Massachusetts releases Big Data Report 2014
Massachusetts Big Data Report 2014 (free download) highlights state successes, including almost 500 Big Data companies, $2.5B invested, 5600 students graduating from 14 data science-related programs, and identifies key priorities and growth opportunities.
on Apr 30, 2014 in Big Data, Industry, Innovation, Massachusetts, Report
KDnuggets 14:n10, Data Scientist Salary examined; Big Data Highlights; Michael Brodie Interview
Latest analytics/data mining news, including Features, Opinions, Software, News, Webcasts, Courses, Meetings, Jobs, Academic positions, Publications, Top Tweets, and CFP.
on Apr 30, 2014 in Cartoon, Data Scientist, Medicare, Michael Brodie
9 Free Books for Learning Data Mining and Data Analysis
Whether you are learning data science for the first time or refreshing your memory or catching up on latest trends, these free books will help you excel through self-study.
on Apr 29, 2014 in Alex Ivanovs, Algorithms, Analysis, Data Mining, Free ebook, Programming
Where are your users? Geo-localization with KNIME
Learn how KNIME can help you improve user understanding through Geo-localization of IP addresses and dynamic visualization. Access free white paper for more details.
on Apr 28, 2014 in Data Visualization, free download, Geo-Localization, Knime, Rosaria Silipo
Data Mining Medicare Data – What Can We Find?
Medicare released detailed reimbursement data for 2012: $77 billion paid to more than 880,000 health care providers, by doctor and procedure.We take an initial look and find large variances and potential indicators of fraud.
on Apr 24, 2014 in Data Mining, Fraud Detection, Healthcare, Medicare
New Book: Social Media Mining – free PDF download
Social Media Mining integrates social media, social network analysis, and data mining to enable students, practitioners, researchers, and managers to understand the basics and potentials of this field.
on Apr 22, 2014 in Book, Free ebook, Huan Liu, Social Media, Social Media Analytics
Data Workflows for Machine Learning
Paco Nathan compares several open source frameworks for Machine Learning workflows, including KNIME, IPython Notebook and related libraries, Cascading, Cascalog, and Spark/MLbase, and proposes 9 criteria to evaluate the best alternatives.
on Apr 20, 2014 in Data Workflow, IPython, Knime, Machine Learning, Paco Nathan
KDnuggets 14:n09: Top LinkedIn Groups in 2014; Big Data Vendor Analysis; Teaching Machine Learning
Latest analytics, data mining, and data science stories, including Features, Opinions, Software, News, Webcasts, Courses, Meetings, Jobs, Academic positions, Publications, Tweets, CFP.
on Apr 16, 2014 in Big Data Vendors, EMC, LinkedIn, Startups, Timeline
Data Analytics Handbook – Interviews with Data Scientists and Tech Leaders, free download
A young team of UC Berkeley students produced a Data Analytics Handbook - free to download, featuring interviews with data scientists and tech leaders from leading companies including LinkedIn, Cloudera, Facebook, Yelp, and Flurry.
on Apr 12, 2014 in Cloudera, Data Analytics, Facebook, Handbook, Interview, LinkedIn, Yelp
Vincent Granville Data Science Book
The Data Science book from Analytic Bridge founder Vincent Granville shows you what employers want and the skill set that separates the quality data scientist from other IT professionals.
on Apr 12, 2014 in Analytic Bridge, Book, Vincent Granville
Big Data Vendor Analysis
The Big Data market in hardware, software, and services reached $18.6 billion in 2013. We analyze the vendor data and identify 4 main clusters of Big Data companies.
on Apr 10, 2014 in Big Data Market, Big Data Services, Big Data Software, IBM, Palantir, SAP, SAS, Wikibon
Interactive Big Data Timeline
A very interesting interactive Big Data timeline takes you from the beginning of information overload in 1880s to Business Intelligence, World Wide Web, Hadoop, Cloud, and more.
on Apr 8, 2014 in 3Vs of Big Data, ERP, Gil Press, Hadoop, IBM, Information Overload, Timeline
Book Review: Data Just Right
An introduction to technology and software at play in the current quest to define the Big Data Analytics computing paradigm, the book Data Just Right is reviewed in detail here.
on Apr 7, 2014 in Apache Mahout, Book, Hadoop, Machine Learning, Pig, Python, R, Review
Three ways to extract business value from analytics
Data Driven Business recently interviewed 9 corporate analytics experts from companies like Johnson & Johnson, L’Oreal Paris, and Google about current trends in analytics and what companies should focus on in 2014 and found 3 main area of focus.
on Apr 4, 2014 in Business Value, Data Integration, Data Leadership, Decision Making, Personalization
KDnuggets 14:n08, Is Data Scientist the right career path for you? FiveThirtyEight stumbles
Latest analytics/data mining news, including candid advice on Data Scientist career, FiveThirtyEight stumbles on climate change, Boston Panel on Next Big Thing in Big Data, and White House/MIT Big Data Privacy Workshop report.
on Apr 3, 2014 in Big Data, Career, Data Scientist, FiveThirtyEight, MIT, Next Big Thing, Privacy, White House
Book: Visual Analytics of Movement
This new book is about the exciting possibilities created by visual analytics for anyone interested in understanding movement, analyzing movement, or simply make decisions influenced by the way people, animals, and objects move.
on Apr 2, 2014 in Book, Developers, Movement, Researchers, Spatial, Visual Analytics
Forrester Research: Build Trusted Data with Data Quality
Key takeaways of the report include: How managing data quality brings IT and the business closer together, Different data quality definitions, and advantages of transparency in data quality.
on Apr 1, 2014 in Data Quality, Forrester, Lavastorm, Report