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Dr. Max Kuhn Interviewed at useR! Conference

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In the presentation below, data scientist, author (“Applied Predictive Modeling” with Kjell Johnson) and R caret package developer Max Kuhn sits down for an in-depth interview with Eduardo Arino de la Rubia sponsored by our friends over at DataScience.LA. They discuss the art and science of predictive modeling in the real world, the multifaceted and […]

Segment Partners With Xplenty to Enable Data Processing

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Xplenty, the big data processing platform powered by Hadoop, announced integration with Segment, a customer data hub. The partnership will allow Segment Redshift (Segment SQL) users to process data via Xplenty’s easy-to-use, data processing service.

Data Science 101: Using Statistics to Predict AB Testing

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The talk below presents simple methods that can accurately predict future performance from AB test results, and that allow you to determine the smallest acceptable sample size. Using four years of AB testing data, you’ll see how these methods really work.

The GPU Technology Conference

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March is a beautiful month to visit Silicon Valley, so why not register and book your trip now to the upcoming GPU Technology Conference (GTC) happening March 17-20, 2015 at the San Jose Convention Center. GTC is the most important event for GPU developers and computational scientists.

Will Big Data Kill The Art Of Marketing?

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In this special guest feature, Doug Camplejohn of Fliptop gives his views, as a long-time marketer, about how technology has affected his industry – is the “art of marketing” dead in favor of science? Doug Camplejohn is the CEO and Founder of Fliptop, a leader in predictive analytics applications for B2B companies.

Indiana County Uses Crime Analytics to Fight Notorious Gang

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The Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Wynyard Group and CI Technologies today announced that the Felony Lane Gang Working Group, comprising 92 law enforcement agencies and other organizations, will use Wynyard Advanced Crime Analytics and CrimeNtel from CI Technologies to help fight the notorious Felony Lane Gang.

Qubell Launches Hadoop Self-Service Test Environments for Big Data Apps

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Qubell, provider of an autonomic application management platform for cloud applications, has announced the availability of Qubell for Hadoop Developers. The new solution enables Hadoop developers to add dynamic, cloud-based test environments on-demand for new or existing big data analytics projects.

Data Analytics: Do More Than Keep Up with the MPS Joneses

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In this special guest feature, Toni DuGal of Novitex examines how the Managed Print Services industry has evolved with the help of data analytics. The progress can serve as a model for many other industries. Toni DuGal is Vice President of Solution Services at Novitex, a digital-first document outsourcing provider, where she leads the development of Novitex’s MPS practice.

Talend Teams with Hortonworks to Help Big Data Projects Deliver in Real Time

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Talend_logo_011315Talend, a global big data integration software leader, has strengthened its partnership with Hortonworks® by supporting a preview version of the latest Apache™ Hadoop® extension, Apache Storm, in Talend 5.6.

GraphLab Morphs into Dato with $18.5 Million in Funding

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GraphLab announced it closed an $18.5 million Series B funding round led by Vulcan Capital with participation from Opus Capital and existing investors New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and Madrona Venture Group. The company has also changed its name and brand from GraphLab to Dato, reflecting the evolution of its popular machine learning platform which now enables the creation of intelligent applications based on any type of data, including graphs, tables, text and images.