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Big Data and Citizen Data Scientists: Knowledge, Skill, and Wisdom Revisited

By   /  September 13, 2017  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education, Smart Data Blogs, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Ian Rowlands. It’s been a while since I posted. It’s been a busy summer as we’ve been working on launching our latest product. However, I’ve also taken some time to experiment with some of the tools that Citizen Data Scientists (CDS, for short) might be working with, to get more […]

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Pragmatic Polyglot Data Analysis

By   /  August 24, 2017  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Modeling Blogs, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Steve Miller. Yesterday was a pretty fast-paced day for me in New York. In the morning I took a walk from my midtown hotel to the Koch Queensboro Bridge (Simon and Garfunkel fans will know it as the 59th St Bridge) where I ducked speedy bicyclists crossing over and […]

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Exploratory Analytics? Predictive Analytics? Or Both?

By   /  August 2, 2017  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Steve Miller. A few weeks ago, I participated in a conference call with an Inquidia customer to discuss their new initiative in predictive analytics. We’ve already been helping them build a web-based analytic app for about 9 months. The partnership has been quite successful, and with analytics, once the […]

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Stock Market Performance: A look at Russell indexes in R

By   /  June 7, 2017  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Steve Miller. I just completed the annual “maintenance” on my little stock market indexes returns “app”. I’ve supported a variant of the script for seven years, changing it pretty significantly year to year. The 2016 version was half python and half R, but this year I opted for R […]

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Data Exploration in R – Part I

By   /  May 3, 2017  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

With the analytics work I’ve been involved with over the last 15 years, I estimate that 70% of the effort has been devoted to data access/integration/wrangling/curation, about 20% focused on data exploration, and the remaining 10% fitting algorithms/models. SQL and the open source platforms R and Python have been primary computation platforms, and now provide […]

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Forecasting for prophet in R

By   /  April 5, 2017  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  1 Comment

Click to learn more about author Steve Miller. I ran across an R forecasting package recently, prophet, I hadn’t seen before. This isn’t surprising given the flood of new libraries now emerging in the R ecosystem. Developed by two Facebook Data Scientists, what struck me most about prophet was the alignment of its sweet spot […]

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BlueData Brings DevOps Agility to Data Science Operations with Spark, R, and Python

By   /  February 8, 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 new press release reports, “BlueData, provider of the leading Big-Data-as-a-Service (BDaaS) software platform, today announced the new winter release for the BlueData EPIC software platform. This new release delivers several new enhancements for data science operations, bringing DevOps agility and collaboration to data science teams as well as support for new […]

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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

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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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

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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Baseball Analytics Proves a Theory

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

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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