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Data Science

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.

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Mainframe users are getting a major upgrade thanks to an open source tool from Syncsort that links the IBM z Systems with big name big data processor, Apache Spark. In the days of cloud computing, few people even remember the mainframe. Likely, no one in your neighborhood knows what they are, and

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Data ScienceTechnology & IT

Emerging technological breakthroughs enter our consciousness promising a bright future, but more often than not they follow Gartner’s well plotted hype cycle – from the peak of inflated expectation through the trough of disillusionment, before mainstream adoption materialises. Some technologies, however, take on a new meaning after a prolonged maturity

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Data Science

Want to find the next great data science guru? Look for flexibility. As demand for data scientists far outstrips the pool of qualified applicants, employers must look elsewhere – to individuals with no experience but high potential. The question: what defines “potential”? Now, an emerging body of work is helping

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Case StudiesData ScienceIndustrial Goods & Services

In 1913, the Ford Motor Company was at the forefront of car manufacture. Designing the reasonably-priced Model T to appeal to the masses and employing division of labour & moblised assembly lines in the factory made Ford the largest automobile factory in the world at that time. In 2007, the

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Data Science

Ferris is a full stack data scientist at LinkedIn who enjoys building products at the forefront of intelligent technology. He understands that the next generation won’t be concerned with how to use technology to do things, but will expect technology to do and adapt for them. As a data scientist,

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Win a full license for Tableau software in their visualization challenge! Tableau did not come from modest beginnings. It was the result of three well-prepared Stanford men. It all began when founder Chris Stolte was working on his PhD. With his background in database programming, he saw there were major

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Data ScienceTechnology & IT

With SQL now invading the NoSQL camp, (see here), how should an organization choose between a traditional SQL database, a NoSQL data store, or NewSQL database? 2015 Turing Award winner Mike Stonebraker said it best: “one size does not fit all”. The idea that a single database product can satisfy

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Data Science

In a world dominated by big data, it stands to reason that many organizations are eagerly seeking out the best data scientists. With all this high demand, data scientists now have their work cut out for them to truly stand out from what is an increasingly crowded field. While it’s true that finding

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Data ScienceInterviewsTechnology & IT

Jeroen is a Senior Data Scientist with a consultancy in the Netherlands called TriFinance and he will soon be joining the Booking.com team as a Data Scientist. He remarks on his analytics consultancy experience here which was formed both at IBM and TriFinance. Follow Peadar’s series of interviews with data

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Data Natives, a first-of-its-kind conference for the data-driven generation, is set to bring together the brightest minds in data science and related technologies for a 2-day event in Berlin November 19-20. What’s on the agenda Data Natives features a packed agenda designed for those looking to push the boundaries of

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