Making data scientists smile

May 8, 2014 | 25:12
Sri Viswanath is a master inventor in IBM Big Data & Analytics Open Technologies. He is deeply interested in the renaissance taking place in analytics, building on top of emergence of big data and the development of technology to make it applicable in a wide variety of spaces. Sri joined us...

Big data in the Middle East and Africa

March 12, 2014 | 19:10
In giving us a look at the big data market and use cases within the Middle East and Africa region, Ali reminds us of the 5000-year history behind big data, which effectively was born in Mesopotamia. In more present day scenarios, he describes “an exploratory curiosity sandbox,” which is a method he...

Data scientists: Hire an individual or team?

February 13, 2014 | 14:05
Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro, the editor and publisher of KDnuggets.com, and a well-known expert in business analytics, data mining and data science, joined David Pittman to talk about that mix and the elusive “data scientist unicorn.”

Big Data Analytics and Visualization - with Bernard Marr

December 2, 2013 | 20:58
Bernard Marr is founder and CEO of the UK-based Advanced Performance Institute (www.ap-institute.com) , which is one of the world’s leading research and advisory organizations on organizational performance. He has authored several best-selling business books as well as hundreds of top analyst...

Data Scientists and Their Curriculum

October 16, 2013 | 17:22
Data science has been called the "sexiest profession of the 21st century." Well known big data evangelist James Kobielus describes what a data scientist is and does, what paradigms and practices one must know and what skills and knowledge one should possess. He also questions if the typical "sexy...

The curious data scientist

September 16, 2013 | 20:07
Hilary Mason is the "chief scientist emeritus" at Bitly, co-founder of HackNY, and an adviser to Accel Partners. She is also a curious data scientist, which is one factor that has led to her being one of the most influential people in her field. She talked with us about what it takes to be a top...

Shooting Down Myths about Data Scientists

July 10, 2013 | 23:38
"Data scientist" has been called the "sexiest job of the 21st century," but what exactly is a data scientist and what does one do? Big Data Evangelist James Kobielus explains by way of shooting down 10 myths about the role. For more information about the IBM big data platform and products, visit ...

Rebuffing "Buyer Beware" Attitude on Data Science

January 21, 2013 | 14:13
Noted data scientist David Smith responds to recent criticism in Forbes that data science is a "buyer beware" fad.