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Data Science 101: An Introduction to scikit-learn – Machine Learning in Python

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The tutorial presentation below offers an introduction to the scikit-learn package and to the central concepts of Machine Learning.

Datameer’s Stefan Groschupf on the Role of the CDO

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As another episode of the Big Data & Brews industry perspectives series, Stefan Groschupf, CEO of our friends over at Datameer, shares his thoughts on the role of the Chief Data Officer in today’s enterprise environment.

Interview: Michael O’Connell, Chief Data Scientist at TIBCO

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I recently caught up with Michael O’Connell who is Chief Data Scientist at TIBCO, a global leader in infrastructure and business intelligence software, to talk about the flourishing career outlook, demand and job security that a career in data science and business analytics are bringing to the higher education community.

Book Review: The Manga Guide to Linear Algebra

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I was happy to receive a review copy of book employing a very unique approach for teaching mathematics, “The Manga Guide to Linear Algebra,” published by No Starch Press. This is a comic book, perfect for new data scientists! The book is great for newbies because it clearly spells out each minute step in performing calculations involving vectors, matrices, determinants, linear transformations, kernels, eigenvalues and eigenvectors.

How Predictive Analytics is Changing the Retail Industry

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In this special guest feature, Dean Abbott of SmarterHQ discusses how data science and predictive modeling have become the holy grail for the retail industry.

What Does a Data Scientist Do That a Traditional Data Analytics Team Can’t?

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In this special guest feature, Kumaran Ponnambalam of Transera provides his views on the distinction between traditional data analysts and the newer designation of data scientist.

Data Science 101: Is Logistic Regression Dead?

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In this special guest feature for our Data Science 101 channel, Smita Adhikary of Big Data Analytics Hires shares her thoughts about how the data science community has changed over the years – many useful tips for those just entering the field. Smita is a Managing Consultant at Big Data Analytics Hires – a talent search and recruiting firm focused primarily on Data Science and Decision Science professionals.

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.

Cloudera Enhances Hadoop Usability and Accessibility for Data Scientists

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Cloudera, a leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop™, announced a number of new initiatives to enable data scientists to take advantage of big data and Hadoop for data analysis with more complex workflows.