Have we bridged the gap between Data Science and DevOps?

Have we bridged the gap between Data Science and DevOps?

How do Data Science and DevOps fit together? In this article, Richard Gall explains why integrating Data Science with your DevOps can lead to a better and smarter business. Packt’s Skill Up 2016 survey revealed Data Science and DevOps to be big news for developers. JavaScript and Python, essential programming languages for data scientists, reigned as most popular, whilst DevOps …

Developer freedom makes all the difference in digital transformations

Fueled by data, analytics and cognitive technologies, all types of businesses are becomingtechnology companies. The continual growth of the cloud creates new opportunities for companies to bring technologies, such as data analytics, cognitive tools and artificial intelligence, directly into the heart of the business operations. Those organizations that not only transform but collaborate in an open environment using and developing …

Self-Service in the Enterprise: How Much Is Enough?

Self-Service in the Enterprise: How Much Is Enough?

One of the overarching themes surrounding digital transformation is the need to get infrastructure out of the way of data and application productivity. Whether the mechanism is automation, devops or cloud computing, the idea is to give users greater control over both their data and the tools needed to make use of it. A key element in this strategy is …

3 Powerful Applications of Using Analytics-as-a-Service

3 Powerful Applications of Using Analytics-as-a-Service

Analytics-as-a-Service is the combination of analytics software and cloud technology. Instead of hosting any analytics software on premises using your own servers, you use a ready-to-go solution that is easy to deploy and most of the time has a pay-as-you-go payment system. It is part of a larger ‘as-a-Service’ solutions such as ‘Software-as-a-Service’ or ‘Platform-as-a-Service’. Thanks to the advancements made …

How artificial intelligence will transform IT operations and devops

How Artificial Intelligence will Transform IT Operations and DevOps

To state that DevOps and IT operations teams will face new challenges in the coming years sounds a bit redundant, as their core responsibility is to solve problems and overcome challenges. However, with the dramatic pace in which the current landscape of processes, technologies, and tools are changing, it has become quite problematic to cope with it. Moreover, the pressure …

Blockchains could be every Data Scientist's dream

6 Keys to Big Data Victory

When I start helping a company unlock the vast potential of big data, I often get a tour of the technology they’ve acquired and data repositories bursting with potential. But frankly, that’s not what I want to see because shiny new technology and boatloads of data are not the keys to success. After the tour, I ask about what really …

3 reasons why data scientist remains the top job in America

3 reasons why data scientist remains the top job in America

Glassdoor recently revealed its report highlighting the 50 best jobs in America, and unsurprisingly, data scientist claimed the top spot for the second year in a row. Every year, the jobs site releases this report based on each job’s overall “Glassdoor Job Score.” The score is determined by three key factors: the number of job openings, the job satisfaction rating, and …

Big Data and DevOps: The Case for Bringing Them Together

Big Data and DevOps: The Case for Bringing Them Together

If you work with Big Data, you might not think DevOps has much to do with you – and vice versa. But you’d be wrong. Here’s why Big Data and DevOps make sense together. You’ve probably heard of Big Data and data analytics – especially if you’re reading this blog. But if you work in the world of data, you …

DataOps – It’s a Secret

DataOps – It’s a Secret

Summary:  DataOps is a series of principles and practices that promises to bring together the conflicting goals of the different data tribes in the organization, data science, BI, line of business, operations, and IT.  What has been a growing body of best practices is now becoming the basis for a new category of data access, blending, and deployment platforms that …

10 Big Data Advances That Are Changing the Game

10 Big Data Advances That Are Changing the Game

Like every technology, big data is reaching new heights, thanks to an innovative young crop of companies willing to deliver. Advanced software for business analytics and data management is exigent to modern enterprises, as such enterprises appear to be perpetually grappling with data challenges. In response, the market is getting flooded with a number of new offerings, the core precepts …