Latest Big Data publications

JustGiving’s RAVEN platform turns data into donations
Leveraging data science and machine learning at scale, JustGiving is providing personalised experiences and identifying the causes that people actually care about. Richard Freeman, PhD, lead data and machine learning engineer, talks through the tools and processes underpinning the tech-for-good company's platform, and why you should think twice before relying on third-party services JustGiving has... Read More

Accelerating your data lake in a multicloud environment with Qubole

Learn, get hands-on, and seek expertise from Qubole’s engineers and architects at Big Data World London 2019. Qubole will be hosting a series of presentations at and sponsoring the AI & ML Theatre at this year’s event. Hear about surging Presto adoption in the UK and Europe and how Qubole gives back to the open source… Read More

Taking a simple approach to complex data issues

Jason Allaway, Director of Big Data, Analytics & IoT at Hitachi Vantara explains how the company equips firms with the best information possible from the data they hold Jason leads the IoT, Analytics and Big Data team in the UK & Ireland. He has significant experience in the IT industry spanning over 20 years, during… Read More

Big data need not mean high costs and lengthy training cycles
These days it means more to understand business processes and to transform them into data-driven opportunities - using cloud technology when needed For a lot, but certainly not all enterprises, a typical big data software is Apache Hadoop. Hadoop is the new legacy standard in enterprises when it comes to on-premise tools. Cloud-based big data... Read More

So, what is data science anyway?
Rich Pugh, co-founder and chief data scientist at Mango Solutions, looks back in time to find out where the term ‘data science’ first originated, what it means today and how it can add value in a data-driven organisation Much of our time is spent talking to organisations looking to build a data science capability, or... Read More

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