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Data for social good: When big data and machine learning saves lives

Data for social good: When big data and machine learning saves lives

An interesting on the application of data for social good, an interaction of technology with Social work. “There are people who will then research and find out ‘Why is this?’ Or change policies based on this data. Information can save lives,” said Nancy Lublin, founder of Crisis Text Line. In just over two years, 15 million text messages [...]

Making a business case for advanced analytics

Making a business case for advanced analytics

On 7 September 2015, the South African rand hit a record low, trading at R14.01 to the dollar as business confidence dropped to its lowest level since 2011 and economists warned that the country could be headed for a recession. There's enough keeping business leaders up at night without the added stress of wondering how they're going to keep their [...]

Why Companies Need to Focus on ‘Little Data’

MICHAEL WOLF: Realizing the full potential of data will require companies not to focus just on “Big Data” but also to focus on harnessing the tremendous power of “little data.” What’s required is a new mind-set of how data can benefit the consumer first, and then the company. Today, most companies think of Big Data nirvana as [...]

Data Analyst

Data Analyst

Data Analyst-OPE0000008Q Description Company Profile:   Direct Energy is one of North America's largest energy and energy-related services providers with over 5 million residential and commercial relationships.  Direct Energy provides customers with choice and support in managing their energy costs through a portfolio of innovative [...]

Flat File data model

Flat File data model

Flat File data model This post discusses our experience of creating a relational database for company which to store all its information Excel files. Excel spread sheets is good for analysis purposes like pivot tables, calculations but very inefficient for data storage purpose. We cannot access data easily and compiling reports for [...]

Sample: Specific Job Skills for data analyst

Sample: Specific Job Skills for data analyst

Database professionals like sql developer, reporting analysts in Crystal Reports, Sql Reporting services and sql programmers can enter into new promising field of healthcare data analysts by following the job descriptions in this field. Following is the sample job description from - The Washington State Hospital Association (WSHA) published on [...]

Data Steward Role & Responsibilities

Data Steward Role & Responsibilities

Data Stewards act as the conduit between IT and the business and accept accountability for data definition, data management process definition, and information quality levels for specific data subject areas. Data stewardship involves managing the enterprise’s data assets in order to improve their reusability, accessibility, and quality. Data [...]

data masking

data masking

This post is about data masking a role we read in a job description. Effective data masking requires data to be altered in a way that the actual values cannot be determined or reengineered, functional appearance is maintained, so effective testing is possible. Data can be encrypted and decrypted, relational integrity is maintained, security [...]

Creating Data Mart by Consolidating Multi-Source Enterprise Operational Data

Creating Data Mart by Consolidating Multi-Source Enterprise Operational Data

We have included a very practical Paper on Data Mart by J. D. D. Daniel, K. N. Goh, and S. M. Yusop. Abstract - Trends in business intelligence, e-commerce and remote access make it necessary and practical to store data in different ways on multiple systems with different operating systems. As business evolve and grow, they require efficient [...]

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