Tag: data science

Big Data’s Relentless Pace Exposes Old Tensions and New Risks in the Enterprise

Mar 22, 2017 |

Over the past two weeks, we’ve explored some of the difficulties that enterprises have experienced in trying to adopt the Hadoop stack of big data technologies. One area that demands further attention is how the rapid pace of development of open source data science technology in general, and the new business opportunities it unlocks, is simultaneously exposing old fault lines between business and IT while opening them to new risks. Read more…

Data Platform Speeds Model Deployment

Mar 17, 2017 |

Data science platform startup Domino Data Lab, which launched its first product in 2014, rolled out its first upgrade this week designed to speed the deployment of predictive and other models along with the addition of an underlying model deployment architecture based on the Kubernetes cluster orchestrator. Read more…

U.N. Launches Climate Data Challenge

Mar 9, 2017 |Big data, data analytics, cloud and other environmental technology companies have signed up to support a United Nations-sponsored climate data challenge. U.N. Global Pulse, organizer of the big data initiative, and data storage vendor Western Digital Corp., announced a partnership on Thursday (March 9) to launch the "Data for Climate Action" challenge. Read more…

HPE, Tamr Strengthen Data Ties

Mar 3, 2017 |Several weeks after winning U.S. patent protection for its data preparation platform, Tamr Inc. announced a deal with Hewlett Packard Enterprise to resell its data unification software. The reseller deal certifies that Tamr's technology has been validated for interoperability with HPE systems as part of its third-party software and hardware offerings. Read more…

The Future (of Data Products) Is Wide Open

Mar 2, 2017 |

The big data revolution has given us powerful new products that have an uncanny capability to anticipate our needs and desires. But according to Fast Forward Labs founder and CEO Hilary Mason, we’ve barely scratched on the potential of data products to change our lives. Read more…

How Mashable Seeds Journalism with Data Science

Feb 27, 2017 |

In journalism, researching what to write about often takes more time and effort than actually writing. But the online news site Mashable has found a way to accelerate the editorial process using a judicious application of big data tech and data science. Read more…

Platform Incorporates Spark to Boost Collaboration

Feb 23, 2017 |

In-memory tools such as Apache Spark continue to mark inroads on predictive analytics platforms designed to allow data scientists and analysts to apply machine learning to large and diverse data sets. Read more…

Data Opportunities Slipping Through the Cracks

Feb 21, 2017 |

If you’re struggling to make the most of your data, take heart in the fact that you’re not alone. A large percentage of companies are not fully executing on their big data, data science, and IoT strategies, several recent studies say. Read more…

Data Science Meets Behavioral Science

Feb 20, 2017 |

In the United States alone, 38 million people start their day by eagerly fastening a device to their wrist that is not worn for the purpose of fashion or keeping time. Read more…

Why Anaconda’s Data Science Tent Is So Big–And Getting Bigger

Feb 16, 2017 |

With more than 13 million downloads to date, Anaconda is blossoming into a real phenomenon in a crowded data science field. What made the collection of mostly Python-based tools so popular to data hackers—a dedication to openness, interoperability, and innovation—is also the strategy behind Continuum Analytics’ Read more…