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Data Science Education and Research at The University of Michigan

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The University of Michigan’s Data Science education program provides a wide range of training options, which can be tailored to the individual goals of the student. They offer an individualized, interactive, data-centered training experience. The U of M Graduate Data Science Certificate Program’s primary mission is to develop a corps of skilled Data Scientists with […]

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A Review of Different Database Types: Relational versus Non-Relational

By   /  December 21, 2016  /  Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Conference and Webinar Communities, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Conference Communities - Learn, Share, Review, Data Education, Database Articles, Database News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Data World Conference Community  /  No Comments

Relational databases are also called Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS) or SQL databases. Historically, the most popular of these have been Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle Database, MySQL, and IBM DB2. The RDBMS’s are used mostly in large enterprise scenarios, with the exception of MySQL, which is also used to store data for Web applications. All […]

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A Brief History of Data Science

By   /  December 14, 2016  /  Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Data Science Articles, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

Statistics, and the use of statistical models, are deeply rooted within the field of Data Science. Data Science started with statistics, and has evolved to include concepts/practices such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and the Internet of Things, to name a few. As more and more data has become available, first by way of recorded […]

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Cloud Computing: Latest Trends, Issues, and Innovations

By   /  November 30, 2016  /  BI / Data Science Articles, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data Articles, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Cloud Computing is an essential part of many enterprises’ Data Architecture; and, not just in new enterprises, but throughout multiple industries and in companies of all sizes. Gatepoint Research has done a survey showing why. IT pros and business executives both like the advantages of Cloud storage. Access to data, after a disaster, came in […]

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Big Data Processing 101: The What, Why, and How

By   /  November 22, 2016  /  BI / Data Science Articles, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Database Articles, Database News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

First came Apache Lucene, which was, and still is, a free, full-text, downloadable search library. It can be used to analyze normal text for the purpose of developing an index. The index maps each term, “remembering” its location. When the term is searched for, Lucene immediately knows all the places where that term had existed. […]

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The Future of Big Data: Smart Data Innovations and Challenges

By   /  October 25, 2016  /  BI / Data Science Articles, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data Articles, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Big Data with Advanced Analytics is now being used extensively to find patterns and trends, and to predict the results of certain activities, such as movements in the stock market through advanced processing techniques packaged together into the term Smart Data – or data with intelligence. Data Analytics, along with Data Science techniques, have become […]

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Deep Learning 101: The What, Where, and How

By   /  October 11, 2016  /  Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Data Science Articles, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data Articles, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Researchers have tried for decades to create computers capable of learning. Recently, using the human brain as a model, they have had some success. Complicated algorithms have been developed, allowing computers to learn on a limited scale. Deep Learning (DL) is the name used for the process of computers “learning” appropriate responses as they interact […]

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Data Governance and Information Governance: Contemporary Solutions

By   /  September 13, 2016  /  Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Conference and Webinar Communities, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Conference Communities - Learn, Share, Review, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Articles, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Data World Conference Community  /  No Comments

While Data Governance is usually considered a mature discipline, according to Robert Smallwood, the Managing Director at the Institute for Information Governance, during his recent DATAVERSITY® Enterprise Data World 2016 Conference presentation Information Governance (IG) is a more recent development. The Information Governance Initiative was first formed in February of 2014. It was originally made […]

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A Brief History of the Internet of Things

By   /  August 16, 2016  /  Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data Articles, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

The Internet of Things (IoT) has not been around for very long. However, there have been visions of machines communicating with one another since the early 1800s. Machines have been providing direct communications since the telegraph (the first landline) was developed in the 1830s and 1840s. Described as “wireless telegraphy,” the first radio voice transmission […]

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Moving Forward with Big Data: Investments, Challenges, and Predictions

By   /  August 4, 2016  /  Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Conference and Webinar Communities, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Conference Communities - Learn, Share, Review, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Data World Conference Community  /  No Comments

People are using computers, smart phones, and laptops with increasing regularity. As a result, businesses are collecting and storing huge amounts of data, or Big Data. Acquiring insights from all this information is a challenge, but is also key to achieving a competitive advantage. Analytics solutions that find unstructured and structured data can help tremendously […]

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