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Advanced Degrees for Data Science, Predictive Analytics and Big Data

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In this special feature, Daniel D. Gutierrez, Managing Editor of insideBIGDATA discusses a question on many people’s minds these days – is an advanced degree required to become a data scientist and if so, what programs are available?

WPI to Launch the Nation’s First Interdisciplinary PhD Program in Data Science

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Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), which launched one of the first master’s programs in data science in 2014, will offer the nation’s first interdisciplinary PhD program in the field beginning this fall.

Hadoop 101: Learning the Core Elements of Hadoop

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A background in Hadoop can serve as a valuable differentiator for professionals interested in building new areas of expertise in managing and analyzing data. To address this need, MapR launched earlier this year a free, comprehensive On-Demand Training program that can lead to becoming a certified Hadoop professional.

Data Science 101: Introduction to Deep Learning with Python

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In the presentation below, Alec Radford, Head of Research at indico Data Solutions, talks about deep learning with Python and the Theano library.

DataFest Competition Brings Big Data to College Students

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Students from more than 20 prestigious colleges and universities recently tried their hand at “Big Data” analysis at seven different campuses around the country during DataFest, an annual month-long data-analytics competitive event sponsored by the American Statistics Association.

Data Science 101: Excel Tutorial on Analyzing Large Data Sets

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Our friends over at Udemy partnered with data scientist David Taylor (specialist in data spelunking and visualization) to create a fun (and free) Excel tutorial on analyzing large data sets.

MapR Free Hadoop On-Demand Training Exceeds 10,000 Registrants in First Month

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MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, announced its newly available free Hadoop On-Demand Training program has enrolled more than 10,000 registrants worldwide in its first 30 days, signaling strong interest in Hadoop skills training.

Free eBook! Software Defined Storage for Dummies

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Download your FREE copy of “Software Defined Storage for Dummies” today, compliments of IBM Platform Computing! This new learning resource can help enterprise thought leaders better understand the new area of software define storage in support of big data initiatives. Software defined storage is a relatively new concept in the computing and storage industry and […]

Statistics is the Fastest Growing Undergraduate STEM Degree

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Statistics—the science of learning from data—is the fastest-growing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) undergraduate degree in the United States over the last four years, an analysis of federal government education data conducted by the American Statistical Association (ASA) revealed.

MapR Unveils Free Hadoop On-Demand Training Program

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MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a leading distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, announced the availability of free Hadoop On-Demand Training for developers, analysts and administrators.