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OkCupid Study Reveals the Perils of Big-Data Science

OkCupid Study Reveals the Perils of Big-Data Science | Predictive Analytics, Big Data & Data Science | Scoop.it
The data of 70,000 OKCupid users is now searchable in a database. Ethicist Michael T Zimmer explains why it doesn't matter that it was "already public."
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How Companies Are Using Machine Learning to Get Faster and More Efficient

How Companies Are Using Machine Learning to Get Faster and More Efficient | Predictive Analytics, Big Data & Data Science | Scoop.it
From interpreting images to analyzing root causes.
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Why Is Retail Experiencing A Data Scientist Shortfall? | Articles | Analytics | Innovation Enterprise

Why Is Retail Experiencing A Data Scientist Shortfall? | Articles | Analytics | Innovation Enterprise | Predictive Analytics, Big Data & Data Science | Scoop.it
The retail sector is looking to hire data talent, but even though the money is good, they are struggling to find people with good enough precise skillsets
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Merging Big Data Analytics Into the Business Fastlane

Merging Big Data Analytics Into the Business Fastlane | Predictive Analytics, Big Data & Data Science | Scoop.it
The abundance of big new data types is creating a feeding frenzy among companies as they gorge themselves at a veritable smorgasbord of information. In eve
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How Big Data And Analytics Are Transforming The Construction Industry - Forbes

How Big Data And Analytics Are Transforming The Construction Industry - Forbes | Predictive Analytics, Big Data & Data Science | Scoop.it
The construction industry is responsible for undertaking some of the biggest and most expensive projects on Earth. Huge amounts of resources and work go into major construction projects and of course this means that huge volumes of data are generated. Number crunching has always been a big part of construction [...]
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Forbes Welcome

Forbes Welcome page -- Forbes is a global media company, focusing on business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership, and lifestyle.
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10 ways big data, analytics, and sensors are helping behind the scenes - TechRepublic

10 ways big data, analytics, and sensors are helping behind the scenes - TechRepublic | Predictive Analytics, Big Data & Data Science | Scoop.it
New solutions based on IoT, analytics, and business intelligence are reaching into every corner of industry and commerce. Some of these examples might surprise you.
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Big Data, Little Data. What Do You Really Need? - Forbes

Big Data, Little Data. What Do You Really Need? - Forbes | Predictive Analytics, Big Data & Data Science | Scoop.it
Unless you’re already making very good use of ordinary, small-scale data in your work, you don’t need Big Data right now.
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Six categories of Data Scientists

Six categories of Data Scientists | Predictive Analytics, Big Data & Data Science | Scoop.it
We are now at 9 categories after a few updates. Just like there are a few categories of statisticians (biostatisticians, statisticians, econometricians, operat…
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90% of large organisations will have a chief data officer by 2019 – Gartner | Information Age

90% of large organisations will have a chief data officer by 2019 – Gartner | Information Age | Predictive Analytics, Big Data & Data Science | Scoop.it
1,000 chief data officers or chief analytics officers forecast in large organisations by the end of 2015, up from 400 in 2014
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The Single Most Important Skill for a Data Scientist

The Single Most Important Skill for a Data Scientist | Predictive Analytics, Big Data & Data Science | Scoop.it
By Richard Pugh, Commercial Director I love my job.  Seriously.  I was enjoying it before Hal Varian made it sexy, but since then, and the data science explosion, everything ha...
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Why can't Microsoft find analytic talent?

Why can't Microsoft find analytic talent? | Predictive Analytics, Big Data & Data Science | Scoop.it
This blog post criticizes Microsoft's hiring policies, but it also offers solutions to fix  the problems.
Microsoft has for decades asked the government for mo…
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Being predictive in HR analytics is probably less important than you think

Being predictive in HR analytics is probably less important than you think | Predictive Analytics, Big Data & Data Science | Scoop.it
A few years ago the talk in HR was about Big Data. Now, the talk is about Predictive Analytics. In both instances people had grabbed a popular and exciting topic from outside HR and claimed that this
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How companies are using big data and analytics | McKinsey & Company

How companies are using big data and analytics | McKinsey & Company | Predictive Analytics, Big Data & Data Science | Scoop.it
Just how do major organizations use data and analytics to inform strategic and operational decisions? Senior leaders provide insight into the challenges and opportunities.
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Datafloq - Fitness Analytics: Uncovering Insights from Fitness Customers’ Behavio

As with any industry, also the sports industry can benefit from Big Data and this case studies reveals how fitness analytics can offer great benefits.
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How Big Data And Analytics Are Transforming Supply Chain Management - Forbes

How Big Data And Analytics Are Transforming Supply Chain Management - Forbes | Predictive Analytics, Big Data & Data Science | Scoop.it
Supply chain management is a field where Big Data and analytics have obvious applications. Until recently, however, businesses have been less quick to implement big data analytics in supply chain management than in other areas of operation such as marketing or manufacturing. Of course supply chains have for a long [...]
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Without a data-driven culture, big data projects will fail

Without a data-driven culture, big data projects will fail | Predictive Analytics, Big Data & Data Science | Scoop.it
Experts cite a data-driven culture as vital to the success of any big data project.
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Rise And Fall Of The Chief Data Officer - InformationWeek

Rise And Fall Of The Chief Data Officer - InformationWeek | Predictive Analytics, Big Data & Data Science | Scoop.it
The C suite is expanding with more roles dedicated to data and analytics. The Chief Data Officer, or CDO, is one of these roles seen more often in some industries than others. The position may evolve with time. We explain some of the dynamics that cause CDOs to succeed and fail.
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Big data knows if you're pregnant

Big data knows if you're pregnant | Predictive Analytics, Big Data & Data Science | Scoop.it
Employers concerned with rising costs of health care are turning to wellness firms like Castlight Health or Welltok to use big data to predict employee health needs, reported The Wall Street...
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Machine Learning Works Great—Mathematicians Just Don’t Know Why

Machine Learning Works Great—Mathematicians Just Don’t Know Why | Predictive Analytics, Big Data & Data Science | Scoop.it
Our current mathematical understanding of many techniques that are central to the ongoing big-data revolution is inadequate, at best.
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Marketing in 2025: Big Data Alone Doesn’t Mean Bigger Sales

Marketing in 2025: Big Data Alone Doesn’t Mean Bigger Sales | Predictive Analytics, Big Data & Data Science | Scoop.it
Looking into the future where massive internet uptake, cloud computing a surge of internet of things… And ‘glut’ for Smartphones will shape the new information space in 2025 and beyond. But, th…
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LittleBIGJob's curator insight, February 22, 3:42 PM

Remember that : "Big Data analytics will not be an alternative to creativity"

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Datafloq - How Automation and Big Data are Helping to Feed the World

The food producing system is changing and thanks to the most cutting-edge automation technologies and big data they can better feed the world.
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