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SAS Survey: Finding the Right Balance Between Personalization and Privacy

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A new survey from SAS, “Finding the Right Balance Between Personalization and Privacy,” finds a strong correlation between trust and willingness to share information on the part of the consumer. Trust in data security is by far the biggest factor when customers decide to provide information.

Data Science 101: Data Agnosticism – Feature Engineering Without Domain Expertise

From the SciPy2013 conference, here is a compelling talk “Data Agnosticism: Feature Engineering Without Domain Expertise” by Nicholas Kridler of Accretive Health in Chicago.

Big Data Humor: The Art of Statistics

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Ask a Data Scientist: The Bias vs. Variance Tradeoff

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Welcome back to our series of articles sponsored by Intel – “Ask a Data Scientist.” This week’s question is from a reader who wants an explanation of the “bias vs. variance tradeoff in statistical learning.”

Rail Europe 4A Chooses TIBCO Jaspersoft to Centralize Reporting and Analytics Needs

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TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) today announced that it has been chosen by Rail Europe 4A (RE4A), a worldwide leader in the distribution of European rail products, to provide centralized and reliable data analytics and automated reporting capabilities.

German Public Transportation Co. Adopts IBM Software Defined Storage to Tackle Big Data

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Stuttgarter Straßenbahnen AG (SSB), a leading German public transportation company, has turned to IBM Cloud, Software Defined Storage and Flash to improve business application performance and customer response times.

Vormetric and Couchbase Partner to Deliver Data-at-Rest Security

Vormetric, a leader in enterprise data security for physical, big data, public, private and hybrid cloud environments, has announced their partnership with Couchbase, the company that delivers a complete, scalable and high performing NoSQL database.

Alpine Introduces Open Framework for Advanced Analytics in Enterprise

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Alpine Data Labs announced the introduction of Alpine Chorus 5.0, an advanced analytics enterprise platform to enable organizations to unify all data access, control and innovation into one consistent and collaborative environment.

Cloudera and Teradata Extend Partnership to Drive Big Data Analytics

Teradata Corp. (NYSE: TDC), a big data analytics and marketing applications leader, and Cloudera, a leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop™, has announced an expanded partnership that covers broad technology integration and development road map alignment, and a unified go-to-market, sales and support offering.

Teradata Powers Next-Generation Analytic Performance

Teradata Corp. (NYSE: TDC), the big data analytics and marketing applications company, today announced engineering advancements to the Teradata Database that deliver analytic performance and system efficiency through new memory and CPU optimizations.