The field of data analytics is rapidly evolving alongside advances in technologies such as AI and machine learning. There are many valuable resources online that can help you stay up-to-date with the industry — from news sites, industry analysis, and the latest scientific research. We’re listing the top 10 websites and blogs (listed alphabetically) for anyone interested in keeping up with recent industry developments.
CIO.com is dedicated to serving enterprise CIOs and business executives with tech news, analysis, blogs, and videos. The website offers readers insights into career development for themselves and employees through certifications, hiring practices, and skill development. One of the main focuses of the publication is a “strong foundation in digital transformation of their businesses.”.
DataCenterDynamics provides news, analysis, and opinions about the data center industry. The verticals covered include Cloud, Manufacturing, Telecoms, Financial Services, and more for markets around the world. The company also hosts in-person and virtual conferences to discuss topics such as data centers-as-a-service, building the edge, and keeping IT cool.
Datamation is certainly the longest running publication on this list as it was published in print form from 1957 to 1998, after which it continued its publication online. The publication provides news and analysis on technology trends and topics including big data, cloud, data centers, artificial intelligence, and more.
4. Data Science Central
Data Science Central describes itself as an online resource for data practitioners and covers topics such as statistics, analytics, AI, and machine learning. In addition to being an editorial platform, the site also provides forums, groups, and membership to foster social interaction within the data science community.
Founded by the American statistician and writer Nate Silver, FiveThirtyEight “uses statistical analysis — hard numbers — to tell compelling stories about politics, sports, science, economics and culture.” Sometimes rendered as 538, the website takes its name from the number of electors in the US electoral college.
InformationWeek provides readers with news analysis and commentary of the latest trends in information technology including data analytics, cloud computing, DevOps, and more. The publication provides an environment for IT business executives and decision-makers to learn from experienced journalists and subject matter experts about how to answer technology questions and solve business problems. As the publication puts it: “If an IT product or platform isn’t tied to delivering on business goals, it’s of little interest to InformationWeek.”.
“KD” stands for “Knowledge Discovery” and a well known site for gaining insight into several rapidly evolving technologies such as big data, analytics, AI, and machine learning. In addition to news, blogs, webinars, and tutorials, the site also offers a collection of ready to use datasets. The publication also offers a Courses and Jobs section for more career-oriented readers
ScienceDirect is one of the world’s leading “for scientific, technical, and medical research.” The website includes journals, books, and articles in order to help academic institutions and government organizations gain access to high-quality research. The site also caters to corporate R&D and industry researchers by providing access to the latest research and discoveries in various fields.
9. TDWI | Transforming Data with Intelligence
TDWI has been around for over 20 years and helps data leaders and teams access the “information and skills they need to build effective analytics and data management programs.“. The company offers research, team training, online learning, and events that allow data practitioners to improve their competencies and technologies.
10. Towards Data Science
With over 500k followers, Towards Data Science is one of the largest Medium publications dedicated to technologies related to data science, AI and machine learning, and programming. The platform caters to passionate data practitioners by providing curated posts in the form of tutorials, analysis, and real-world experiences from the implementation of these technologies.
While this isn’t an exhaustive list, it’s a solid starting point for staying informed and connected to market trends, research, and business applications. Did we leave someone out? Tweet us at @teamanodot.