TOP DATACONOMY ARTICLES

Ethics, Privacy and Discrimination in the Age of Big DataPython Packages For Data Mining

“Just because you have a “hammer”, doesn’t mean that every problem you come across will be a “nail”.The intelligent key thing is when you use the same hammer to solve what ever problem you came across. Like the same way when we indented to solve a datamining problem we will face so many issues but we can solve them by using python in a intelligent way.”

How to Interview a Data ScientistHow to Interview a Data Scientist

You know the feeling. You’re sat across the table from an interviewee and the conversation starts to run away from you. If this typically happens to you most when you’re conducting technical interviews, it could be either that the person your interviewing is talking in a language not known to you, or you simply don’t have the right questions to ask that cut through the techno-babble and get to the point of why they’re sat there in front of you.

How Self-Service BI Is Going to Revolutionise the EnterpriseHow Self-Service BI Is Going to Revolutionise the Enterprise

Chris Neumann stands at the forefront of the fastest moving technology industry trend: Cloud BI. We recently spoke to Chris about DataHero’s journey, the importance of UX and how self-service BI is going to change the game for enterprises big and small.

TOP DATACONOMY NEWS

Meet Apache Samza – LinkedIn’s Stream Processing FrameworkMeet Apache Samza – LinkedIn’s Stream Processing Framework                                                                                                

With the advent of Big Data and the rapidly growing scale of web-applications, monolithic relational databases were replaced by scalable, partitioned, NoSQL databases and HDFS; individual queries to relational databases were replaced by the likes of Hive and Pig. This growing scale and partitioned consumption model brought about by these systems, also put forth the need for smooth processing of “streams of events” at scale. That’s when LinkedIn came up with Samza.

MemSQL Reveal New Productivity Tool to Dramatically Improve Data IngestMemSQL Reveal New Productivity Tool to Dramatically Improve Data Ingest

MemSQL, the San Francisco, CA based Big Data analytics outfit, has today rolled out a new data loading tool that increases ‘data ingest from popular data stores like Amazon Web Services S3 and the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS)’.

VMware Incorporates Workday’s Prediction Tech to Better Handle Probable Employee ResignationsVMware Incorporates Workday’s Prediction Tech to Better Handle Probable Employee Resignations

Human capital management software vendor, Workday, has developed a new prediction technology that flags moments where employees might quit providing employers a heads up to resolve issues. VMware, the US based cloud and virtualization software and services provider is testing Workday’s latest offering, reveals Bloomberg.

TOP UPCOMING EVENTS

22-23 January, 2015- Business Analytics Summit, Las Vegas22-23 January, 2015- Business Analytics Summit, Las Vegas     

The Business Analytics Innovation Summit provides 30+ industry case studies and over 20 hours of networking opportunities across 2 days. Make sure to check back regularly for schedule additions and changes.
 

14-16 January, 2015- NetSci Rio de Janeiro14-16 January, 2015- NetSci Rio de Janeiro

The NetSci-X is the first Network Science Conference outside the USA-Europe axis. It will bring together leading researchers and practitioners working in the emerging area of network science.

TOP DATACONOMY JOBS

HortonworksPricing Manager / Analyst, Wayfair   

As an Analyst of Pricing you will be responsible for pricing every product that appears on the website. You will manage the daily operational pricing functions while continually seeking to optimize procedures and test strategies to increase gross profit. If you love diving into deep data sets to identify areas for improvement, and be even more enthusiastic about solving those problems then do not hesitate to apply!

Business Intelligence Analyst, CupoNationBusiness Intelligence Analyst, CupoNation

We are currently looking for new talent to join our highly professional and dynamic Business Intelligence team. In your role you will be responsible to design end-to-end solutions that meet our company’s Business Intelligence requirements. This covers the definition and implementation of technical requirements for ETL jobs, creation of new data layers and the optimization and enhancement of the current data warehouse infrastructure.

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