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How Breakthrough Innovations at Experian’s DataLabs Expand the Horizons of Doing Good Things with Data

In this contributed article, Eric Haller, Executive Vice President at Experian DataLabs describes how his company uses large data sets coupled with data science methodologies to solve strategic marketing and risk-management problems with an emphasis on financial services, telecommunications and healthcare.

Driving Engagement and Revenue with Segmentation in the Digital World

In this special guest feature, Patrick Smith, Manager of Data Science Services at Mather Economics, discusses the value of the ability to attach digital advertising revenue to the online activity at a customer level to show what content creates the highest revenue stream. It’s this knowledge that can (and has), in turn, help publishers create successful, more profitable business strategies.

Trifacta Introduces Wrangler Edge for Analyst Teams

Trifacta, a global leader in data wrangling, announced the launch of Wrangler Edge, a new offering designed for analyst teams wrangling diverse data outside of big data environments. Since its introduction in late 2015, Trifacta’s free desktop edition, Wrangler, has seen broad adoption with more than 4,000 companies in 132 countries using Wrangler to explore, transform and join diverse data for analysis.

Collibra Empowers Data Scientists and Business Analysts with New Collibra Catalog

Collibra, a leader in data governance software solutions for business users, introduced Collibra Catalog, a data catalog that helps data scientists and citizen data analysts spend less time looking for data and more time solving critical business challenges. Collibra Catalog is available as part of Collibra 5.0, a new cloud-based or on-premises data governance solution that delivers outstanding ease-of-use, performance, and flexibility for organizations that put a premium on leveraging their data to make better and smarter decisions.

Datawatch Brings “Data Socialization” to Self-Service Analytics

Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ-CM: DWCH) announced its strategic vision and product road map for making “data socialization” a reality for all business users of self-service data preparation.

Making Data Mean More Through Storytelling

In this TEDx talk, Ben Wellington discusses how to use data to tell stories. In fact, he draws on some key lessons from fields well outside computer science and data analysis to make his observations about New York City fascinating.

EDITED Uses Machine Learning to Help Retailers Conquer The Billion-Dollar Activewear Market

EDITED, the source of real-time data for brands and retailers, has launched the first software feature to help companies capitalize on the billion dollar activewear market.

Interview: Kostas Tsioutsiouliklis, Director of Engineering and Content Science at Yahoo

I recently caught up with Kostas Tsioutsiouliklis, Director of Engineering and Content Science at Yahoo, to learn more about Omid, its transaction manager for HBase that has been accepted as an Apache Incubator project.

Learn Data Science: Eight (Easy) Steps

Our friends over at DataCamp have produced the “Become a Data Scientist in 8 Steps” infographic providing a view of the eight steps that you need to to through to learn data science. Some of these eight steps will be easier for some than for others, depending on background and personal experience, among other factors.

Data Hacking: Data Science for Entrepreneurs

In the TEDx video presentation below, Kevin Novak, Senior Data Scientist at Uber, provides a description and history of Uber and how Uber’s data hacking made their explosion possible.