Being Open in the Era of Privacy
When Netflix announced a 1 million dollar challenge for improving their recommendation engine, together with releasing 100 million movie ratings in 2006, they knew little what would happen next. Netflix has been working on a recommender system for years by then, were recognized for their business innovation as well... Read more
How to Become a Freelance Data Scientist
When the demand for workers in a particular professional field rises, it tends to be easier to act as a freelancer in that profession. Routinely, companies may prefer to hire full-time staff, but if they’re scrambling to fill roles, hiring an independent contractor may be on the table. We’re... Read more
Searching for a Data Colander for Automatic Data Cleaning
Editor’s note: The following is an article written by Devavrat Shah of MIT and Christina Lee Yu of Cornell University. Be sure to check out their presentation at ODSC East 2019, “Predictions in Excel through Estimating Missing Values”.” The stated mission of Data Science or Data-Driven AI is to... Read more
Top 3 Data Science Certifications for Business Leaders
Big data is transforming the way we make business decisions. It allows far greater insight into our future potential. It illuminates the customer journey in ways that self-reporting doesn’t reveal. It cuts through all the BS to show us where our efforts are paying off or falling flat. Whether... Read more
5 Things Business Leaders Should Know about Data Science
In a modern business context, there’s no situation in the world where it’s okay to say “As the leader, I don’t understand what’s going on, but my team does, and that’s good enough.” Yet, business leaders frequently claim ignorance of the most basic principles of data science. Leaders don’t... Read more
Forging a Career Path in Data Science From Beginner to Expert – ODSC Career Expo
Data Science, data engineering, and machine learning jobs continue to rank as some of the most sought after and highly paid jobs on the planet, according to Thinknum. However, finding the right job is more important than ever. This may be a lucrative field, but many quickly find that... Read more
Data Science + Design Thinking: a Perfect Blend to Achieve the Best User Experience
  It’s one thing to rely on artificial intelligence, machine learning, and big data to make your product smarter.  And, quite another to build a product that’s so intuitive and easy-to-use that your customer falls in love with it. That’s the beauty of data science + design thinking. It’s... Read more
Top 10 Code-Free Tools for Web Development in 2019
Building a website is meant to help your business grow. If you have to set aside a team of engineers just to code and deploy the website, spending precious time and human resources just to build and maintain the website, that seems to defy the purpose. Those are the... Read more
The Benefits of Cloud Native ML And AI
As big data gets more complex, companies are struggling to accommodate the storage and computing needs of average organizations, much less massive enterprises. This is where cloud-native ML and AI comes into play. What Does Cloud Native Mean? Your computing power is limited. No matter what kind of hardware... Read more
How LinkedIn Navigates Streams Infrastructure Using Cruise Control
The past decade has witnessed a growing adoption of automation and artificial intelligence (AI) in various industries. This trend helped companies optimize their custom workflows in a cost-efficient manner, avoid the missed deadlines, and enhance the quality of life of its consumers. Naturally, these benefits have boosted the popularity... Read more