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Data ScienceMachine Learning

Business dynamics are evolving with every passing second. There is no doubt that the competition in today’s business world is much more intense than it was a decade ago. Companies are fighting to hold on to any advantages. Digitalization and the introduction of machine learning into day-to-day business processes have

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BI & AnalyticsBig DataData Science

With its unlimited size, an Enterprise Knowledge Graph contains all of an organization’s data — structured, unstructured, internal or external — presented as trillions of interlinked facts made available in any combination, on-demand to approved users.  The Enterprise Knowledge Graph enables organizations to take advantage of in-memory computing at cloud-scale

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Big DataData ScienceTransportation & Logistics

I recently read an article (paywall) in the WSJ about Paul Allen’s Vulcan initiative to curb illegal fishing. It’s insightful and sheds light on Big Data techniques to address societal problems. After thinking on the story, it struck me that it could be used as a pedagogical tool to synthesize data science

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Data ScienceFinance

Data innovation and technology are a much discussed but rarely successfully implemented in large financial services firms.  Despite $480 Billion spent globally in 2016 on financial services IT, the pace of financial innovation from incumbents lags behind FinTech which received a comparatively puny $17 Billion in investment in 2016.  What

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Data ScienceEvents

Every year, data science experts, practitioners, and enthusiasts are known to flock to a variety of exciting and informative conferences around the world.  At these conferences, experts and luminaries in the field of data science will congregate to share experiences and ideas and inspire their colleagues in the industry. There

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Data ScienceData Science 101Resources

In recent years’ evidence has been mounting that points to a crisis in the reproducible results of scientific research. Reviews of papers in the fields of psychology and cancer biology found that only 40% and 10%, respectively, of the results, could be reproduced. Nature published the results of a survey of

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Data ScienceData Science 101Understanding Big Data

The late data visionary Hans Rosling mesmerised the world with his work, contributing to a more informed society. Rosling used global health data to paint a stunning picture of how our world is a better place now than it was in the past, bringing hope through data. Now more than

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BI & AnalyticsData ScienceIndustrial Goods & Services

Many process manufacturing owner-operators in this next phase of a digital shift have engaged in technology pilots to explore options for reducing costs, meeting regulatory compliance, and/or increasing overall equipment effectiveness (OEE). Despite this transformation, the adoption of advanced analytics tools still presents certain challenges. The extensive and complicated tooling

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ConversationsData ScienceFinanceFinTech

Financial markets offer countless ways of making (or losing) money. A key distinction among them is the investment horizon, which can range from fractions of a second to years. Walnut Algorithms and Global Systematic Investors are new investment management firms representing the high-frequency and low-frequency sides, respectively. I sat down

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Data ScienceData Science 101Resources

Categorical data is a kind of data which has a predefined set of values. Taking “Child”, “Adult” or “Senior” instead of keeping the age of a person to be a number is one such example of using age as categorical. However, before using categorical data, one must know about various

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