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Why Business Intelligence is Key to Competitive Advantage

Our friends over at Boston University’s Master of Science in Computer Information Systems Online Program put together the compelling infographic below that highlights why Business Intelligence (BI) is the key to competitive advantage for enterprises today.

Solving the Data Integration Challenge with a Purpose-Built IIoT Application

In the video presentation below, Alex Clark, Chief Software Architect & Founder at BitStew, talks about Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), its challenges, and opportunities.

How Viacom Built a Just-in-Time Data Warehouse

In the video presentation below from Spark Summit East 2016 conference, Viacom, the global media company, explains how they are using Apache Spark and Databricks to quickly adapt to their audience by building a just-in-time data warehouse.

Data Science at Ticketmaster

In the video presentation below, Jenn Webb, Managing Editor at Radar, interviews John Carnahan who serves as Executive Vice President of Data Science at Ticketmaster.

The Science of Data-Driven Storytelling

The video presentation below captures the highlights of the all-day data-driven storytelling event produced by DataScience, Inc. and the National Science Foundation (NSF)’s West Big Data Innovation Hub.

Scalable Deep Learning Platform On Spark In Baidu

In the presentation below, Weide Zhang is a Senior Architect at Baidu, talks about his team’s work in using Spark to drive deep learning training and prediction using Paddle, the deep learning library developed by Baidu IDL.

4 Tips for Computer Science Grads Entering the Workforce

In this special guest feature, Pablo Stern, CTO at Radius, shares some tips for new computer science graduates entering the workforce, including why they should consider working in the data science field.

New Qlik Academic Program Curriculum Helps Students Advance Analytical and Data Literacy Skills

Qlik® (NASDAQ: QLIK), a leader in visual analytics, today announced the expansion of the Qlik Academic Program with its new Data Analytics Curriculum.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 8/8/2016

Above the Trend Line: machine learning industry rumor central, is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items such as people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine learning industries including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and curious buzz.

Detecting and Mitigating Fraud at Scale

The presentation below by Eric Levine, Engineering Manager at Airbnb shows how Airbnb’s Trust and Safety team has built machine learning infrastructure from the ground up to catch and defuse fraudsters on the platform.