Data Mining Steps

Data mining steps or phases can vary. The exact # of data mining steps involved in data mining can vary based on the practitioner, scope of the problem and how they aggregate the steps and name them. Irrespective of that, the following typical steps are involved. Defining the problem: This in my opinion is one […]

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What is data mining

Data Mining What Why

What is Data Mining? Simply put, Data mining is the process of sifting through large data sets to identify and describe patterns, discover and establish relationships with an intent to predict future trends based on those patterns and relationships. Why is data mining relevant now? Haven’t we been ‘mining’ data from time immemorial? Yes and […]

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Life Of A Byte

Hi, my name is Brontobyte and this is my story of how I grew up from a Byte, to Megabyte, to Gigabyte, to Brontobyte. I was born possibly in 1956 to unknown parents at an undisclosed place. All I know about my birth is that my Godfather Mr. Werner Buchholz from IBM gave me my […]

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Big Data Fire

Big Data Fire. It Was Always Raging

Unless you are hiding under a rock, you know that the Big Data fire is raging. Whole lot of people have contributed significantly to the advancement of Big Data over the years and quite a few are continuing to influence. I learn every day from these pioneers and influencers so I wanted to recognize my […]

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Big Data Terms

25 Must Know Big Data Terms

Big Data can be intimidating! If you are new to Big Data, please read ‘What is Big Data’, ‘Who coined Big Data’ to get you started. With the basic concepts under your belt, let’s focus on some key terms to impress your date or boss or family. By the way, I am putting together a much […]

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Business Intelligence & Analytics Solutions

The promise of Big Data is in analytics and how companies can derive business intelligence to help them make data-driven decisions. A data-driven culture in organizations requires investments in people, processes, and technology. Even though technology alone will not answer all questions, I have to admit that recent advances in Business Intelligence (BI) and Analytics […]

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Data Mining Tutorials

Data Mining Tutorials

Following are some really good data mining tutorials that we have curated from all around the web. Step by Step Tutorial from Tutorial Point. A PDF version is available for purchase but step by step tutorial is free on their web. Introduction to Data Mining by Dr. Kurt Thearling. Fairly comprehensive tutorial covering technical details, […]

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Data SStrategy

Data Strategy – What, Why, When, Who, Where

What is data Strategy?  I’d like to use couple of statistics from IDG’s Enterprise 2016 Data & Analytics Research to start this article. As per their research, 78% of enterprises agree that collection & analysis of big data has the potential to fundamentally change the way their company does business over the next 1 to […]

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edge analytics

Edge Analytics – What, Why, Who, When, Where, How

As I have written extensively before, the primary purpose of any data you collect or manage is to derive actionable insights from that data using various types of data analytics. A casual browsing on data analytics will tell you that there are 4 types of data analytics and they are: Descriptive analytics, Diagnostic analytics, Predictive […]

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Data Mining Courses

Data Mining Courses

Our curation of the best data mining courses that you can find on the web. KDNuggets has an excellent Data mining Course at this link. This course is from Dr. Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro of KDNuggets and Prof. Gary Parker of Connecticut college. What we like the best about the course is that it assumes that students […]

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