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Advances in Affective Computing
8 mins ago

Advances in Affective Computing

Three years ago, I wrote about trends driving the future of analytics. At that time I cited several future technology trends that I believed would significantly influence analytics designs including …
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Hot or Not? Top Programming Languages Today
1 week ago

Hot or Not? Top Programming Languages Today

Programming is a bit like fashion. There are “hot trends” and “must-have items”. What is old can sometimes be new again. Thus if you are saving groovy bell bottom pants …
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IBM Watson Cognitive Computing
4 weeks ago

IBM Watson Cognitive Computing

IBM Watson is a platform that represents a new era of computing based on its ability to interact in natural language, process vast amounts of disparate forms of big data …
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Google Cloud Next Reveals Market Momentum
1 month ago

Google Cloud Next Reveals Market Momentum

Last week Google Cloud not only rocked the analytics world with news of acquiring Kaggle, they made over 100 announcements and hosted more than 10,000+ attendees at the annual Next event. …
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Skimming through Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Science Platforms
2 months ago

Skimming through Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Science Platforms

In the latest round of 2017 reviews, Gartner released a Magic Quadrant for Data Science Platforms. Results this year were less surprising to me than the BI and Analytics Platforms. Even the …
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Frontline Systems Analytic Solver® V2017 for Advanced Analytics
2 months ago

Frontline Systems Analytic Solver® V2017 for Advanced Analytics

For everyone that I have told to stand out from the crowd by stretching your analytical brain and learning prescriptive modeling, check out the fantastic news. Frontline Systems now offers software …
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Introducing New RStudio Connect
2 months ago

Introducing New RStudio Connect

RStudio officially introduced the newest product in RStudio’s product lineup: RStudio Connect. RStudio Connect is a new publishing platform for R that allows analytics users to share Shiny applications, R …
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Optimize Outcomes with Actionable Advanced Analytics
3 months ago

Optimize Outcomes with Actionable Advanced Analytics

Decision making happens at every level in an organization. Most folks understand bar charts and spreadsheets, but they might not comprehend the truly transformational power of advanced analytics that is …
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Spark for Big Data Analytics [Part 3]
4 months ago

Spark for Big Data Analytics [Part 3]

Next up in the Oceans of Data series covering Apache Spark, I will explore analyzing big data with SparkR, MLlib and H2O for data science and machine learning. In previous articles, …
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Spark for Big Data Analytics [Part 2]
6 months ago

Spark for Big Data Analytics [Part 2]

In this next Oceans of Data series article covering Apache Spark, I continue where I left off in Part 1. Let’s have fun playing with data on a Spark Cluster. …
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New IBM Watson Data Platform and Data Science Experience
6 months ago

New IBM Watson Data Platform and Data Science Experience

Yesterday IBM announced a new IBM Watson Data Platform that combines the world’s fastest data ingestion engine touting speeds up to 100+GB/second with cloud data source, data science, and cognitive …
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Spark for Big Data Analytics [Part 1]
6 months ago

Spark for Big Data Analytics [Part 1]

In this Oceans of Data series, I will begin diving into Apache Spark. Spark is the most active open source project in big data according to Databricks latest survey with 1000+ contributors …
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Best Places for Data Science Jobs
7 months ago

Best Places for Data Science Jobs

Coming off of Strata + Hadoop World last week, there is no question that the field of data science is exponentially growing right now. If you did not get to attend …
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Predictive Model Data Prep: An Art and Science
9 months ago

Predictive Model Data Prep: An Art and Science

As promised in the Moving Beyond Data Visualization to Predictive Analytics article, I have collected the following predictive modeling data preparation tips for you. My intent is to enlighten and …
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Say Hello to Cortana Analytics Suite
2 years ago

Say Hello to Cortana Analytics Suite

This week at Microsoft’s World Partner Conference (WPC), more jaw dropping announcements were made for business intelligence and analytics fanatics. To be completely transparent with you, I still have not …
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Maximizing ROI with Prescriptive Analytics
3 years ago

Maximizing ROI with Prescriptive Analytics

Note: The article below was originally developed gratis, free of charge, in February 2014 for an industry publication that has been restructuring. In case you are wondering, I do not accept payments …
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Alpine Data Labs Chorus 4.0
3 years ago

Alpine Data Labs Chorus 4.0

This past week has seemed like a former Microsoft Product/Program Management reunion!   I was honored today with a Qlik Sense briefing from the respected business intelligence mind, Donald Farmer. A …
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SAP Infinite Insight
3 years ago

SAP Infinite Insight

Since the SAP acquisition of KXEN in late 2013, I have been looking forward to seeing what SAP does with it.  In 2012, I was intrigued by the combination of …
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BeyeNETWORK Prescriptive Analytics Channel Series
3 years ago

BeyeNETWORK Prescriptive Analytics Channel Series

I am happy to announce the launch of my Prescriptive Analytics Channel on BeyeNETWORK. For those of you that are unfamiliar with Prescriptive Analytics, it is a decision science area …
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Predixion Enterprise Insight 3.1
3 years ago

Predixion Enterprise Insight 3.1

Recently I had the honor of walking through Predixion Insight 3.1 and getting a glimpse at upcoming 3.2 directly with Jamie MacLennan, Co-Founder and CTO at Predixion Software. I have …
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