The Dataiku Blog

Big Data is the Big News in Amazon + Whole Foods Deal

There’s no question that Amazon has vaulted its way to the top of the retail world because, at its core, it’s not a retail business at all - it’s in the business of data.

business, Data analysis, retail | June 23, 2017 | Lynn Heidmann

Incorporating Twitter (And Other Social) Data into Your Big Data Strategy

Data from social networks, particularly Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Foursquare, and Meetup, is a trove of valuable insight into the mentality, behaviors, and preferences of consumers....

Data Visualization, Data Preparation, Data analysis | May 22, 2017 | Lynn Heidmann

Finding the Best Airbnb in Paris (With Data Science!)

At Dataiku, we’re passionate about using data science to solve real-world problems. And what’s more real than the question of which Airbnb to rent for your next vacation? In this guest post, one...

Data Visualization, tutorial, Data analysis | April 19, 2017 | Lynn Heidmann

Mapping Predicted and Real Rates of Crime in Greater London

Using ESRI and Dataiku Data Science Studio (DSS), here’s how to create an interactive map with Web AppBuilde for ArcGIS that will reveal the different levels of predicted and real crimes in...

data science, machine learning, Data analysis | February 13, 2017 | Nicolas Gakrelidz

Machine Learning Explained: Algorithms Are Your Friend

We hear the term “machine learning” a lot these days, usually in the context of predictive analysis and artificial intelligence. Machine learning is, more or less, a way for computers to learn...

Data Science Basics, machine learning, Data analysis | January 19, 2017 | Robert Kelley

Dataiku and Microsoft: A Complete Data Analytics Platform

One of the advantages to the Microsoft ecosystem is just how comprehensive it is. From Azure to HDInsight to Power BI, there are many ways Microsoft can enhance your data analytics experience. And...

Data Preparation, tutorial, Data analysis | October 20, 2016 | Robert Kelley

Data in Marketing: Going Beyond Google Analytics

Ever wondered how Marketing teams can leverage the vast siloes of data they use? In this article, explains what it takes for Marketing teams to go beyond a fragmented vision of Analytics.

marketing, business, Data analysis | October 14, 2016 | Romain Doutriaux

5 Ways to Manage Your Twitter Account With Dataiku

At Sonra, we have created a couple of Twitter plugins that will turn Dataiku Data Science Studio (DSS) into an efficient engine to manage your Twitter account(s). In this post we will cover the...

tutorial, Data analysis, twitter | July 27, 2016 | Uli Bethke

7 Fundamental Steps to Complete a Data Project

It’s hard to know where to start once you’ve decided that yes, you want to become more data driven. Just looking at all the technologies you have to understand and all the languages you’re...

Data Visualization, Data Preparation, Data analysis | July 05, 2016 | Alivia Smith

Why Data Visualization and Dashboards Matter

Data scientists spend days and days (if not weeks and weeks) cleaning and preparing data, building and training models, and eventually trying to come up with interesting insights or delivering...

Data Visualization, Visual Data Analysis, Data analysis | March 09, 2016 | Alivia Smith

Building a Data Pipeline to Clean Dirty Data

A data pipeline is a series of steps that your data moves through. The output of one step in the process becomes the input of the next. Data, typically raw data, goes in one side, goes through a...

Data Preparation, Technology, Data analysis | February 10, 2016 | Robert Kelley

Data Analysis Reveals the True Nature of Peer-Reviewed Journals

Pierre Bourdieu first made a very strong impression on me when I was just a college student. Not only did he have a funny-sounding name, at least to a French ear, but he was one of the most...

Data Visualization, data science, Data analysis | February 10, 2016 | Leo Dreyfus-Schmidt

Big Data for Data Padawans Episode 4: Bringing Spark & Hadoop Together

This is it guys, the last episode of my quadrilogy on Spark for data padawans. For this last section, I've tried to sum up what having a technology like Spark in DSS brings to the mix. Tell me...

Hadoop, Data Science Basics, Product, spark, Data analysis | October 01, 2015 | Alivia Smith

Big Data for Data Padawans Episode 3: the Epic Battle of Spark vs Hadoop

After learning about Hadoop and distributed data storage, and what exactly Spark is in the previous episodes, it's time to dig a little deaper to understand why even if Spark is great, it isn't...

Hadoop, Data Science Basics, spark, Data analysis | September 30, 2015 | Alivia Smith

Big Data for Data Padawans Episode 2: What's the Deal with Spark?

Spark is the talk at every data conference these days. But what's the big deal with it anyways? While glad you asked, I happen to have wondered that myself.

Data Science Basics, spark, Data analysis | September 30, 2015 | Alivia Smith

Big Data for Data Padawans Episode 1: What Exactly is Hadoop?

If you're like me and you work near data but don't have much technical background, you must have heard about Hadoop. Let's try and figure out what it is together.

Hadoop, Data Science Basics, Data analysis | September 28, 2015 | Alivia Smith

Predict Breast Cancer Metastasis with Dataiku

The past decade has seen a dramatic fall in the price of a human genome, and there are amazing open-source databases filled with genomic information, so anyone can access terabytes of genomic...

Data Visualization, Data Preparation, tutorial, Data analysis | August 09, 2015 | Eric Kramer
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