July 13, 2015 by Ted O'Brien
Guest Blog Series | “Preparing For The Coming Flood … Of Statistical Malfeasance”

This is first of series of popular articles by Randy Bartlett, Data Scientist and Author entitled, “Preparing For The Coming Flood … Of Statistical Malfeasance:
— Identifying & Understanding Statistics Problems” READ MORE

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June 13, 2015 by Ted O'Brien
SlideShow | 19 In-memory Databases for Big Data Analytics (Gartner)

Amid the big data boom, the in-memory database market will enjoy a 43 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) – leaping from $2.21 billion in 2013 to $13.23 billion in 2018, predicts Markets and Markets, a global research firm Gartner.

What’s driving that demand? Simply put, in-memory databases allow real-time analytics and situation awareness on “live” transaction data – rather than after-the-fact analysis on “stale data,” notes a recent Gartner market guide. Here are 19 in-memory database options mentioned in that Gartner market guide. Read More

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May 27, 2015 by Ted O'Brien
CASE STUDIES | 10 Big Data Projects in the Insurance Industry

Read about 10 Big Data Case Studies | by NATHAN GOLIA, CHRIS MCMAHON

These 10 insurance companies developed cross-enterprise big data strategies, hired the right data scientists and staff members, and delivered impressive results. READ MORE

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April 28, 2015 by Ted O'Brien
Video: MIT | Free Course | Introduction to Algorithms

More learning “Will Hunting” style, take a view at this FREE VIDEO course at MIT: Introduction to Algorithms. Take note of the prerequisites.

Lecture #1 has had over 450,000 views. Read More…”

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April 21, 2015 by Ted O'Brien
Edu-Video | Excellent, “Practical” Talk About Data Science In Today’s Marketplace by Charles Martin

You can always tell when you are listening to someone who knows what they are talking about. In this Edu-video, Charles Martin, an excellent Chief Scientist with over 15 years of ground breaking data science experience with top firms, talks to a class at Cal Berkeley’s Haas Business School. Given the audience, it’s less techie and very practical in nature. Enjoy! Read More

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