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Mapr'S 4 Takeaway Lessons From The Hadoop Revolution
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To get value out of today’s big and fast data, organizations must evolve beyond traditional analytic cycles that are heavy with data transformation and schema management. The Hadoop revolution is about merging business analytics and production operations to create the ‘as-it-happens’ business. It’s not a matter of running a few

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New York By The Numbers
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PlaceILive is a startup that uses big and open data to visualize what is happening in your city. Whether that is air pollution, unemployment, internet speeds or the number of coffee places in your neighborhood. The goal is to measure livability through all this data so that you, as a

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Meet 'The Fintech 50' - Kreditech
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What’s is Kreditech’s mission statement? Kreditech uses a unique, proprietary big data credit scoring technology based on 20,000 data points per application to provide financial services to the four billion individuals who do not have access to consumer finance. Our vision is to provide “better banking for everyone”. Where are

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Individualisation &Amp; Operational Intelligence: A Match Made In Heaven
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My name is Ralph Hünermann, and as founder and CEO of odoscope Technologies. With our operational intelligence platform, we want to enable companies to take operational decisions better and faster without the need of data scientists. Today, I want to share a very interesting use case of Operational Intelligence. The Challenge A travel agency

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10 Data Science Stories You Shouldn’t Miss This Week
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TOP DATACONOMY ARTICLES 10 Predictive Analytics Influencers You Need to Know “Predictive analytics is the sweet spot where machine learning meets the enterprise. Analytics & predictive algorithms fused together mean we can now gains insight into how future patterns and trends may develop. These 10 influencers provide a fascinating and

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Meet 'The Fintech 50' - Traxpay
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What is Traxpay’s mission statement? Traxpay’s mission is to transform the way that companies pay and get paid, and to supercharge supply chains via faster, smarter, more transparent financial transactions on a global basis. Traditional (or static) B2B payment providers operate in a single dimension by moving funds from point A

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Meet 'The Fintech 50' - Ebury
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What is Ebury’s mission statement? Ebury, the global business finance specialist, is empowering the SME sector to trade smarter with the world, giving smaller businesses the negotiating muscle they need to maximise profits and perform like major corporates. Global trade is the catalyst for economic growth in London both today and tomorrow.

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Apache-Flink-Logo-Cute-Squirrel
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A multi-coloured squirrel may not seem like the most obvious choice of logo for a data processing technology; then again, the team behind Apache Flink have hardly done things by the book. What start out as a University research project evolved into a fully-fledged company, complete with artfully-decapitalised name (data

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Meet 'The Fintech 50' - Trustly
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What is Trustly’s mission statement? Trustly’s mission is to make payments simple, safe and super convenient by enabling payments directly from the bank account in e-commerce. With a digital log-in that is simple and safe for the user, the bank account has truly become digital and relevant for the modern

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The Data-Driven Future Of Fashion
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It’s incredibly common to hear people say that “big data is disrupting every industry”- yet, in many respects, the fashion industry is still playing catch up. Although data science has been used to optimise delivery logistics, recommend products and target customers, it’s yet to disrupt actual fashion products in a

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