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The Tides Of Change Is Here: Accenture’s Bhaskar Ghosh Talks About AI, IoT and Big Data

With the Fourth Industrial Revolution looming ahead, many would think that we are already in a digital economy era. Well, somewhat it holds true even. There are countless new apps and software programmes that help people hail a cab, make reservations in a hotel or mop floors by using robotic technology. Smart machines have become really smart to do a plethora of highly adept jobs, which would have been a little bit difficult on the part of humans to perform.

 
The Tides Of Change Is Here: Accenture’s Bhaskar Ghosh Talks About AI, IoT and Big Data
 

“While technology has long been developed to serve specific business needs, we are now in an era where people are central to the design and development of technologies,” stated Bhaskar Ghosh, group chief executive, Accenture Technology Services. In a recent interview with a leading financial magazine, he talked over Accenture’s Technology Vision 2017 and gave snippets about the latest trends and innovations that have become a pre-requisite to achieve success in the more-than-ever digitised economy.

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Celebrate #InternationalYogaDay: Get the Most Out of Yoga from Big Data

Celebrate #InternationalYogaDay: Get the Most Out of Yoga from Big Data

 

Bored of the same old fitness routine?

 

This International Yoga Day, dust off your yoga mat and take a holistic approach to health and wellbeing.

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Big Data Salary Report 2017: A Gateway to a Great Career in Analytics

Big Data Salary Report 2017
 

In the US, big data engineer salaries are predicted to range between $135000 and 196000 in 2017, an increase of 5.8% from 2016 salary structure.  

 

In India, big data professionals are predicted to earn salaries in the range of 9.8L INR to 13.10L INR, increasing 6.4% over 2016 salary level.

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More Powerful and Soon To Be Everywhere, Here’s All You Need to Know about AI

More Powerful and Soon To Be Everywhere, Here’s All You Need to Know about AI
 

This Wednesday, at the Google I/O Keynote, there wasn’t just one major revelation, but a series of incremental improvements across several Google’s product portfolios. And the best part of the story is all the improvements are driven by discoveries in artificial intelligence – the intelligence exhibited by machines.

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More Than Fifty Percent Companies Lack Required Tools and Investment for Efficient Business Analytics

Fifty-nine percent of the companies around the world are not using Predictive Models or Advanced Analytics – says Forbes Insights/Dun & Bradstreet Study.

 
More Than Fifty Percent Companies Lack Required Tools and Investment for Efficient Business Analytics
 

A recent study by Forbes Insights and Dun & Bradstreet, “Analytics Accelerates Into the Mainstream: 2017 Enterprise Analytics Study,” elucidates the ever-increasing indispensable role that analytics play in today’s business world, all the way from devising strategies to operations. The gloomy Forbes study highlights the crucial need for immediate investment, implementation and prioritization of analytics within companies.

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Skills required during Interviews for a Data Scientist @ Facebook, Intel, Ebay. Square etc.

Skills required during Interviews for a Data Scientist @ Facebook, Intel, Ebay. Square etc.
 

Basic Programming Languages: You should know a statistical programming language, like R or Python (along with Numpy and Pandas Libraries), and a database querying language like SQL

Statistics: You should be able to explain phrases like null hypothesis, P-value, maximum likelihood estimators and confidence intervals. Statistics is important to crunch data and to pick out the most important figures out of a huge dataset. This is critical in the decision-making process and to design experiments.

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Making Data Visualizations Smarter, Tableau Explains How

Making Data Visualizations Smarter, Tableau explains How

Appalling, bewildering and utterly nonsensical – data at times can look incomprehensible, especially in its raw forms. This accelerated the foundation of the data visualization company and our very own ‘business dashboard’ tool. Generally found locked within the so-called BI sphere, we can now consider these top notch graphical tools as a powerful medium of assimilating, categorizing, analyzing and then presenting data in a highly interactive and interesting form, using images and charts.

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Pentagon Fights Off ISIS with Machine Learning and Big Data

Machine learning and big data are the new BIG things going around in the world. They are being used for myriad purposes – better AI, apt malware detection, smart messenger apps, and lot, lot more. Topping that, they are being utilized by the Pentagon to eradicate the foundations of Islamic State militants and make the world a safer (and better) place to live in.

 
Pentagon Fights Off ISIS with Machine Learning and Big Data
 

This May, the Pentagon announced that it is undertaking its newly minted Algorithmic Warfare Cross Functional Team (AWCFT), codenamed Project Maven, with introducing Big Data and Machine Learning to boost the process of discovering actionable intelligence with the help of aerial imagery. “We’re not going to solve it by throwing more people at the problem…That’s the last thing that we actually want to do. We want to be smarter about what we’re doing,” Air Force Lt. Gen. John N.T. “Jack” Shanahan, director for defence intelligence for war fighter support told a leading defence news magazine.

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What Makes Tableau 10 So Desirable Among the IT Nerds

Your data just got better, say thanks to Tableau 10. The big data geeks have worked on both the beauty and brains of Tableau, to make the analyses easier, faster and exceptionally delightful. Tableau 10 features an exciting new look and feel, loaded with cute fonts and beautiful colours to make your viz sparkle.

 
What Makes Tableau 10 So Desirable Among the IT Nerds
 

We are thrilled. We have been waiting for days to gauge how some of the Tableau 10 new features will synchronise with our conventional business interface for Hadoop. We have culled out some of the best features of Tableau 10, which had made us zealous and left us buzzing. And here they are ..

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Data Science – then and now!

  • Data Science = Statistics + Computer Science
  • emerges as a designation for stores of big data

 Data Science – then and now!

 

The following timeline traces the evolution of the term “Data Science”, along with its use, attempts to define it, and related terms:

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