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
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 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.
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.
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
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.
All the excitement around Spark is completely justified. With features such as cached in-memory distributed computing and extension libraries, Spark brings unprecedented speed to cloud-based applications while remaining easy to use.
Sorting through data inconsistencies, particularly in hybrid data, can add a slew of confusing definitions and contexts that impact productivity and efficiency. With more valuable metadata than ever before at their disposal, organizations need a comprehensive strategy for metadata that helps them
Adopting a data integration strategy is the first step toward achieving success with data. Using such a strategy can instill confidence in customers and allow company leaders to react quickly and appropriately, all while reducing risk and costs.
Ensuring that third-party data in hybrid environments meets the quality standards many organizations follow for maintaining trust and confidence in their in-house data is imperative. Check out best practices for preparing, maintaining and monitoring third-party data to help boost efficiency and
Big data and analytics technology is driving business forward, the newest natural resource in the ever-changing world of computing. Yet even in a constantly evolving industry, certain trends stand out. Take a look at what’s on the horizon for big data and analytics, and find out how it could affect
With multiple channels at their fingertips, retail and consumer products are a single click, swipe or download away from the deal they want. Learn how to personalize the consumer experience by untangling big data, building brand loyalty and increasing revenue.
The concluding post in this series looks at the two other strategic pillars necessary to help ensure advanced analytics can guide the way to better decision-making. Using advanced analytics to embrace an agile culture and invest in an ecosystem of talent allows organizations to provide consistent