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Go global with data science at Datapalooza

Go global with data science at Datapalooza

May 6, 2016 | by Lillian Pierson, Founder, Data-Mania, LLC
Does your data science need a shot in the arm? Attend Datapalooza, a one-of-a-kind globetrotting data science festival that aims to bring together data scientists from all walks of life for two and a half days of education and application. Find out when Datapalooza will be coming to your area, then...
Internet of Things data access and the fear of the unknown

Internet of Things data access and the fear of the unknown

April 29, 2016 | by Krish Krishnan, President, Sixth Sense Advisors Inc.
Evolving Internet of Things technology is paving the way for ongoing innovation—from smart thermostats and smart cars to other smart devices—through continuous access to its data streams. And while ongoing access to that data inspires the magic behind Internet of Things solutions, it also offers an...
What the Internet of Things means for today and tomorrow

What the Internet of Things means for today and tomorrow

March 8, 2016 | by Krish Krishnan, President, Sixth Sense Advisors Inc.
The Internet of Things is at the heart of the digital transformation we are witnessing in society today. The advancements of this connectable ecosystem bring several important considerations including data security and privacy and the elements of the infrastructure. In this second installment of a...
The Internet of Things is here

The Internet of Things is here

March 3, 2016 | by Krish Krishnan, President, Sixth Sense Advisors Inc.
The Internet of Things is the digital future that is dead ahead. Are industries and businesses prepared for the onslaught of data that is already transforming our world today? In this series, take a glimpse into this future and the questions that will need to be addressed for all that the Internet...
Beyond listening: Shifting focus to the business of social

Beyond listening: Shifting focus to the business of social

November 18, 2015 | by Rebecca Shockley, Business Analytics Global Research Leader for the IBM Institute for Business Value, IBM
By listening to data from interactive social platforms, organizations can not only stay abreast of what consumers are thinking today, but also anticipate what they will be thinking tomorrow. To learn more, discover how paying attention to Twitter data helped Monsanto get a head start on its 15-year...
How African schools are using cognitive systems to help shape the future of education

How African schools are using cognitive systems to help shape the future of education

November 4, 2015 | by Bernhard Warner, Veteran Journalist and Partner, StoryTK
Students fall behind in their educations for any of a number of reasons, but Dr. Komminist Weldemariam is out to find out exactly what those reasons are. By doing so, he and his team hope to help schools and students everywhere ensure that no student falls through the cracks.
Kernel-based pattern recognition in machine learning

Kernel-based pattern recognition in machine learning

November 3, 2015 | by Murat Yazici, Senior Data Scientist/Researcher, JForce Information Technologies Inc.
Kernel-based learning methods form the foundation of an important approach to machine learning, particularly as relates to text classification. Several kernels that are especially notable for their usefulness in text mining also hold potential for other advanced analytics applications.
Deriving insight from text mining and machine learning

Deriving insight from text mining and machine learning

November 2, 2015 | by Murat Yazici, Senior Data Scientist/Researcher, JForce Information Technologies Inc.
Text mining is becoming an increasingly vital tool for gaining insight from all the text data that flows over the Internet. This overview describes the basic steps of text mining methods and shows how machine learning techniques can help parse natural language processing.
IBM Insight 2015, day 3: Final thoughts and transformative announcements

IBM Insight 2015, day 3: Final thoughts and transformative announcements

October 30, 2015 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
For some, Wednesdays at Insight conferences can be the last day of the event when the morning general sessions feature a luminary speaker or speakers from other industries such as arts and entertainment, sports and others. Generally, all the big news and exciting announcements take place on days...
IBM Insight 2015, day 2: Highlights from sessions and the Hack the Weather finals

IBM Insight 2015, day 2: Highlights from sessions and the Hack the Weather finals

October 28, 2015 | by James Kobielus, Big Data Evangelist, IBM
From the general session to the Hack the Weather finals, attendees at Insight 2015 enjoyed an embarrassment of riches on day two of the conference. Read on for a rundown of the sessions and events that made the second day of Insight a resounding success.

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