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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

Importance of Big Data Analytics Tool: Hadoop

Hadoop is an open-source framework that stores and process big data in a distributed environment using simple programming models. It is designed to scale up from single servers to thousands of machines, while each offers local computation and storage. Hadoop divides a file into blocks and stores across a cluster of machines. It achieves fault tolerance by replicating the blocks on a cluster.

Hadoop can be used as a flexible and easy way for the distributed processing of large…

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Added by Yoey Thamas on November 20, 2019 at 1:00am — No Comments

Why Every Hadoop Professional Needs Data Science Skills?

Value of adopting Data Science Skills

Data Science is responsible to provide meaning to the large amounts of complex data called big data. It involves different fields of work in statistics and computation to interpret data for decision-making.

Advances in the internet and social media is increasing access to big data. Extraction of meaningful information requires the use of AI and ML by data science. Big data is used in every…

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Added by Yoey Thamas on June 4, 2019 at 2:33am — No Comments

What makes a great data scientist?

A data scientist is an umbrella term that describes people whose main responsibility is leveraging data to help other people (or machines) making more informed decisions. The spectrum of data scientist roles is so broad that I will keep this discussion for my next post. What I really want to focus is on what are the distinctive characteristics of a great data scientist.

Over the years that I have worked with data and analytics I have found that this has almost nothing to do with…

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Added by Karolis Urbonas on March 20, 2017 at 12:00am — No Comments

How Big Data Can Predict Football’s Rising Stars (VIDEO)

Did you know that Big Data can help us predict who the future football stars will be? This is precisely what happened in Riyad Mahrez’s case, PFA Player of the Year, who has conquered the English Premier League with Leicester City.

Riyad Mahrez

During last year’s Big Data Week Conference in London, Malta-based entrepreneur Valery Bollier correctly foresaw…

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Added by Jure Rejec on May 11, 2016 at 5:00am — No Comments

What skills should data scientists have in 2016?

What skills should data scientists have in 2016?

By Justin Tenuto

It's a brand new year and that means you'll be seeing scads of trend pieces this week. As you can probably assume from the title, we're not necessarily immune to that sort of thing…

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Added by Leena Kamath on February 8, 2016 at 9:35am — 5 Comments

Disney's "Inside Out" and the missing"D" in Data Science

Imagine being inside a child’s brain as she takes her major life decisions. Imagine the feelings of joy, sadness, fear, disgust and anger jostling with each other as she goes through the one of the biggest changes in her life, leaving her home. Imagine taking the Train of Thought over the Imagination Island and creating long-term core memories that define her growing personality traits (I mean) islands.

Well, the imagination just came alive in Disney’s latest movie “Inside Out”. But…

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Added by Debleena Roy on June 29, 2015 at 8:39pm — No Comments

The Only Skill you Should be Concerned With

Skills, skills, skills!!! Which ones should I learn? Which ones do I need to land the job, to impress the client, to prepare for the future, to stay relevant? What programming languages should I learn? What technologies should I master? What business books should I read? Is there a course I can take, or a certification I can enroll in? Should I focus on being a…

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Added by Sean McClure on November 13, 2014 at 10:00am — 28 Comments

The Dangers of the "Talent Shortage" Myth

Every time a new technology disrupts the job market a "skills shortage" is debated between economists and politicians. The story isn't new - 10 years ago recruiters were asking for programmers with 10+ years experience in Java. The gap is widened by non-technical recruiters employing rigid traditional hiring practices. The truth is that there are all kinds of smart people with relevant skills that don't fit into HR's pigeonhole - we're generalists, not specialists. The onus…

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Added by Peter Higdon on April 28, 2014 at 1:08am — No Comments

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