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Databricks Offers Its Unified Analytics Platform as an Integrated Microsoft Azure Service

By   /  November 17, 2017  /  BI / Data Science News, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess A recent press release states, “Databricks, provider of a leading Unified Analytics Platform and founded by the team who created Apache Spark™, today announced it has become a partner with Microsoft to expand the reach of its Unified Analytics Platform and address customer demand for Spark on Microsoft Azure. Databricks’ Unified Analytics […]

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Accenture Cloud-based AIP System Gets FedRAMP Approval

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  BI / Data Science News, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Architecture News, Data Architecture News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

According to a recent press release, “Accenture Federal Services (AFS) today announced that the U.S. federal government has awarded FedRAMP authorization to the Accenture Insights Platform for Government (AIP for Government). The secure, cloud-based platform provides federal agencies with leading pre-integrated data access, analytics and visualization capabilities, which can be used to create and deploy […]

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Fundamentals of Prescriptive Analytics

By   /  November 14, 2017  /  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  /  No Comments

Prescriptive Analytics seeks to find the best course of action, based on past records, for the future. In a way, Prescriptive Analytics combines elements from both Descriptive Analytics and Predictive Analytics to arrive at actual solutions. The increased preoccupation with everything “data” was a natural outcome of the mainstreaming of the theory of probability, which had hitherto […]

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Introduction to Machine Learning and Decision Trees

By   /  November 13, 2017  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Smart Data Blogs, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Alejandro Correa Bahnsen. Almost everyone has heard the words “Machine Learning”, but most people don’t fully understand what they mean. Machine Learning isn’t a single formula that is simply applied to a problem. There are many algorithms to choose from, each of which can be used to achieve different […]

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Five Ways Data Analytics is Transforming the Insurance Industry

By   /  November 10, 2017  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education  /  1 Comment

Click to learn more about author Roi Agababa. Insurance professionals collect a huge amount of data from their customers. And then, they hand it over to underwriters, who evaluate risks of insuring that person using various actuarial data, claims data, and a bunch of other techniques (some of which are proprietary to the insurer). From […]

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Looker Launches New Tools to Optimize Embedded Analytics

By   /  November 10, 2017  /  BI / Data Science News, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “Looker, the leading data platform company, today released new features for its embedded analytics solution, Powered by Looker. New enhancements make it easier to integrate data into existing applications, putting more functionality in the hands of end users. Looker continues to outpace competitors in creating a […]

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Druva Introduces Next Generation Cloud-to-Cloud Data Protection with Apollo for AWS

By   /  November 10, 2017  /  BI / Data Science News, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance News, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess According to a recent press release, “Today, Druva announced Druva Apollo a new service delivered via the Druva Cloud Platform that enables data management for Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and  Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) cloud workloads on a single policy control plane. The capabilities offer the ability to protect, govern and provide insights to data that […]

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Artificial Intelligence vs. Machine Learning

By   /  November 9, 2017  /  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

Currently, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning are being used, not only as personal assistants for internet activities, but also to answer phones, drive vehicles, provide insights through Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics, and so much more. Artificial Intelligence can be broken down into two categories: Strong (also known as General or Broad) AI and Weak […]

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Is Your Product Manager Entrepreneurial Enough with Your Data?

By   /  November 8, 2017  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Kavitha Mariappan. Not quite a business owner, but they need to think like one, and not quite an engineer, but they need to speak like one — the product manager (PM) is caught in a strange, yet exciting niche. Josh Elman, partner at Greylock Partners and former PM at […]

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