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Tech Jobs Rule in the Best Jobs of 2017, According to New Data from Indeed

By   /  March 23, 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 A recent press release states, “Indeed, the world’s number one job site, debuted today the best jobs of 2017, and all but a few jobs are technical roles. Seven of the top ten jobs are software engineers and developers, with positions in management, healthcare and engineering rounding out the top 25 list. […]

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Smart and Scalable: The Next Generation Data Lakes

By   /  March 22, 2017  /  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

Data Lakes have come under some scrutiny in recent times, with complaints that businesses wind up storing anything and everything in them, yet aren’t realizing the value they expected from all the data they’ve piled up. Sam Chance, who’s recently taken on a Managing Director role in Cambridge Semantics Solution Engineering organization, has a take […]

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When Is “More Data!” The Wrong Solution?

By   /  March 17, 2017  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science 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 Karl Zimmerman. Data-driven decision-making is vitally important to modern enterprises. Without the analysis of data, we can’t hope to make intelligent decisions about how to achieve our business goals. The data we have available to us is richer and more voluminous than ever before. Collecting data is now almost a […]

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Data Science Education: An Overview of Academic Programs in the USA

By   /  March 9, 2017  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

When the 2011 McKinsey report estimated that 2018 will witness a severe shortage of about “140,000 to 190,000 data analytics experts” in the US industry, the universities began to wake up to the need for new and improved US academic programs in Data Science Education. Moreover, in a 2012 blog post titled Big Data and Data […]

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Will Data Scientists Automate Themselves Out of Jobs?

By   /  February 22, 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 James Kobielus. Productivity in Data Science isn’t a matter of output in any quantitative sense. It’s more an issue of the quality of what Data Scientists produce. In a Data Science context, quality refers to the validity and relevance of the insights that statistical models are able to distill from […]

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A Brief History of Deep Learning

By   /  February 7, 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

Deep Learning, as a branch of Machine Learning, employs algorithms to process data and imitate the thinking process, or to develop abstractions. Deep Learning (DL) uses layers of algorithms to process data, understand human speech, and visually recognize objects. Information is passed through each layer, with the output of the previous layer providing input for […]

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Data Science Education: Stanford University’s Program

By   /  February 1, 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

The Stanford Data Science education program is small with competitive acceptance requirements. It is administrated by their Statistics Department. Guenther Walther, Chairman of the Statistics Department, was asked what students can do to get in the program. He responded: “The admissions process is competitive, indeed. We had close to 400 applicants for the eight spots […]

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Machine Learning and Statistical Algorithms: Training With Everything We’ve Got

By   /  January 18, 2017  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Smart Data Blogs, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click here to learn more about author James Kobielus. Machine Learning and other statistical algorithms are like muscles. How you train a statistical algorithm makes all the difference in how well it performs the task for which it was constructed. You could say training an algorithm is a bit like conditioning your muscles in a gym. It […]

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Data Science Education and Research at The University of Michigan

By   /  January 11, 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

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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2017 Machine Learning Trends

By   /  January 3, 2017  /  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

Machine Learning (ML) has revolutionized the world of computers by allowing them to learn as they progress forward with large datasets, thus mitigating many previous programming pitfalls and impasses. Machine Learning builds algorithms, which when exposed to high volumes of data, can self-teach and evolve. When this unique technology powers Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications, the […]

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