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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.

Linux Foundation Announces R Consortium to Support Millions of Users Around the World

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The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux and collaborative development, announced the R Consortium. This new organization will strengthen both the technical and user communities as a Collaborative Projects hosted at Linux Foundation.

MariaDB Raises the Bar in Developer Enablement and DevOps Productivity

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MariaDB® Corporation, a recognized leader in open source database solutions for high availability, scalability and performance, announced the Summer 2015 release of MariaDB Enterprise, which was designed to accelerate deployment of open source DBMS applications and to improve reliability and security for DevOps.

Being Quantitative in Spite of Ambiguity

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In this special guest feature, Dean Malmgren, Co-founder and Data Scientist at Datascope Analytics, defines two ways to address the ambiguous challenge of defining the problem to be solved through means of data science.

Adler Planetarium Uses Attendance Data to Visualize and Enhance Visitor Experience

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Adler Planetarium enlisted the help of Chicago-based Inquidia Consulting, a leading data engineering and data science firm to select and build an advanced data management and visualization platform

Take Business to Cloud Nine with a Successful Data Migration

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In this special guest feature, Ian Masters of Vision Solutions provides a list of best practices for companies migrating their data assets to the cloud.

Big Data Technology for Scientific Research

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This article is the third in an editorial series with a goal to provide a road map for scientific researchers wishing to capitalize on the rapid growth of big data technology for collecting, transforming, analyzing, and visualizing large scientific data sets.