Getting the Maximum Out of Big Data with Machine Learning

Big data industry and business analytics are predicted to touch the value of $203 billion by 2020, according to IDC. Reports also estimate that we will end up generating almost 180 Zettabytes of data per year by 2025. This indicates that there will be tons of data. And when you have tons of data to […]

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Statisticians and Computer Scientists are Passé; New Data Job Roles are On a Rise

In the last quarter of 2015, Forbes had published an article on where big data jobs will be in 2016. According to this article: “The Hiring Scale is 73 for jobs that require big data skills with 13 candidates per job opening as of November 16, 2015. The higher the Hiring Scale score, the more […]

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Statisticians, Mathematicians and Engineers are Part of HR: The Big Shift in HR is Here!

There is an epic shift happening in the HR industry. Talent management is getting replaced by the concept of People Management. Although talent scarcity is still an issue to ponder upon, engagement and empowerment have radically grown to become a point of concern. For over a decade, talent management strategies consumed all the efforts of […]

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Predictive Modelling is the Future of Insurance Underwriting

It was not until 2010 that insurance companies started selling policies online. This industry can never fully avoid risks. This is where insurance underwriters come into play. Insurance underwriters “evaluate the risk and exposures of potential clients”. They decide on the premium the client should be charged to insure the risk. The insurance industry is […]

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Big Data and IOT Amalgamation to Pave Way for Smarter Cities

With thousands of people regularly migrating to urban areas in search of better lifestyle, it is just a matter of time that every city will embrace the powers of big data and IoT (Internet Of Things). Cities will get safer, modernised and highly connected. Research and Advisory firm Gartner estimated over 9.7 billion devices will […]

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What is Google Cloud Dataflow?

Google Cloud Dataflow is a tool that lets you build pipelines, oversee their execution, and transform and change data, all within the cloud. The tool is a natural evolution of MapReduce, Google’s erstwhile programming paradigm. At present, Google places its servers in Cloud Dataflow. The tool in question facilitates companies that need solutions for large […]

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How Big Data Analytics Change Company Culture

A recent McKinsey analysis has found out that taking a data-centric approach can improve a company’s marketing return on investment (MROI) by 15-20%. Moreover, companies that utilize big data and analytics effectively also increase their productivity and profitability by 5-6% as compared to their competitors who don’t. Incredible, isn’t it? No wonder then that so […]

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