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Vincent Granville's Blog – August 2013 Archive (12)

How to eliminate a trillion dollars in healthcare costs

Over a five year time period, based on better analytics, and where everybody win (except drug companies, doctors and hospitals).

Most analytic models to reduce health care costs are focusing on having insurance companies,…

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Added by Vincent Granville on August 29, 2013 at 9:00pm — 18 Comments

Top Languages for analytics, data mining, data science

Very interesting study published by KDNuggets. Here are the highlights:

The most popular languages continue to be R (used by 61% of KDnuggets readers), Python (39%), and SQL (37%). SAS is stable at around 20%. The highest growth was for Pig/Hive/Hadoop-based languages, R, and SQL, while Perl, C/C++, and Unix tools…

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Added by Vincent Granville on August 27, 2013 at 4:30pm — 4 Comments

Deriving Maximum Value from your Enterprise Data Warehouse - Webinar

Business-Driven Evaluation of HP Vertica, Featuring CMA Consulting Services 

Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. ET

If you’re like most organizations, you have made a major investment in…

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Added by Vincent Granville on August 19, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

BI For Big Data - Webinar hosted by DSC

Join us for a Webinar on September 10. Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now.

Providing business intelligence (BI) for Big Data presents unique challenges. In addition to tackling performance challenges of Big Data, BI tools must be able to access new types of data, present it in meaningful ways and provide intuitive navigation for end…

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Added by Vincent Granville on August 18, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

A Data Scientist’s Guide to Making Money from Start-Ups

There are several ways to make money via start-ups:

  1. Invest in them (for experts only)
  2. Create a big thing like Facebook : more than 99.9% who try fail, and finding VC money takes lots of time. Although you might enjoy a few years…
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Added by Vincent Granville on August 15, 2013 at 5:30pm — 4 Comments

Weekly Digest - August 19

Featured Articles

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Added by Vincent Granville on August 14, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

A new type of weapons-grade secure email

With email encryption being targeted by the government as if it was criminal activity (read the story about the Lavabit platform shut down by the government because it was used by Edward Snowden in the recent NSA leak), this could be a great opportunity for mathematicians and data scientists:…

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Added by Vincent Granville on August 10, 2013 at 11:00am — 6 Comments

60+ R resources

And other great resources and articles from top news outlets:

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Added by Vincent Granville on August 7, 2013 at 9:51pm — No Comments

Agile Data Quality Best Practices

How enterprises can accelerate the creation of new data quality solutions while aligning with business goals.

Article originally published on TDWI.org by Philip Russom, TDWI…

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Added by Vincent Granville on August 7, 2013 at 8:25pm — No Comments

Hadoop: What It Is And Why It’s Such A Big Deal

Guest blog post by Francesca Krihely.

Here’s a prediction and a challenge, rolled into one. Whatever the level of your present understanding of Hadoop, in short, you’re going to hear a lot more about Hadoop in…

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Added by Vincent Granville on August 7, 2013 at 8:03pm — 1 Comment

Important message to Gmail users

If you have a Gmail account (and most of us do), you might have noticed a new feature that Google is slowly deploying across all users. Not everybody is impacted yet, though more and more users are every day, and it is still possible to reverse back to the old Gmail if you don't like it.

Google, in the new Gmail version,…

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Added by Vincent Granville on August 4, 2013 at 8:00am — 4 Comments

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