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Use a Data Science Bootcamp to Advance Your Big Data Career

By   /  April 18, 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

A sense of frustration has developed among some companies wanting to develop a Big Data Strategy using Data Science and aligned technologies. They can’t find people capable of doing the work. Experts have been warning of a Data Scientist shortage for at least six years, but it’s a strange sounding, “new” career field that many […]

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Case Study: Implementing Data Governance for Data Lakes and Big Data

By   /  April 6, 2017  /  BI / Data Science Articles, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Case Studies, Conference and Webinar Communities, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Conference Communities - Learn, Share, Review, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance Articles, Data Governance Conference Community, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

Shannon Fuller says that knowing what your priorities are is the key piece to efficient development of a governance structure for the Data Lake. Fuller is the Director of Data Governance at Carolinas Healthcare System, where he piloted an HDInsight Hadoop implementation on Microsoft Azure. Speaking at the DATAVERSITY® Enterprise Data Governance Online 2017 Conference, […]

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Data Science Education: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

By   /  March 29, 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

MIT’s Institute for Data, Systems, and Society (IDSS) is focused on addressing a broad range of challenges by promoting research and education in Data Science education, statistics, decision making, and the social sciences. It was launched simultaneously, in the Fall of 2016, with MIT’s new Minor in Statistics and Data Science, and is available to […]

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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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