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Baseball Analytics Proves a Theory

By   /  October 21, 2015  /  Business Intelligence Blogs, Business Intelligence News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education  /  1 Comment

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by Steve Miller My best friend and I took in a game at Wrigley Field in August. As the Cubs were pounding on a weak opponent that day, we both hypothesized that at the end of the season it seems the better teams pick up the pace, while the others sink even lower. The Cubs, for […]

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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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Why You Should Learn Open Source R

By   /  February 2, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Science News, Data Science News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess David Smith of OpenSource.com recently wrote, “With such strong demand and such high salaries to offer, it’s no surprise that competition for hiring data scientists is intense. As a result, companies who previously relied on legacy proprietary platforms for statistical analysis are now adopting a new alternative, open source R. So far, it […]

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Big Data Analytics with R: Register Today!

By   /  July 31, 2014  /  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 In tandem with the upcoming NoSQL Now! Conference, DATAVERSITY™ is proud to sponsor a thought-provoking workshop on the programming language R. The workshop, Introduction to Big Data Analysis with the R Language, will be led by Brian Sletten, President of Bosatsu Consulting, Inc. In his description of the workshop, Sletten states, “R […]

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Is There an Ideal Programming Language for Big Data?

By   /  January 22, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

Can programming language names be trademarks?

by Angela Guess Charles Menguy of InfoQ.com recently wrote, “Big Data is a field where even a single millisecond loss can be significant over billions of events. Yet, languages often regarded as slow like Python have gained a lot of popularity in the past year. Recent articles and discussions in the Big Data community have started […]

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Getting Started with the Semantic Web Using SPARQL with R

By   /  January 29, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

A new article on R Bloggers explains how to get “up and running on the Semantic Web” using SPARQL with R in under five minutes.

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Data Journalism Around the World

By   /  December 26, 2012  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Alex Howard of O’Reilly Radar recently shared examples of great data journalism from across the globe.

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5 Open Source Big Data Tools to Watch

By   /  October 30, 2012  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, NoSQL News, Articles, & Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Tim Gasper of TechCrunch has created a list of five open source Big Data technologies that are making waves.

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5 Big Data Technologies Worth Knowing

By   /  October 30, 2012  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Tim Gasper of TechCrunch reports, “Big Data is on every CIO’s mind this quarter, and for good reason. Companies will have spent $4.3 billion on Big Data technologies by the end of 2012. But here’s where it gets interesting. Those initial investments will in turn trigger a domino effect of upgrades and new […]

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MATLAB, R, and Julia: An Overview

By   /  October 18, 2012  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Enterprise Information Management  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Avi Bryant of Strata recently discussed three of the most commonly used languages for data: MATLAB, R, and Julia. He writes, “Big data frameworks like Hadoop have received a lot of attention recently, and with good reason: when you have terabytes of data to work with — and these days, who doesn’t? […]

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