The market for Big Data has grown up steadily as more and more enterprises have implemented a data-driven strategy. While Apache Hadoop is the most well-established tool for analyzing big data, there are thousands of big data tools out there. All of them promising to save you time, money and help you uncover never-before-seen business …

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by Juan M. Lavista Ferres , Senior Director of Data Science at Microsoft In what was one of the most viral episodes of 2017, political science Professor Robert E Kelly was live on BBC World News talking about the South Korean president being forced out of office when both his kids decided to take an …

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Data scientist Giora Simchoni recently published a fantastic analysis of the history of pop songs on the Billboard Hot 100 using the R language. Giora used the rvest package in R to scrape data from the Ultimate Music Database site for the 350,000 chart entries (and 35,000 unique songs) since 1940, and used those data to create and visualize …

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There are several tools available in R for creating animations (movies) from statistical graphics. The animation package by Yihui Xie will create an animated GIF or video file, using a series of R charts you generate as the frames. And the gganimate package by David Robinson is an extension to ggplot2 that will create a movie …

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Posted on May 23, 2017 by Janice Darling Here’s this week’s news in Data Science and Big Data. Don’t forget to subscribe if you find this useful! Interesting Data Science Articles and News Upcoming Data Science Events Featured Courses From Cognitive Class Related Tags: analytics, Big Data, data science, weekly roundup Source link

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Since her college days at SDSU, Nicole Job lives for a worldly perspective. She tried her hand at many paths, from nursing to psychology, but no one subject could truly define her. She ended up majoring in global studies with the ambition to find a career that would keep her mind sharp. Little did she …

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Today Digital Transformation has entered our life and we have been subconsciously using it in our day to day life. e.g. Smartphones, Smart cars, internet connected devices etc. Virtual Reality technology has evolved dramatically in the past few years the costs of VR devices has gone down so it is all set to hit mainstream …

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If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! The book Business Forecasting is a compilation of existing articles. Gilliland, Tashman and Sglavo edited what can be named the Bible of Business Forecasting. It contains around 50 articles that appeared in journals such as Foresight and Journal of …

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I have been into training line (along with consulting and projects) for a few years, both online and classroom, using a Wacom Tablet which I bought 5 years back. The Tablet helps me to convey the message better and quick, whether the participant is in some other part of world or in front of me. …

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While Excel isn’t usually my tool of choice for manipulating or analyzing data (I prefer to use it as a data source for R), it has just learned a new trick that’s likely to prove useful from time to time. Extracting the useful information from complicated or inconsistent formats can often be a pain, but with …

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