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How Salesforce’s Tableau acquisition will impact IT

The deal is good news for Salesforce.com users, less so for users of Tableau alone.

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Natural language processing explained

Deep learning has improved machine translation and other NLP tasks by leaps and bounds

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15 best data science bootcamps for boosting your career

Whether you’re a recent grad, seasoned IT pro or someone looking to make a career change, these bootcamps will set you on the right path for a career in data science.

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What is a business relationship manager? A key role for bridging the business-IT divide

Business relationship managers help integrate IT into the organization by fostering inter-departmental communication and collaboration in service of business goals.

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Deep learning explained

Deep neural networks can solve the most challenging problems, but require abundant computing power and massive amounts of data

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Top 14 data engineer and data architect certifications

Data engineers and data architects are in high demand. Here are the certifications that will give your career an edge.

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Financial firms bank on A.I. as pilot projects head to production

While AI is a buzzword in financial services, companies must be sure of a business use case even before putting together an AI dev team.

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Machine learning algorithms explained

Machine learning uses algorithms to turn a data set into a model. Which algorithm works best depends on the problem

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From coffee bean to cup: Starbucks brews a blockchain-based supply chain with Microsoft

While the coffee chain explores a new tracking system and mobile app, two surveys show that not everyone is fully on board with the much-hyped distributed ledger technology.

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Delta Lake gives Apache Spark data sets new powers

A new open source project from Databricks adds ACID transactions, versioning, and schema enforcement to Spark data sources that don't have them

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11 business intelligence certifications to advance your BI career

From BI analysts and BI developers to BI architects and BI directors, business intelligence pros are in high demand. Here are 11 certifications that could give your career an edge.

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What is a business intelligence analyst? A role for driving business value with data

The business intelligence analyst role is highly analytical and requires a balance of IT, communication and problem-solving skills.

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4 data wrangling tasks in R for advanced beginners

R is mighty, but it can be complex for data tasks. Learn how to get summaries, sort and do other tasks with relative ease. (Now updated with dplyr examples.)

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Tableau adds natural language interface, streamlines data prep

With the latest update, Tableau users can type plain English queries to generate data visualizations, further lowering analytics’ barrier to entry

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IBM preps Watson AI services to run on Kubernetes

IBM Watson services arrive in versions that can run on the public cloud or on privately hosted container infrastructure

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Tableau talks up natural language interface for creating visualizations

BI vendor seeks to simplify and automate data analysis as part of a growing trend toward injecting AI capabilities into BI tools.

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Do more with R: Quick interactive HTML tables

See how to create an interactive table with one line of code (and the DT package). Plus, easy customizations

Do More With R [video teaser/video series] - R Programming Guide - Tips & Tricks
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Reshape data in R with the tidyr package

See how the tidyr R package’s gather and spread functions work. Plus a bonus look at labeling in ggplot2 with the directlabels package

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