Category Archives: Training

A Unique Proposal

Today, many companies want to create their own custom training content, in their own format. We at Elephant Scale are experts at this. We created all of our own content – which we regularly use for training, and receive very good feedback – and we can help you create yours! For many demanding clients, we […]

How to prepare for the Cloudera Data Scientist Certification Exam

At our Houston Hadoop Meetup, Austin Sun showed how to prepare for the Cloudera Data Scientist Certification exam. Austin has prepared for this presentation for quite a while, passed the certification himself, and now shared his experience with others. The certification is definitely recommended by Sujee Maniyam in his “Launching Your Career in Big Data” […]

MOOC or in-class training?

In his article, “How the pioneers of MOOC got it all wrong,” Robert Ubell quotes surprising statistics. To-day, 58 million people have signed up for an MOOC (which stands for Massive Open Online Courses), but the completion rate is between 7% to 12%. Many people quit watching after a few minutes, and many are just […]

Lawyers and Machine Learning – How a Little Learning Goes a Long Way

Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are certainly all the rage today. AI will touch everyone, it will change lives and careers in a matter of years, and definitely in your lifetime. Andrew Ng, chief scientist at Chinese Internet search giant Baidu and co-inventor of the Google Brain, explains it succinctly in his interview: it used to […]