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Text Analysis 101; A Basic Understanding for Business Users: Clustering and Unsupervised Methods

Introduction

This blog was originally posted as part of our Text Analysis 101 blog series. It aims to explain how the classification of text works as part of Natural Language Processing. It was the second blog on harnessing…

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Added by Mike Waldron on January 23, 2015 at 9:22am — No Comments

Feature-Rich Toys and Data

We all love features... lots of features! ...in our new cars, in our gadgets, in our smart phones, in our toys, and in our data sets! 

Consider this toy that we found at the thrift store for under $6.00:

This toy house delivers numerous musical and other sound effects that are triggered whenever one of the features in the house is pressed, or…

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Added by Kirk Borne on January 9, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Enhancing Compliance & Oprisk Management through Analytics

Post the financial crisis, banks in the US have faced increased regulatory scrutiny that has resulted in broader and tougher regulations. Bankers are fully aware of the investments and efforts they have to put in to comply with these regulations. Consequently, compliance function in banks is evolving towards a broader risk canvas that is now seeking tighter coordination between the first and second lines of defense. This poses new challenges to banks – from being compliant to getting the…

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Added by Naagesh Padmanaban on October 10, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Data Science - Where is it headed?

In this post, I've tried to capture some of the common aspects of working in the analytics industry. While we occasionally hear about India growing fast into this space, there are a lot of things happening in India that might transform this field further. While some of these aspects are specific to what I've observed in India, a lot of them are generic.

As in previous posts, I try to classify these aspects under different heads:

  1. The "cost" reduction trap…
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Added by Amogh Borkar on August 13, 2014 at 1:32am — No Comments

BI team Combination

I am working in BI domain as manager for 2 years now and still i think i did not have found the right mix of people.

People think that in a BI team which is more related to technical aspect so hiring people proficient in a particular technology is preferred. My views are little different following is my team composition.

  1. 60% technical experts in domain of work, can deliver any solution given technical details and know how of the project.
  2. 10% the load carrier who…
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Added by Vishal Sharma on July 10, 2014 at 6:56am — No Comments

Fan Map Faux Pax @ Indian Premier League #IPL

We’ve just wrapped up another eventful season of the annual phenomenon that is the Indian Premier League. Records were broken, trophies and caps won, and careers and fortunes made in a span of 6 high-octane weeks.  Fans, being the lifeblood of any successful sporting event, were given extra-special attention this time around. The millions of tweets that social-media savvy fans across India tweeted during the tournament formed a veritable growing corpus of social content that was used through…

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Added by Farid Jalal on June 27, 2014 at 12:42am — No Comments

Importance of BIg Terminologies in Business World

Words Like Data Lake or Big data are taking on the world these days. Let’s try to understand what they actually means

Data Lake - A data lake is a storage repository that holds a vast amount of raw data in its native format. A data lake uses a flat architecture to store data. Each data element in a lake is assigned a unique identifier and tagged with a set of extended metadata tags. When a business question arises, the…

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Added by Vishal Sharma on June 16, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Video Analytics

Video Analytics, also referred to as Video Content Analysis (VCA), is a generic term used to describe computerized processing and analysis of video streams. Computer analysis of video is currently implemented in a variety of fields and industries; however the term “Video Analytics” is typically associated with analysis of video streams captured by surveillance systems. Video Analytics applications can perform a variety of tasks ranging from real-time analysis of video for immediate detection…

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Added by Vishal Sharma on June 11, 2014 at 8:11am — 2 Comments

Learning from Data, Big and Small, using Characterizations

In a previous article, we defined data charaterization as a “methodology for generating descriptive parameters that describe the behavior and characteristics of a data item, for use in any unsupervised learning algorithm to find features, clusters, patterns, and trends in the data without the bias of incorporating class…

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Added by Kirk Borne on May 31, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Analytics Revolution - Why the struggle for growth?

IT majors have been excited about the convergence of Social, Cloud, Analytics and Mobility (SCAM).  It is widely believed that these will be the engines of growth in the future. Rightly so. N Chandrasekaran, CEO of TCS, India’s largest technology services provider, recently referred to the SCAM as "digital forces" and estimates that these digital forces would be a $3-5 billion opportunity in the next few years.  A Gartner study has reported that the SCAM market will be worth $107 billion by…

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Added by Naagesh Padmanaban on April 8, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Register now to attend the Useful Business Analytics Summit in Boston

Do you know how to extract the most useful insights from your business data in order to make better, smarter, faster business decisions?
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Added by Kirk Borne on March 29, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Big Data A to Z – The Annotated Glossary of my Favorite Data Science Things

The extended annotated version of the "Big Data A to Z Glossary of my Favorite Data Science Things" is now live at: http://bit.ly/1g5NcBt

However, the original…

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Added by Kirk Borne on March 20, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

The latest buzz in Indian Analytics – first fortnight in February

What is making news in the booming Indian Analytics industry?  

#    While February began with a buzz about Adobe and WPP among companies seeking to acquire  Bangalore based social media analytics start-up Simplify360 , it brought home the fact that converting millions of Tweets and social media posts into real…

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Added by Ivy Pro School on February 20, 2014 at 11:06pm — No Comments

Leadership Analytics - Measuring Big Data Project Success Scientifically

The application of analytics and data science methods to people is becoming an increasingly common use case for Big Data in the workplace.  For example:

  • HR Analytics for human resource management: http://intel.ly/KGYFL7 
  • Talent Analytics for employee recruitment, promotion, and retention: …
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Added by Kirk Borne on February 15, 2014 at 11:09am — No Comments

How Analytics can define the future of Education Industry

Blog : How to leverage Analytics in Education Industry


http://blogs.bridgei2i.com/2014/02/10/how-analytics-can-define-the-future-of-education-industry/

Added by NISHANT JAIN on February 12, 2014 at 11:45pm — No Comments

Daily (and weekly) summaries of Big Data, Analytics, Statistics, and Data Science news

For daily (and weekly) summaries of Big Data, Analytics, Statistics, and Data Science in the news, check out some of these excellent paper.li aggregations (which are just a small sample of many choices):

@analyticbridge: …

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Added by Kirk Borne on February 11, 2014 at 6:48pm — No Comments

Beyond the Arc leading workshop at the 2014 Sentiment Analysis Symposium

Workshop: “Customer Insight Analytics”

Where: Sentiment Analysis Symposium,

New York, NY

Date: March 5, 2014  

Time: 1:30 – 5:00 p.m. …

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Added by Steven Ramirez on February 3, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Analytics Trends to look out for in 2014 (India specific)

What do we predict for the Indian Analytics Industry this year? Here is what we put together at IVY after talking with our analytics recruiters, alumni, clients, and industry associates:…

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Added by Ivy Pro School on February 1, 2014 at 10:53pm — No Comments

Become a Certified HR Analytics Professional - online classes start January 26

Do you know which is the most sought after skill amongst HR professionals in 2014?



It is analytics.



More than 85% of HR professionals feel they will be able to do their job better if they pick up data analysis skills. (Source: http://jigsawacademy.com/em/2014/01/01/)

Jigsaw Academy is a leader in…

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Added by Kirk Borne on January 21, 2014 at 7:59am — No Comments

Indian Car Brand Perception Survey Report

A recent survey during current festive season was done on seven different automotive brands and taken there preferred attributes for a purchase/like. The underlying dimensional graph…

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Added by Dr. Pradeep Mavuluri on January 12, 2014 at 10:37pm — No Comments

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