Event: February 7-9, 2017

Spark Summit East 2017

Hear Alpine Data's VP of Engineering, Lawrence Spracklen, speak about Spark Autotuning.

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From PMML to PFA: A Way Forward for Deploying Predictive Analytics
From PMML to PFA: A Way Forward for Deploying Predictive Analytics
February 3, 2017
Training models thrives on large batches of data and, while performance is very important to address processing needs, no one has expectations that the training is instantaneous. Models are often refined rapidly with a focus on experimentation...

Big50 2017 Tech Predictions – Part 2: Machine Learning and Automation
Big50 2017 Tech Predictions – Part 2: Machine Learning and Automation
January 12, 2017
A big problem with the Business Intelligence (BI) space has been how thoroughly information gets siloed within organizations. Data tends to get locked in specific applications accessible only by a handful of select employees in a single department...

These 3 Misconceptions About Data May Be Killing Your Business
These 3 Misconceptions About Data May Be Killing Your Business
January 5, 2017
"We need to take a more exploratory approach and think more about how we can design systems to impact businesses, rather than just evaluate operational activity. We can no longer separate analysis and action, we need to integrate data science teams...

Big Data Industry Predictions for 2017
Big Data Industry Predictions for 2017
December 21, 2016
What a year 2016 has been. The big data industry has significant inertia moving into 2017. In order to give our valued readers a pulse on important new trends leading into next year, we here at insideBIGDATA heard from all our friends across the vendor ecosystem...

Tracking the Opioid-Fueled HIV Outbreak with Big Data
Tracking the Opioid-Fueled HIV Outbreak with Big Data
December 15, 2016 | Datanami
As the opioid epidemic spreads across the country, it leaves a trail of death and destruction in its wake. In the Midwest, needle use related to the epidemic is closely linked to a surge in HIV infections. Now the Centers for Disease Control is using big data tools...

How data science and rocket science will get humans to Mars
How data science and rocket science will get humans to Mars
November 19, 2016
In a recent op-ed to CNN, President Obama re-affirmed America’s commitment to sending a manned mission to Mars. Think your data science challenges are too complicated? Imagine the difficulties involved in mining data to understand...