Making Sense of Big Data

A simple explanation of how to run parallel workloads to process big data

I decided to write a series on distributed computing, a historical review on where we succeeded in handling big data properly, and how it evolved. The challenge with processing big files was that our computation running on distributed machines had to finish within a reasonable time, and this brought the…

A comprehensive guide for conda, from choosing the installer to setting up environments, channels and installing packages

Photo by veeterzy on Unsplash


Hello! Conda is one of the most popular tools at data science community, and yet, it can be confusing to understand the steps and the cost of implementing that step, as there is hardly a single place explains, so I decided to write one up.

I will focus on three…

A summary of Dr. Stylianos Kampakis’ book on Data Science, covers the history, now, with great insights on how to apply in your business, from data strategy to data management, from hiring to building the data culture.

Photo by Robin Spielmann on Unsplash

We will be hosting Dr. Stylianos Kampakis on our Agile Data London meetup this month, and I wanted to give a brief summary on his book as I found it very useful for many practical reasons, join us if you would like to ask your questions live.

Building a data…

Let’s explore how an evidence-based decision-making system can provide the best outcome, and what is the difference between Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics

Decision making is complicated, but AI/ML is here to enhance the Prescriptive Analytics, credit: Canva

We want high-quality business analytics, a better “process of discovering meaningful and actionable insight in data” as Prof Dursun Delen describes in his book Prescriptive Analytics, as we want to make better decisions and get better at problem-solving by using mathematical/statistical models or machine learning/deep learning algorithms, technologies, tools and…

As a leader, “you” are in charge of your teams’ morale

Photo by Matthew Fournier on Unsplash

When you are in charge of a team/teams, you need more attention and focus on what you do and tell as the impact you have on them will have the ripple effect. Your team/direct reports will easily, involuntarily, subconsciously copy your approach, your insight and your mental blocks, even if…

I wanted to share the sessions/what I have learnt from the AWS Data Lake Day (27/11/2019) in London. Even if Re:Invent is next week, and we are expecting tons of updates/new products, AWS was not shy to announce new features today. …

Ebru Cucen

Dataist | All about Data & AI with software sprinkles on top

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store