Bridging the divide: Business users and machine learning experts

[A version of this articles appears on the O’Reilly Radar.] Subscribe to the O’Reilly Data Show Podcast to explore the opportunities and techniques driving big data and data science. As tools for advanced analytics become more accessible, data scientist’s roles will evolve. Most media stories emphasize a need for expertise in algorithms and quantitative techniquesContinue reading “Bridging the divide: Business users and machine learning experts”

Streamlining Feature Engineering

Researchers and startups are building tools that enable feature discovery [A version of this post appears on the O’Reilly Data blog.] Why do data scientists spend so much time on data wrangling and data preparation? In many cases it’s because they want access to the best variables with which to build their models. These variablesContinue reading “Streamlining Feature Engineering”