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Data Science Demystified: The Data Modeling Proposition
In this contributed article, editorial consultant Jelani Harper discusses how data modeling is the foundation of the data science discipline that’s responsible for the adaptive, predictive analytics that are so critical to the current data ecosystem. Before data scientists can refine cognitive computing models or build applications with them to …
Trends In Business Intelligence And Data Science For Retail
Succeeding in retail isn’t easy. Shifting customer tastes, shrinkage risks and reduced traffic at physical stores are just some of the challenges retailers may face as they try to operate profitably. Many are relying on data science and business intelligence (BI) tools to get ahead of competitors and stay resilient …
Web Scraping Challenges and Workarounds
Web scraping is a common method deployed to retrieve valuable information from websites. Ideally, it is the panacea to extract web data. However, the context of the internet is much more complicated…
TOP 10 insideBIGDATA Articles for May 2020
In this continuing regular feature, we give all our valued readers a monthly heads-up for the top 10 most viewed articles appearing on insideBIGDATA. Over the past several months, we’ve heard from many of our followers that this feature will enable them to catch up with important news and features …
My Top 7 Picks on PyCon 2020 Online
My top 7 picks for PyCon 2020 videos that is useful for Python developers, Data Scientist & Educators.
Not-so-social-parks: predicting suitable times to visit parks while observing social…
Not-so-social-parks: predicting suitable times to visit parks while observing social distancingThis article was co-authored by Huayi Wei, Isabel Urrutia, Eric Epstein, and Ed Kramkowski.Among the many frustrations created by COVID-19, there is one question that bothers all park-goers: what is the best time to visit the park and to avoid …
Employee Spend During the Pandemic: What Can Organizations Learn?
It’s essential for organizations to be aware of shifts in employee spend that invite different risks. The data scientists at Oversight, an enterprise spend management software, reveal the ongoing spend shifts organizations face and how the pandemic has quickly reshaped travel and expense employee spend. A high-level look at the …
Big Data/COVID-19 News – 6/1/2020
The big data ecosystem has come out strong to help combat the global coronavirus pandemic by announcing new products and services to help fight COVID-19. In this article, I’ve listed a number of the recent announcements along these lines. Kudos to all the vendors listed below, you may just make …
Data Mining VS Data Extraction: What's the Difference?
As two typical buzzwords related to data science, data mining and data extraction confuse a lot of people. Data mining is often misunderstood as extracting and obtaining data, but it is actually way…
[Updated] 23 Top US Schools Offering a Masters Program in Data Science
[Continually Updated] MastersInDataScience.org has culled together a list of 23 of the best US Universities/Colleges that offer a Masters in Data Science. Read More The post [Updated] 23 Top US Schools Offering a Masters Program in Data Science appeared first on Starbridge Partners.
Purdue Data Science Student Delves into America’s Pastime through His Love of Statistics
It’s all a numbers game for Purdue student Jeremy Frank from his major in data science to his passion for baseball statistics, as captured in the popular @MLBRandomStats, which he runs on Twitter. Frank hopes to continue his passion beyond college by working in baseball, possibly for a major league …
Video Interview: Advice for “Aspiring” Data Scientists – Landing That First Job
In this interview with Data Scientist Mark Meloon, we turn the tables and I provide advice to "aspiring" Data Scientists on how to land that first job. It's broker down into 10 Parts (by question.). Enjoy! The post Video Interview: Advice for “Aspiring” Data Scientists – Landing That First Job …
Research Highlights: MIDAS – Real-time Anomaly/Fake News/Intrusion Detection
In the insideBIGDATA Research Highlights column we take a look at new and upcoming results from the research community for data science, machine learning, AI and deep learning. Our readers need to get a glimpse for technology coming down the pipeline that will make their efforts more strategic and competitive. …
Lucidworks Announces Advanced Linguistics Package to Improve Search Precision for Global Companies Serving Asian, European, and Middle Eastern Markets
Lucidworks, leader in AI-powered search, announced the Advanced Linguistics Package for Lucidworks Fusion to power personalized search for users in Asian, European, and Middle Eastern markets. Lucidworks now embeds text analytics from Basis Technology, a leading provider of AI for natural language processing. With the Advanced Linguistics Package, global organizations …
Matillion Launches Matillion ETL for Azure Synapse Empowering Users with Data Transformation Capabilities for Rapid Access to Insights
Matillion, a leading provider of data transformation software for cloud data warehouses (CDWs), announced the availability of Matillion ETL for Azure Synapse to enable data transformations in complex IT environments, at scale. Empowering enterprises to achieve faster time to insights by loading, transforming, and joining together data, the release extends …
4 Ways Businesses Can Use Web Data Extraction
Today I want to share with you how you can leverage web data extraction to cope with some painful problems that you encounter in your business.
Announcing a New Redash Connector for Databricks
We’re happy to introduce a new, open source connector with Redash, a cloud-based SQL analytics service, to make it easy to query data lakes with Databricks. Traditionally, data analyst teams face issues with stale and partial data compromising the quality of their work, and want to be able to connect …
Making privacy by design the business default
Four years ago, data privacy was a known but little talked-about concept. The GDPR radically changed that. Since the European law was passed, we’ve seen privacy protection catapulted to the top of the business agenda and the bar for responsible data use raised by one new global directive after another. …