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.
All over the world, companies are losing millions of dollars because of data loss and unexpected downtime. This is a result of the majority of businesses being behind the times with respect to their data protection and restore plans, not to mention failed backups, and various compliance requirements being put
The STORM team is back home. In 80 days, they have traveled the earth, showing that electric driving is possible – and very cool. They showed that a strong team can accomplish amazing things and change the world, by building their own bike and traveling around the world with it. Digital
The White Rabbit, Cheshire Cat and Your Analytics Wonderland: How Data Curation Reminds Me of a Familiar Childhood Journey
Analysis is easy. It’s rational and straightforward. Understand the relatively linear set of steps for populating an analytic model and you’re set for success. Finding insights is the part of the data process that is hard. It requires the non-linear skill of interpretation. Interpretation is inexact, it requires judgement and
The last stage of the STORM 80-day tour will be driven on November 2 – from Paris to Eindhoven, accompanied by many electrical vehicles. Hacking at ITility In the meantime, we used the results from the hackathon at Stanford University, to dig deeper into that same data set during the
Relational databases have been in place for decades, but many organizational owners as well as administrators have come across the concept of big data. Big data defies the laws of relational databases and lets you store unstructured data. Basically, you can store anything and everything. As your data requirements increase,
Subscription box businesses are more popular than ever, with average site visits growing by 3,000% over the past three years and revenue skyrocketing (Loot Crate, a DataScience customer, was ranked No.1 on the Inc 5000 fastest growing companies list this year with a whopping 66,789% growth in revenue since 2013).
The recent explosion in data, connectivity and computing power – combined with powerful, new analytics tools – has sparked huge interest in data science. In response, forward-thinking businesses are looking at how they can derive insights from big data analytics to better understand their customer base and give them a
Fighting fraud, reducing customer churn, improving the bottom line – these are just a few of the promises of data science. Today, we have more data to work with than ever before, thanks to new data-generating technologies like smart meters, vehicle telemetry, RFID, and intelligent sensors. But with all that
As of October 4th, the STORM team is traveling the US, with exciting events such as a visit to Tesla and Google, driving on the Golden Gate bridge – and a hackathon on the STORM data at Stanford University. What was the hackathon about? A simple task: let’s crunch some
For businesses to stay relevant in the 21st century and survive in an ultra competitive era, they have to continually be willing to change to stay ahead of the market curve. Change is always based on decisions and just about every Fortune 500 company knows that any important decision is