Business intelligence data mining
- May 23, 2017
Hiring a data scientist is hard enough given the shortage of candidates, but the subtle mix of skills required by the job can make hiring one even harder.
- May 18, 2017
Deep learning may share some characteristics of traditional machine learning, but experienced users say it's really in a class by itself when it comes to predictive-model design and output.
- March 08, 2017
Data scientists at companies such as LinkedIn and Cisco are applying aspects of the scientific method to data mining and analysis initiatives to try to make sure they get valid results.
- February 28, 2017
Data science teams face a mix of process and cultural challenges in organizations, according to experienced analytics managers who offer advice on how to overcome the hurdles.
- February 15, 2017
Scientific researchers need robust big data architectures to solve the challenges of mining and analyzing genomic data, and some say the Apache Spark engine is well-suited for the job.
- February 06, 2017
Tools for predictive analytics can help guide decision-making in companies and political campaigns, but the 2016 election showed that emotion is still a powerful factor for voters.
- February 06, 2017
Deploying and using predictive modeling tools without heeding best practices doesn't guarantee analytics success, a fact that many analytics managers and election forecasters know all too well.
- July 08, 2016
Selling business executives on the value of big data analytics applications is becoming a to-do list item for more IT managers who look to deploy Hadoop clusters in their organizations.
- July 07, 2016
Data scientists are in high demand, but in such scarce supply that some companies outsource their data for analysis. DataScience Inc. CEO Ian Swanson explains how it works.
- March 31, 2016
In a panel discussion at Strata + Hadoop World 2016, managers of data science initiatives discussed how to structure and lead teams of data scientists for effective big data analytics.
- December 16, 2015
As 2015 comes to an end, it's time to review some of the biggest developments and trends in the world of BI and big data, including how sports teams, hospitals and data-driven executives pushed ahead on analytics.
- September 22, 2015
Hiring a data scientist can be a big investment, so businesses need to know how to optimize the process. As a guide, some experienced analytics managers discuss their hiring strategies.
- August 21, 2015
The record-keeping systems used by most healthcare providers don't make analyzing the data easy, but some providers are finding a way around these challenges.
- August 05, 2015
Predictive modeling can help turn high-profile data scientists into public figures. But in business applications, it demands attention to detail, process and, ultimately, business value.
- February 20, 2015
Health data is notoriously difficult to analyze due to privacy rules, but a new project is showing it can be done.