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How adidas Transformed Analytics Platforms for Digital Scale
1 week ago

How adidas Transformed Analytics Platforms for Digital Scale

The exponential growth of data, digitization and internet connectivity is the “backbone” of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the digital transformation. Previously I covered this concept and how it will enable …
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Bring Your Own Data to Data Science Day
3 weeks ago

Bring Your Own Data to Data Science Day

Everyone once in a long while I break away for a day to share my analytics knowledge with peers. In a few weeks, I’ll be teaching an introduction to data …
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Industry Pulse May 2017 Highlights
1 month ago

Industry Pulse May 2017 Highlights

May 2017 has already filled the inbox and there is still two weeks left! To keep up with all the press releases flowing in, you can check my Alerts page …
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Secrets to Staying Relevant in Analytics
1 month ago

Secrets to Staying Relevant in Analytics

We live in an incredible era of extremely rapid, disruptive innovation. Globalization, accelerated technology change, infinite cloud scale, ubiquitous connectivity, and an internet of smart things powered by artificial intelligence …
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High Performance Analytics with GPU Acceleration
2 months ago

High Performance Analytics with GPU Acceleration

Several analytics vendors have highlighted graphics processing unit (GPU)-accelerated computing in recent analyst briefings including Kinetica, MapD, and Jedox. You also tend to hear about GPU when talking about Caffe, Torch and TensorFlow in …
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Advances in Affective Computing
2 months 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
2 months 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
3 months 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
3 months 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
4 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
4 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
4 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
5 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]
6 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]
8 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
8 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]
8 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
9 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
11 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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