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3 Reasons a Cloud Data Warehouse Is Critical To Customer Analysis

In this contributed article, Jeremy Levy, CEO and Co-Founder of Indicative, outlines where a cloud data warehouse (CDW) comes into play. A CDW acts as the single source of truth for a company’s data, allowing all teams within the business to analyze and act on the same information. Here’s why a CDW is essential to any foray into customer analysis.

Accelerated Integration of Eventador with Cloudera – SQL Stream Builder

Within 5 months after the acquisition of Eventador, Cloudera announced that SQL Stream Builder is now being re-launched as Cloudera SQL Stream Builder. This is being done after it was fully integrated with Cloudera Data Platform’s (CDP) Shared Data Experience (SDX). This means that SQL Stream Builder can take advantage of the same unified security and governance as the rest of the platform does, using SDX.

COVID-19 Has Underscored the Need for Brands to Harness the World of Signals Around Them

In this contributed article, Gil Sadeh, Co-founder & CEO of Signals Analytics, says that COVID-19 doesn’t seem to be going anywhere – in fact, the future seems uncertain, leaving brands trying to find ways to adapt and strategize in order to stay afloat and satisfy their customers’ ever-changing needs. During this time, in order to stay ahead of the competition, many brands are turning to advanced analytics.

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 2/23/2021

Above the Trend Line: your industry rumor central is a recurring feature of insideBIGDATA. In this column, we present a variety of short time-critical news items grouped by category such as M&A activity, people movements, funding news, financial results, industry alignments, customer wins, rumors and general scuttlebutt floating around the big data, data science and machine learning industries including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and curious buzz.

Infographic: The tools and technology of Data SEO

Data SEO uses many tools and technologies drawn from different branches of data science. To use data science in order to automate, predict or visualize an SEO strategy, marketers will need some or all of the tools featured in this infographic developed by our friends over at Oncrawl.

Data and Analytics: Delivering Clarity at a Time of Great Uncertainty

Don-Carolis, Managing Director of TrueCue, outlines three key data and analytics trends that will characterize the most forward-thinking businesses in 2021. Data, and the value which can be obtained from actionable, business intelligence, often acts as the differentiator between success and failure.

Eight Awardees Announced as Part of $10 Million data.org Inclusive Growth and Recovery Challenge

data.org announced the eight global awardees of the $10 million Inclusive Growth and Recovery Challenge. Launched in partnership with the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth and The Rockefeller Foundation, the Challenge will tackle society’s greatest challenges by harnessing the power of data science to help people and communities thrive.

Video Highlights: Scalable Object Detection with DETR

Object detection is a central problem in computer vision and underpins many applications from medical image analysis to autonomous driving. This video presentation will start with a tutorial on object detection covering basic concepts and techniques. Then we will dive into an interactive session where you will implement a recent method introduced by Facebook called DEtection TRansformers (DETR) and learn how to use Determined’s integrated deep learning platform to easily train models for object detection at scale.

Data Collected from IoT Devices Will Breed the Next New ‘Uber’ or ‘Netflix’, Predicts Eseye

What organizations can do with data is set to dramatically shift in 2021 and beyond, according to IoT connectivity specialist Eseye, as more IoT devices are deployed and the data they generate dwarfs that collected through traditional online channels. Eseye predicts that data mined from user interactions with things rather than digital services will create a wealth of rich data, bigger and more detailed than online data ever was, enabling new business models, the creation of new products and services and new levels of understanding of human behavior.

Book Review: Hands-On Exploratory Data Analysis with Python

The new data science title “Hands-On Exploratory Data Analysis with Python,” by Suresh Kumar Mukhiya and Usman Ahmed from Packt Publshing is a welcome addition to the growing list of books directed to help newbie data scientists improve their skills. I’m always on the lookout for texts that can help my students find their way along the challenging path toward becoming a data scientist. I think this book fills a void for Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA) learning resources.