Category Archives: Big Data

Knowledgent Achieves Inaugural AWS Machine Learning Competency Status

Knowledgent, the data intelligence company, announced today that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Machine Learning (ML) Competency status. This designation is part of the inaugural group for the AWS Machine Learning Competency. Continue reading Knowledgent Achieves Inaugural AWS Machine Learning Competency Status

Newly Released 2018 Live Big Data Ecosystem

Knowledgent is pleased to announce the release of the 2018 Live Big Data Ecosystem! This web-based version of Knowledgent’s industry-leading reference architecture provides an overview of today’s big data vendor landscape to help data and analytics professionals make sense of the many tools and other big data offerings available. Continue reading Newly Released 2018 Live Big Data Ecosystem

Video – Data Governance on a Data Lake: How is it Different?

Many hold the opinion that Data Governance and Management are activities abstracted from the technologies and data patterns they serve. This is somewhat true, but when we look at how technological advances will bring the promise of speed, time-to-market, machine learning, and AI, the face of data management will change. Continue reading Video – Data Governance on a Data Lake: How is it Different?

Seventh Episode of TeK Talk Podcast, Sponsored by Knowledgent, Available Now

TeK Talk is a podcast series, sponsored by Knowledgent, featuring data and analytics professionals discussing the latest trends and topics in data and analytics for Fortune 1,000 companies.  Continue reading Seventh Episode of TeK Talk Podcast, Sponsored by Knowledgent, Available Now

Innovating Business Through Data: Part 12 – Next Best Action

Part 12: Next Best Action

This new series focuses on how Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, and Robotic Process Automation are changing the face of business. Each post contain a specific use case, the business value derived, and the technology synopsis to achieve the outcome. Continue reading Innovating Business Through Data: Part 12 – Next Best Action

Don’t Miss Sponsor Knowledgent at the MDM 360 & Data Governance Summit in New York City

Knowledgent is looking forward to once again attending and sponsoring the upcoming 2018 Informatica MDM 360 and Data Governance Summit, happening Wednesday, February 28th, in New York City! Continue reading Don’t Miss Sponsor Knowledgent at the MDM 360 & Data Governance Summit in New York City

Micro-Populations and Meta-Features

What gets me up in the morning is wanting to cure cancer and positively impact lives through the use of data and analytics. Our capabilities to try and test formulations exceed our ability to effectively analyze the results. Our use of real world evidence across populations in the 100s of millions allow us to potentially detect conditions that we have cured but not yet proven the cure.

For me this is essentially a classification problem. Part of the classification problem involves micro-populations. Another part of the classification problem involves meta-features.

Micro-populations are small cohorts differentiated by a bio-marker or a drug outcome. One micro-population taking a given drug might have very positive outcomes. Continue reading Micro-Populations and Meta-Features

Are You Getting Real Value from Analytics? Can You Prove It?

IDC estimates that big data and advanced analytics will be a $200b market by 2020[i] .  Revenue from ‘data-driven’ products will double revenue from traditional products for 1/3rd of the Fortune 500 according to New Vantage Partners’ latest executive survey.  Fifty percent of the world’s GDP will be digitized within the next three years[ii].  The economy seems fully dependent on data-driven innovation – and companies are investing at break-neck speed. Continue reading Are You Getting Real Value from Analytics? Can You Prove It?