatives fail, such as data science projects, for example. Why is failure so unloved, and what can we do about it? We have to change the way we think about failure.



Failure is not an event, it's a process.

This distinction is…

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Added by Rafael Knuth on February 13, 2020 at 6:51am — No Comments

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