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Book Review: Introduction to Linear Algebra by Gilbert Strang

In this book review, I take a close look at the 5th edition of “Introduction to Linear Algebra” (Wellesley-Cambridge Press) by MIT mathematics professor Gilbert Strang. This book is a must-have for any serious data scientist.

insideBIGDATA Readers! Your Opinion Counts with Our 2016 Survey

insideBIGDATA is nearing the completion of its 2016 audience survey and we’d like to remind any of our remaining loyal readers to give us your thoughts so we can learn what’s important to you.

Outlook on Artificial Intelligence in the Enterprise 2016

The infographic below summarizes the results of a new research report surveying 235 business executives – “Outlook on Artificial Intelligence in the Enterprise 2016” sponsored by Narrative Science.

Mu Sigma Unveils the “State of Analytics and Decision Science” Report, Uncovering Gaps and Trends in Data and Analytics

Mu Sigma, a leading global provider of decision science and big data analytics solutions, announced the results of its inaugural “State of Analytics and Decision Science” report, which identifies gaps and shortcomings in traditional approaches to analytics and problem solving.

Paxata & TDWI Survey Provides Insight into Factors Driving Self-Service Data Preparation Growth

Paxata, provider of the enterprise-grade self-service data preparation platform, announced the results of an industry study published by TDWI and sponsored by Paxata about the self-service data preparation market and its emerging role in accelerating the transformation of data to information.

Just One-Third of CEOs Trust their Data and Analytics, KPMG Survey Finds

Just one-third (33 percent) of CEOs have a high-level of trust in the accuracy of their Data & Analytics, a new KPMG survey has found, and 29 percent have limited trust or active distrust of their organization’s use of D&A.

OpsClarity Announces that 92% of Companies Surveyed Are Increasing Investment in Real-Time Analysis of Human and Machine-Generated Data

OpsClarity, a provider of intelligent monitoring solutions for modern fast data and streaming applications, announced that 92 percent of companies across retail, technology, banking, healthcare and life sciences are investing in real-time analysis technology for human and machine-generated data.

Looker Simplifies Data Delivery with Powered By Looker

Looker, the company that is powering data-driven businesses, released substantial enhancements to Powered by Looker one of the flagship capabilities available on the Looker Data Platform.

Internet of Things (IoT) Healthcare Market is Expected to Reach $136.8 Billion, Worldwide, by 2021

According to a new report published by Allied Market Research titled, “World Internet of Things (IoT) Healthcare Market – Opportunities and Forecasts, 2014-2021”, the world internet of things (IoT) healthcare market is expected to reach $136.8 billion by 2021.

Teradata Showcases Presto at 2016 Hadoop Summit

“Presto is a perfect fit with the Teradata Unified Data Architecture, an integrated analytical ecosystem for our enterprise customers. Presto enables companies to leverage standard ANSI SQL to execute interactive queries against Hadoop data. With Presto, utilizing Teradata’s Query Grid connector for Presto, customers can execute queries that originate in Teradata Integrated Data Warehouse that join data within the IDW and Hadoop leveraging Presto.”