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Success stories of how data-driven practices can revitalise businesses are rife today, but there are few as compelling as the story of Ford. In 2006, the legendary car manufacturers were in trouble; they closed the year with a $12.6 billion loss, the largest in the company’s history. As we reported

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Data Science

Summary: In the past, R seemed like the obvious choice for Data Science projects.  This article highlights some of the issues, such as performance and licensing, and then illustrates why Python with its eco-system of dedicated modules like Scikit-learn, Pandas and others has quickly become the rising star amongst Data

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Data Science

When business leaders read about (and tackle) Big Data, there is a lot to take in. The field is developing so dynamically that many of the industry buzzwords will not have existed until a few short years ago. Just a short list of some programming languages is enough to make

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Alpine Data Labs have unvieled Alpine Chorus 5.0, an enterprise-class advanced analytics platform which aims to unify data access, management and monitoring on one platform. One of the major advancements between Chorus 4.0 and Chorus 5.0 is that Alpine now offers data managements across all the major Hadoop distributions. Alpine’s

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To infer the causal impact that a designed market intervention has exerted on an outcome metric over time has been a significant issue in econometrics and marketing. Last week, Google open sourced CausalImpact – a tool that will assist analysts in monitoring any measurable outcome with regards to products or

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IEEE, the “world’s largest professional association for the language of technology”, have released an interactive ranking of programming languages. In the overall list, as well as many of the sub-rankings, Java emerges as the victor. The IEEE blog details how they went about creating their definitive rankings. “Starting from a

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If you’re not sick of World Cup fever just yet, we have a few World Cup visualisations to brighten up your weekend. The first is a visualisation showing how World Cup teams are drawn from league players around the world. Although you have to be a national citizen to play

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The use of statistical language tools like R, SAS and SPSS is growing at unprecedented rates. Forums are full of questions about which program to learn, is one easier than the other, how popular are they, etc. However, what is the current state of these programming languages? – what companies

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