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SAS, R, or Python – Enter World Programming System (WPS)

By   /  August 3, 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

Steve Miller

Click here to learn more about author Steve Miller. With more than a little serendipity, I came across a report detailing the results of the third annual survey by Burtch Works Executive Recruiting, entitled “SAS, R, or Python Survey 2016: Which Tool Do Analytics Pros Prefer?” The survey asked each respondent to name the single […]

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My Stock Market Index Dashboard with R, Plotly, and the Plotly Cloud

By   /  July 6, 2016  /  Business Intelligence Blogs, Business Intelligence News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Strategy Blogs, Data Strategy News, Articles, & Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Steve Miller

Click here to learn more about author Steve Miller. It’s been difficult for me to ponder my 2016 stock index dashboard this week, the markets roiled by the turmoil of Brexit taking a toll on my fragile investment psyche. Alas, I dutifully update the underlying data and run the visualization daily, hoping for the best […]

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10 Programming Languages Used by Today’s Data Science Pros

By   /  July 4, 2016  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Science News, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Jessica Davis recently wrote in InformationWeek, “Looking to break into the field of data science or to gain the skills to be able to transition to this field in the future? Interested in becoming a data analyst and perhaps eventually moving into a data scientist role? Then you’re probably doing some research […]

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New Jobs Analysis with Python

By   /  June 1, 2016  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Business Intelligence Blogs, Business Intelligence News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education  /  No Comments

Steve Miller

Click here to learn more about author Steve Miller. The presidential race is heating up as primaries come to an end. And if it’s Trump vs Clinton, there’ll be no shortage of strong opinion among the electorate as to which offers the best policies for economics, defense, energy, health care, etc. Last year I posted […]

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Web Scraping for Data Science — Part 2

By   /  May 4, 2016  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Science Blogs, Data Science News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Steve Miller

Click here to learn more about author Steve Miller. Read Part 1 of this blog series here. Between R and Python, analytics pros are covered on most data science bases R-Python. In last month’s blog, I discussed simple webscraping using Python in a Jupyter notebbok, the nifty css-generating tool SelectorGadget, and the Python XML and HTML handling package lxml. […]

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A Guide to Python and R: When to Use Which for What

By   /  April 11, 2016  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Science News, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Roger Huang recently wrote in The Next Web, “At Springboard, we pair mentors with learners in data science. We often get questions about whether to use Python or R – and we’ve come to a conclusion thanks to insight from our community of mentors and learners. Data science is the sexiest job […]

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Web-Scraping for Data Science – Part 1

By   /  April 6, 2016  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Science Blogs, Data Science News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Steve Miller

Click to learn more about Steve Miller. Scraping data from the web is a task that’s essential to the data scientist’s hacking portfolio. The complexity of work ranges from sophisticated crawling that mandates understanding the structure of dynamic web pages along with command of css and/or xpath, to the more mundane “just grabbing a table […]

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Top Tools Used By Data Scientists

By   /  March 21, 2016  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Science News, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Andrew Rosenblum recently wrote in Business2Community, “You’ve read about many of the kinds of big data projects that you can use to learn more about your data in our What Can a Data Scientist Do for You? article—now, we’re going to take a look at tools that data scientists use to mine […]

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The Evolution of Python for Data Science

By   /  February 26, 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

Steve Miller

Click here to learn more about author Steve Miller. I’ve been programming in Python for almost 15 years. When I started around 2001, I was doing most of my non-statistical work in C and Perl, the early days of Fortran, PL/I, and Pascal thankfully by then long gone. Just as with R for statistical computing, I […]

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The Many Benefits of R

By   /  July 16, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Strategy News, Data Strategy News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Joseph Sirosh of Microsoft recently opined in VentureBeat, “One of the most popular tools in data science today is the open-source programming language R. Simply put, R is the language of data. Over the last 20 years, statisticians all over the world have contributed their innovations to open source R. These contributions […]

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