Tag: data science

Practical Tips for Success with Machine Learning

Jan 17, 2018 |

In the last year, the hype around AI has been deafening. And for good reason. Despite a long hiatus in the AI research community without any major wins, we’ve made some amazing progress lately. Read more…

10 Key Big Data Trends That Drove 2017

Dec 13, 2017 |

2017 has come and (almost) gone. It was a memorable year, to be sure, with plenty of drama and unexpected happenings in terms of the technology, the players, and the application of big data and data science. Read more…

Why Deep Learning May Not Be So ‘Deep’ After All

Dec 12, 2017 |

Deep learning has given us tremendous new powers to spot patterns hidden in great globs of data. For some challenges, neural networks can even outperform top human experts. However, despite all the progress the new approach represents and the hope that it will lead us to actual artificial intelligence, there are big limits on the practical application of deep learning. Read more…

MapR Takes Aim at DataOps with Platform 6.0

Nov 21, 2017 |

MapR today unveiled a new release of its converged data platform that’s aimed at helping companies use emerging DataOps concepts to go from data science insight to positive business result in a speedy, reliable, and secure manner. Read more…

Q&A with Domino Data Lab’s CEO

Nov 21, 2017 |

The field of data science is fairly young and evolving extremely rapidly. Finding people who can harness the tornado of big data tech is a major challenge. One of the up and coming vendors who are making data science more accessible is Domino Data Lab. Read more…

Standards Effort Seeks to Redefine ‘Data Scientist’

Nov 8, 2017 |

Da-ta Sci-en-tist, noun, a person employed to analyze and interpret complex digital data, such as the usage statistics of a website, especially in order to assist a business in its decision-making.” Read more…

5 Reasons Data Science Initiatives Fail

Oct 31, 2017 |

Data science is one of the fastest growing areas of business. Jobs related to data are continuously ranked among the most in demand, with IBM estimating the need for data scientists to rise 28% by 2020. Read more…

NSF Doubles Down on Data Science

Oct 30, 2017 |

The National Science Foundation has awarded two grants to the University of California at Berkeley, the first to deepen the theoretical foundations of data science, the second addressing the big data skills gap. Read more…

Solving the ‘Last Mile’ Problem in Data Science

Oct 5, 2017 |

There’s a ton of innovation occurring within the realm of data science at the moment thanks to a blossoming of machine learning technologies and techniques. But much of that innovation isn’t getting into production because of an impedance mismatch between data science and IT. Read more…

The Data Science Inside the Bloomberg Terminal

Sep 18, 2017 |

When it comes to financial data, you can’t find a more recognizable product than the Bloomberg Terminal, which is used by hundreds of thousands of financial professionals around the world. Read more…