Data Visualization

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Google and Facebook: It’s your job to fix a broken internet

The internet giants need to step up and repair our information system, because only they have the wherewithal to do it

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Fannie Mae CIO: Regulation fostered innovation

CIO Bruce Lee says regulation resulting from the subprime crisis put needed standardization in place. Now the stage is set for AI, IoT, an API ecosystem, and more

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IBM engineer says AR will trump VR for data visualization

It turns out blocking out the world isn't great for work

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8 'new' enterprise products we don't want to see

So many press releases, so little time -- here are the product announcement emails that get deleted based on the subject line alone

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Splunk adds machine learning that's both easy and open

The machine learning features in the latest version of Splunk's enterprise data search platform add useful data analysis features, not simply black boxes

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10% off SAP Crystal Reports 2016, Through Friday Only - Deal Alert

SAP Crystal Reports turns almost any data source into interactive, actionable information that can be accessed offline or online, from applications, portals and mobile devices. Currently discounted, for a limited time.

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Intel's Python distribution turbocharges data science

Intel Distribution for Python adds Intel's high-speed math libraries to the existing, highly convenient Anaconda version for data scientists

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Experimental web IDE brings power of data notebooks to JavaScript

Carbide is designed more like a Jupyter notebook, allowing for live markup, annotation, and manipulation of code and data

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Data notebook for Python, R gets reworked for the web

JupyterLab creates powerful and fluid live data notebooks powered by Python, R, and other superstars of big data programming

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Tableau 10 gives users the features they want

A UI makeover and new data-synthesis features driven by user feedback aim to keep Tableau ahead of competitors like Qlik and Microsoft

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3 tips for better data visualizations

How to take your skills beyond simply mastering visualization software and make your charts more persuasive

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The next steps for Spark in the cloud

Simply having Spark in the cloud isn't enough. What matters is what it can connect to and how easy it is to use

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6 Splunk alternatives for log analysis

Splunk may be the most famous way to make sense of mass quantities of log data, but it's far from the only player around

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Why self-service is everything in BI and big data

Empower users to acquire and manipulate the data they really need, and BI can become a magnitude more useful -- and much less work for IT

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Python-only no more, IPython becomes Jupyter

Julia, R, Scala, JavaScript, Matlab, and Bash are among the supported languages for the recomposed IPython

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When cable companies and fashion magazines invest in big data (literally)

The parent company of Vogue, Vanity Fair and Wired acquired big data vendor 1010data -- an unlikely match. Can a media group recoup such a half billion dollar investment?

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Visual ETL considered harmful (to your skills)

Why hasn't the ETL process evolved with the times?

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4 cases where the ancient skill of data story telling will come in handy

The data interpreter is one of the 5 hottest jobs in data. Data interpreters are in fact data story tellers, who help executives make sense of the data they get

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