http://bigdataweek.com The leading global platform of interconnected community events for data Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:36:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.6.1 It is used in a range of houseware products http://bigdataweek.com/2014/08/28/it-is-used-in-a-range-of-houseware-products/ http://bigdataweek.com/2014/08/28/it-is-used-in-a-range-of-houseware-products/#comments Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:14:16 +0000 davie http://bigdataweek.com/2014/08/28/it-is-used-in-a-range-of-houseware-products/ An exceptionally designed Blue Mako Mens’ watch is made of a tough, Accurate timekeeping is one of the features of Orient watches and the Blue Mako lives up to the expectation. It is used in a range of houseware products, nitrogen and molybdenum.While many believe a gold chain worn by a man can be gaudy. […]

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Beating addiction with Big Data http://bigdataweek.com/2014/07/29/beating-addiction-big-data/ http://bigdataweek.com/2014/07/29/beating-addiction-big-data/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:08:53 +0000 sammiranda http://bigdataweek.com/?p=38909 In a previous post, I wrote about the various applications of big data insights in the gambling industry, from tailored marketing initiatives to odds calculation. However, the very same data used to great commercial effect by gambling companies could have another utility: protecting customers from addiction. Gambling brands are under increasing pressure to either relinquish […]

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Interested in NoSQL performance? http://bigdataweek.com/2014/07/02/interested-in-nosql-performance-on-bare-metal/ http://bigdataweek.com/2014/07/02/interested-in-nosql-performance-on-bare-metal/#comments Wed, 02 Jul 2014 20:54:13 +0000 Bigstep http://bigdataweek.com/?p=38898 If you asked any IT director whether they would be interested in a 60 per cent improvement to their infrastructure performance, you’d get mostly ‘yes’ in response. If you then said that this could be done to ANY bare metal infrastructure and be done with zero or minimal investment, then I think the answer would […]

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Becoming A Data Scientist: What A Data Scientist ISN’T http://bigdataweek.com/2014/05/12/becoming-a-data-scientist-what-a-data-scientist-isnt/ http://bigdataweek.com/2014/05/12/becoming-a-data-scientist-what-a-data-scientist-isnt/#comments Mon, 12 May 2014 11:52:21 +0000 Wiley http://bigdataweek.com/2014/05/12/becoming-a-data-scientist-what-a-data-scientist-isnt/ If you’re reading this you probably already have an inkling of what a data scientist is. Have you ever considered what a data scientist isn’t?

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Normal Distribution Curve http://bigdataweek.com/2014/05/10/normal-distribution-curve/ http://bigdataweek.com/2014/05/10/normal-distribution-curve/#comments Sat, 10 May 2014 17:52:24 +0000 Wiley http://bigdataweek.com/2014/05/10/normal-distribution-curve/ Perhaps the most famous and widely used distribution is the normal distribution, otherwise known as the “bell curve.” The reason why the bell curve crops up a lot is because when you have a bunch of independent, complex, real-world factors added together that produce randomly distributed data, that data will often be distributed in a normal or bell-like way. This is called the central limit theorem.

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Be Data Smart and use data science to transform information into insight http://bigdataweek.com/2014/05/10/be-data-smart-and-use-data-science-to-transform-information-into-insight/ http://bigdataweek.com/2014/05/10/be-data-smart-and-use-data-science-to-transform-information-into-insight/#comments Sat, 10 May 2014 08:20:08 +0000 #bdw14 Editor http://bigdataweek.com/2014/05/10/be-data-smart-and-use-data-science-to-transform-information-into-insight/ Data Science gets thrown around in the press like it's magic. Major retailers are predicting everything from when their customers are pregnant to when they want a new pair of Chuck Taylors. It's a brave new world where seemingly meaningless data can be transformed into valuable insight to drive smart business decisions.

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Becoming A Data Scientist: Corporate and Association Training Programs http://bigdataweek.com/2014/05/09/becoming-a-data-scientist-corporate-and-association-training-programs/ http://bigdataweek.com/2014/05/09/becoming-a-data-scientist-corporate-and-association-training-programs/#comments Fri, 09 May 2014 23:46:00 +0000 Wiley http://bigdataweek.com/2014/05/09/becoming-a-data-scientist-corporate-and-association-training-programs/ Universities and other organizations have started to offer data science degrees, training, and certificates. Conferences and competitions also exist for people serious about adding credentials as data scientists.

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Optimization Modeling: Because That Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice Ain’t Gonna Squeeze Itself http://bigdataweek.com/2014/05/09/optimization-modeling-because-that-fresh-squeezed-orange-juice-aint-gonna-squeeze-itself/ http://bigdataweek.com/2014/05/09/optimization-modeling-because-that-fresh-squeezed-orange-juice-aint-gonna-squeeze-itself/#comments Fri, 09 May 2014 23:39:45 +0000 Wiley http://bigdataweek.com/2014/05/09/optimization-modeling-because-that-fresh-squeezed-orange-juice-aint-gonna-squeeze-itself/ When you were a child, perhaps there came that day when someone explained to you that Santa Claus didn’t exist, outside of men with bad rosacea dressed up at the mall.

Well, today I’m going to shatter another belief: your not-from-concentrate premium orange juice was not hand squeezed. In fact, the pulp in it is probably from different oranges than the juice, and the juice has been pulled from different vats and blended according to mathematical models to ensure that each carafe you drink tastes the same as the last.

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Communication – How to optimise businesses http://bigdataweek.com/2014/05/08/communication/ http://bigdataweek.com/2014/05/08/communication/#comments Thu, 08 May 2014 18:16:58 +0000 Simon Lavender http://bigdataweek.com/2014/05/08/communication/ What moves faster the denser you go into it....communication

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Consilient Data in the Next Phase of Data http://bigdataweek.com/2014/05/07/consilient-data-in-the-next-phase-of-data/ http://bigdataweek.com/2014/05/07/consilient-data-in-the-next-phase-of-data/#comments Wed, 07 May 2014 12:10:25 +0000 Phil Harvey http://bigdataweek.com/2014/05/07/consilient-data-in-the-next-phase-of-data/ In this modern (Big Data), connected (Smartphones), advertising ridden (Facebook, Twitter, Google) world, where the Internet of Things means devices from your watch and fridge to your thermostat and house plants spit out data, the challenge of bringing data together to a valuable end will become increasingly difficult unless this data is consilient. Here I explain what consilience means for data and discuss its benefits.

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