Advertisement

Scaling Machine Learning Applications

When the number of users for a predictive model grows, it is expected (albeit often wrongly) that the machine learning powered systems will automatically scale to keep up with this growth. If the system fails to scale, processing requirements may outpace performance. Using an example from a LinkedIn article, a sample recommender system fails to […]

Blockchain Use Cases

Blockchain, which is akin to a distributed and decentralized accounts ledger, can record and verify high volumes of digital transactions, irrespective of location. So, blockchain has the capacity to contribute to many industry sectors, besides finance. As a secure technology platform, blockchain’s main benefits are accuracy, protection against fraud, and easy sharing of information. The […]

Case Study: Crown College Uses Predictive Analytics to Retain At-Risk Students

Crown College in St. Bonifacius MN embraced a five-year persistence and completion project four years ago. The college’s Presidents’ Cabinet embraced persistence and completion as an improvement initiative to retain at-risk students and the school had been accepted into the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) Persistence and Completion Academy. HLC accredits colleges and universities in a […]

Advances in Machine Learning

There is little doubt machine learning has become one of the most powerful technologies in the last decade. The emphasis on “learning” in machine learning allows computers to make better and better decisions, based on previous experiences. Advances in this technology have allowed for recent breakthroughs that promote faster and more efficient business intelligence, using […]

A Brief History of Data Security

Data security describes the protection of digital data from a cyberattack or a data breach. A data breach is the unauthorized opening of data, typically to read or copy the information. Stolen data may contain confidential information, such as customer data, credit card numbers, or trade secrets. A cyberattack is much more aggressive. It is […]

2020 DATAVERSITY Top 20

With 2020 now behind us, we here at DATAVERSITY are taking a moment to look back on the hits and misses of this unprecedented year. What content did you, our readers, seek out most during challenging times? Which topics helped you succeed as a data professional, and what should we focus more on in 2021 […]

A Brief History of Data Management

Data Management is the organization of data, the steps used to achieve efficiency, and gather intelligence from that data. Data Management, as a concept, began in the 1960s, with ADAPSO (the Association of Data Processing Service Organizations) forwarding Data Management advice, with an emphasis on professional training and quality assurance metrics. Data Management should not […]

We use technologies such as cookies to understand how you use our site and to provide a better user experience. This includes personalizing content, using analytics and improving site operations. We may share your information about your use of our site with third parties in accordance with our Privacy Policy. You can change your cookie settings as described here at any time, but parts of our site may not function correctly without them. By continuing to use our site, you agree that we can save cookies on your device, unless you have disabled cookies.
I Accept