The Dataiku Blog

Discovering (or Disproving) Aliens with Data Science

Many real Americans believe they have seen aliens, and we have the reporting data of UFO sightings to prove it. The dataset records the time, date, location, shape of the sighting, and the story...

Data Science Basics, data project, Tools | January 29, 2019 | Rebecka Flynn

Data Tools We're Thankful For

It’s that time of year, when we take stock of all that we’re grateful for in our lives. Since we know that concretely expressing gratitude can make you happier, we’ve compiled a list of the top...
Data Science Basics, Open Source, Tools, Thanksgiving | November 22, 2018 | Claire Carroll

Egg-Not-Egg Deep Learning Model

We’re really excited about our upcoming EGG Paris and EGG NYC conferences next week. There will be data science experts running demos, talks and use cases from industry leaders, and lots of...

Data Science Basics, deep learning, dataiku, image classification, egg | November 08, 2018 | Claire Carroll

A Three Month Data Analysis in Excel Could Have Taken Me One Day

This is the story of my literature thesis, which ran data analysis on short stories, and that I worked on to graduate with a B.A. in English this past May. It took me 10 laborious months of...

Data Science Basics, case study, Education | October 01, 2018 | Claire Carroll

Welcome to Dataiku University!

It's almost back to school and we got you covered with our new free online data science course.

webinar, Data Science Basics, announcement, Education | September 07, 2018 | Alivia Smith

The Secrets of Successful Data Science Education

As data-related roles continue to be some of the most in-demand across enterprises worldwide, education for budding data scientists, analysts, engineers, etc., becomes increasingly important.

Data Science Basics, Academic, Education | June 28, 2018 | Eva Neuner

Behind the Scenes at National Learn to Code Day

On Saturday, September 23rd, we took a trip to Toronto to join 1,500 data enthusiasts as they took their first journey into the world of data science. It was the fifth annual edition of the ...

Data Science Basics, Academic, Events, machine learning | October 02, 2017 | Lisa Bardet

Discover Machine Learning Without (Too Much) Jargon

According to Google Trends, interest in the term machine learning (ML) has increased by more than 300 percent since Dataiku was founded in 2013. We’ve watched ML go from the the realm of a...

Data Science Basics, Infographic, Data analysis | September 12, 2017 | Robert Kelley

Data, Beer, and Inspiration

Have you heard? We’re taking over the NYC meet-up scene with our upcoming series of DataConnect Meetups! These weekly after-work sessions are designed to showcase the work of talented data...

Data Science Basics, Events, Meetup | August 21, 2017 | Lisa Bardet

Watch a Clustering Algorithm Work in the Wild

Previously, we’ve discussed regression and classification algorithms, and now that you're an expert in these types of supervised learning, it's time to delve into unsupervised learning....

Data Science Basics, machine learning, clustering | August 16, 2017 | Robert Kelley

How to Become the Analyst of the Future: Choose Your Own Adventure

For business and data analysts, tools and goals have been shifting rapidly for a few years now. An explosion in data means keeping up with a steep learning curve, and increased competition means...

Data Science Basics, Data Preparation, Data analysis | August 01, 2017 | Robert Kelley

Want a Robust Model? Try These Validation Strategies [Infographic]

When evaluating machine learning models, the validation step helps you find the best parameters for your model while also preventing it from becoming overfitted. Two of the most popular strategies...

Data Science Basics, machine learning, Data analysis | July 12, 2017 | Robert Kelley

How to Figure Out if Your Model Sucks

We’ve spoken before about basic concepts in data science and machine learning algorithms, and so by this point, you might have already created a machine learning model. But now the question is:...

Data Science Basics, machine learning, Infographic | June 15, 2017 | Robert Kelley

An Introduction to Key Data Science Concepts

Here at Dataiku, we frequently stress the importance of collaboration in building a successful data team. In short, successful data science and analytics are just as much about creativity as they...

Data Science Basics, machine learning, Infographic | March 09, 2017 | Robert Kelley

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

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
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