Data Mining Generally, data mining (sometimes called data or knowledge discovery) is the process of analyzing data from different perspectives and summarizing it into useful information. It is sometimes used synonymously with […]
Is Your Data Warehouse Still Relevant?
In this era of big data and data lakes, has the enterprise data warehouse become irrelevant? The Data Warehouse under pressure Maintaining an enterprise data warehouse is an expensive affair, between software […]
Your consumers have the answers – Are you asking the right questions?
It is time we view data for what it really is: an Asset. Collecting data (a whole lot of data) has begun to get trendy as more and more companies are starting […]
Become a Data Scientist in 12 Weeks
Here is an actual LinkedIn sponsor ad: “In just 12 weeks, you’ll learn the tools, techniques, and fundamental concepts you need to know to make an impact as a data scientist. During […]
Thinking Like A Data Scientist Part IV: Attitudinal Approach
I was reading an article in BusinessWeek titled “Kill Your Desk Chair” where the article cites the following “fact”: A recent study, from the Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, LA, […]
What is Deep Learning?
I am writing a series of blog posts based on a paper from a colleague, Andreas Tolk. Andreas is presenting a paper entitled, “The Next Generation of Modeling & Simulation: Integrating Big […]
Thinking Like A Data Scientist Part III: The Role of Scores
In New Zealand, they are taking a “Moneyball” approach to optimizing social worker spending and focus attention can be most effective. A recent article in BusinessWeek “A Moneyball Approach To Helping Troubled […]
Thinking Like a Data Scientist Part II: Predicting Business Performance
In “Thinking Like a Data Scientist Part I: Understanding Where To Start”, we examined the challenges for getting the business users to think like data scientists when contemplating where and how to […]
Big Data Glossary – Part 2
Picking up from where we left off in Big Data Glossary – Part 1, here is a list of some more of the big data terminologies simplified: 16. Legacy System – In the context […]
Thinking Like a Data Scientist Part I: Understanding Where To Start
One question I frequently get is: “How do I become a data scientist?” Wow, tough question. There are several new books that outline the different skills, capabilities and technologies that a data […]