While the field of data science is not tied directly to Big Data, advances in one tends to produce advances in the other. Big Data increases our ability to harvest and process data, while data science allows us to dig into it for insights.
Since data has been called the “oil” of the new economy, it’s easy to assume that more is better. You can never have too much oil, so the same goes for data too, right? Hence there has been a lot of hype about data lakes over the past few years.
If you think Big Data only relates to business intelligence or online analytics, you really need to read this article. Data is absolutely taking over almost every sector, even the ones that you may not immediately relate data to. For instance, construction management and civil engineering. The construction management
Blockchain is a growing industry and people skilled in it are in high demand.The UpWork report states that jobs related to blockchain technology saw a growth of 2000% for three consecutive quarters. Large companies and startups are both looking to hire more people with blockchain skills and experience. Getting a
The most important unanswered questions of 2018 in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML)
Here is what a recent whitepaper by Dataiku reveals about Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning emphasising the role of data scientists. Let’s find out. The year 2018 was supposed to be the one where companies made revolutionary strides in the area of artificial intelligence (AI). But did this happen till
Do you get excited every time you have to crunch numbers? Do you love knowing how many times people use their smartphones every day? Are you fascinated by how businesses use data to make decisions? If you do, then you might be ideally suited for a career where you could
Great tech events often feature a stunt or two that attendees will be talking about long after the conference hall has closed its doors; on this front, CUBE Tech Fair 2018 certainly delivered. Attendees got to witness an audience member pilot a drone with his mind (thanks to Emotiv’s President
The call to democratize data analytics today is unmistakable. The desire and need to perform analyses of company data, within all departments, has lead to this broad trend up and down the corporate landscape. By definition, data democratization is the principle that each one of us has access (and rights) to
Among the many things I loved about the latest Star Wars movie was our introduction to the unexpected rise of Rose Tico – a humble mechanic who gets thrust into the heart of the action following a chance encounter with Finn. By the end of the movie, she’s flying ski-speeders
It seems everyone and their grandmother wants to work in data science these days, and there are plenty of good reasons why that’s the case. First, the salaries are attractive: recent data from O’Reilly indicates the average compensation of a data scientist in the United States is $112,000 per year
If you ask a data scientist how to start or advance your data career, one of the first things they might tell you is to read. Not the answer you’d expect? You’d be surprised! The rapidly evolving nature of data science calls for professionals to keep a close eye on