Posts by Scott Etkin:


Report: Adoption of Embedded Analytics Growing

by   |   July 27, 2016   |   Leave a comment

Mark Lockwood shares the results of Logi Analytics’ annual report on embedded analytics adoption, the shift toward self-service analytics, and the effect of the “consumerization of technology.” Read More…


How to Address Security Needs in Heterogeneous IT Environments

by   |   July 26, 2016   |   Leave a comment

Many organizations have incorporated cloud into their IT environments. Tufin CEO Ruvi Kitov discusses how to ensure the security of your data amid the growing complexity of the environment. Read More…


Shared Stories, Comedy Highlight Gender Disparity in Data, Tech Fields

by   |   July 26, 2016   |   Leave a comment

Arcadia Data co-founder Anjali Norwood discusses the challenges women face at a typical tech conference and how a recent event addressed barriers that are all too familiar to many women in technology. Read More…


How Big Data Can Help You Make Sense of Social Media

by   |   July 25, 2016   |   Leave a comment

Bernard Marr discusses the ever-growing volume of social media data, the potential insights it holds for businesses, and how some are beginning to tap into that insight. Read More…


Apache Spark 2.0: Speed, Structured Streaming, and Simplification

by   |   July 22, 2016   |   Leave a comment

Jules Damji of Databricks outlines the new features and capabilities of Apache Spark 2.0. Read More…


Dimension Reduction and Intuitive Feature Engineering for Machine Learning

by   |   July 22, 2016   |   Leave a comment

In Part 4 of this four-part series on feature engineering, Jacob Joseph of CleverTap concludes his deep dive into feature-engineering techniques for machine learning. Read More…


Interactivity, Non-normality, and Missing Values: How to Address Common Data Challenges

by   |   July 21, 2016   |   Leave a comment

In Part 3 of this four-part series on feature engineering, Jacob Joseph of CleverTap continues his closer examination of feature-engineering techniques for machine learning. Read More…


Effective Operational Analytics is About More than Analytics

by   |   July 20, 2016   |   Leave a comment

Tom Davenport argues that, of all the factors that make up a successful data analytics initiative, analytics is the easiest and the real challenges lie elsewhere. Read More…


Enhance Machine Learning with Standardizing, Binning, Reducing

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In Part 2 of this four-part series on feature engineering, Jacob Joseph of CleverTap takes a detailed look at feature-engineering techniques outlined in Part 1. Read More…


How Shutterstock Uses Machine Learning to Improve the User Experience

by   |   July 19, 2016   |   Leave a comment

Shutterstock’s Michael Petry discusses how the company’s new image labeling system, powered by machine learning, improves the metadata for each image as well as the user experience for contributors and customers. Read More…