The Simply Statistics Blog is hosting a web conference on Oct. 30 at Noon-1pm EDT – the inaugural Future of Statistics Unconference.
Platfora’s Founder & CEO, Ben Werther made a presentation at this week’s Strata Conference + Hadoop World: “From Fiction to Facts With Big Data Analytics.”
Cloudera’s CEO Mike Olson delivers a talk at today’s Strata Conference + Hadoop World: “Hadoop’s Impact on the Future of Data Management.”
In this video from TEDxAmsterdamED 2013, Jelte de Jong discusses his foundation that seeks to solve educational problems using learning analytics and Big Data. Excellence is driven by the quality of thousands of micro decisions that teachers make every day. Today, educators pride themselves on ‘fact-based’ decisions. In reality these ‘facts’ (e.g. test results) obstruct balanced, intuitive decision-making.
FIELD REPORT I attended another great industry event last week courtesy of the LA Machine Learning meetup group – Developer’s Night at Google LA. I always have a great time paying a visit to the local Google campus, so I eagerly took this opportunity to head over to Silicon Beach (LA’s high-tech hub). I wasn’t […]
The true value and innovation in big data analytics comes from the ability to extract value from non-traditional data that does not necessarily fit cleanly into a relational model. This gives rise to a new approach for acquisition of data into an analytic repository using “NoETL” techniques whereby structure is not added to the data at load time – but rather at query time using a late binding style of data access.