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Book Review: R for Everyone – Advanced Analytics and Graphics

I’m frequently asked about educational resources for those making their entry into the data science and machine learning professions. There are plenty of good advanced books such as theoretical masterpieces like Elements of Statistical Learning (free PDF) and Learning From Data to name just two. Also very good and still somewhat advanced, but based on […]

What has Kaggle Learned from 2 Million Machine Learning Models?

I was excited to attend a very compelling Meetup featuring Anthony Goldbloom, co-founder and CEO of Kaggle who talked about the genesis of his company and what they’ve learned along the way – “What has Kaggle Learned from 2 Million Machine Learning Model?” It was fascinating!

Talend Releases Free, Easy-to-Use Desktop App for Quickly Preparing Data for Analysis

Talend, a global leader in big data integration software, today introduced Talend Data Preparation, a self-service application that enables business users to simplify and expedite the often laborious and time consuming process of data wrangling or the data manipulation and analysis tasks that are often performed using spreadsheets.

Analytics Plus the Internet of Things Add up to Grid Reliability

SAS and OSIsoft are showcasing how predictive analytics from SAS and infrastructure-management software from OSIsoft can transform asset data from IoT connected devices into an optimized grid with the Salt River Project powered by SAS.

Super Bowl Survey 2016 – Examining Online and Mobile Habits

SOASTA, a leader in performance analytics, unveiled the results of its 2016 Super Bowl Second Screen Survey¹, examining online and mobile habits and preferences of Americans watching this year’s Super Bowl, as well as their thoughts on which professional football playoff team has the most obnoxious fans.

Global Hadoop Market is Expected to Reach $84.6 Billion by 2021 – Allied Market Research

According to a new report published by Allied Market Research titled, “World Hadoop Market – Opportunities and Forecasts 2014–2021,” the global Hadoop market is expected to garner revenue of $84.6 billion by 2021, registering a CAGR of 63.4% during 2016 to 2021.

Architecting Predictive Algorithms for Machine Learning

In the presentation below, Seth Juarez of DevExpress discusses architecting predictive algorithms for machine learning.

Levi’s® Stadium Visitors Score with VenueNext and Splunk

Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), provider of a leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, announced that VenueNext, creator of integrated technology platforms for venues, is using Splunk® Enterprise to help the Levi’s Stadium operational teams make real-time, data-driven decisions that enhance operational effectiveness, precision and control.

Using Excel Versus Using R

Trying to show the data analysis package R is no more scary than Excel, John Mount of the Win-Vector blog shows a simple analysis both in Excel and in R.

NewVantage Releases 4th Annual Big Data Executive Survey 2016 Survey – Big Data has Achieved Mainstream Adoption

NewVantage Partners, a management consulting firm whose exclusive focus is the delivery of world-class expertise in Data Strategy and Big Data Execution for Fortune 1000 clients, has released the results of its 4th annual Big Data Executive Survey, entitled “An Update on the Adoption of Big Data in the Fortune 1000”.