Data Science

5 Things to Know about Databricks

2019-01-30T13:17:42-06:00

Databricks is now available in both AWS and Azure so it’s getting a lot of buzz! Let’s discuss 5 things you should know about Databricks before diving in. 1.     Databricks is a managed Spark-based service for working with data in a cluster Databricks is an enhanced version of Spark and is touted by the Databricks [...]

5 Things to Know about Databricks2019-01-30T13:17:42-06:00

When does it make sense to hire a data science consulting company?

2019-01-29T13:10:51-06:00

Going into 2019, data science and machine learning is all the hype. Organizations in every industry are starting to realize that the key to success is held in the ability to make organization-wide data-driven decisions. Organizations previously stored data for regulatory reasons or because it was a necessary evil of doing business. Today, organizations are [...]

When does it make sense to hire a data science consulting company?2019-01-29T13:10:51-06:00

Launching a Successful Data Science Project

2019-01-29T13:19:44-06:00

If there’s one thing to take away from this blog post, it’s that data science does not succeed in a bubble. Like any corporate initiative, launching a data science project requires forethought, planning, and successful execution to succeed. But what does that entail? What steps can I take to ensure that my organization’s data science [...]

Launching a Successful Data Science Project2019-01-29T13:19:44-06:00

How do data science and business intelligence work together?

2019-01-29T13:25:39-06:00

  Business intelligence systems are data systems built into an organization’s architecture. When done correctly, business intelligence systems enable data science at every step in the process. Organizations with sophisticated business intelligence systems automatically pull data from multiple sources into a single repository, such as a data lake, a data mart, or a data warehouse. [...]

How do data science and business intelligence work together?2019-01-29T13:25:39-06:00

Do you have Data for Machine Learning?

2019-01-29T13:44:59-06:00

The short answer to this is yes! You do have data for machine learning. Using modern machine learning techniques, value can be extracted from data in all forms. Organizational Data Every computer system that you use within your organization is storing data behind the scenes in a database. Enterprise Resource Planning systems (ERPs), Customer Resource [...]

Do you have Data for Machine Learning?2019-01-29T13:44:59-06:00

Natural Language Processing: Determining the Sentiment of Text

2019-01-29T13:59:18-06:00

This series of blog posts focus on Natural Language Processing (often referred to as NLP). See our last blog, “Natural Language Processing: What Is It & How Can It Be Used?”, for an introduction to NLP. This blog post builds upon the previous article by providing an overview of a potential use case for NLP: [...]

Natural Language Processing: Determining the Sentiment of Text2019-01-29T13:59:18-06:00

Natural Language Processing: What Is It & How Can It Be Used?

2019-01-29T14:03:11-06:00

Almost every firm, company, or agency has a collection of text data that is difficult to manage. Big blocks of text, in sentences or paragraphs, in Word documents or text files, can't be easily queried, searched, averaged, or summarized by database analysts like numeric fields stored in databases. Dedicating an employee to reading and interpreting every [...]

Natural Language Processing: What Is It & How Can It Be Used?2019-01-29T14:03:11-06:00