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VCE 2014 Predictions - The unified, autonomic, flash-based, big data future of converged infrastructure : @VMblogcom

VCE 2014 Predictions - The unified, autonomic, flash-based, big data future of converged infrastructure : @VMblogcom | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it

Converged infrastructure will continue to be at the heart of every data center conversation in 2014. "transition from operational chaos to systematic operations"

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Why Big Data Isn’t Enough

Why Big Data Isn’t Enough | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it

Technology innovators should be wary of letting big data speak for itself: knowledge of the domain and causal theories are important!

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Royal Statistical Society sets up new section for data science community

Royal Statistical Society sets up new section for data science community | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
The RSS has confirmed it is to set up a Data Science section to act as the professional body representing data scientists in the UK. The RSS currently has fourteen sections and study groups that focus
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Microsoft's Azure Data Lake Service Hits General Availability -- Redmond Channel Partner

Microsoft's Azure Data Lake Service Hits General Availability -- Redmond Channel Partner | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
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Big-Data Analytics Plays Big Role in 2016 Election Campaigns

Big-Data Analytics Plays Big Role in 2016 Election Campaigns | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
GOP strategist says its analysts have about 400 data points stored for the average American voter and are querying the database constantly.
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4 Easy Steps to Structure Highly Unstructured Big Data, via Automated Indexation

4 Easy Steps to Structure Highly Unstructured Big Data, via Automated Indexation | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
You have gathered gigabytes or terabytes of unstructured text, for instance scraping the Internet, or pieces of email from your employees or users, or tweets,…
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10 industries that are changing because of data - Import.io

10 industries that are changing because of data - Import.io | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
The migration to big data is quickly becoming a race: keep up or shut down. Whether you’re a standalone brick-and-mortar shop or the next Silicon Valley unicorn, there’s an emerging urgency to adopt big data for all of your major business decisions. But it’s not just because the information is valuable, rather the information is …
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A Growth Hacker's Journey – At the right place at the right time 

A Growth Hacker's Journey – At the right place at the right time  | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
When I was in high school in the 1970's, I discovered that some of my cleverer math classmates were skipping lunch. No, they were not skipping school. But they were spending time in a small office next to the math classroom.
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How Airbnb Uses Big Data To Better Match Guests, Rooms

Online hospitality company Airbnb uses its big data stores to determine booking habits, lodging preferences and other details to provide ever-better service.
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Why big data needs a unified theory of everything

Why big data needs a unified theory of everything | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
As I learned from my work in flight dynamics, to keep an airplane flying safely, you have to predict the likelihood of equipment failure. And today we do that by combining various data sets with real-world knowledge, such as the laws of physics.
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The Future Perils And Promises Of Big Data - Cloudera Co-Founder Mike Olson Shares His Views

The Future Perils And Promises Of Big Data - Cloudera Co-Founder Mike Olson Shares His Views | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
I have had the pleasure to speak to Mike Olson, one of the co-founders of Cloudera, to explore the future of big data. Cloudera was established in 2008, when few had heard of the term “Big Data”, and has gone on to establish itself as a driving force in the [...]
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The Future of Analytics Depends on IBM - and Vice Versa! – Data Science Central

The Future of Analytics Depends on IBM - and Vice Versa! – Data Science Central | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
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Boost Your Productivity With Amazon Web Services

During the last few years, the hottest word on everyone’s lip has been “productivity.” In the rapidly evolving Internet world, getting something done fast alwa…
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If you dont get exactly what are the "cloud services", read this. It is an ad for AWS but who cares?

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Tips for Building Your Next-Generation Data Platform

Tips for Building Your Next-Generation Data Platform | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
As evidenced by the growing amount of big data success stories, it’s clear that enterprises across all types of industries are getting real value out of their big data projects. Savvy retailers use big data…
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The path to cognitive starts here: Find your Watson in 5 quick steps - IBM Watson

The path to cognitive starts here: Find your Watson in 5 quick steps - IBM Watson | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
In the cognitive era, data and advanced analytics are fueling transformations that rival any discovery or new technology that the world has ever known. Today’s challenges have never been more complex, but too often the insights for addressing these challenges have been buried in an avalanche of data. With cognitive systems, we are now able
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Automating big-data analysis

Automating big-data analysis | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
Algorithms for labeling and segmenting data could reduce the time required for big-data analysis from months to days
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360 degree or 288 View of Your Customer? Big data humility

360 degree or 288 View of Your Customer? Big data humility | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
Much has been written about the power of big data collections to enable the 360 view of our customers, our business, our employees, and our processes. When our numerous disparate heterogeneous data collections are aggregated and joined in the data lake, with appropriate data tagging and data discovery tools in place (such as Apache Drill), then we can reach for that ideal: the 360 view of our domain!
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Book: Statistics for Non-Statisticians

Book: Statistics for Non-Statisticians | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
Aimed at practitioners
The presentation is as non-mathematical as possible
Includes many examples of the use of statistical functions in spreadsheets
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40 Techniques Used by Data Scientists

40 Techniques Used by Data Scientists | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
These techniques cover most of what data scientists and related practitioners are using in their daily activities, whether they use solutions offered by a vend…
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IBM's Big Data University: Free Online Learning With Over 400,000 Students - Forbes

IBM's Big Data University: Free Online Learning With Over 400,000 Students - Forbes | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
It is widely forecasted that a shortage of skills in data science and analytics will mean a great deal of money is wasted through missed opportunities in coming years. Traditional academic establishments have begun to move to fill the gap. However, most courses teaching the hot topic skillsets such as [...]
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How Big Data Creates False Confidence (specially at Google)

How Big Data Creates False Confidence (specially at Google) | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it

Good examples of epistemic distortions...

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Discovering and understanding patterns in highly dimensional data by KirkDBorne

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Fogs, logs and cogs: The newer, bigger shape of big data in the

Fogs, logs and cogs: The newer, bigger shape of big data in the | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it

advanced analytics will evolve into distributed fogs of deep-learning cogs operating on event logs that span seemingly infinite things

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Intelligence économique et Big Data : peut-on parler d’innovation disruptive ? - Diplomatie Digitale

Intelligence économique et Big Data : peut-on parler d’innovation disruptive ? - Diplomatie Digitale | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
Intelligence économique et Big Data sont-ils complémentaires ou antagonistes? Les seconds sont-ils disruptifs pour la première ?
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Intel Updates Big Data Platform TAP - InformationWeek

Intel Updates Big Data Platform TAP - InformationWeek | Big Data Analysis in the Clouds | Scoop.it
It hasn't been quite a year since chipmaker Intel introduced a free open source big data platform for managing and analyzing data. But the platform has gained momentum with new users, projects, partners, and roadmap plans. Here are the details.
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