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Visualizing Large Data Sets

Visualizing Large Data Sets

 



Challenges to Visual Analysis for Large Datasets

While data has been continually growing, the tools which to visualize and discover what is in that data have not significantly changed over the past ten years. Analysts are challenged with larger and larger amounts…
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Added by Andrew Marane on November 3, 2011 at 4:27pm — 1 Comment

FREE ACM Data Mining Camp on October 15 at eBay in San Jose

Data Mining Camp – October 2011

Date

Saturday, October 15, 2011 -…
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Added by Vera Klimkovsky on August 30, 2011 at 10:58am — No Comments

AnalytiX™ Mapping Manager - Enterprise Data Mapping Tool – Grand Prize Winner Of Informatica Market Place

 

AnalytiX™ Mapping Manager is the first enterprise tool in the integration industry bringing standards, management and collaboration to one of the remaining area in the data integration space: pre-ETL source to target mapping. Another critical pain area been address by Mapping Manager is one of versioning and the central repository of the mapping based on user…

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Added by Rakesh Kumar on August 5, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments

Making Disruptive Innovation Happen

How do you motivate someone to create something that disrupts the paradigm and rewrites the rules? Do you say, “Give me something disruptive and I will pay you ten times your salary“. No. Disruption or innovation happens only under two situations:

  1. If our survival is challenged by nature, we innovate to survive. This has been the story of human history from the day we started walking this earth.
  2. Or, if our egos are challenged. This is probably why extreme sports…
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Added by Christopher Bound on June 23, 2011 at 8:13am — No Comments

SEO Strategies- The Secrets to boost your Online Visibility

For a business, a website serves as a medium to earn money and mark an online presence. But is it enough to create a website and leave it as it is? Probably it would then resemble a stationary car, which was started-on but nobody cared to put the pedal on the accelerator.


Many-a-times, you may come across a good-looking website, not giving any results to its owner. It could be heart-breaking! It usually happens…
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Added by Manish Mohan on May 30, 2011 at 12:38pm — No Comments

Google introduce WebP: New image format for web

As we are familiar with WebM which has been introduced last year and successful implementation of that format in Youtube last month. Now Google announced a new format for image called WebP. WebP format of image allows you to compress your file space upto 40% without any change in its original resolution not only that but it also magnifies your pix resolution from all other formats like JPEG or PNG.



Google officially announced that they have improved the compression algorithm in WebP… Continue

Added by Manish Mohan on May 22, 2011 at 2:24pm — No Comments

GOOGLE goes Social by introducing +1 Button

Few days ago I was searching for something in Google. When I got result of my search then I saw that one blue button with +1 appeared in the right end of that search result. I just clicked that button and ignore that thing and just got involved with my search results which I had searched for. But few days later when I had gone through my Google profile I noticed that one new tab of +1’s had been appeared in my profile. When I…
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Added by Manish Mohan on May 22, 2011 at 11:37am — 1 Comment

RHIPE: An Interface Between Hadoop and R for Large and Complex Data Analysis

Ron Fredericks writes: The Bay Area useR group event had a full house. The video presented here attempts to capture both the content and the excitement surrounding this event:…

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Added by Ron Fredericks on February 14, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Books on Data Management: a 5-Book "Starter Library"

At the request of colleagues and clients, we have compiled a standard set of useful books on the crucial topic of how to manage data assets.  If you are looking to learn more about data management and related topics, consider getting this "5-Book Data Management Starter Library"



1. The…

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Added by Jaime Fitzgerald on January 14, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Data mining video from ACM

Ron Fredericks writes: The Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) Machine Learning / Data Mining Camp event had a full house. The video presented here attempts to capture both the content and the excitement surrounding this event:
http://www.lecturemaker.com/2010/03/acm-data-mining-camp/

Added by Ron Fredericks on October 11, 2010 at 8:12pm — No Comments

Data-Driven Businesses Continue to Thrive: Fitzgerald Analytics Named to Inc. 5000 List, Part of Broader Trend Towards Data-Driven Business Models

As Business Data Grows, So Does Next-Generation Consultancy



On August 24 Inc. Magazine announced their list of the fastest growing companies in the country. Fitzgerald Analytics was ranked 2518 on the prestigious list, which is considered a hallmark of entrepreneurial success. Past members of the list include Intuit, Zappos,…

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Added by Jaime Fitzgerald on August 26, 2010 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Interview with Kaggle CEO Anthony GoldBloom



For those that haven't heard of Kaggle…
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Added by Themos Kalafatis on August 10, 2010 at 12:11am — No Comments

Entry-Level Job Opportunity -- Begin Your Career in Analytics!

Job opportunity @ the intersection of Analytics, Data to Dollars(tm) best practices, & Web 2.0...MUST be hard worker, quantitatively inclined, and creative.


See details here for the…
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Added by Jaime Fitzgerald on May 28, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

Marketers need new models..customer behaviour is changing!

For Marketer’s any change in customer behaviour is a “gold mine”. Marketing to customer’s whose behaviour is changing is far more rewarding than marketing to “static” customers! But sometimes there is "too much change" and in today's market that is exactly what is happening. Marketer's need ,what we at Cequity, call a Modelling factory approach-How to build models at speed!



Gallup chief economist Dennis Jacobe concurs that "a fundamental change is taking place" in the behavior of… Continue

Added by Chandan Pathak on October 16, 2009 at 7:18am — No Comments

A Better Way to Mine Data

The good news, for marketers, is that data mining really can make a difference to most bottom lines. The bad news is that, despite what data mining can do, it is so often used so poorly that it is virtually useless.



In many cases, the data is a big part of the problem. Even in the most reputable companies, data is often “dirty,”—out of date or otherwise irrelevant. Most commercially available data mining packages lack the flexibility and functionality that real world marketers need.… Continue

Added by Chandan Pathak on October 16, 2009 at 5:34am — No Comments

The Politics of Data!

Companies collect so much data today and yet when you go looking for it you will often find barriers! So what’s wrong…If we were honest with ourselves, as professionals, we would admit what Rosabeth Moss Kanter suggested in 1979 in a famous Harvard Business Review article: that “Power is Americas last dirty word. It is easier to talk about money -- and much easier to talk about sex -- than it is to talk about power. People who have it deny it; people who want to it do not want to appear to… Continue

Added by Chandan Pathak on September 22, 2009 at 2:01pm — No Comments

Making data talk-the Coke way!

Many businesses do not have direct interactions with their customers. Service industries like Retailers, Banks & Telecom companies have millions of customer interactions which give them the customer’s pulse! How do packaged consumer goods companies achieve the same customer intimacy?

Coke has done a fantastic job of creating a strong connection with its consumers.

Coke’s marketing team first asked themselves three questions:

1) How can we connect with consumers?

2) How… Continue

Added by Chandan Pathak on September 22, 2009 at 1:55pm — No Comments

The Wisdom of Crowds

Netflix has a computerized recommendation system which seeks to find the common threads in millions of people’s recommendations and throw up “what’s best for you”? A lot of Online commerce sites have this kind of recommendation engine at work and Amazon is another well known example.



Netflix had a unique challenge: they wanted to improve Cinematic, their “recommendation engine.” Cinematic is the bit of software embedded in the Netflix Web site that analyzes each customer’s… Continue

Added by Chandan Pathak on September 22, 2009 at 1:51pm — 1 Comment

Who controls Personalized Customer Communication?

Marketers believe that creating “personalized communication” is important to drive a relevant communication strategy. But often they do not have control over the personalization process. Often very shoddy and “very personal” communication gets sent out by local sales folk which does nothing to enhance the brand perception and even less to the effectiveness of the communication. In a bank, the billing process is possibly as “personal as it can get” but rarely would you find anything but mass… Continue

Added by Chandan Pathak on September 22, 2009 at 1:49pm — No Comments

Drowning in Data!

Companies around the world are literally drowning in data. A typical airline or retailer, for example, is collecting data from many operational systems and storing terabytes, if not petabytes, of data. But how closely do CMO’s and CIO’s actually work or are they often at cross purposes! In India and I am sure in other furiously growing markets as well, IT is so busy building the basic infrastructure to manage the business that they often ignore the strategic priorities that Marketing is trying… Continue

Added by Chandan Pathak on September 22, 2009 at 1:46pm — 2 Comments

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