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Thomas Dinsmore

About Thomas Dinsmore

Thomas Dinsmore is the Director of Product Marketing for Cloudera Data Science. Mr. Dinsmore’s career prior to joining Cloudera includes service with The Boston Consulting Group, IBM Netezza, SAS, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, and Oliver Wyman. He has led or contributed to machine learning and advanced analytics solutions for more than 500 clients, including AT&T, Banco Santander, Citibank, CVS, Dell, J.C.Penney, Monsanto, Morgan Stanley, Office Depot, Sony, Staples, United Health Group, UBS, Vodafone, and Zurich Insurance Group. Apress published Thomas’ recent book, Disruptive Analytics, in 2016. Previously, he co-authored Modern Analytics Methodologies and Advanced Analytics Methodologies for FT Press and served as a reviewer for the Spark Cookbook.

Announcing: Cloudera Fast Forward

Categories: Corporate Data Science Product

Machine learning is a remarkable technology. Among many other things, it can: Predict heart disease and diabetes Optimize the supply chain for fresh foods Fight fake news Three trends drive interest in machine learning today: Massive increases in data create new needs for insight. Reduced costs make complex computing practical. Open source software speeds adoption…

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Cloudera Data Science Workbench Release 1.1

Categories: Data Science

Cloudera Data Science Workbench (CDSW) accelerates data science with: Secure self-service access to data On-demand compute Support for Python, R, and Scala Project dependency isolation Workflow automation, version control, and sharing CDSW Release 1.1 is available today. This release includes many new features: GPU-powered deep learning on demand. Release 1.1 extends CDSW benefits to GPU-optimized…

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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Data Science

Categories: Compliance Data Science

If your organization collects data about citizens of the European Union (EU), you should know about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). GDPR defines and strengthens data protection for consumers and harmonizes data security rules within the EU. The European Parliament approved the measure on April 27, 2016. It goes into effect in less than…

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