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Free eBook! Software Defined Storage for Dummies

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Download your FREE copy of “Software Defined Storage for Dummies” today, compliments of IBM Platform Computing! This new learning resource can help enterprise thought leaders better understand the new area of software define storage in support of big data initiatives. Software defined storage is a relatively new concept in the computing and storage industry and […]

Free eBook! Hadoop for Dummies

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Download your FREE copy of “Hadoop For Dummies” compliments of IBM Platform Computing! This new learning resource can help enterprise thought leaders better understand the rising importance of big data, especially the Hadoop distributed computing platform. Hadoop for Dummies can help you kick-start your company’s big data initiative.

Data Science 101: Fireside Chat with Andrew Ng

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The topic of Deep Learning is receiving considerable play in the data science community as of late. The fireside chat video below featuring Dr. Andrew Ng offers a unique perspective on this dynamic field.

Visualization of the Week: Ultimate Oscars Dashboard

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When you get your hands on a data set containing each and every Oscar winner and nominee since the first was given in 1929 (thanks Silk!), you can’t just stare at it and do nothing. So our friends over at Antivia built the ultimate Oscars dashboard.

HP Delivers Predictive Analytics at Big Data Scale

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HP today unveiled HP Haven Predictive Analytics, a new offering that accelerates and operationalizes large-scale machine learning and statistical analysis, and ultimately provides organizations with much deeper insights and understanding into today’s rapidly evolving data volumes.

Unlocking Big Data – Tune in to the Customer Journey

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Our friends over at Datameer just released a fascinating new infographic focusing on how crucial big data analytics is to brands. By tuning into the customers’ journeys using analytics, brands are able to learn what motivates their customers, and how they can optimize their strategy to best reach their customers and ultimately increase loyalty.

Have a Happy Big Data Valentine’s Day

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Our friends over at Talend, the data integration company, created the Valentine’s Day infographic below that explains how companies benefit from well-managed data with a master data management plan.

Predict the 2015 NCAA Basketball Tournament

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It’s that time of year again – March Madness is coming up for the 2015 NCAA college basketball tournament. It’s also time for all you data scientists out there to predict the ultimate winner. The Machine Learning Mania Contest , hosted by Kaggle and sponsored by HP Software’s Big Data Group, enables you to get creative with the data sets that you use to create your statistical models.

2015 Survey of Data Scientists Reveals Strategic Insights

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CrowdFlower, a leading data enrichment platform for data scientists, today released its 2015 Data Scientist Report. Findings revealed that data scientists saw messy, disorganized data as a a major hurdle preventing them from doing what they find most interesting in their jobs: predictive analysis and data mining for behavioral patterns and future trends.

Statistics is the Fastest Growing Undergraduate STEM Degree

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Statistics—the science of learning from data—is the fastest-growing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) undergraduate degree in the United States over the last four years, an analysis of federal government education data conducted by the American Statistical Association (ASA) revealed.