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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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Developing Machine Learning Skills on the Job

By   /  October 4, 2016  /  Data Education, Data Science Articles, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Smart Data Articles, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Data continues to inhabit every facet of human existence and so the need for competent Data Scientists to help leverage the insights from that data will invariably increase for the foreseeable future. According to a past EMC Data Scientist Study and the 2015 Global IT Report, the amounts of data created by the year 2020 […]

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How Big Data is Strengthening Machine Learning Projects

By   /  September 27, 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, 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

“Modern Machine Learning is devoted to deriving value from data, not jamming the airlocks.” The above quote from Arthur C. Clark’s HAL 9000 vision is about to become a reality, thanks to Big Data enabled Machine Learning (ML). With modern computers exhibiting exceptional performance and storage devices being available within easy budgets, global businesses are increasingly […]

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Deep Learning Obstacles: What’s the Lesson?

By   /  September 20, 2016  /  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

Historically, Google hasn’t often shared its powerful arsenal of hardware and software technologies, which has helped build its reputation and market dominance over the years. Google has been one of the symbolic forces behind advanced data transmission technologies used across the globe. Yet, Google maintained its strategic strength over its competitors by carefully withholding older […]

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Designing Effective Interviews for Spotting a Real Data Scientist

By   /  September 1, 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  /  No Comments

The Data Scientist has been called the sexiest job of the 21st Century and thus has started attracting many young, ambitious contenders for this high-paying and “glamorous” post.  However, there is a growing concern among employers and business leaders that candidates are getting enticed by just the “title” without building the proper mindset and skills […]

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Women in Technology: More Diversity Needed in Computer Science Studies

By   /  August 30, 2016  /  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

The bi-annual Women in Technology Leadership Round Table was held at UC Berkeley in June, a few months after its organizers, Virginia Smith and Dr. Gitanjali Swamy, issued the report, Women In Tech: Addressing the Root Causes of Attrition. The report, which appeared after the Women in Technology inaugural Round Table in November, provided a […]

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An Overview of University and Non-Traditional Programs in Data Science Education

By   /  August 18, 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

In 2011, McKinsey Global Institute forecast an enormous shortage of Data Science and Analytics professionals by 2018. Academia responded by developing a host of Data Science education programs, primarily allowing graduates with mathematical and technical backgrounds to earn a master’s degree. Since the first programs started, they have now spread to dozens of universities, and […]

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The Life of a Data Scientist

By   /  August 9, 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

The worldwide demand for qualified Data Scientists continues to grow and one of the most common queries in many an industry insider’s mind is so, what is it that a Data Scientist does? When lay persons within an industry try to grasp the essence of a Data Scientist’s life, the confusion that boggles everyone is […]

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Machine Learning of the Next Decade: The Promises and the Pitfalls

By   /  July 26, 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

Machine Learning (ML) technology has gained rapid strides in the current enterprise software ecosystem, as it perfectly balances the ease of adoption, deployment, and market maturity with strong business benefits. On the flip side, Machine Learning technology also threatens some core elements of the human experience such as natural processes, human labor, or traditional workflows. […]

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Predictive Analytics Route Planning Algorithm at UPS Followed a Long Path to Success

By   /  July 19, 2016  /  BI / Data Science Articles, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Case Studies, 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

The traveling salesman problem has been known as a tough problem to solve since it was first discussed in the 19th century. Multiply it by the 55,000 routes, more than 100 stops on each, add in additional constraints like time commitments, and it goes beyond being tough to becoming seriously challenging. But, there’s a big […]

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