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Interview: Mike Lamble, CEO at Clarity Solution Group

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We recently sat down with Mike Lamble who is CEO at Clarity Solution Group, a recognized data and analytics consulting firm, to discuss some of the more pressing topics in data management.

Big Data Humor: A Mother’s Day Plot

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As a salute to Mother’s Day this past Sunday, we’d like to offer a nice EDA plot that all budding data scientist’s can identify with! Sign up for the free insideBIGDATA newsletter.

The Rise of the Data Lake in Support of the Industrial Internet (Part 1)

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Data lakes are enterprise-wide data management platforms designed for storing and analyzing vast amounts of information from disparate data sources in their native format. The idea is to place data into a data lake in their native structure instead of a repository built for a specific purpose such as a data warehouse or data mart.

Crunching Time and Space to Turn it Into Usable Data

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Today platforms including Open Source solutions for Big Data (like Hadoop) and GIS Mapping solutions (like ESRI), SAP HANA, and BigTable, a highly scalable distributed storage system that is used in Google Maps – but none of these solutions scale to the requirements of data with space and time attributes or are designed to enable real-time decision-making using this data.

Visualization of the Week: Jackie Robinson vs. Everyone

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In honor of “Jackie Robinson Day”, our friend Ryan Sleeper uses Tableau Public to compare Robinson’s stats with every other player that came before him.

Big Data Humor: One Order of Magic Please

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That’s the problem with being a data scientist, people want you to “work your magic” … whatever that means! Sign up for the free insideBIGDATA newsletter.

Big Data Humor: Statistically Speaking

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How charitable, keeping others safe through statistics. It’s good to not be mean!     Sign up for the free insideBIGDATA newsletter.

HP Data Scientists Help Akshara Foundation Transform Education for Indian Students

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HP announced an innovative collaboration with Akshara Foundation that aims to improve the education experience for more than one million school children across the Indian state of Karnataka.

Radius Intelligence Implements Databricks Cloud for Big Data Processing

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Databricks — the company founded by the creators of the popular open-source Big Data processing engine Apache Spark with its flagship product, Databricks Cloud — today announced that Radius Intelligence, the business-to-business marketing intelligence company, selected Databricks Cloud as its preferred big-data processing platform.

Visualization of the Week: Vaccine Preventable Outbreaks

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With the public’s attention on the recent measles outbreak, here is a compelling visualization authored using Tableau by the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) — “Vaccine Preventable Outbreaks.” CFR maps vaccine preventable outbreaks since 2008.