Data Analytics Blog

Welcome to our Data Analytics blog intended for CIOs, IT managers and analysts! Stay tuned to find the articles that cover a wide variety of topics in data analysis: predictive, prescriptive analytics and machine learning are just a few examples. You shouldn’t be code-savvy, as our blog is business-oriented.

If you are a blogger yourself, we kindly invite you to contribute your data analytics articles. Find more details on how to proceed here.

Demand Forecasting Using Traditional and Contemporary Data Science

Dissatisfied with your demand forecasts? Instead of giving up on them completely, try reconsidering the methods you use. Here, we describe the approaches that will definitely work: traditional and contemporary data science.

Inventory optimization headache and how to approach it with data science

Is inventory optimization still your headache? Here, we describe three pills you can take and show why data science can be your #1 painkiller.

Your guide to data quality management

Setting up data quality management seems to be a blurry task? We show what a well-organized process looks like and enumerate the required tools. These best practices will help you improve the quality of your data and, ultimately, your decisions.

Cassandra vs. HBase: twins or just strangers with similar looks?

Similar at first glance, Cassandra and HBase actually are quite different in terms of architecture, performance and data models. What are these differences and how do they influence the tasks that HBase and Cassandra perform? It’s all here.

Cassandra performance: the most comprehensive overview you’ll ever see

Rumor has it: Apache Cassandra performance is amazing. But are there any grounds for these talks? Should you immediately fall in love with Cassandra because ‘she’ is so cool or should you just stay friends? Make the decision here.

4 milestones of successful Hadoop implementation

ScienceSoft knows how to implement Hadoop smoothly and shares some practical tips to guide you through this process. Our consultants highlighted important milestones that are also biggest challenges on your way to success.

Alternative approaches to implementing your data lake

ScienceSoft answers burning questions about big data lake design and implementation. We look at different approaches to its architecture and contemplate if there exists a preferred technology among the available stack.

Sensor data analytics in manufacturing: the ‘why’, the ‘when’ and the ‘how’

Sensor data analytics has the potential to turn your manufacturing enterprise into a competitive business. To achieve that, first read this article and learn sensor analytics essentials.

Big data in manufacturing: a guide on how to start

You’ve read a lot about big data in manufacturing, but there’s nothing on how to start? Check out this guide and see how you can join big data’s fan club.

How Big Data Influences Your IoT Solution

We look at the specifics of IoT big data, as well as describe what important things you should consider prior to designing and implementing IoT data storage and analysis.