6 Major Tips of a Successful Predictive Analytics Project This 2016

Over the years we all helped organizations bring predictive analytics modelling in house and have learned a lot along the way. The use of predictive analytics has had a great impact on the company impact, resulting in better business decisions ...

Big Data: Managing Wild Weather and Water

By Gaalen Engen and Marc Davis A state of emergency was declared throughout Washington State in November in response to a series of savage storms that caused three deaths and hundreds of injuries. So catastrophic was the cumulative damage that the ...

Funding trends for IoT big data analytics

As the “Internet of Things” gains momentum, expecting to be fueled and enabled by big data analytics, investors and companies are seeking to expand their holdings across these areas. Kylie Wansink, senior analyst for global markets at analyst firm BuddeCom, said ...

Microsoft Excel for Web Analytics and Big Data

No one has time to spend ages mining for Excel answers from mountains of text to quickly find and fix Analytics issues. These issues can be something like: Finding and removing duplicate URLs Extracting domain names from the URLs Converting upper case URLs ...

The Hadoop Ecosystem: HDFS, Yarn, Hive, Pig, HBase and growing

Hadoop is the leading open-source software framework developed for scalable, reliable and distributed computing. With the world producing data in the zettabyte range there is a growing need for cheap, scalable, reliable and fast computing to process and make sense ...

How to become a Data Scientist for Free

By Nir Goldstein, ReSkill Statistical analysis and data mining were the top skills that got people hired in 2014 based on LinkedIn analysis of 330 million LinkedIn member profiles. We live in an increasingly data driven world, and businesses are aggressively ...

Things You Should Know About Big Data

People using Big Data need to know certain things about it, especially the technologies and architecture. Understanding the biggest challenges while implementing the processes related to Big Data in their storage environments. After its arrival on the scenario, for some times ...

7 Ways to Get Ready for the Big Data of the Future

Data science is in the midst of transformation, with Big Data technologies starting to significantly encroach on the market share of traditional RDBMSs (relational database management systems). Spending worldwide on Big Data is forecast to hit $114 billion by 2018, ...