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Measurement and Validation: An Often Underrated Aspect within the Predictive Analytics Discipline

 In our Big Data world, software applications and programming tools continue to expand the data scientist’s toolkit in facilitating the process of building predictive analytics solutions. Open-source tools have become much more prevalent in the last few years as they enable access to this discipline to a much wider array of people thereby providing...

The Ultimate Guide to Data Science Blogs

 We’ve organized data science blogs across eight different categories: Machine learning, Hadoop, R, Python, business intelligence, data visualization, statistics, and a general data science bucket. Data about their reader count comes from Feedly. This...

Data Mining for Predictive Social Network Analysis

 Given this enormous volume of social media data, analysts have come to recognize Twitter as a virtual treasure trove of information for data mining, social network analysis, and information for sensing public opinion trends...

The Quest for Unicorns

 Will there be enough data scientists in the future? The question sounds like a subplot for a science fiction film, but it has received much attention over the past few years due to the...

In data science, the R language is swallowing Python

 According to a new survey, Python’s data science training wheels increasingly lead to the R language. Use Code PATIMES15 for 15% off a two day pass or combo pass. (Excludes workshops & All Access)...

The Big Data Skills Crisis And Recruiting Analytics Talent

 As the amount of digital information generated by businesses and organizations continues to grow exponentially, a challenge – or as some have put it, a crisis – has developed. There just aren’t enough people...

Python, Predictive Analytics & Big Data oh my!

 Python has seen significant growth in utilization in the areas of data science and predictive analytics in both the corporate and academic worlds. The KDNuggets2014 poll of dominant languages in Data Science (http://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/08/four-main-languages-analytics-data-mining-data-science.html) puts...

Trust in Analytics Work: Why it’s Needed and How to Build It

 Much has been written about data-driven decision making. Someone new to analytics in business might reasonably think that the days of gut instinct and experience driving decisions are over, replaced by statistical models, machine...

Python Displacing R As The Programming Language For Data Science

  R remains popular with the PhDs of data science, but as data moves mainstream, Python is taking over. While R has traditionally been the programming language of choice for data scientists, it is...

Data Science Wars: Python vs. R

 As I frequently travel in data science circles, I’m hearing more and more about a new kind of tech war: Python vs. R. I’ve lived through many tech wars in the past, e.g. Windows...