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  • 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

  • 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

  • BlueJeans: Senior Data Analyst – Business Insights

    ...o Work in the Bay Area. We have over 2000 customers including Netflix, Stanford University, JP Morgan Chase and Zappos. We have raised $100M from top venture capitalists: Accel, NEA, Norwest and Battery. Our team is composed of rock stars from a blend of industries: broadband networks, video, media...

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

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

    ...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 lot of business users know it really well. So they’ve definitely moved on from “What is Big Data; should I be doing something about...

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

  • Viewpoint: How analytics will drive the future

    Analytics Magazine, by Marty Ellingsworth, Jan/Feb 2014. Whether you’re steering an enterprise, championing an analytics program, driving a venture capital-funded data-modeling product or piloting your own consulting practice, there is no way you have not become aware of the promise of big data...

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

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

    ...ther field being quite as imperative as agriculture. Needing to wait 10 years to work on something that really matters — not just some other ad­-tech venture — that is the part that was unexpected. AR: 6. What interesting book you recently read and liked? PN: Not a book, but a new periodical is one...

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

  • DemandBase: Data Engineer

    ...drastically revolutionizing B2B interaction. Demandbase is seeking talented individuals that have a passion for innovation and customer success. Our digital marketing platform is transforming the way companies advertise, market and sell to their customers online and has delivered impressive...

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Interview: Slava Akmaev, Berg on Challenges in Transitioning Analytics to Clinical Utility

    ...plex machine learning and AI based approaches applied to longitudinal patient data. Large corporations are getting involved as well. GE Healthcare is investing heavily in healthcare analytics, IBM is training Watson in clinical oncology, and I am sure Google and Apple are up to something in mobile...

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

  • Flipkart: Data Science interns, Data Scientists

    ...ell-funded Indian Internet company - a sign of deep belief from global Investors who invested in the likes of Facebook, LinkedIn. We are aggressively investing these funds primarily in bringing in world class talent, especially in the areas of Product & Technology, Supply Chain, Retail and Data...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/15/01-26-flipkart-data-science-interns-data-scientists.html

  • On the Shelf: Data Science Books

    ...lan and Jennifer Erwitt, 2012 Numbersense: How to Use Big Data to Your Advantage — Kaiser Fung, 2013 Open Data Now: The Secret to Hot Startups, Smart Investing, Savvy Marketing, and Fast Innovation — Joel Gurin, 2013 Privacy in the Age of Big Data — Theresa M. Payton and Theodore Claypoole, 2014...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/04/berkeley-data-science-books.html

  • Interview: Ranjan Sinha, eBay on Winner Insights from International Sorting Competitions

    ...Obtain in-depth analytics experience in one or more domains such as personalization, recommendations, finance, trust, search, and security. Consider investing at least 18-24 months to understand a specific domain, develop innovative solutions, and obtaining impactful results. Obtain internships in...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/06/interview-ranjan-sinha-ebay-insights-sorting.html

  • Build vs Buy – Analytics Dashboards

    ...s, one of the scarcest resource is time, especially for early-stage businesses. If you invest your time in building the dashboarding tool, you’re not investing in other, more valuable projects. During this time, you are not doing analysis on the actual data, coaching your colleagues to be more...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/07/build-buy-analytics-dashboards.html

  • Surprising Random Correlations

    ...nek is a student at Harvard Business School, last time studying biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins University. He is interested in data science, investing, design, books, and really just about everything else. Original. See below an embedded demo using shinyapps.io (may be pretty slow). Wait...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/05/surprising-random-correlations.html

  • Wharton Online Course: Strategic Value of Customer Relationships

    ...sor Peter Fader, learn how to decipher the streams of customer data flowing into your company.  Discover how to: Make an informed decision about investing in customer centricity Find the most effective ways to execute a customer-centric strategy Balance customer and product centricity within...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/01/wharton-online-course-strategic-value-customer-relationships.html

  • Interview: Pallas Horwitz, Blue Shell Games on Why Gaming Analytics is Not a Piece of Cake

    ...es. The gaming industry is still trying to figure out how to appropriately apply these techniques. Our games evolve weekly. It can be hard to justify investing time in predictive solutions when the conclusions may be no more informative than business intuition. Furthermore, by the time a solution...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/08/interview-pallas-horwitz-gaming-analytics.html

  • Data Analytics Week, Las Vegas, Nov 10-13 – Surprise Keynote Speaker

    ...business intelligence team? Which model best describes your team structure? How advanced is your data analytics program? How much is your enterprise investing in your analytics capabilities? What type of solutions have you invested in? What is your biggest fear when implementing a data analytics...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/08/iqpc-data-analytics-week-las-vegas-november.html

  • Data is not a fad

    ...increase in MOOC’s (Massive Online Open Courses) and various bootcamps across the country could offer an alternative to companies not willing to risk investing in a time and money into a full-fledged Master’s program. The efficacy of those methods however, depends on the strength of the program as...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/08/data-is-not-fad.html

  • Exclusive: Dell Management on Analytics, Data Mining, Statistica future

    ...tatistica and related products over a multi-year period. I have asked some specific questions and here are the answers: Roadmap? Dell is aggressively investing in the development of Statistica, hiring new people, and is committed to delivering market-leading functionality, not only in the product...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/08/exclusive-dell-analytics-data-mining-statistica-future.html

  • Wharton: Strategic Value of Customer Relationships, online course

    ...or Peter Fader, learn how to decipher the streams of customer data flowing into your company.   Discover how to: Make an informed decision about investing in customer centricity Find the most effective ways to execute a customer-centric strategy Balance customer and product centricity within...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/07/wharton-strategic-value-customer-relationships-online-course.html

  • Exclusive Interview: Ajay Bhargava, TCS on the Ideal Analytics Curriculum at Graduate-level

    ...of a big data platform (harnessing) or not, you need to use analytics to derive actionable insights and value. If the solution demands leveraging and investing in a big data platform, to deliver value when you want to Achieve business SLAs that are not possible to be met by traditional environment...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/09/interview-ajay-bhargava-tcs-ideal-analytics-curriculum.html

  • Pacific Life: Sr. Data Scientist

    ...mpetitive compensation and benefits package that includes: Competitive salary and bonus program Medical, dental, and vision as part our commitment in investing in the health and wellbeing of our employees Two retirement savings plans: 401k savings plan with company match and Company Retirement...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/14/10-11-pacificlife-sr-data-scientist.html

  • Interview: Mac Devine, CTO, IBM Cloud on the Fast Approaching Perfect Storm

    ...: Q2. Currently, what would you consider as the biggest challenges faced by Enterprise IT? What are the key questions that companies should ask while investing in any particular Cloud platform? MD: The usual answer, it depends! It depends on the Industry, it depends on the geography, it depends on...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/12/interview-mac-devine-ibm-cloud-perfect-storm.html

  • Predictive Analytics Innovation Summit, Chicago – Day 1 Highlights

    ...ssed columnar indexes for indexing, Apache Helix for cluster management and Apache Kafka and Hadoop for ingestion. He concluded by mentioning "We are investing in a new generation of social selling and content marketing platform to make sales and marketing more effective." Highlights from Day 2...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/01/predictive-analytics-innovation-summit-2014-day1.html

  • AnalyticsStreet Panel Report: Frontiers and Dangers of Analytics and Big Data

    ...n less than 100 milliseconds, because these decisions need to be made while the page is being loaded on the user's end. Traditional "direct response" digital campaigns tend to focus on a single goal, be it to drive clicks, a purchase, or a conversion action like "request a quote." Increasingly,...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/11/analyticsstreet-startup-panel-frontiers-dangers-analytics.html

  • Why Azure ML is the Next Big Thing for Machine Learning?

    ...you get started. Microsoft Azure Machine Learning as a Service has gone a long way since its launch in June 2014 and it sure looks like Microsoft is investing on its long term success. Related: Interview: Joseph Sirosh, Microsoft on How Azure ML is Simplifying Predictive Analytics Interview:...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/11/microsoft-azure-machine-learning.html

  • MLconf: Today’s Adventures in Applied Machine Learning, San Francisco, Nov 14

    ..., and about 70 titles of machine learning books to browse. So, whether you are a busy professional or a student who wants to find out about Today's adventures in applied Machine Learning, it is worth investing a day for broadening your horizons in ML by attending MLconf in the city near you....

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/11/mlconf-adventures-applied-machine-learning-san-francisco-november.html

  • Thinking About Analytics Readiness

    ...cruiting, dedicated staff that has the technical training and aptitude to leverage the data?” Domain readiness entails identifying key skill gaps and investing in required talent. Beyond new talent, training of existing employees is also needed, to allow users to learn new analytics tools and...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/06/thinking-domain-readiness.html

  • Doing Data Science: A Kaggle Walkthrough Part 4 – Data Transformation and Feature Extraction

    ...of their social media profiles (Facebook, Twitter etc.) or even better, from a Tripadvisor or Expedia account. The key point here is that it is worth investing time looking for ways to add new and useful data to your existing dataset before moving onto the modeling step. Expending your dataset in...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/06/doing-data-science-kaggle-walkthrough-data-transformation-feature-extraction.html

  • An Inside View of Language Technologies at Google

    ...tigations, and consumer insights. (See my 2013 article, All About Natural Language Processing.) No organization is more heavily invested in NLP -- or investing more heavily -- than Google. That's why a keynote on "Language Technologies at Google," presented by Google Research's Enrique Alfonseca,...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/10/seth-grimes-language-technologies-google.html

  • Singapore Data Analytics, Info Security careers

    ...the growth of our key industries. We work with investors to realise their business and investment interests in Singapore. For information on working, investing and living in Singapore, please visit www.contactsingapore.sg or contact our worldwide offices. About Singapore In the heart of Asia lies...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/11/singapore-data-analytics-info-security-careers.html

  • 30 Can’t miss Harvard Business Review articles on Data Science, Big Data and Analytics

    ...nd effect requires more. Big Data You May Not Need Big Data After All by Jeanne W. Ross, Cynthia M. Beath and Anne Quaadgras (Dec 2013) Companies are investing like crazy in data scientists, data warehouses, and data analytics software. Should they channelize their efforts? Big Data Hype (and...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/09/30-hbr-articles-analytics-big-data-science.html

  • Altx: Data Engineer

    ...and learn from each other, and we're determined to make our way of matching qualified investors to the right funds the new standard for institutional investing. We have a product out with customers onboard including some of the world's largest endowments and major financial organizations, a strong...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/15/09-16-getaltx-data-engineer.html

  • Interview: Stefan Groschupf, Datameer on Balancing Accuracy and Simplicity in Analytics

    ...t of startups on product, scale and operations. Here is my interview with him: Anmol Rajpurohit: Q1. A lot of companies across industry verticals are investing today in Big Data. What are the most common pain points that you hear from such companies? How do you assess most of these companies on Big...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/08/interview-stefan-groschupf-accuracy-simplicity-analytics.html

  • Jet: Big Data Engineer

    ...ive and work brilliant. About Jet's Internal Engine We're building a new kind of company, and we're building it from the inside out, which means that investing in hiring, developing, and retaining the brightest minds in the world is a top priority. Everything we do is grounded in three simple...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/15/11-12-jet-big-data-engineer.html

  • 2016 Conferences on Big Data, Predictive Analytics

    ...rketing professionals, web analysts, and BI experts in the pursuit of analyzing your online analytics the right way at the official conference of the Digital Analytics Association, the eMetrics Summit. Whether you're looking to optimize your social media campaign or mobile marketing strategy, this...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/11/paw-2016-conferences-big-data-predictive-analytics.html

  • 10 Business Intelligence Trends for 2016

    ...ytics will play a pivotal role in the way various departments in a business, particularly sales and marketing, function. We can already see companies investing in this area. With monthly, user-based BI pricing getting as low as $10, more SMBs will start using sophisticated BI tools instead of just...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/12/10-business-intelligence-trends-2016.html

  • R or Python? Consider learning both

    …mp; Python, learn both In general, you shouldn’t be choosing between R and Python, but instead should be working towards having both in your toolbox. Investing your time into acquiring working knowledge of the two languages is worthwhile and practical for multiple reasons. It strengthens your data…

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/03/r-python-learning-both-datacamp.html

  • How ‘Insights-as-a-service’ is growing based on big data

    …onvenient tool for such users who do not have knowledge or skills in complex data. How has Insights-as-a-service been growing? For many corporations, investing in extracting actionable insights from data is an extremely costly proposition. They need to have their own infrastructure and resources…

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/12/insights-as-a-service-big-data.html

  • PAW 2016 Predictive Analytics Conferences

    ...rketing professionals, web analysts, and BI experts in the pursuit of analyzing your online analytics the right way at the official conference of the Digital Analytics Association, the eMetrics Summit. Whether you're looking to optimize your social media campaign or mobile marketing strategy, this...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/12/paw-2016-predictive-analytics-conferences.html

  • A Future-proof Architecture for Streaming Data Analytics

    Are you ready to reap the benefits of streaming analytics, but are worried about investing in new technology that could rapidly be surpassed or become outdated? Worried how to stay ahead of the technology curve, while ensuring correct selection of an analytics platform? The answer lies in a...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/12/impetus-future-proof-architecture-streaming-data-analytics.html

  • Disruptive Innovation and Competitive Intelligence

    ...futuristic or predictive statements from companies on this theme, it will show companies other than the usual suspects such as Google who are quietly investing and preparing for this innovation. So what: It is just another text analysis+social listening+visualization tool that gives you more...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/07/disruptive-innovation-competitive-intelligence.html

  • Wharton Online: Strategic Value of Customer Relationships, Sep 28 – Nov 22

    ...or Peter Fader, learn how to decipher the streams of customer data flowing into your company.   Discover how to: Make an informed decision about investing in customer centricity Find the most effective ways to execute a customer-centric strategy Balance customer and product centricity within...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2015/07/wharton-online-strategic-value-customer-relationships.html

  • Practical skills that practical data scientists need

    …on? What’s the believable range of answers? Who is involved in solving this problem? Can analysis actually make a difference? How much time is worth investing in this problem? Understanding the data Before you look at any data or do any math, a data scientist needs to understand the underlying…

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/05/practical-skills-practical-data-scientists-need.html

  • Innovation in Data Analytics, help shape Singapore’s Smart Nation

    ...the growth of our key industries. We work with investors to realise their business and investment interests in Singapore. For information on working, investing and living in Singapore, please visit www.contactsingapore.sg or contact our worldwide offices. About Singapore In the heart of Asia lies...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/05/singapore-innovation-data-analytics-smart-nation.html

  • 5 Ways in Which Big Data Can Help Leverage Customer Data

    ...he benefits that business enterprises can accrue over time by leveraging the right tools is more than one can imagine. Smart business enterprises are investing heavily in big data in order to provide better services to their customers. Here are the ways how big data can help business enterprises in...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/05/5-ways-big-data-leverage-customer-data.html

  • Intel’s Investments in Cognitive Tech: Impact and New Opportunities

    By Peter Zhegin, Flint Capital. Intel is the company which is enormously contributing to development of cognitive technologies. Being the leader of Top500 supercomputer sites, the firm shapes the future of high performance computing (HPC) and the wider ecosystem (Table 1). Analysis investment...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/05/intel-investment-cognitive-tech-impact-new-opportunities.html

  • Building Data Systems: What Do You Need?

    ...cesses and actually replicating the distributed nature of the cluster setup is tough without a lot of work. Typically, this issue can be mitigated by investing in infrastructure automation, to be able to deploy the underlying platforms for testing in multiple environments rapidly. The scale of the...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/06/building-data-systems-need.html

  • Survey: Why Companies Still Fail to Get Full Value From Big Data

    ...g data today is no longer a concept; it’s a real thing. Companies everywhere have accepted that they can gain significantly in their core business by investing in technologies and skills to extract something new and valuable from their data. In fact, it has become so widely generalised that...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/04/dataiku-survey-companies-fail-get-value-big-data.html

  • Schwab: Senior Manager, Marketing Analytics

    ...tin, TX or Lone Tree, CO Web: www.schwab.com Position: Senior Manager, Marketing Analytics _Contact_: Apply online. We believe that, when done right, investing liberates people to create their own destiny. We are driven by our purpose to champion every client’s goals with passion and integrity. We...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/16/04-14-schwab-senior-manager-marketing-analytics.html

  • Data Science and Big Data: Two very Different Beasts

    …vest in the extraction of a resource without the expertise in place to turn that resource into value. In any industry, that would be considered a bad venture. Loading the truck with ore only to have it arrive at an empty workshop adds little strategic benefit. An unfortunate aspect of Big Data is…

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

  • Lavastorm Analytics 2014 survey: usage, trends, and future initiatives

    ...014 survey, seventy five percent of businesses have yet to successfully deploy big data analytics solutions in production even though 65% are rapidly investing more in analytics tools. These findings and others are part of Lavastorm's second annual "Analytic Usage, Trends, and Future Initiatives"...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/07/lavastorm-analytics-2014-survey-usage-trends.html

  • Don’t Buy Machine Learning

    …ncorporating Machine Learning or Data Science into their processes. In these situations they call us just to get some raisins. A startup, after a few funding rounds, decides to transform the prototype they built to a production ready scalable MVP. In these situations they call us because they want…

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/03/dont-buy-machine-learning.html

  • Avoiding Complexity of Machine Learning Problems

    ...user-facing behavior. Therefore, it’s important to be aware of this tradeoff and consult with your team or ML specialists in your organization before investing heavily in any approach. To evaluate whether an ML solution is appropriate for your problem, it is critical that good documentation is kept...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/03/avoiding-complexity-machine-learning-problems.html

  • How to combat financial fraud by using big data?

    ...nancial fraud methods are becoming more sophisticated and the techniques to combat such attacks also need to evolve. Financial institutions have been investing on preventing and combating fraudulent attacks but the extent and nature of financial fraud continues to change. While eliminating...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2016/03/combat-financial-fraud-using-big-data.html

  • McDowell Interview: PASS Business Analytics Conference, Microsoft Data Mining

    ...foreseen future use. 7. Is there a "NoSQL Server" in the plans ? What are Microsoft solutions for Big Data and Hadoop integration? [McD] Microsoft is investing heavily in Big Data and Hadoop. It has never been easier to stand-up a Hadoop cluster, anyone can do it now in the cloud using HDInsight...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/03/mcdowell-interview-pass-business-analytics-conference-microsoft-data-mining.html

  • Data Scientists Guide to Making Money from Start-ups

    …like poker – playing for big stakes, and with uncertainty the only risk is not doing a start-up, not taking a chance. Start-up is not a risk, it is adventure Claudia Perlich: Why I joined a start-up: the energy level, the fast pace of start-ups Usama Fayyad: how much can a data scientist earn from…

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/08/data-scientists-guide-to-making-money-from-start-ups.html

  • Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro on Big Data Education in Big Data Innovation Magazine

    ...Do you need BIG data? Most companies confuse big data with basic data analysis. At the moment with the buzz around big data, many companies are over investing in technology that realistically isn't required. A company with 10,000 customers, for instance, does not necessarily need a big data...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/09/gregory-piatetsky-shapiro-on-big-data-education-big-data-innovation-magazine.html

  • Data Analytics

    ...tion: Englewood, CO Web: www.schwab.com About Schwab: Charles Schwab has been a leader in financial services for nearly four decades, working to make investing more affordable, accessible and understandable to all. Driven by our purpose to champion every client's goals with passion and integrity,...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/13/03-28-schwab-data-analytics.html

  • Data Mining / Analytic Publications News, Feb 2013

    ...dra in a production EC2 environment at Netflix, what was the result of their experiments with MongoDB, and more. Richard Boire on The Data Discovery: Investing in Customer Insight - Feb 22, 2013.A leading analytics consultant shares his experience about Data discovery and Customer analytics. How to...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/02/publications-news.html

  • Lavastorm Analytics Survey – Win an iPad Mini, see results

    ...their analytics and gleaning insights. Over 60% of these respondents will be increasing their investment in analytics in 2013. The areas they will be investing in are: Tools, People and Training. The top types of areas of analytics they will be focusing their investment in are: Predictive...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/02/lavastorm-analytics-survey-win-an-ipad-mini.html

  • Optimizing the Netflix Streaming Experience with Data Science

    ...significantly from data science and algorithms/models built around big data. Netflix is committed to delivering outstanding streaming service and is investing heavily in advancing the state of the art in adaptive streaming algorithms and network technologies such as Open Connect to optimize...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/06/optimizing-netflix-streaming-data-science.html

  • KDnuggets™ News 13:n05, Feb 27

    ...t), SF Bay Area (on Peninsula); strong preference for someone local - Feb 26, 2013.A new mobile healthcare startup, in stealth mode, funded by Khosla Ventures. Developing exciting, consumer-facing app with multi-modal interface leaning heavily on natural language technologies and analytics. Data...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/n05.html

  • KDnuggets™ News 14:n07, Mar 26

    ...ures - Mar 19, 2014. Stanford students show NSA metadata can find medical, financial conditions; Machine Learning in 7 Pictures ; Social Networks are investing big in Artificial Intelligence; 7 Key Skills of Effective Data Scientists. CFP - Calls for Papers PMIA 2014: Int. Workshop on Personalised...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/n07.html

  • Big Data Download: Employee Performance and People Analytics

    Big Data Download is a new online show started by CNBC and Yahoo will draw Big Data sources including Yahoo! Search data, social sentiment and investing algorithms to deliver valuable information to everyday investors and business decision makers. It will air Monday-Friday at 11AM and 2PM ET. The...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/03/big-data-download-employee-performance-people-analytics.html

  • Hadoop Innovation Summit, Feb 20-21, San DiegoTop Companies, KDnuggets discount

    ...technologies. KDnuggets subscribers receive an exclusive 20% offer with the code HADSD20. Overview: analytics.theiegroup.com/hadoop Understanding and investing in Hadoop technology is crucial in helping businesses unlock the value of Big Data. This summit will bring together data scientists,...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/02/hadoop-innovation-summit-february-san-diego.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

  • Data Mining Researcher

    ...billion multi-strategy hedge fund with a 21+ year track record of generating outstanding returns for its shareholders. SCM pursues a wide variety of investing and trading opportunities in virtually all of the world's liquid financial markets. Located in suburban Philadelphia and employing more...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/13/01-29-scm-data-mining-researcher.html

  • Interview: Santhosh Adayikkoth, CEO, BigInfo Labs on Data Relevance and Intel Partnership

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  • KDnuggets Exclusive: Part 2 of the interview with Quentin Clark, CVP, Microsoft Data Platform Group

    ...he decision to invest in it was fairly straightforward. It’s true that as an open source project, we had to create a different approach in how we are investing to ensure our customers get the best that standard has to offer. The partnership with Hortonworks is a key part of that approach. It has...

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  • Top KDnuggets tweets, Mar 17-18: NSA metadata can find medical/financial conditions; Machine Learning in 7 Pictures

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  • Is data mining the new tool for gamers seeking pre-launch secrets?

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

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  • Determining the Value of Insights

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  • KDD Innovation and Service Awards, nominations due May 31

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  • PhD position on Machine Learning for Gait Analysis

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  • PhD position in machine learning

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  • Stevens: Postdoc position in machine learning/data mining

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  • Scientists and Postdocs

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  • 2013 Nov News: Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining and Data Science Features, News, Software

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  • KDnuggets™ News 13:n17, July 17

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  • Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs in Big Data Analytics

    …ng mathematics, computer science, engineering, science, information systems, business analytics, finance, marketing, social media, decision sciences, digital humanities, geographic information systems, policy, law and more. Ryerson is also a node of the High Performance Computing Virtual Laboratory…

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  • KDnuggets™ News 13:n18, Jul 31

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  • CUHK: Full/Associate/Assistant Professors in Big Data Analytics

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  • DIPF: Doctoral scholarships in knowledge discovery / machine learning

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  • FastCompany Top 10 Most Innovative Big Data Companies

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  • Lead Analytics Engineer

    ...gnized as a Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum in Davos and one of the top 25 best places to work by Crain's New York Business. Knewton's funding partners include high-profile investors like Peter Thiel, Reid Hoffman, and publishing giant Pearson. Lead Analytics Engineer You'll be...

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  • Data Scientist

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  • Berkeley AMPLab: Algorithms, Machines, and People works on Big Data and Analytics Solutions

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  • Lead Data Scientist

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    https://www.kdnuggets.com/jobs/13/01-27-stealthstartup-lead-data-scientist.html

  • Analytics, Data Mining, and Big Data companies activity in August

    ...entiment in world languages bit.ly/19r6iQS Oren @Etzioni: the only risk is not doing a start-up, not taking a chance. Start-up is not a risk, it is adventure #kdd2013 KDD-2013 Panel: Data Scientists Guide to Making Money from Start-ups bit.ly/14PHldh KXEN InfiniteInsight analytics platform wins...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/09/analytics-data-mining-big-data-companies-activity-august.html

  • Data Mining / Analytic Publications News, Jul 2013

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  • Data Scientist

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  • KDD Innovation and Service Awards, nominations due May 31

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    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/04/kdd-innovation-service-awards-nominations-due-may31.html

  • Top news for Nov 3-9: 7 Steps for Learning Data Mining; Twitter and Quantum Physics? John Tukey “Badmandments”

    ...October Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining companies and startups activity - Nov 7, 2013. Big Data Top-Read Articles - Nov 6, 2013. RapidMiner gets $5M funding, rebrands, plans expansion - Nov 4, 2013. Big Data Or Bad Data, an initiative by the Senseable City Lab at the MIT, Nov 15 - Nov 4, 2013. Top...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/11/top-news-week-Nov-3.html

  • IEEE BigData 2013: Big Data challenges and potential solutions

    ...tant role in big data research and technology. Later in the afternoon, there were Panel Discussion on "Key Issues in Big Data Research" and "Big Data Funding Program Panel: Challenging and Opportunities". The event was attended by several researchers, industry leaders, entrepreneurs and...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/10/ieee-bigdata-2013-big-data-challenges-potential-solutions.html

  • AbsolutData, a midsize competitor in Analytics Services market

    ...ced and big data analytics capabilities, and helping them gain real time insights to increase profitability and growth. AbsolutData has raised $20Min funding from Fidelity Growth Partners India in August 2012. AbsolutData currently employs about 400 people, with HQ in San Francisco area, analytics...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/06/absolutdata-a-midsize-competitor-analytics-services-market.html

  • Data Tamer startup from Michael Stonebraker, Still in Stealth Mode

    ...rding to Wikipedia, Dr. Michael Stonebraker research was central to many relational database systems on the market today. He is also the founder of a number of database companies, including Ingres, Illustra, Cohera, StreamBase Systems, Vertica, VoltDB, and Paradigm4. See also Data Tamer raises seed...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/06/data-tamer-startup-from-michael-stonebraker-still-stealth-mode.html

  • Is Data Science The End of Statistics? A Discussion

    ...s many of us associate Statistics with "mean, median and mode" and miss the essential meaning of what a Statistic really is. The sharp decline in NSF funding over the past 20 years is also to blame, as it encourages hacks and tweaks and discourages thoughtful fundamental research. Finally, in the...

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/2013/04/data-science-end-statistics-discussion.html

  • PhD Student, Mixing Meta-Modeling and Data-Mining

    …pa_muller/phd-thesis-proposal-for-2013-2016#publicize PhD Thesis Proposal: Mixing Meta-Modeling and Data-Mining for Explicit Modeling of User Traces, Digital Footprints and Online Reputation Supervisors: Pr. Pierre-Alain Muller, Dr. Frédéric Fondement, Dr. Germain Forestier Contact:…

    https://www.kdnuggets.com/academic/13/07-12-uhautealsace-phd-student.html

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