Review of “The Business Blockchain” by William Mougayar

The Business Blockchain by William Mougayar, is one of the most succinct books available on this topic. The “central” theme that runs through the book is “decentralization.” A pun is of course intended. The book is less about Bitcoin and more about the underlying and path breaking Blockchain technology, as it should be. I have … Read more Review of “The Business Blockchain” by William Mougayar

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For all of us who have hit the proverbial “R” wall due to memory size limitations, H2O is a welcome relief. H2O (www.h2o.ai) is an open-source, in-memory, distributed machine learning platform. H2O’s core code is written in Java. Inside H2O, a Distributed Key/Value store is used to access and reference data, models, objects, etc., across … Read more wate-R

Analytics Strategy: Consulting v/s Hub & Spoke v/s The Embedded Model

How should organizations define an analytics strategy? There are typically three usual models that I have come across with different penetration, reach, and success. What works for one organization may or may not work for others and that is axiomatic. The Consulting Model:  In this model a tight group of data science and analytics professionals work … Read more Analytics Strategy: Consulting v/s Hub & Spoke v/s The Embedded Model

“The Hammer and Nail” philosophy in Analytics

In the world of data science and analytics these days, we are all faced with the key question of what technique or methodology solves which problem. During many of the interviews I have conducted over the last several years, I have heard all fancy algorithms being paraded around, without candidates really understanding why those are … Read more “The Hammer and Nail” philosophy in Analytics