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Data Science

Cybersecurity Professionals Need to be Data Scientists Too

August 23, 2018

Via: DataVersity

Cybersecurity practitioners don’t necessarily think of themselves as Data Scientists – but they should. In fact, most of them are already doing that work, even if they don’t recognize that the term applies to them. Securing the network and protecting […]


Data Science

Data is inherently messy. Is that really such a bad thing?

August 2, 2018

Via: Info World

A data quality expert once told me that vendors providing data quality software solutions should always ensure 100 percent quality data, and if they didn’t, they should be liable for any ensuing issues. I disagreed with that harsh assessment then—and […]


Data Science

Data Sheet—Regulators Have Not Dampened Facebook and Google’s Prospects—Yet

July 24, 2018

Via: Fortune

Before Google parent Alphabet reported quarterly earnings Monday, the somewhat naïve meme going around was that regulatory scrutiny would zap the advertising leviathan’s performance. True, Alphabet recorded a multi-billion-dollar hit associated with a fine ordered by the European Union that […]


Data Science

Data Profiling: The First Step to Data Science

July 20, 2018

Via: DataVersity

In 2012 former Chief Data Scientist of the United States DJ Patil and Babson College Professor Thomson H. Davenport famously declared that the job of Data Scientist would be the “Sexiest job of the 21st Century.” While that may true, […]


Computing, Data Management, Data Science

Data lakes: Just a swamp without data governance and catalog

July 17, 2018

Via: Info World

The big data landscape has exploded in an incredibly short amount of time. It was just in 2013 that the term “big data” was added to the pages of the Oxford English Dictionary. Fewer than five years later, 2.5 quintillion […]


Data Science, Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Intellect and IBM to Deliver Seamless Digital Transformation to the World’s Largest Banks

June 18, 2018

Via: DataVersity

According to a recent press release, “Intellect Design Arena, the world’s first full spectrum Banking and Insurance technology products company, and IBM will jointly deliver digital corporate banking solutions to some of the world’s largest banks on the IBM Cloud. […]


Data Science

Data Sheet—How to Calm a Crying Baby? By Design

June 14, 2018

Via: Fortune

I remember when Yves Béhar first showed me the August smart lock. It was years ago, before the product—which replaces the conventional combination of a metal key and mechanical tumbler with an authenticated mobile device and Wi-Fi-connected electronic unit—was announced […]


Data Science

How Arcadia Data brings self-service BI to the data lake

May 30, 2018

Via: Info World

Data has evolved over the years. Complex data structures, unstructured data, real-time processing, growing data volumes, and new varieties of data are all part of the evolution. Platforms have changed as well. “Schema-less,” real-time events, “schema-on-read,” and extract/load/discover/transform (ELDT) are […]


Data Science

Data Sheet—Why Facebook Should Be Liable for What It Publishes

May 23, 2018

Via: Fortune

The sheer scale of the nefarious crap that litters Facebook is astonishing. As Michal Lev-Ram relates in her new feature on the company, in just the first quarter Facebook found that it had published 837 million instances of “spam, false […]


Data Science, Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Data-driven agriculture: How IoT could change farming

May 22, 2018

Via: Info World

People often think about the internet of things in an industrial or commercial setting, providing sensors and data to a well-defined process or activity. But there’s one fundamental part of our society that can benefit immensely from IoT technologies, one […]