March 14, 2017
4 Steps to Machine Learning with Pentaho
The power of Pentaho Data Integration (PDI) for data access, blending and governance has been demonstrated and documented numerous times. However, perhaps less well known is how PDI as a platform, with all its data munging [1] power, is ideally suited to orchestrate and automate up to three stages of...
March 14, 2017
Dawn of the Predictive Era
Computing is evolving. It's likely that the forces described by Moore's Law and Dennard Scaling will mean that many of the ideas that we’ve associated with technological advancement will change. It won’t be about faster, cheaper, and smaller computers in the year 2025; prediction and where we apply it will...
December 1, 2016
What Will Happen With Big Data in 2017? Prepare for the Unexpected!
No, my computer hasn’t been hacked. The honest truth is that I can’t predict with certainty what surprises 2017 will bring. This year the UK voted to leave the EU and America voted for Donald Trump despite nearly all pre-election polls predicting different outcomes. The reason these events surprised us...
December 4, 2013
The beakers are bubbling more violently than usual at Pentaho Labs and this time predictive analytics is the focus. The lab coat, pocket-protector and taped glasses clad scientists have turned their attention to the Weka machine learning software. Weka, a collection of machine learning algorithms for predictive analytics and data...