Analytics
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When Data Flows Faster Than It Can Be Processed

vincentg64 - April 29, 2013

With big data come a few challenges: we've already mentioned the curse of big data. But what can we do when data flows faster than it can…

Analytics
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The Amateur Data Scientist and Her Projects

vincentg64 - April 18, 2013

With so much data available for free everywhere, and so many open tools, I would expect to see the emergence of a new kind of analytic practitioner:…

Analytics
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Stat Models, Astronomical Mysteries…and Business Data

vincentg64 - April 6, 2013

If you look at the picture below (Pleiades constellation), you will see - with the naked eye - that many star systems appear to be binary: that…

Big Data
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Internet Topology: Massive and Amazing Graphs

vincentg64 - March 30, 2013

I selected a few from this Google search. Which one is best? Re-usable in other contexts? What about videos showing growth over time, or more sophisticated graphs…

Big Data
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Are Data Scientists Overpaid?

vincentg64 - March 29, 2013

(This post is a response to "Are Data Scientists Overpaid?" - ed. note)The answer? Fake data scientists are overpaid, real ones underpaid.Read Fake Data Science and Horizontal vs. Vertical…

Analytics
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Big Data Will Need 1.5 Million Data Scientists | Dice

vincentg64 - May 10, 2012

How many of these jobs can be performed by bots (computer programs)? Here's the story: (more…)

Data Visualization
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Data Analysis Using Relationship Graphs

vincentg64 - February 15, 2011

There are four key data visualization techniques used by data analysis pros in the government and local law enforcement.  As financial institutions, e-commerce organizations and social network…

Data Quality
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Analytics and the Bottom line: How Organizations Build Success | Harvard Business Review

vincentg64 - February 11, 2011

By Tom Davenport, Jeanne Harris Analytics in business is about far more than just reporting. Thanks to bestsellers such as Moneyball and Super Crunchers, statistical analysis has broken through to…

Predictive Analytics
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3 Ways Analytics Software Can Aid Corporate Sustainability | ZDNET

vincentg64 - January 28, 2011

First things first, I DO believe there is a case for certain purpose-built applications that purport to focus on aspects of corporate sustainability, such as carbon and…

Predictive Analytics
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Germany Threatens to Fine Companies That Use Google Analytics

vincentg64 - January 18, 2011

Concluding that Google hasn't adequately complied with their demands, German data protection officials are warning that web companies in the country could face a "steep fine" if…