Category : Big Data

Big Data / Big Data - 2 months ago

Survival Analysis for Business Analytics

We compare survival analysis to other predictive techniques, and provide examples of how it can produce business value, with a focus on Kaplan-Meier and Cox Regression methods which have been underutilized in business analytics.

Big Data / Big Data - 2 months ago

Analyzing the Migration of Scientific Researchers

This is a visualization of the inter- and intra-continental migration of scientific researchers based on ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) data. It is best seen as a directional sample of all researchers, and tracks their earliest/latest cou...

Big Data / Big Data - 2 months ago

Who Owns Data at Your Company?

Analytics and business intelligence technologies are advancing quickly, but the data challenge that most organizations face is not technical one, it's a lack of access to the right data. While every company believes data is important, not every compa...

Big Data / Big Data - 2 months ago

I May Never Be a Data Scientist

Chances are extremely high that I’ll never put down "Data Scientist" as my job. Considering what you do and what you know, I’ll bet a healthy percentage of you are in a similar situation. That’s OK. You know why? You know a lot of stuf...

Big Data / Big Data - 2 months ago

What Is GDPR and Why Should Your Customers Care?

We all know GDPR is on the way — and, to date, most of the articles around it have been industry-focused, talking about the effect it will have on companies and organizations that gather, hold, and process data. I recently wrote about why DBAs should...

Big Data / Big Data - 2 months ago

Using WebSockets With Apache NiFi

I wanted to test out the new WebSocket listener in Apache NiFi 1.x, but I needed a server to serve up my HTML client. So, I ran that web server with NiFi, as well. Now, my full solution is hosted and runs on Apache NiFi. This simple WebSockets server...

Big Data / Big Data - 2 months ago

How (and Why) to Create a Good Validation Set

The definitions of training, validation, and test sets can be fairly nuanced, and the terms are sometimes inconsistently used. In the deep learning community, “test-time inference” is often used to refer to evaluating on data in production, which is...

Big Data / Big Data - 2 months ago

The Humanalysts: Data Analytics Team, 9

We're a community of challenge seekers, problem solvers and solution bringers. Exploring and developing new ways to work with data, our insight is shaping the future of one of Britain's biggest and best-loved brands.