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One Containerized View of Data Science’s Future

Feb 8, 2018 |

Containers have emerged as legitimate platforms for running data science workloads. But are Docker and Kubernetes here for good, or is it just a passing data science fad? We looked to Anaconda’s SVP of Products and Marketing Mathew Lodge for insights on the matter. Read more…

How Erasure Coding Changes Hadoop Storage Economics

Feb 7, 2018 |

The introduction of erasure coding with Hadoop 3.0 will allow users to cram up to 50% more data into the same cluster. That’s great news for users who are struggling to store all their data. Read more…

Precision Data Is The New Big Data

Feb 6, 2018 |

Businesses, especially big enterprise, are always looking to grow revenue by leveraging their most valuable asset, their installed bases. They know that leveraging their commercial (customer, partners and vendors) relationship data inside their agreements and contracts goes a long way to improving their bottom lines. Read more…

Why 2018 Will Be The Year Of The Data Engineer

Feb 5, 2018 |

The shortage of data scientists – those triple-threat types who possess advanced statistics, business, and coding skills – has been well-documented over the years. But increasingly, businesses are facing a shortage of another key individual on the big data team who’s critical to achieving success – the data engineer. Read more…

Super Bowl LII: A Study in Probabilities and Biases

Feb 2, 2018 |

Millions of people will tune in to Sunday’s Super Bowl LII, which pits the New England Patriots against the Philadelphia Eagles. While many will focus their attention on the food, commercials, and half-time show, the game also provides a good case study in leveraging probabilities and overcoming cognitive bias. Read more…

Five Tips for Winning at Data Governance

Feb 1, 2018 |

By now, you’ve hopefully realized that having a great data analytics strategy also requires having a good data governance strategy. After all, if your data is ungovernable, then the analytics you’re running atop it will be untrustworthy at the end of the day. Read more…

Learning IoT Lessons the Big Data Way

Jan 31, 2018 |

Spending on Internet of Things (IoT) projects is expected to triple over the next few years, to more than $450 billion globally, as the technology matures and use cases emerge. Read more…

Why AI Shouldn’t Be Deemed the ‘Workplace Enemy’

Jan 30, 2018 |

Organizations are finally reaching a new level of maturity when it comes to integrating artificial intelligence (AI) into everyday business operations. Despite this success to-date, the fear of worker replacement is still a prevalent concern across industries. Read more…

Hidden Anomalies No Match for LivePerson’s Machine Learning Engine

Jan 29, 2018 |

LivePerson knows a thing or two about customer service. After all, the company runs the global chat and messaging infrastructure that connects 18,000 businesses like Citibank and Home Depot with millions of their own customers. Read more…

Are Our Expectations For AI Too High?

Jan 26, 2018 |

AI has been in the news for decades and its capabilities continue to become more exciting and futuristic. However, few companies seem to be taking advantage of everything that AI has to offer. Read more…