Interview: Kirk Borne, Data Scientist, GMU on Decision Science as a Service and Data Science curriculum
We discuss Kirk's role at Syntasa, the concept of "Decision Science as a Service", key components of a well-designed Data Science education curriculum, advice for young aspirants and more.
on May 31, 2014 in Advice, Decision Making, Education, Interview, Kirk D. Borne, Skills, Syntasa
Preparing Industry for the Upcoming Data Deluge: PAW-Manufacturing 2014
Predictive analytics will become more powerful in industry as the data that computers collect and analyze in consumer and manufacturing contexts becomes more numerous.
on May 30, 2014 in Bala Deshpande, Manufacturing, PAW, Predictive Analytics, Quality Control
Interview: Kirk Borne, Data Scientist, GMU on Big Data in Astrophysics and Correlation vs. Causality
We discuss how to build the best data models, significance of correlation and causality in Predictive Analytics, and impact of Big Data on Astrophysics.
on May 30, 2014 in Correlation, Interview, Kirk D. Borne, Predictive Analytics, Recommendations
Data Mining Modern Languages
We examine the trends and implications in modern language enrollment in the United States, and also show an excellent example of using rCharts and ggplot2 for interactive visualization.
on May 30, 2014 in Data Visualization, Education, India, R, Spanish, Vivek Patil
Interview: Walter Maguire, Chief Field Technologist on HP Big Data Strategy and HAVEn
We discuss how HP views Big Data, capabilities of HP HAVEn, leveraging Big Data for improving customer experience, Analytics challenges, outsourcing criteria and current trends.
on May 28, 2014 in Business Intelligence, Customer Experience, Haven OnDemand, Infrastructure, Interview, Vertica, Walter Maguire
Interview: Martin Hack, CEO, Skytree on Industrializing Machine Learning for Big Data
We discuss the mission of Skytree, product strategy, complimentary consulting programs, recent trends, and current expectations from Machine Learning.
on May 26, 2014 in Advanced Analytics, Machine Learning, Martin Hack, Predictive Analytics, Skytree
Interview: Richard Wendell, VP, Data Science, TE Connectivity on the Role of Analytics in Organizations
We discuss organizational structure of data science team, making Analytics an integral component of all projects, future of Big Data and crucial soft-skills for aspiring practitioners.
on May 24, 2014 in Advanced Analytics, Advice, Data Science, Richard Wendell, TE Connectivity
Saxon Global, fast growing BI, Big Data, Cloud Service Provider
Why India is emerging as a powerhouse of Analytics, Big Data Applications, Privacy, What will replace Big Data, and more.
on May 24, 2014 in Applications, Big Data, India, Interview, Privacy, Saxon Global
Interview: Richard Wendell, VP, Data Science, TE Connectivity on Strategy for Analytics Projects
We discuss the last mile of the execution path of Analytics projects, five critical pillars of success and data-driven decision making through advanced analytics.
on May 23, 2014 in Advanced Analytics, Big Data Strategy, Project Fail, Richard Wendell, TE Connectivity
Data Literacy: Education for the Information Economy
Brian Liou discusses how data literacy adopts an even more important role for professionals in the data-driven world of today as seen in the interviews conducted for the Analytics Handbook.
on May 22, 2014 in Brian Liou, Hal Varian, Handbook, UC Berkeley
Interview: Dale Russell, CTO, Talksum on Building Talksum Router and Real-time Anaytics
We discuss challenges in building Talksum data stream solution, current trends in real-time analytics, advice for Data Science aspirants and more.
on May 21, 2014 in Advice, Analytics, Dale Russell, Data Management, Interview, Real-time, Talksum
Interview: Dale Russell, CTO, Talksum on Winning the IE Big Data Startup Award
We discuss Talksum data stream router and cross-domain networking with real-time data management using data streams.
on May 20, 2014 in Awards, Dale Russell, Data Management, IE Group, Interview, Startup, Talksum
Stacking the Deck: The Next Wave of Opportunity in Big Data
A leading venture capitalist explains why Big Data infrastructure market is mostly mature and where lies the next big area of opportunities related to Big Data.
on May 20, 2014 in Chip Hazard, Full Stack Analytics, Machine Learning, Network Effects, Startups, VC
Exclusive Interview: Michael O’Connell, Chief Data Scientist, TIBCO on How to Lead in Big Data
We discuss Big Data vs. Fast Data, Data Visualization trends, Jaspersoft acquisition, factors differentiating future leaders of Big Data and more.
on May 19, 2014 in Analytics Leader, Data Visualization, Interview, Michael O'Connell, Statistics, TIBCO
Interview: Gary Shorter, Director of Data Science, Quintiles on Big Data for Healthcare
We discuss the rising medical costs, how can Big Data help, key features of Quintiles Inforsario and Topological Data Analysis.
on May 15, 2014 in Data, Data Science, Gary Shorter, Healthcare, Interview, Medical, Quintiles
Interview: Prateek Jain, Director of Engineering, eHarmony on Fast Search and Sharding
We discuss Big Data architecture, fast multi-attribute searches, database sharding and scaling challenges at eHarmony.
on May 14, 2014 in eHarmony, Interview, MongoDB, Prateek Jain, Search Infrastructure, Sharding
Interview: George Corugedo, CTO, RedPoint on YARN and Customer Analytics
We discuss significance of YARN for Hadoop 2.0 platform, unique benefits of RedPoint Convergent Marketing Platform and Master Key Management for Customer Analytics.
on May 12, 2014 in Customer Analytics, George Corugedo, Hadoop 2.0, Interview, RedPoint, YARN
Interview: Arijit Sengupta, CEO, BeyondCore on Advanced Analytics and Big Data
We discuss traditional analytics vs. modern analytics, avoiding over-simplification, human-technology interaction for Big Data, challenges in democratizing analytics and more.
on May 9, 2014 in Advanced Analytics, Arijit Sengupta, BeyondCore, High-dimensional, Interview
Interview: Xinghua Lou (Microsoft) on Mining Clinical Notes and Big Data in Healthcare
We discuss data mining of cancer clinical data, LDA topic model, challenges in mining clinical notes, big data in healthcare and more.
on May 7, 2014 in Healthcare, Interview, Machine Learning, Microsoft, Researchers, Xinghua Lou
Human Dynamics – Data Mining Mobile Phone Usage
Mobile phone usage contains a gold mine of insights. We examine what was learned about human social connections from the first-ever extensive study of social interactions in Mexico.
on May 6, 2014 in Algorithms, Carlos Sarraute, Communication, Data Mining, Phone Usage
Interview: Michael Brodie on Industry Lessons, Knowledge Discovery, and Future Trends
The last part of our exclusive interview focuses on Industry Lessons, Knowledge Discovery, Privacy Issues, Expected Technical Developments in next 5 years and more.
on May 6, 2014 in Big Data Privacy, Computing Reality, Data Science, Interview, Michael Brodie, QCRI
Employee Churn 202: Good and Bad Churn
This post extends the “quantitative scissors” approach to employee churn and examines the factors that underlie attrition cost.
on May 4, 2014 in Churn, Employee, GitHub, Pasha Roberts, Talent Analytics
Poincare Conjecture, Perelman way, and Topology of social networks
We examine the connections between the $1 million proof of Poincare conjecture by a reclusive math genius and the topological behavior and information diffusion over social networks.
on May 3, 2014 in Mathematics, Social Networks, Topology
Interview: Vasanth Kumar, Principal Data Scientist, Live Nation
We discuss challenges in analyzing bursty data, real-time classification, relevance of statistics and advice for newcomers to Data Science.
on May 2, 2014 in Advice, Classification, Live Nation, Statistics, Vasanth Kumar