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William Vorhies's Blog – December 2015 Archive (12)

Main Trends for IT in 2016 (infographic)

Guest blog and infographic from Glorium Technologies

Spiceworks report defines 4 main IT trends of upcoming 2016.

  1. Companies’ revenue is to grow while IT budget is to remain the same.
  2. As a consequence, CIOs are to make more with less.
  3. Even though security concers are going to increase, security expencses are to stay…
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Added by William Vorhies on December 29, 2015 at 9:56am — No Comments

How to Raise a (Data) Scientist in the Xbox Age

Summary:  How will we convince our children to consider data science as a career?  And what will data science be like if they make that choice?

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Added by William Vorhies on December 28, 2015 at 9:00am — 3 Comments

The World of Data, as We Know It

Every year, human beings and our machines generate more data than we ever have before.  We’ve all heard the famous estimation from Eric Schmidt when he was CEO at Google in 2010: “There was 5 Exabytes of information created between the dawn of civilization through 2003,” he proclaimed, “but that much information is now created every 2 days, and the pace is increasing.”

There is, of course, no way to quantify data generation prior to the computer age.  Neither can an…

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Added by William Vorhies on December 23, 2015 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Predicting the Future - What Supply Chain Management Does

Summary:  If you’re looking for a high growth, high demand area in data science where there is very high value and not many expert practitioners, look at time series forecasting, especially as it applies to Supply Chain Management demand forecasting.

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Added by William Vorhies on December 21, 2015 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Statistical Significance and Its Part in Science Downfalls

In Discover Magazine this month is a really frightening article…

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Added by William Vorhies on December 18, 2015 at 9:52am — 5 Comments

As a Data Science Blogger Does Your Opinion Count?

Summary: If you want to make yourself heard as an author in data science, consider Google Author Rank.

OK, if you blog you are by definition concerned about two things, 1.) getting your observations out there, and 2.)…

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Added by William Vorhies on December 15, 2015 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Now That You’ve Gone Swimming in the Data Lake – Then What?

Summary:  What happens after you make those critical discoveries in the Data Lake and need to make that new data and its insights operational?…

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Added by William Vorhies on December 9, 2015 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

Interview with Dr. Shanji Xiong, Chief Scientist at Experian’s Global DataLabs

Guest blog with Dr. Shanji Xiong, Chief Scientist at Experian’s Global DataLabs

 

Q: What work does a data scientist do and what knowledge…

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Added by William Vorhies on December 9, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

Top 6 Hadoop Vendors Providing Big Data Solutions in Open Data Platforms

This article is no longer available. We apologize for the inconvenience. To read more about Hadoop vendors, click here.  Below are great Hadoop vendors providing Big Data solutions in open data platforms:

  • 1. Amazon Web Services Elastic MapReduce Hadoop Distribution…
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Added by William Vorhies on December 8, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Interview with Gideon Mann, Head of Data Science at Bloomberg

Interview with Gideon Mann, Head of Data Science at Bloomberg, where he guides the strategic direction for machine learning, natural language processing, and search on the core terminal. He joined Bloomberg from Google Research. At Google, in addition to academic research, his team built the core middle-ware libraries…

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Added by William Vorhies on December 7, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Just When You Thought You Understood RDBMS and NoSQL Databases – This Happens

Summary:  Just when you thought you had a handle on the database market it fragments again.  Here’s an overview to help you keep up.…

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Added by William Vorhies on December 3, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

100 Data Science Interview Questions and Answers

This article is no longer available. We apologize for the inconvenience. To read more about data science interview questions, click here. We highly recommended the following reading:…

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Added by William Vorhies on December 2, 2015 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

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