One of the biggest challenges for retailers has always been scaling great customer service, specifically how to better personalize in-store experiences. By combining data analysis, the Internet of Things, cloud and mobile technologies, retailers can make this level of personalization a reality for
Use open-source tools to supercharge the data science lifecycle, giving data science teams a boost as they work to provide compelling results in the complex team environments that mark modern corporations. Learn how you can make open data science an ongoing part of your business environment when
Whether organizations want to extract customer data beyond names and addresses from unstructured data sources; pull specific dates, times or monetary amounts; predict trends from sentiment data; or engage in many other uses, text analytics is the way to go. Learn the details of text analytics, and
A growing number of businesses and industries are finding innovative ways to apply graph analytics to a variety of use-case scenarios because it affords a unique perspective on the analysis of networked entities and their relationships. Gain an understanding of how four different types of graph
Businesses can benefit enormously from analysis-derived rules that enable understanding why certain events occur and the corresponding actions to take. Learn more about a widely used six-phase methodology for building predictive analytics models that can reveal hidden rules for meaningful business
The really cool thing about big data and multiple data sources for today’s advanced, web-based applications is that a variety of open source databases can provide specialized support for different application components. If you’re involved in application development, discover why achieving polyglot
As a foundation for data lakes and refineries, NoSQL databases provide access, processing and storage to structured and unstructured data for high-performance statistical modeling and exploration. Take a look at the multitude of advantages of NoSQL databases and opportunities to bridge them to open
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
Spark just seems to be getting big play everywhere in the technology arena. What is Spark? And do you need it? Get a good glimpse into its in-memory execution capabilities, some of its key components, its integrations and its availability as a service.
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
Graph database technology powered by open source initiatives is helping fraud detection units catch intruders in the act of breaching data security. Tune in for an enlightening discussion of how modern approaches to analytics are bringing descriptive and predictive analytics together to help stop
As the star of NoSQL technology rises over a diverse database landscape, many data scientists are turning to NoSQL in its various implementations to help them accomplish a host of data management tasks. Find the data storage and management solution that’s right for you when you begin your NoSQL
Apache Spark not only excels at data warehousing, in-memory environments for building data marts and other functions, it also is well suited for pulling data from a wide range of sources and transforming and cleansing that data in an Apache Hadoop cluster. And then there is Spark’s complementary
Machines are becoming ever more intelligent, but how effectively can they help humans make decisions across the social science spectrum? Find out how the US Air Force is using IBM Watson to chart a path through the morass that is the Federal Acquisition Regulations.