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.
It seems like every quarter a new McKinsey report predicts that this will be the year trillions of dollars of IoT potential is unlocked. But while the amount of data IoT produces has skyrocketed, we’re still waiting for that return on investment. The good news is, the reports aren’t wrong.
2017 was the year when blockchain technology burst into the public consciousness. Even beyond the truly startling rise of cryptocurrencies, we became aware of how a range of markets could be transformed by applications built on the technology. But as with any emerging technology that suddenly gains fame and begins
CEOs of the world’s leading companies have a global influence that stretches beyond their own business and commercial interests. The general public is increasingly looking to the people steering some of the largest companies in the world for their views on political and social issues. In a Financial Times article
Data science is a critical component of business operations today. According to Forrester, organizations that are driven by data science research and insights are twice as likely to be market leaders within their industries. The proof is in the pudding: investment in data leads to big-time payoffs for companies. While
The inside story of the Paradise Papers leak With more than 1,4 terabytes of data, the Paradise Papers is the illustration of the new possibilities for the fraud investigation world. Conducting investigations is a challenge in the age of big data. Massive volumes, unstructured and siloed data make it harder
Whatever your field expertise, it’s a near guarantee that a handful of nimble, data-driven technologies have changed the game for you and everyone you work with. Stay up to date on how industry leaders are responding by checking out these four panels (among many more) taking place at Data Natives
When we think about the future, we might imagine flying cars, superior technology and the potential to cure all diseases, extend our lifespan and improve the general health of world’s population. These hopes are more or less realistic, but this is so in lare part thanks to the advancement of
As a research scientist at the German online retail giant Zalando, Dr. Alan Akbik is an expert in Natural Language Processing and Data Extraction. In his work for the company, which at any given moment is handling massive numbers of online transactions in multiple languages, Akbik helps unveil unique insights
By Dale T. Anderson, Talend Regional Manager, Customer Success Architect & Kent Graziano, Snowflake Senior Technical Evangelist So you want to build a Data Lake? Ok, sure let’s talk about that. Perhaps you think a Data Lake will eliminate the need for a Data Warehouse and all your business users will merely
Image source: Carta Marina, ca 1544 – via Wikipedia This article was originally published on datawanderings.com Wanted: Data Scientist Data Scientists have it difficult to explain their jobs to their parents, and there is a high chance their employers might not understand what they do, either. The word has it that