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Advanced Analytics 101: Beyond Business Intelligence

By   /  September 8, 2016  /  Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Business Intelligence Blogs, Business Intelligence News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Smart Data Articles, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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Trying to make sense of data is nothing new. Companies have been applying analytical methods since before the computer was invented. Once computers and storage became reasonably cheap and powerful, in the late 1980s, companies started using Business Intelligence (BI) software to try to find meaning in their data. Today’s Advanced Analytics go beyond the […]

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Over a Third of Big Data Developers Working with Machine Learning

By   /  July 8, 2016  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess A new release out of Evans Data reports, “Over a third (36%) of all developers who are actively working on Big Data or advanced analytics projects now use elements of machine learning according to Evans Data’s recently released Big Data and Advanced Analytics survey report.  While the market for machine learning is […]

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Don’t Fence Me In: Tensions on the Data Science Frontier

By   /  May 30, 2016  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Science Blogs, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Smart Data Blogs, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

James Kobielus

Click here to learn more about author James Kobielus. Data scientists can be a stubborn, proud, and independent lot. In their hearts, they’re new-age prospects whose primary occupation is to uncover hidden veins of insight buried deep in data. Self-starting genius is a great thing, but it’s not what pays the bills. In the new […]

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Data Science Education at NCSU: Education with a Mission

By   /  May 24, 2016  /  Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Business Intelligence Articles, Business Intelligence 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

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The Master of Science in Analytics (MSA) at North Carolina State University (NCSU) is one of the oldest Data Science degrees in the country. The program began in 2007, with the school’s Institute for Advanced Analytics focused on supporting the success of its students. A presentation about the program at the school sets its ambitions […]

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How to Be a Data Scientist: Data Science Skill Development

By   /  April 7, 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  /  No Comments

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To the wide business community, a Data Scientist is one of those “data magicians,” who can acquire disparate data masses from diverse business functions; clean, massage, organize, and prepare the data; and, then exploit their inherent skills in mathematics, statistics, and Machine Learning to uncover hidden business insights and intelligence. The data used by a […]

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Accenture Launches Advanced Analytics Applications for the Telecom Industry

By   /  August 25, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Business Intelligence News, Business Intelligence News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Accenture is launching five advanced analytics applications for the telecommunications industry, equipping users with customized analytics insights that can empower them to make smarter, data-driven decisions. Developed through the Accenture Analytics Applications Platform – a scalable platform that develops industry- and function-specific advanced analytics […]

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Navigating the Intersection of Analytics and Data Management – Part Deux

By   /  July 8, 2015  /  Business Intelligence Blogs, Business Intelligence News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Strategy Blogs, Data Strategy News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Kimberly Nevala

by Kimberly Nevala As analytics becomes pervasive, standard operating paradigms for data management are being challenged. In some cases new models compliment established practices while others are on a collision course. Rounding out the list we began last week, here are five final points to ponder when thinking about how to adopt, compliment, extend or […]

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Accenture to Acquire Gapso to Expand Its Advanced Analytics Capabilities in Brazil

By   /  February 26, 2015  /  Business Intelligence News, Business Intelligence News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Accenture has entered into an agreement to acquire Gapso, an advanced analytics services and solutions provider based in Brazil that specializes in solving complex supply chain and logistics challenges, mainly for companies in the natural resources and agribusiness sectors. Through the acquisition, Accenture will […]

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Machine Learning’s Future: Fortune 500 Buys In, Manufacturing Sees The Light

By   /  April 7, 2014  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Business Intelligence News, Articles, & Education, Data Education  /  No Comments

by Jennifer Zaino Martin Hack, CEO and co-founder of machine learning company Skytree, has a prediction to make: “In the next three to five years we will see a machine learning system in every Fortune 500 company.” In fact, he says, it’s already happening, and not just among the high-tech companies in that ranking but […]

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The Happiest Place on Earth is Getting Happier Thanks to Big Data

By   /  January 29, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess John Foreman, Chief Data Scientist of MailChimp recently wrote for GigaOM, “Disney World is like a petri dish for advanced analytic techniques because the hotels and parks are all tied together in one large, heavily controlled environment. If you ever wanted to star in The Truman Show, a trip to Disney is the next best […]

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