What are the differences between data science, data mining, machine learning, statistics, operations research, and so on?
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I run into this question a lot and I have heard statisticians say things like we all do machine learning because none of us actually runs a regression or classification by hand on paper. We…Blog Difference between Machine Learning and Stati 5 Likes
How does the typical data science project life-cycle look like?
This post looks at practical aspects of implementing data science projects. It also assumes a certain level…Blog The data science project lifecycle 13 Likes The Data Science Toolkit - taking your first
When I stumbled upon the phrase "Data Scientist" 3 years ago, I immediately recognized it as my best prospect for a productive career. How to start? What are the tools of the trade? …
Before you even start writing your CV, it is important to understand what the objective of your CV actually is…
The answer should be to secure you an interview - that’s it. Your…
Does your database contain dirty data? Now, before anyone starts to get flustered and thinks that we're referring to stuff like "Sleazy Internet Gals and Guys" (dot com!!), rest assured, that's…Blog How Clean Is Your Data? 2 Likes The 7 Most Unusual Applications of Big Data Y
It’s all well and good to talk about customer experience and managing inventory flow, but what has big data done for me lately?
I’ve rounded up seven of the most interesting — and…Blog The 7 Most Unusual Applications of Big Data Y 4 Likes
Data Monetization is the natural response to financial demands of storing and managing big data, the skills it requires to manage that data.
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As Gartner reports "Data…
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The purpose of many data…
Check the three charts below: only one shows no pattern and is truly random. Which one?…Blog How to detect a pattern? Problem and solution 2 Likes 11 Awesome Data Visualizations Way Ahead of T
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Data scientists are in notoriously high demand, so when your company is ready to make the leap into big data, it pays to understand how to tell if you’re getting a good one.
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As most of you guys know, the country of Nepal has been hit with a…
I've always been interested in data, how it's interpretted and the different ways it can be sliced. However, I've always considered statstics itself to be a math that I didn't like. As "data…Blog Starting down the path of Data Science 8 Likes Continuing along the path of Data Science
You like working with data. You’ve completed a few data science courses and enjoyed them. Now what?
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It seems there are many books available and there are many on the topics of Big Data, NoSQL and Cloud, however for non-technical managers/executives, these sound Buzz Words. The book on this topic…Blog The Book: Big Data, NoSQL, Cloud A Paradigm S 2 Likes
Guest blog post.
Big data makes a noteworthy contribution to the usefulness of an application, but its presence can make the design of a clean and usable interface rather…Blog Four Techniques to Apply in the Design of Dat 4 Likes Simplest Way to Monetize Data: Think of Data
Guest blog post by Mike Davie.
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