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Case Study: CauseSquare and NuoDB’s Elastic SQL Database Partner for Non-Profit Generosity

By   /  May 10, 2017  /  Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Case Studies, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Database Articles, Database News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Articles  /  No Comments

CauseSquare started in 2015, when co-founder and CTO, Walid Darwish and four of his friends, all developers, were volunteering their time with non-profit organizations and discovered that, “This sector, in terms of technology, still has a long way to go.” They also suspected that these organizations were heading for trouble in the long term. Their […]

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Case Study: Hello Fresh Shifts to Big Data with MapR

By   /  March 8, 2017  /  BI / Data Science Articles, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Case Studies, 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 doorbell rings and it’s a big box with the words “HelloFresh” on the side in lime green letters. Inside, surrounded by biodegradable ice packs, are fresh ingredients for three different meals for you and your spouse, chosen from a varied slate of innovative entrees. All the vegies and meats in the box are portioned, […]

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A Database Reverse Engineering Case Study

By   /  August 29, 2016  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Modeling Blogs, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs, Smart Data Blogs, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click here to learn more about author Michael Blaha. In a blog last year we discussed database archaeology, which is another name for database reverse engineering. Database reverse engineering is the inverse to normal development. We start with an application and work backwards to understand the software and infer its content. This month we’ll take a […]

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Building Data Scientists from Scratch with Tech Tank

By   /  June 13, 2016  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Science News, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Sarah Fister Gale recently wrote in Chief Learning Officer, “Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. prides itself on being able to bring cutting edge technology and talent to its clients… The volume and complexity of data management and data science expertise required on client projects often exceeds the skills available in the company’s ranks. […]

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Case Study: Transitioning to NoSQL at a Gambling Website

By   /  November 25, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Database News, Database News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Dan Macklin recently wrote in InfoQ, “As one of the world’s biggest online gambling websites – serving around 19 million customers in nearly 200 hundred countries – everything about bet365 and its IT is on a huge scale. It has to be. At peak times our betting platform runs at more than […]

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Big Data at UPS: A Case Study

By   /  October 29, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  1 Comment

by Angela Guess Alex Woodie writes for Datanami, “‘Take care of little things and big things will take care of themselves.’ That was the advice shared by UPS’ Senior Director of Process Management Jack Levis, who presented a keynote Monday at SAS Analytics 2015 conference about the company’s decades-long journey from descriptive to prescriptive analytics. […]

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Case Study: Cassandra Meets Call of Duty

By   /  October 5, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Database News, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Lis Evenstad recently wrote for Computer Weekly, “With the rise of the internet of things (IoT) and new technology, companies have the ability to collect and use more data than ever before. More data also means higher expectations and increased competition to stay on top of the game.’It’s about having real-time data […]

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Case Study: The Data Science Behind Zillow’s Zestimates

By   /  August 20, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Science News, Data Science News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Alex Woodie recently wrote for Datanami, “If you’re like most homeowners, you probably sneak a peek at your ‘Zestimate’ from time to time to see how your home’s value might have changed. Getting a Zestimate is very easy and straightforward for users, but behind the scenes, there’s a hefty amount of data […]

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Case Study: An Inside Look at Airbnb’s Data Science Journey

By   /  July 7, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Science News, Data Science News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Riley Newman of Airbnb recently wrote in VentureBeat, “Five years ago, I joined Airbnb as its first data scientist. At that time, the few people who’d even heard of the company were still figuring out how to pronounce its name, and the roughly seven-person team (depending on whether you counted that guy […]

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Case Study: Improving Transport for London with the Internet of Things

By   /  June 1, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  1 Comment

by Angela Guess Forbes contributor Bernard Marr recently wrote, “Transport for London (TfL) oversees a network of buses, trains, taxis, roads, cycle paths, footpaths and even ferries which are used by millions every day. Running these vast networks. so integral to so many people’s lives in one of the world’s busiest cities, gives TfL access […]

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