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  • Introducing Cloud Hosted Deep Learning Models

    ...ne of these top tech company? Very few people in the world know how to use these tools. “Machine learning is a complicated field,” S. Somasegar says, venture partner at Madrona Venture Group and the former head of Microsoft’s Developer Division. “If you look up the Wikipedia page on deep learning,...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/07/algorithmia-cloud-hosted-deep-learning-models.html

  • Stacking the Deck: The Next Wave of Opportunity in Big Data

    ...on some of my comments from the conference. Importantly, the lens through which I make these observations is from our role as a seed and early stage venture capital investor, which means we are looking at where market opportunities will develop over the next 3-5 years, not necessarily where the...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/05/stacking-deck-next-wave-opportunity-big-data.html

  • 2013 Nov: Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining and Data Science Posts

    ...Science and its Relationship to Big Data, The Quantified Self, and Apache Drill: Interactive Ad-Hoc Analysis at Scale. Top KDnuggets tweets, Nov 4-5: Venture capital in an age of algorithms; Stanford Big Data Mining Courses Online - Nov 6, 2013. Venture capital in an age of algorithms: using data...

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  • 2013 Nov Publications: Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining and Data Science

    ...Science and its Relationship to Big Data, The Quantified Self, and Apache Drill: Interactive Ad-Hoc Analysis at Scale. Top KDnuggets tweets, Nov 4-5: Venture capital in an age of algorithms; Stanford Big Data Mining Courses Online - Nov 6, 2013. Venture capital in an age of algorithms: using data...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/11/publications.html

  • KDnuggets™ News 13:n27, Nov 13

    ...g, health applications Top KDnuggets tweets, Nov 4-5: Venture capital in an age of algorithms; Stanford Big Data Mining Courses Online - Nov 6, 2013. Venture capital in an age of algorithms: using data science to fund startups; Stanford Big Data Mining, Finance, Statistics Courses Online; How data...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/n27.html

  • Mining Massive Datasets, free Stanford online course, starts Oct 11

    ...uthor of the Stanford Network Analysis Platform, a general-purpose network analysis and graph mining library. Anand Rajaraman, a serial entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and academic, based in Silicon Valley. He founded two successful startups, Junglee (acquired by Amazon) and Kosmix (acquired by...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/09/stanford-mining-massive-datasets-course.html

  • Meet the 11 Big Data & Data Science Leaders on LinkedIn

    ...back then were leads of data and analytics efforts at LinkedIn and Facebook respectively. DJ frequently shares content on LinkedIn. 5. Tomasz Tunguz, Venture Capitalist at Redpoint - 172K Tomasz Tunguz is a Partner at Redpoint Ventures where he works with Axial, Looker, Electric Imp, Expensify,...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/05/10-big-data-data-science-leaders-linkedin.html

  • Deep Conversations: Lisha Li, Principal at Amplify Partners

    ...is sometimes lends itself to quantifying uncertainty (and, allowing for fuzziness). I really mean Math in this very broad sense.   JM: How about Investing? How do you view investing in Machine Learning using your Math lens? LL: I think we have a pretty long view on Machine Learning startups....

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2018/05/deep-conversations-lisha-li-amplify-partners.html

  • January 2015 Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Acquisitions and Startups Activity

    ...2: .@Sisense, a leader in #BigData analytics for business users, triples revenue for 4th year in a row #BigDataCo t.co/hlkgFrjFrx Jan 09: Cisco is to invest €200K in a #BigData joint venture with Irish data management company Asystec #BigDataCo t.co/KcoHzUx0Eb Jan 01: CallRail, Phone call...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/02/january-analytics-big-data-science-company-activity.html

  • November 2014 Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Acquisitions and Startups Activity

    ...ct when you'll quit your #job t.co/gfnmcqsbez #Prediction #Analytics #BigDataCo http://t.co/bIs0RkaDvq Nov 10: Highspot Secures $9.6 Million Series A Investment Round Led by Madrona Venture Group t.co/PELXOSEKk3 #BigData #BigDataCo #Funding Nov 10: Mojio: #BigData on vehicles plus an open platform...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/12/november-analytics-big-data-science-company-activity.html

  • BattleFin Big Data Combine competition

    ...our industry. In anticipation we are launching our biggest initiative yet! We want to put crowdsourcing and big data to the test, we are launching a venture capital initiative to invest in early stage predictive models used to design innovative liquid hedge fund strategies. Finalists for our...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/09/battlefin-big-data-combine-competition.html

  • Data Mining / Analytic News Briefs, Mar 2013

    ...g Data. Big Data generates Big Returns, says VC Roger Ehrenberg - Mar 15, 2013. An interview with Roger Ehrenberg, founder of venture capital firm IA Ventures is a leading investor in startups solely around a big data theme. Ehrenberg talks about Big data, what he looks for in firms he invests,...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/03/news-briefs.html

  • Top Big Data VC Investors

    ...billion in funding since 2008, with the bulk of financing in 2011 and 2012. According to CB Insights blog, here are the top 10 venture companies that invest in Big Data, and the number of their unique investments in Big Data related companies: SV Angel, 14 Big Data companies, including Quora,...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/03/top-big-data-vc-investors.html

  • DemandBase: Data Engineer

    ...market and sell to their customers online and has delivered impressive financial results to businesses like HP, American Express, Intel, and Dell. We invest heavily in our people and community, and thrive on a work-hard, play-hard quality of life. Demandbase is financed by leading Silicon Valley...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/14/05-06-demandbase-data-engineer.html

  • Data Mining / Analytic News, Sep 2013

    ...ols with a statistical background. BattleFin Big Data Combine competition - Sep 3, 2013. To test crowdsourcing and big data, BattleFin is launching a venture capital initiative to invest in early stage predictive models used to design innovative liquid hedge fund strategies. Top news in August: The...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/09/index.html

  • KDnuggets™ News 13:n08, Mar 27

    ...titors. Big Data generates Big Returns, says VC Roger Ehrenberg - Mar 15, 2013. An interview with Roger Ehrenberg, founder of venture capital firm IA Ventures is a leading investor in startups solely around a big data theme. Ehrenberg talks about Big data, what he looks for in firms he invests,...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/n08.html

  • KDnuggets™ News 13:n22, Sep 10

    ...something interesting and win 10K. BattleFin Big Data Combine competition - Sep 3, 2013. To test crowdsourcing and big data, BattleFin is launching a venture capital initiative to invest in early stage predictive models used to design innovative liquid hedge fund strategies. Publications LIONbook...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/n22.html

  • October 2014 Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Acquisitions and Startups Activity

    ...Technologies, Wireless Network Data Analytics Firm, for $30M t.co/bF3QQWbBoF Oct 15: Most effective mobile firms, with high-ranked app and the least investment raised - @CBinsights reports t.co/jJY5hS8qZU Oct 14: Map-D, SF #BigData visualization startup, raised $1.5M from Nvidia, Google Ventures,...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/11/october-analytics-big-data-science-company-activity.html

  • Schwab: Sr. Manager – Business Strategy and Analytics (Deposit Products)

    ...ion Main Street over Wall Street, and to help Americans transform themselves from earners to owners. Through advocacy and innovation, we work to make investing more affordable, accessible and understandable for all. As we enter our fifth decade, we are looking for talented, innovative and driven...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/14/12-17-schwab-senior-manager-business-strategy-analytics.html

  • Top stories for Sep 7-13: Hiring Data Scientists; MOOC – Process Mining

    ...ed Machine Learning Talks at Videolectures - Sep 11, 2014. Most Viewed Data Mining Talks at Videolectures - Sep 9, 2014. Founders of Yahoo! and MySQL Invest in Import.io - Sep 8, 2014. Most Viewed Text Mining Lectures - Sep 12, 2014. Upcoming Webcasts on Analytics, Big Data, Data Science - Sep 9...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/09/top-news-week-sep-7.html

  • Manufacturing Analytics Summit 2014 Chicago: Day 1 Highlights

    ...ormative Value Through Analytics". Manufacturing is generally under constant pressure to enhance quality and productivity to improve margins and fund investments in other parts of the business. Data analysis in conjunction with methodologies such as Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing have been...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/07/manufacturing-analytics-innovation-summit-2014-chicago-day1.html

  • HR & Workforce Analytics Innovation Summit 2014 Chicago: Day 2 Highlights

    ...n basic reporting whereas the latter focuses on advancing the art of qualitative research by spending quality time with data architecture team(s) and investing heavily in story-telling and data visualization. He emphasized that data analysis doesn’t always give the answer but it does help one know...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/06/hr-workforce-analytics-innovation-summit-2014-chicago-highlights-day2.html

  • The Hackathon Guide for Aspiring Data Scientists">Silver BlogThe Hackathon Guide for Aspiring Data Scientists

    ...4 reasons why you should go to a hackathon.   Beyond “modeling”   We, data science learners, tend to work alone or study alone. We tend to invest most of our time in data preprocessing and wangling. And we pour most of our energy into studying machine learning or deep learning...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2019/07/hackathon-guide-aspiring-data-scientists.html

  • Top KDnuggets tweets, Jan 22-28: The 5 Most Useful Techniques to Handle Imbalanced Datasets

    ...https://t.co/tGytTp7jx4 The 5 Most Useful Techniques to Handle Imbalanced Datasets - KDnuggets https://t.co/79zQsJ3PwN https://t.co/UrALtw4Ktn How to Invest like a Data Scientist https://t.co/RzaS7tflWz "Data Science is a mindset and skillset which can make you RICH through investment"...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2020/01/top-tweets-jan22-28.html

  • What’s the Best Data Strategy for Enterprises: Build, buy, partner or acquire?

    ...ieve the desired business results faster and more cost-efficiently. To get similar outcomes from building something inhouse, enterprises will have to invest more resources ( time & money) in developing it. It makes no sense unless the product is a strategic differentiator. Too many data...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2019/07/best-data-strategy-enterprises-build-buy-partner-acquire.html

  • How AI and Data Science is Changing the Utilities Industry

    ...a, AI or the two together to achieve a singular goal. However, as the technologies progress, there will be even more reasons for utility companies to invest in them to conquer known problems and improve operations.   Bio: Kayla Matthews discusses technology and big data on publications like...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2019/01/how-ai-data-science-changing-utilities-industry.html

  • MathWorks Deep learning workflow: tips, tricks, and often forgotten steps

    ...'s research agenda and goals, as well as the promises and deliverables associated with ongoing grants and contracts. Once you understand the problem, invest time searching the scientific literature and prior art, checking to see what the existing solutions are, how they have been documented, and...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2020/09/mathworks-deep-learning-workflow.html

  • 3 Reasons Big Data Projects Fail

    ...ked directly to a specific business goal or issue from the start. Learn how you can avoid these costly mistakes and help accelerate the transformation of Big Data to better insight in your organization.     *Gartner Survey reveals that 73 percent of organizations have invested or plan to...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/08/lavastorm-3-reasons-big-data-projects-fail.html

  • How Much Math do you need in Data Science?">Platinum BlogHow Much Math do you need in Data Science?

    ...ence and machine learning, mathematical skills are as important as programming skills. As a data science aspirant, it is therefore essential that you invest time to study the theoretical and mathematical foundations of data science and machine learning. Your ability to build reliable and efficient...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2020/06/math-data-science.html

  • 12-Hour Machine Learning Challenge: Build & deploy an app with Streamlit and DevOps tools">Gold Blog12-Hour Machine Learning Challenge: Build & deploy an app with Streamlit and DevOps tools

    ...Lessons Learned   1/ Be safe, be fast, be lazy. Automate tests before anything else. If you find yourself manually testing something regularly, invest a bit of time and automate it. Having automatic testing with PyTest and CircleCI saved so much headache. For an ML app, you should have two...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2020/02/machine-learning-challenge-build-deploy-app-streamlit-devops.html

  • Using Confusion Matrices to Quantify the Cost of Being Wrong

    ...88% 95% 7 points 8.0% Recall/Sensitivity 94% 99% 5 points 5.3% Specificity 50% 79% 29 points 58.0% Accuracy 85% 95% 10 points 11.8%   Return on Investment then equals: Reduction in False Positives from 10% to 4% (which saves $2,000 per occurrence) Reduction in False Negatives from 5% to 1%...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2018/10/confusion-matrices-quantify-cost-being-wrong.html

  • Rethinking Mentoring In Data Science

    ...eal and often earned connection felt by both sides. Studies show that mentors select proteges based on performance and potential. Intuitively, people invest in those who stand out for their talent or who can really benefit from help. Mentors continue to invest when mentees use their time well and...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2019/07/rethinking-mentoring-data-science.html

  • How to Balance the Load on a Data Team

    ...ries are calculated. The same with metrics: SQL definitions will be very complex on a raw data model and very simple on an analytical data model. So, investment in data modeling is a key point at earlier stages of data initiative. Business users can’t expect immediate turnaround before the ground...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2018/07/balance-load-data-team.html

  • What is the importance of Dark Data in Big Data world?

    …hnology constraints. In a sense, this failure to use dark data also makes big data collection, which is a big exercise, a partial failure. Though the investments needed to tap dark data potential may be costly, the effort is worth the investment. And, even if companies choose to just sit on dark…

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/11/importance-dark-data-big-data-world.html

  • 5 Warning Signs that Turn Off Data Science Hiring Managers

    ...ing, if you only know R or Python, you are limiting your career options.) I learned this lesson the hard way. I thought that if someone is willing to invest the time needed to master one programming language, then this person would find it easy to pick up a different language in the same...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/11/warning-signs-data-science-hiring-managers.html

  • Springboard: Data Science Job, Guaranteed

    ...ows what it takes to make it in data science. Springboard mentors lead data science teams at companies like LinkedIn, Jawbone and Coinbase. They will invest time to help you achieve your goals. This is a selective program for highly motivated career switchers, enrolling only 18% of all applicants....

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/08/springboard-data-science-job-guaranteed.html

  • Want a Data Science Job?

    ...knows what it takes to do cutting-edge work. Springboard mentors lead data science teams at companies like LinkedIn, Jawbone and Coinbase. They will invest time to help you achieve your goals. This is a selective program for highly motivated career switchers, enrolling only 16% of all applicants....

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2017/02/springboard-data-science-job.html

  • A Beginner’s Guide to Data Engineering  –  Part I">Silver BlogA Beginner’s Guide to Data Engineering  –  Part I

    ...fit. If you find that many of the problems that you are interested in solving require more data engineering skills, then it is never too late then to invest more in learning data engineering. This is in fact the approach that I have taken at Airbnb.   Building Data Foundations & Warehouses...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2018/01/beginners-guide-data-engineering-1.html

  • Predictive and Preventive Maintenance

    ...can be accomplished in limited time and resources and will be a good foundation for any type of analytics on maintenance data. Not everyone should do invest in predictive maintenance but investment in downtime calculations will always dividends in short and long term. Question generally asked is:...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2018/03/predictive-preventive-maintenance.html

  • Onboarding Your Machine Learning Program

    ...ext safety net is a whitelist. These are lists of items your models should ignore. In a perfect world, you wouldn’t need whitelists because you would invest the time engineering better features and retraining your model until it gets a specific example right. However, when you need to act now, you...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2018/04/onboarding-machine-learning.html

  • PredictionIO: Machine Learning Engineer (Evangelist)

    ...5,000 software developers. PredictionIO is backed by Stanford University's StartX, Mozilla's WebFWD and $2.5M funding from well-known Silicon Valley venture capital firms. Now is a great time to get involved! Why Should I Join? It is a rare opportunity to be the early hero of a fast-growing...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/15/02-26-predictionio-machine-learning-engineer-b.html

  • Active Data Mining, Data Science blogs

    ...geRank. Popular blogs also relevant to Business Analytics, Data Mining and Data Science Freakonomics blog, by Steven Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner. IA Ventures blog, by one of the leading Big Data venture capitalists Roger Roger Ehrenberg and his team Jeff Jonas blog, thoughts and resources on...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/02/active-data-mining-data-science-blogs.html

  • PredictionIO: Machine Learning Evangelist

    ...5,000 software developers. PredictionIO is backed by Stanford University's StartX, Mozilla's WebFWD and $2.5M funding from well-known Silicon Valley venture capital firms. Now is a great time to get involved! Why Should I Join? It is a rare opportunity to be the early hero of a fast-growing...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/15/02-04-predictionio-machine-learning-evangelist.html

  • Interview: Arno Candel, H2O.ai on the Basics of Deep Learning to Get You Started

    ...e to take the models directly into production (e.g., with Storm), which many enterprise customers find useful. H2O and its methods are also backed by venture capital and some of the most knowledgeable experts in Machine Learning: Stanford professors Trevor Hastie, Rob Tibshirani and Steven Boyd....

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/01/interview-arno-candel-0xdata-deep-learning.html

  • Big Data Could Revolutionize Healthcare. Will We Let it?

    ...tives already making a huge difference to our future. As the benefits become more tangible, the naysayers will change their tune. Venture capitalists invested nearly $700 million into US digital health startups in just the first quarter of 2014—that’s 87% year-over-year growth versus the first...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/01/big-data-revolutionize-healthcare.html

  • Feb 2015 Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Acquisitions and Startups Activity

    ...form for #security #analytics #BigDataCo t.co/x8HNzShKxt Feb 05: Manthan, India-based analytics solutions firm, closed Series D from Temasek, Norwest Venture Partners #BigDataCo t.co/nZ2ekwhQse Feb 02: SCIO Health Analytics buys Data Intelligence, UK-based provider of #analytics for pharma...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/03/february-analytics-big-data-science-company-activity.html

  • Blue Apron: Data Scientist

    ...hing we do. We are thrilled to be part of our customers' lives, cooking and creating experiences in their home kitchens. Where We Are Blue Apron is a venture-backed, e-commerce company based in New York City, with additional offices in our New Jersey, California and Texas Fulfillment Centers....

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/15/05-23-blueapron-data-scientist.html

  • Blue Apron: Data Engineer

    ...hing we do. We are thrilled to be part of our customers' lives, cooking and creating experiences in their home kitchens. Where We Are Blue Apron is a venture-backed, e-commerce company based in New York City, with additional offices in our New Jersey, California and Texas Fulfillment Centers....

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/15/05-23-blueapron-data-engineer.html

  • Blue Apron: Senior Data Scientist

    ...hing we do. We are thrilled to be part of our customers' lives, cooking and creating experiences in their home kitchens. Where We Are Blue Apron is a venture-backed, e-commerce company based in New York City, with additional offices in our New Jersey, California and Texas Fulfillment Centers....

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/15/05-23-blueapron-senior-data-scientist.html

  • Plotly: Online Dashboards That Update Your Data and Graphs

    ...tches the data from this URL whenever you load a graph. For example, the Quandl dataset we're looking at is here: www.quandl.com/api/v1/datasets/NVCA/VENTURE_3_10.csv Data Next we'll add a description of your visualization using Plotly's graph JSON. See our documentation to learn more. This...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/05/plotly-online-dashboards-update-data-graphs.html

  • Interview: Alison Burnham, Scorebig on Optimal, Real-time Pricing through Analytics

    ...nd full-price sales. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Calif., ScoreBig was founded in 2009 and is backed by U.S. Venture Partners and Checketts Partners Investment Fund. ScoreBig was recently recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Most Promising Companies and by Billboard as one of the 10 Best...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/05/interview-alison-burnham-scorebig-real-time-pricing.html

  • Big Data for the Common Good “Collider”, at Frankfurt / Berkeley

    ...text. At the heart of the UC Berkeley Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology is the concept of a Collider, a place where students, researchers, investors, entrepreneurs, and industry leaders can “collide” to create unexpected outcomes. In this case, the outcomes include: valuable skills for...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/04/big-data-common-good-frankfurt-berkeley.html

  • Algorithmia – How Marketplaces are Fostering Innovation?

    ...el who currently serve as the CEO and CTO respectively. The startup has raised $2.4 million in seed money from a group of investors including Madrona Venture Group, Deep Fork Capital, Rakuten Ventures, Oren Etzioni, and Charles Fitzgerald. Based in Seattle, Algorithmia is a cloud service for...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/04/algorithmia-marketplace-innovation.html

  • Top Big Data influencers of 2014, according to HadoopSphere

    ...700 followers.   Angel Investors: Naval Ravikant, Entrepreneur, angel investor, co-founder of AngelList. Data Collective, a seed and early stage venture capital fund that invests in big data companies.   Thought Leaders: Mike Olson, Chief Strategy Officer of Cloudera. Merv Adrian,...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/03/hadoopsphere-top-big-data-influencers-2014.html

  • Big Data Investment Keeps Climbing in 2013

    ...m 2008 to 2012, we'd seen $4.9 billion invested in Big Data companies but given 2013 activity-to-date, it's obvious that interest and activity levels are ramping up. The top 10 most active investors in Big Data over the last year are: Lightspeed Venture Partners New Enterprise Associates Battery...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/big-data-investment-keeps-climbing-in-2013.html

  • Accel launches 100M Big Data Fund 2 for the 2nd Wave of Big Data Startups

    ...ace is not set to die down any time soon - it's just about to enter into a new phase. Accelis announcing that it has dedicated $100 million for a new investment fund called Big Data Fund 2. The fund is the same size as Accel's first big data focused fund, which launched with $100 million back in...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/06/accel-100m-big-data-fund-2-2nd-wave-big-data-startups.html

  • Angoss acquired by Peterson Partners for $8.4 million

    ...ed by Angoss President and CEO Martin Galligan or his associates for $0.525 per share in cash. The common shares of Angoss were delisted from the TSX Venture Exchange at the close of business on April 29, 2013. "This transaction bolsters our financial position moving forward and enables us to...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/06/angoss-acquired-by-peterson-partners.html

  • Angoss acquired by Peterson Partners for $8.4 million

    ...ed by Angoss President and CEO Martin Galligan or his associates for $0.525 per share in cash. The common shares of Angoss were delisted from the TSX Venture Exchange at the close of business on April 29, 2013. "This transaction bolsters our financial position moving forward and enables us to...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/06/angoss-acquired-by-peterson-partners.html

  • Boston Data Festival and Next Trends in Big Data

    ...tetsky-Shapiro) moderated this panel. Some of the interesting points from the discussion: Chris Lynch said is very bullish on the Boston area and his investments are exclusively there. He believes that Boston ecosystem is second to none. Boston has 5,000 computer science graduates/year and 35 top...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/11/boston-data-festival-next-trends-big-data.html

  • Best Blogs for Data Miners and Data Scientists

    ...eking with Greg , by Greg Linden, inventor of Amazon recommendation engine and internet enterpreneur IA Ventures blog, by one of the leading Big Data venture capitalists Roger Ehrenberg and his team Occam's Razor, by Avinash Kaushik, brilliant Digital Marketing Evangelist at Google R-bloggers ,...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/04/best-blogs-for-data-miners-data-scientists.html

  • Data Scientist

    ...about our new approach to solving the problems of modern e-Commerce. We've just raised $7.5 million in Series A funding from one of the UK's biggest venture capitalists. Come and join the growing team as we embark on the brightest chapter in QuBit's history. Although we've now grown to more than...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/13/03-08-qubit-data-scientist.html

  • Staff Scientist

    ...ientist The Staff Scientist will join a top-flight R&D team with decades of deep academic and industry experience. As part of an industry-leading Venture-backed startup on a rapid growth path, s/he will be expected to juggle multiple responsibilities: s/he will be equally comfortable in...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/13/01-25-firstfuel-staff-scientist.html

  • Research Team – Research Engineer

    ...es. Good knowledge of some of these: Ruby, Rails, MySQL, Postgres, Java, Linux, R, Capistrano, Big Data _Contact_: Apply online. About Castlight: '#1 Venture-Backed Company' - Wall Street Journal 'A name you need to know in 2011' - Forbes Castlight Health is revolutionizing health care by bringing...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/13/01-11-castlighthealth-research-engineer.html

  • RapidMiner gets $5M funding, rebrands, plans expansion

    ...to industry standard for predictive analytics built on an open stack, today announced it closed a $5 million Series A funding round, led by Earlybird Venture Capital and Open Ocean Capital, which is backed by the founders of MySQL. The company will use the capital to expand domestic and...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/11/rapidminer-gets-5m-funding-rebrands-plans-expansion.html

  • Modeling Scientist/Engineer

    ...sOn's Global 250 Top Private Companies, Quantcast is used by the world's leading advertisers, the top 10 media agencies and 100+ million web destinations. Launched in 2006, Quantcast is headquartered in San Francisco and backed by Founders Fund, Polaris Venture Partners, Revolution Ventures and...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/13/03-27-quantcast-modeling-scientist-engineer.html

  • IBM Opens the Watson Cognitive Platform for Developers

    ...e. The move aims to spur innovation and fuel a new ecosystem of entrepreneurial software application providers - ranging from start-ups and emerging, venture capital backed businesses to established players. Together with IBM, these business partners share a vision for creating a new class of...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/11/ibm-opens-watson-cognitive-platform-for-developers.html

  • SDSC: Supercomputer Data Mining in San Diego

    ...ta Scientists split on whether Big Data reached the Hype Peak ) or is it still growing? NB: We've only scratched the tip of the Big Data iceberg. I'd venture to say that there are many sectors that don't yet realize the potential value hidden in their unstructured data. Even though Big Data has...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/09/sdsc-supercomputer-data-mining-san-diego.html

  • KDnuggets™ News 14:n14, Jun 10

    ...cs Summit 2014. Data Discovery to Real Business Value - INFORMS Conference, June 22-24, San Jose - May 30, 2014. Learn about how to achieve return on investment and real business value from your Big Data investments through the real-life case studies, insightful presentations, and lot more at the...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/n14.html

  • KDnuggets™ News 14:n12, May 21

    ...vernance, and the most widely used #BigData tool in the future. Stacking the Deck: The Next Wave of Opportunity in Big Data - May 20, 2014. 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...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/n12.html

  • KDnuggets™ News 13:n14, Jun 5

    ...appealing infographic focuses on Big Data in the enterprise, covering the revenue breakdown, main growth drivers, who are the big spenders, Big Data Investment sectors, and Big Data in Motion. JDMDH: New Journal of Data Mining and Digital Humanities, submissions due Jun 25 - May 25, 2013. Journal...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/n14.html

  • Boston Data Festival Celebrates Big Data Community, Nov 3-8

    ...BostonData Festival, www.bostondatafest.com , Nov 3 - 8. The events will be held at multiple locations: Thomson Reuters, Cambridge Innovation Center/Venture Café, Harvard Business School, hack/reduce, Microsoft NERD Center, DataXu, and Foley Hoag. There will a series of energetic and insightful...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/10/boston-data-festival-nov-3-8.html

  • 42 Big Data Startups

    ...Watch". Here are some of the startups, with more relevance to Analytics, Data Mining, and Data Science: You can also get more information on Big Data investments at SiSense Crunchbase dashboard. Here are the selected start-ups: Alpine Data Labs: data science solutions for Hadoop and Big Data, San...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/05/42-big-data-startups.html

  • SiSense Prism 10X In-Chip Analytics Data Monster

    ...ards. You can try SiSense dashboard online at CRUNCHANALYTICS Dashboard, which uses Crunchbase data for interactive visualizations of venture capital investments and startups. (See also our analysis of Crunchbase/SiSense interactive startup dashboard: Are Big Data investments declining in 2013?)...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/05/sisense-prism-10x-analytics-faster-than-in-memory-using-in-chip-technology.html

  • Coursera Andrew Ng on Online Revolution: Education for Everyone

    …king this one of the largest experiments in online education ever performed. Since the beginning of 2012, we have transitioned this effort into a new venture, Coursera, a social entrepreneurship company whose mission is to make high-quality education accessible to everyone by allowing the best…

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/08/coursera-andrew-ng-on-online-revolution-education-for-everyone.html

  • Big Data Investment Keeps Climbing in 2013

    …m 2008 to 2012, we’d seen $4.9 billion invested in Big Data companies but given 2013 activity-to-date, it’s obvious that interest and activity levels are ramping up. The top 10 most active investors in Big Data over the last year are: Lightspeed Venture Partners New Enterprise Associates Battery…

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/08/big-data-investment-keeps-climbing-2013.html

  • Additions to KDnuggets Directory in April

    ...nalyticBridge, What's the Big Data, by Gil Press. Gil covers the Big Data space and also writes a column on Big Data and Business in Forbes. FiveThirtyEight Blogby Nate Silver, a very popular and non-technical blog covering analytics applied mainly to politics and sports. IA Ventures blog, by one...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/05/added-to-kdnuggets-in-april.html

  • Skytree Launches Second Opinion Predictive Analytics Program

    ...hallenges such as lead scoring and churn prediction. Skytree launched its flagship analytics software platform, Skytree Server, in February 2012 with investment from USVP, Javelin Venture Partners, UPS and Samsung. The company has assembled the "Who's Who" of Big Data analytics for its advisory...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/09/skytree-launches-second-opinion-predictive-analytics-program.html

  • Senior Hadoop Engineer, Machine Learning

    …mp; early investor in Admob), Kathy Leake (co-founder Media6Degrees), and Michael Muse; and is backed by Cava Capital, Vodafone Ventures, Metamorphic Ventures, Extreme Venture Partners, Progress Ventures, Jim Pallotta and others. LocalResponse works with Fortune 500 advertisers such as Audi,…

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/13/07-23-localresponse-senior-hadoop-engineer.html

  • ASE International Conference on Big Data Science 2014: Day 2 Highlights

    ...rd singularity because you start to remove redundancy. She suggested following to succeed in a high failing rate environment: Diversity of solutions: venture capital model Expect failure, “fail fast” Leverage “Big Data” combined with mobile/interactive technologies Crowd source (internal as well as...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/08/ase-conference-big-data-science-day2.html

  • Interview: Santhosh Adayikkoth, CEO, BigInfo Labs on Big Data perception and learning Big Data skills

    ...Q5. How do you think Big Data is being perceived by the C-level executives of large firms? What are their biggest concerns regarding scaling up their investment in Big Data? SA: Like I said before, I think there is a very good understanding about Big Data among CXOs today. I’d even venture to say a...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/06/interview-santhosh-adayikkotth-ceo-biginfo-labs-big-data-perception-skills.html

  • Data Science Last Mile

    ...xt of how business intelligence has been conducted over the past 30 years. For example, a new comer to the space, Trifacta, recently announced a $25M venture round that is applying predictive analytics to the data to help improve the feature creation step. Its a very good area to focus considering...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/06/data-science-last-mile.html

  • FirstFuel: Data Scientist

    ...erview: The Staff Scientist will join a top-flight R&D team with decades of deep academic and industry experience. As part of an industry-leading Venture-backed startup on a rapid growth path, s/he will be expected to juggle multiple responsibilities: s/he will be equally comfortable in...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/14/05-16-firstfuel-data-scientist.html

  • July 2014 Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Acquisitions and Startups Activity

    ...ytics Corp, makers of software for solving complex power/energy problems buff.ly/1o5eVpm Jul 29: Peel-Works, Mumbai-bases SaaS and #BigData analytics venture, gets $2M from IDG Ventures, Inventus buff.ly/1n06Zko Jul 29: ThetaRay, Tel-Aviv Cyber Security and #BigData Innovator, closes $10M Series B...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/08/july-analytics-big-data-science-company-activity.html

  • Nomis Solutions: Principal, Business Analytics

    ...allenges at banks every day. We deliver mission critical customer, pricing, and product mix insights that benefit banks and their customers. We are a venture-backed and pre-IPO company with the vision to transform consumer banking and play table tennis along the way. Who You Are You are the angel...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/14/09-03-nomissolutions-principal-business-analytics.html

  • Catalytic DS: Biomedical Text Mining Developer

    ...ntact_: jerod@catalyticds.com Position Type: Full-time (preferred), Part-time (possible), Onsite or Remote Company Description Catalytic DS Inc. is a venture capital backed start-up developing cloud-based computing solutions that enable researchers to utilize biomedical information that is...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/14/10-16-catalyticds-biomedical-text-mining-developer.html

  • Data Mining / Analytic Publications News, May 2013

    ...nalysis on ENRON emails JDMDH: New Journal of Data Mining and Digital Humanities, submissions due Jun 25 - May 25, 2013. Journal of Data Mining & Digital Humanities will publish original research, review papers with the focus on Digital Humanities Data. First issue is planned in August, and...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/05/publications-news.html

  • Skyhigh Networks: Data Scientist – Big Data

    ...rk environment. Most importantly, we all check our egos at the door. Skyhigh Networks is backed by Sequoia Capital and Greylock Partners, two leading venture capital firms in the Silicon Valley and was named as a hot new startup by Business Insider, Network World and Cloud Computing Magazine. We...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/14/09-16-skyhighnetworks-data-scientist.html

  • Learning and Teaching Machine Learning: A Personal Journey

    ...ospect, I’d say that subject’s complexity stems from its dimensionality, and although I’m sure some (or most) will disagree with the particulars, I’d venture to put a rough estimate on the dimensionality of ML at 9, or to put it mathematically, dim⁡(ML)= Math + 3, with Math = 6. What I mean is that...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/04/learning-teaching-machine-learning-personal-journey.html

  • BlueJeans: Senior Data Analyst – Business Insights

    ...is located at our HQ in Mountain View, CA. What you will be doing ... Care deeply about the story the numbers tell and independently perform in-depth investigations of data problems employing statistical skills and developing predictions. Develop and deliver synthesized predictive research findings...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/14/07-01-bluejeans-senior-data-analyst-business-insights.html

  • DataSift: Data Scientist

    ...worldwide with offices in San Francisco, New York and Reading, UK. We're well funded by amazing investors, including Scale Venture Partners, Upfront Ventures and IA Ventures. We plan on doubling in size over the next year, so we need your help! If you're up to the challenge, keep reading and...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/14/01-19-datasift-data-scientist.html

  • FirstFuel: Data Scientist

    ...ientist The Staff Scientist will join a top-flight R&D team with decades of deep academic and industry experience. As part of an industry-leading Venture-backed startup on a rapid growth path, s/he will be expected to juggle multiple responsibilities: s/he will be equally comfortable in...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/14/01-16-firstfuel-data-scientist.html

  • December Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Companies and Startups Activity

    ...ines #BigData with Credit 'Traffic School' buff.ly/1jJzB3e Flurry, provider of mobile analytics, raises $12.5M buff.ly/1iQQL0S Quovo raises $1.4M for investment analytics - to help investors analyze their financial data buff.ly/18QIS7m See also Analytics, Big Data, and Data Mining companies...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/01/december-analytics-big-data-mining-company-activity.html

  • Data Elite: Andreessen Horowitz Big Data incubator

    ...13. A new Big Data lab called Data Elite was announced on Thursday, backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Joe Lonsdale's Formation8 and a group of other top venture and tech leaders. The new lab in the SoMa district of San Francisco will nurture between five and 10 Big Data startups at a time, funding...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/10/data-elite-andreessen-horowitz-big-data-incubator.html

  • Viewpoint: How analytics will drive the future

    ...ilities to create and use predictive information. There are seven stages of development for predictive analytic capabilities, and each has a level of investment and an expected return. The companies with the most mature capabilities will have invested in all seven stages shown in the illustration...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/02/viewpoint-how-analytics-will-drive-future.html

  • 10 Emerging Analytics Startups in India

    ...ofessionals with long experience in predictive analytics and related technologies. Ideal Analytics Ideal Analytics is an Indo-French Technology Joint Venture Company that has its Corporate HQ and Office in Kolkata, India and the European Office in Paris, France. It gives business users an intuitive...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/02/10-emerging-analytics-startups-india.html

  • Nate Silver FiveThirtyEight tackles Climate Change, fails on Data Science

    ...idential results in all US 50 states in 2012 (although he got lucky on Florida). Nate leveraged his success and moved from NYTimes to a new, expanded venture, FiveThirtyEight.com, based at ESPN, where he hired additional staff and plans to cover not only sports and politics - his traditional...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/03/nate-silver-fivethirtyeight-climate-change-fails-data-science.html

  • KDnuggets Exclusive: Part 2 of the interview with Paco Nathan

    ...culture data+analytics — almost at the level of dissertation work, as a side project, waiting for proper timing. Two years ago I mentioned this among investors at a cocktail party and drew much laughter. Frankly, agriculture as a sector is extremely conservative and has about a 10­year cycle for...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/03/exclusive-paco-nathan-mesosphere-big-data-player-part2.html

  • February Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining companies and startups activity

    ...ata buff.ly/1dk2FrF Bottomline Technologies buys for $8M Rationalwave Analytics, an early stage predictive analytics company buff.ly/1dk1fNR 300, New Venture to mine Twitter data to find music next Big Thing buff.ly/1gElOw9 Localytics, App Analytics firm, raises $17 M, its platform is used on 20K...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/03/february-analytics-big-data-mining-company-activity.html

  • Boston AnalyticsWeek: Big Data and Analytics Unconference, March 24-28

    ...that helped enterprises solve the problem around data deluge, but not much dialog has happened around Analytics that makes the big data problem worth investing in. The world hasn’t moved much from the talk around big data to building a new level of science that handle those data into actionable...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/03/boston-analyticsweek-big-data-unconference-march-24-28.html

  • Big Data & Analytics for Retail Summit 2014 Chicago: Day 2 Highlights

    ...se factors separately, however, in real life, they all act simultaneously. Decoding this simultaneous effect is critical to better understand how any investment to drive sales is actually performing. Understanding the full picture is vital to have an insights driven supply chain. Shoppers have many...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/10/big-data-analytics-retail-summit-chicago-day2.html

  • September 2014 Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Acquisitions and Startups Activity

    ...29: Hootsuite, Vancouver Social Media Analytics platform, closes $60 M round, led by Fidelity?, plans IPO t.co/RIbujNBnSj Sep 28: SurveyMonkey first Investment - Leads Mobile App CRM Solution Provider Apptentive $5.3M Series A t.co/aN9QVVoceB Sep 28: Bionym raises $14M Series A for Its Heartbeat...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/10/september-analytics-big-data-science-company-activity.html

  • Data Scientist: Owning Up to the Title

    ...but not the 'guiding light' that leads us to objective discovery. We cannot equate data science to a particular discipline or tool, because it is the investigation and the development of models that make us scientists. Tools, practices and languages can be learned, but having a passion and mind for...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/12/data-scientist-owning-up-title.html

  • Making Sense of Public Data – Wrangling Jeopardy

    ...o rapidly expand business growth and brand awareness. Related: Making Sense of Public Data – Wrangling Jeopardy – Part 2 Founders of Yahoo! and MySQL Invest in Import.io Trifacta – Tackling Data Wrangling with Automation and Machine Learning June 2014 Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Acquisitions...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/10/trifacta-data-wrangling-jeopardy.html

  • DIY Crawlers vs. Crawlers as Service

    ...arch and development of future products. Ran, one of the founders of Buzzilla LTD, has 20 years of experience in technology development and customer/server-related systems. Related: ‘Magic’ – Quickest Way to Turn Webpage Into Data Founders of Yahoo! and MySQL Invest in Import.io Making Sense of...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/12/diy-crawlers-vs-crawlers-as-service.html

  • ‘Magic’ – Quickest Way to Turn Webpage Into Data

    ...p app, which uses an intuitive point-and-click step to help the user train the data they want. Related: Salaries in IT – Scrape, refine, and plot case study Making Sense of Public Data – Wrangling Jeopardy Founders of Yahoo! and MySQL Invest in Import.io...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/11/import-io-magic-webpage-data.html

  • Interview: Cliff Lyon, Stubhub on Mastering the Art of Recommendation and Personalization Analytics

    ...with the simplest version of the system you can. Once you establish that you’re headed in the right direction, and you have a baseline, then you can invest as much time and effort as you like deepening various aspects of the system. AR: Q2. What approach do you recommend for the selection of the...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/07/interview-cliff-lyon-stubhub-recommendation-personalization-analytics.html

  • Manufacturing Analytics Summit 2014 Chicago: Day 2 Highlights

    ...sistent. In its pursuit to harness technology to meet these challenges, Caterpillar has developed various systems to collect and transform data using digital manufacturing and immersive technologies to support lean product and factory development. He described how his firm is doing low cost data...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/07/manufacturing-analytics-innovation-summit-2014-chicago-day2.html

  • AI Says Data Scientists Not So Sexy in 2015

    ...l demand more from their data than the elusive “big insight” that data scientists keep promising but haven’t been able to deliver. They will decrease investments in human-powered data science and adopt scalable automation solutions that understand data, unlock insights trapped in it and then...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/01/ai-says-data-scientists-not-so-sexy-2015.html

  • Domino – A Platform For Modern Data Analysis

    By Nick Elprin (Founder, Domino Data Lab) As more organizations invest in maturing their analytical capabilities, data scientists are increasingly applying best practices from software engineering to make their workflows easier to manage (e.g., version control). Unfortunately, data analysis and...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/06/domino-platform-modern-data-analysis.html

  • Interview: Michael Berthold, KNIME Founder, on Research, Creativity, Big Data, and Privacy, Part 2

    ...am curious to see how the algorithm development will change in the coming years - we are working on something called "Widened Data Mining", where we invest distributed resources not to speed up analysis but to find better results. I think in the long run we will need to revisit some of the...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/08/interview-michael-berthold-knime-research-big-data-privacy-part2.html

  • Top KDnuggets tweets, Sep 3-9: What is Big Data – definitions from thought leaders

    ...egression vs clustering vs dim. reduction t.co/8Ncd5Wj1yZ Most Viewed Data Mining Talks at Videolectures t.co/bFMSZ54Awg Founders of Yahoo! and MySQL Invest in Import.io t.co/6QwntUVrNu 12 #BigData Definitions, compared by @GilPress - What's Yours? t.co/xNDtoYhFuT How the Super-Rich use...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/09/top-tweets-sep03-09.html

  • Exclusive Interview: Imran Siddiqi, SAP on Why the Business needs Ambitious Big Data Use Cases

    ...d expect to see over a period of time. Second point I'm making is that a big data capability really pays out when you scale it up. Once you decide to invest in the people, skills and culture, in the right standards and processes, in the platform and tools, then to scale it you need to ensure that...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/09/interview-imran-siddiqi-sap-big-data-use-cases.html

  • Data Science and Big Data: Two very Different Beasts

    …nization’s dynamic environment is what it means to compete using data. Understanding the distinction between Data Science and Big Data is critical to investing in a sound data strategy. For organizations looking to utilize their data as a competitive asset, the initial investment should be focused…

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/07/data-science-big-data-different-beasts.html

  • In Machine Learning, What is Better: More Data or better Algorithms

    …my opinion, better data is always better. There is no arguing against that. So any effort you can direct towards “improving” your data is always well invested. The issue is that better data does not mean more data. As a matter of fact, sometimes it might mean less! Think of data cleansing or…

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/06/machine-learning-more-data-better-algorithms.html

  • Cloud Machine Learning’s Ostrich Mania & Uncanny Valley

    ...ll demand the birds. Unlike tulip mania, where consumers drove a speculative bubble, ostrich mania more closely resembles the dot-com bubble in which investors drove up the price of technology companies, anticipating that they would some how justify their incredible valuations in the future. It's...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/05/cloud-machine-learning-ostrich-mania-uncanny-valley.html

  • Standardizing the World of Machine Learning Web Service APIs

    ...l following. But this variety works against more widespread adoption of ML techniques, since any potential new user (individual or organisation) must invest considerable time into any one toolkit they choose to use. Switching to a different toolkit, or combining the best features of each, is...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/07/psi-machine-learning-web-service-apis.html

  • Statistics Denial Myth: Repackaging Statistics With Straddling Terms

    ...s was for corporations to merge into conglomerations ... which provided no synergies, made no economic sense. Without the mergers, shareholders could invest in each company separately and realize the same return. Even so, these conglomerates continued for a decade and these types of mergers still...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/07/statistics-denial-myth-repackaging-statistics-straddling-terms.html

  • Chief Data Officer Summit 2014 – Day 1 Highlights

    ...influence on CEO's strategic vision and business strategy, the customer is just second to the C-suite. CMOs need CDOs help to finally activate their digital strategies; especially on social media analytics and advanced analytics. She recommended the "Start Small. Scale Fast" approach to generate...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/06/chief-data-officer-summit-2014-san-francisco-day1.html

  • Top KDnuggets tweets, Mar 23-25: 24 free resources on Data Mining, Data Science; More Training Data or More Complex Models?

    ...Data Scientist? @DataScienceCtrl says no #BigData t.co/l4Odvd2sSj t.co/kkVnrkqmXF How Many Mutual Funds Beat the Market over 6 years? Zero (so, just invest in index funds) t.co/lRRyROiUjR t.co/8wRYvNSlbr Love this! 5 Minutes w. @RapidMiner @IngoMierswa Decision Trees and cute dogs #Analytics...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/03/top-tweets-mar23-25.html

  • Interview: Slava Akmaev, Berg on Healthcare Transparency & Effectiveness using Big Data

    ...al research and development of the Berg Interrogative Biology™ platform centered around high volume molecular data. More recently, we transitioned to digital data such as clinical records, patient EMRs, billing data, etc. The ability to operate and derive actionable insight in these data modalities...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/03/interview-slava-akmaev-berg-healthcare.html

  • Schwab: Senior Manager, Marketing Analytics

    ...d the world. We live and bring to life the concept of 'own your tomorrow' every day. We champion our employee strengths, guide their development, and invest in their long-term success. We hire optimistic, results-oriented, curious, innovative, and adaptable people with the desire to help our...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/15/01-31-schwab-senior-manager-marketing-analytics.html

  • Two Most Important Trends in Analytics and Big Data in 2015

    ...the reputation of businesses and governments at stake. It is in the best interest of businesses (and investors in such businesses) and governments to invest in more advanced methods of encryption for the now, in continuous training for their staff and in new security technologies for the future....

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/02/most-important-trends-analytics-big-data-2015.html

  • Big Data Innovators Under 35

    ...faster training of Deep Learning Neural networks. His technology was used by Google and sparked a race at Facebook, Microsoft, and other companies to invest in deep-learning research. MIT TR profile: http://www.technologyreview.com/lists/innovators-under-35/2014/visionary/quoc-le/ Jinha Lee is an...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/02/big-data-innovators-under-35.html

  • Careers in Data Science and Business Analytics – NYU Seminar, Mar 28

    ...t; determining whether the job is right for you; creating a networking strategy; improving your resume; developing your pitch; making the decision to invest in further education, and building a lasting career. The seminar is divided into four sessions. Interaction is encouraged throughout the day....

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/03/careers-data-science-nyu-seminar.html

  • Debunking Big Data Myths. Again

    ...Big data is Made for Big Business This is one of many faulty big data beliefs and can be misconstrued two ways. First, only big companies are able to invest in the tools necessary to manage and analyze big data. Second, only big companies produce enough information to be considered big data. It’s...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/01/debunking-big-data-myths-again.html

  • KPMG Capital Investment Fundfor Big Data and Analytics

    ...an overwhelming 96% believe their company is not currently using D&A effectively. Addressing business challenges: innovating through partnerships Investment will be made in a number of critical business areas including enhancing business flexibility; finance; regulation and compliance;...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/11/kpmg-capital-new-investment-fund-to-accelerate-innovation-big-data-analytics.html

  • Top KDnuggets tweets, Nov 11-12: 5 Fundamental Concepts of Data Science; 11 TED talks explore the dark side of #BigData

    ...School of Data Analysis (videos): grand challenges, trends, and coming paradigm shifts in machine learning buff.ly/1eHUTOg KPMG launches$100M fund to invest in #BigData and Data Analytics companies in Europe and beyond #BigDataCo buff.ly/1bptVaS Alteryx #BigData for Dummies: a Step-by-Step Guide to...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/11/top-tweets-nov11-12.html

  • Top KDnuggets tweets, Sep 27-30: Data Mining and Analysis, free book (draft) download; Random Forests Algorithm – why it works

    ...visions for #BigData successor: Data integration, Monetization, User power, New technologies, Machine Learning bit.ly/GzBbFB Top 10 KDnuggets tweets, Sep 25-26: ganalytics: Google Analytics with R; Getting a Free Data Science Education bit.ly/1bM92Iz 64% of organizations are investing or plan to...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/10/top-tweets-sep27-30.html

  • November Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining companies and startups activity

    ...e company, startup, and acquisition activity for November 2013 from @kdnuggets. See the latest under hashtag #BigDataCo . KPMG launches $100M fund to invest in #BigData and Data Analytics companies in Europe and beyond #BigDataCo buff.ly/1bptVaS Futurelytics, Czech-based startup, gets $800K for...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/12/november-analytics-big-data-mining-company-activity.html

  • Why RapidMiner? By Usama Fayyad, a Top Data Scientist and Entrepreneur

    ...ion and intelligent matching. In 2010 he was appointed by King Abdullah II of Jordan to lead the OASIS-500 as its Executive Chairman - a tech startup investment fund that runs an accelerator/incubator, entrepreneurship training program, and angel investment network that aims to fund 500 Internet...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/12/why-rapidminer-by-usama-fayyad-top-data-scientist-entrepreneur.html

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