Tag: Data Scientists

Compliant data freedom: Oxymoron or opportunity?

Compliant data freedom: Oxymoron or opportunity?

Whether we find ourselves shopping for the latest tech gadget or something even bigger like a new car, the one thing we rely on to make the right decision is data. Data in the form of a product’s specifications, reviews from the experts, as well as data in the form of comments and reviews from … Continue reading Compliant data freedom: Oxymoron or opportunity?

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Data visualization playbook: Determining the right level of detail

Data visualization playbook: Determining the right level of detail

One of the most important steps for creating data visualizations is selecting which aspects, features or dimensions of the data to present—in other words, letting the data dictate the visualization. Unlike school assignments, data scientists and professionals rarely receive project that provides the same clear guidance they received as children. There is no longer a … Continue reading Data visualization playbook: Determining the right level of detail

Big Data at NASA

Big Data at NASA

Data already is the new currency and is at the heart of everything digital. I like to repeat the adage, “Data becomes Information, becomes Knowledge, becomes Wisdom”. And “It’s all about the data”. So why do we send up probes, sensors or satellites — for the data? I’d like to touch upon some mission critical … Continue reading Big Data at NASA

Analytics and the cloud: The rise of open source

Analytics and the cloud: The rise of open source

IBM has a long history of working in open technology. IBM has directly contributed to the open source movement's success. It was 20 years + ago that IBM's strong support for Linux with patent pledges and significant technical resources and investment in the face of some of the legal uncertainty surrounding its use that brought … Continue reading Analytics and the cloud: The rise of open source