Nick Pentreath is a principal engineer at IBM, a member of the Apache Spark project management committee (PMC) and author of Machine Learning with Spark (Packt Publishing, December 2014). In this podcast, Pentreath covers the basics of feature hashing and how to use it for all feature types in
Today’s businesses need a culture of collaboration that empowers knowledge workers to glean cognitive insights from data that help transform and modernize operations. See how cloud-based platforms and solutions enable data scientists and other experts to exploit artificial intelligence, machine
Emily Curtin is a software engineer at The Weather Company (now IBM) working on the data engineering platform team. Robbie Strickland is vice president, engines and pipelines, IBM Watson Data Platform, at IBM. In this podcast, they give a technical overview of how Parquet works and how recent
Elderly care is on tap to be a critical need in the coming decades. See how Caregivers.com is using cloud computing and mobile technologies to provide greater choice for families and higher wages for in-home caregivers.
The unprecedented evolution of social media data’s influence on business can have tremendous impact on how customers are integrated into organizational goals and practices. See why more organizations than ever are using social media data to take a customer-centric approach to evolving their
Check out the ebook, Improving Financial Performance with Predictive Analytics, from Ventana Research that explores the many ways businesses can apply predictive analytics and data science techniques to grow revenue, shrink costs and improve margins.
Caregivers.com is changing the way senior care providers operate through powerful insights generated through the company’s mobile app. Justin Saul, Senior Director of Technology, Caregivers.com, explains, "with IBM Cloudant and the IBM Watson Data Platform, we were able to quickly iterate on
One thing that a recent event in Beijing, China confirmed is there’s no shortage of interest in machine learning for developers in that region. Take a look at snapshots of event highlights featuring rich content on artificial intelligence, cognitive capabilities, machine learning and more presented
Learn how IBM SPSS Statistics can enhance the value that statistical analysis adds to a business, and find out how you can tap into the power of high-performance statistical modeling in your own organization.
Businesses have come to expect that smart rivals wielding digital technologies will disrupt their competitive landscapes. How ready is your organization to be a digital disruptor? Take a look at detailed criteria for assessing your organization’s readiness and the strategic steps you can take to
Organizations looking to transform their operations can turn to data science for an approach that offers the ability to predict events and behavior, prescribe actions, derive insights and make informed decisions. Learn more about how you can tap into the power of data science through predictive
One of the chief data officer’s primary responsibilities is to support the company’s strategy for monetization. Learn how investing in essential technologies can help your team create a data strategy that aligns with your organization’s monetization strategy to empower the business as a whole.
Essentially, Monte Carlo simulations predict an outcome not from the actual values of input data (which aren’t known) but from the likely (aka “simulated”) values of that data (based on their probability distributions). These simulations can prove invaluable for assessing risks in many real-world
In this podcast recorded at WoW, IBM Data Science Evangelist James Kobielus interviewed two of those experts—Steve Ardire, AI software startup advisor, and Joe Caserta, Caserta Concepts—to gain their insights on trends facing data professionals.