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Additions to KDnuggets Directory in August


New big lists of Data APIs, Hubs, Marketplaces; Government and Public Data sources; New education options, Big data meetings, Analytics software, and Data mining solutions.



Date: Sep 01, 2013

In Datasets

In Datasets :: APIs, Marketplaces, and Platforms

  • AggData, aggregate data in 15+ categories, with a focus on location data, like Starbucks locations.
  • BigML Azure Data Marketplace widget
  • CKAN, the world leading open-source data portal platform, aimed at data publishers (national and regional governments, companies and organizations) wanting to make their data open and available.
  • DataHub.io, free data management platform from the Open Knowledge Foundation: publish, search, and get updates about data.
  • DataProvider, crawls the web to create a database of information about companies.
  • Exversion, search 100K+ datasets, consume them through one simple API or upload your own data to collaborate, publish, or share.
  • Factual location platform enriches mobile location signals with definitive global data, enabling personalized and contextually relevant mobile experiences.
  • Figshare, a platform for researchers: figures, datasets, media, papers, and presentations can be published in a citable, searchable, and shareable way.
  • Freebase, a community-curated database of well-known people, places, and things.
  • Knoema, provides statistical profiles, commodity prices, and other data for countries around the world.
  • Marinexplore.org, a platform to explore, discover, and share public ocean data.
  • OpenDataSoft, a cloud-based platform for seamless and unlimited data re-use.
  • OSDC: Open Science Data Cloud Repository, for very large public data sets of scientific interest.
  • Zanran, search the web for data and statistics.
  • Big Data Startups Public Data platforms.
  • BigML Data Marketplaces and Data Hubs bundle and

In Datasets :: Government and Public Data

In Education :: Certificates

In Education :: Online and web-based

In Education :: USA/Canada

In Meetings

In Software :: BI, Database and OLAP

  • Logi Analytics offers low-cost web-based BI and analytic applications that can be embedded and integrated.

In Software :: Data Transformation, Data Cleaning

  • OpenRefine (ex-Google Refine), a powerful tool for working with messy data, cleaning it, transforming it from one format into another, extending it with web services, and linking it to databases like Freebase.

In Software :: Social network analysis, Link analysis, Visualization

  • Idiro SNA Plus, social network analysis platform, supports Hadoop and Big Data.

In Software :: Text Analysis, Text Mining and Information Retrieval

  • IKANOW Infinit.e, all-in-one big data analytics solution for harvesting and analyzing both structured and unstructured data, including social media data from Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.
  • IKANOW Infinit.e open source Community Edition, a scalable framework for collecting, storing, processing, retrieving, analyzing, and visualizing unstructured documents and structured records.

In Software :: Visualization

In Solutions :: Risk Analysis and Credit Scoring

  • Big Data Scoring, successfully created the first credit scoring model based on Facebook data.
  • Brinqa, a provider of an integrated risk analytics platform, for minimizing enterprise risk, meeting regulatory mandates and increasing the operational efficiency.

In Solutions :: Stock Analysis

  • Oxford Capital Strategies, develops systematic strategies for futures, equities, ETFs, and cash markets and provides tools for financial forecasting.
  • Social Market Analytics, extracts signal from Twitter noise and uses Twitter sentiment for trading.