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How big data won the 2017 World Series
The Houston Astros won the 2017 World Series

Sports Illustrated predicted it three years ago. It was a slightly tongue-in-cheek prediction at the time, but it wasn't random. It was based on the Astros' prowess with data. When the book Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game came out in 2003, it spurred every Major League Baseball team to start taking data-based decision making more seriously. But some took it more seriously than others.  + Read More
What Skills Do I Need to Become a Data Scientist?
Ready to learn Data Science?

Leveraging the use of big data, as an insight-generating engine, has driven the demand for data scientists at enterprise-level, across all industry verticals. Whether it is to refine the process of product development, help improve customer retention, or mine through the data to find new business opportunities-organizations are increasingly relying on the expertize of data scientists to sustain, grow, and outdo their competition.  + Read More
Why the promise of big data hasn't delivered yet
The ubiquity of big data is such that Gartner dropped it from their Hype Cycle

The big data analytics industry, dedicated to helping big businesses leverage the petabytes of information they now generate and store, is worth $122 billion - and growing. The basic premise of the industry's offering is this: Hidden in that huge mass of enterprise data are latent patterns.  + Read More
The Amazing Ways Spotify Uses Big Data, AI & Machine Learning To Drive Success
Spotify has a history of pushing technological boundaries

The digital music company with more than 100 million users has been busy this year enhancing its service and tech capabilities through several acquisitions. Industry watch dogs predict the company will launch an IPO in 2018. Data: Powerful By-product of Streaming Music When you have tens of millions of people listening to music every minute of the day, you have access to an extraordinary amount of intel that includes what songs get the most play time, to where listeners are tuning in from and even what device they are using to access the service.  + Read More
Top 5 traits of highly effective data scientists
Data science is booming

And there is an incredible demand for skilled employees across all types of industries. However, the top data scientists have some fundamental traits that set them apart from the crowd. Data scientists are in high demand, and this skills shortage looks to continue for the next few years. According to a study by IBM, by 2020 the number of annual job openings for all data savvy professionals in the United States will increase from 364,000 openings to 2,720,000.   + Read More
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