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Top 10 Big Data Blunders, Part 2
In the first part of the series, Dr. Stonebraker outlined five ways to know for sure companies are making mistakes in their big data plans and adoptions. He focused a lot on the missed opportunity businesses would have in not hiring the best talent and embracing the move to... Read more
Building Data Science Teams: What Do You Need to Know?
Building a data science team from scratch involves more than just a list of requirements scraped from HR. Your data science team needs to solve problems and provide real business value, necessities that are difficult to describe in the traditional job posting. At ODSC East 2019, Haftan Eckholdt, chief... Read more
Top 10 Big Data Blunders Part 1
Your company is making the move to big data initiatives, but with so many organizations launching half-baked data initiatives, how do you know your organization is going to succeed? Dr. Michael Stonebraker, a co-founder of Tamr and co-director of the Intel Science and Technology Center for Big Data, believes... Read more
ODSC East 2019 Review: Training, AI for Business, and more.
After four days chock-full of workshops, networking, and talk of revolutionizing industries with the help of data science, ODSC East closed its doors at Hynes Convention Center, marking another successful gathering in Boston. The event hosted thousands of analysts, business-people, and even just data-curious attendees looking to jump-start a... Read more
ODSC East 2019: Major Applications of AI in Healthcare
The healthcare industry has come a long way to arrive at what we know today as modern medicine. Medical professionals have spent decades putting their research to work in order to create a healthier population. But there’s always room for growth and innovation, especially with the help of technology.... Read more
Using AI to Revolutionize Child Behavioral Diagnostics and Therapeutics
At ODSC East’s opening day, experts from around the world gave presentations on how AI is breaking boundaries in their respective fields. One area that data scientists are hoping to reshape with the help of AI is the process of child behavioral disorder diagnostics. Halim Abbas is the Chief... Read more
Using NLP and ML to Analyze Legislative Burdens Upon Businesses
The process of legal reasoning and decision making is heavily reliant on information stored in text. Tasks like due diligence, contract review, and legal discovery, that are traditionally time-consuming, can be automated, saving a huge amount of time. This makes the development of approaches that leverage natural language processing... Read more
Nominate a Data Science Project for a $10,000 Grant at ODSC East 2019
Thanks to the efforts of academia, AI labs, and others, significant progress continues to be made in deep learning, machine learning, and data science in general. However, it’s thanks to the open source data science projects that many of these advances are quickly accessible to data scientist and developers.... Read more
All The Cool Things You Can Do With PostgreSQL for Data Analysis
We all know that one of the biggest tasks is cleaning our data and getting it ready for analysis. Once you’ve spent all that time cleaning your data I will argue you should store it in a relational database. While you may not do all your analysis there –... Read more
Announcing the 2019 Regional Startup World Cup at ODSC East 2019
Startups face a major problem in getting their ideas off the ground: Funding. How do you raise the funds you need to push your project further? Where does the money come from? What relationship do you want to have with investors? How do you even find investors and supporters... Read more