10 Websites and Blogs

for the Data Professional

The demand for data professionals such as business intelligence analysts or data scientists has never been greater. Unfortunately, there are still some wishes unfulfilled with the information offered on the Internet. It is often difficult to find good, neutral online resources and websites aimed at data professionals. We asked our own experts to tell us a few of their favorite websites. The result is a list of some basic forums, blogs, and resources for data professionals. There are certainly other great websites that we do not list here: We are grateful for any hint, please use the comment function.

The ranking is alphabetical and does not represent a classification.

Analytics Vidhya

This site is operated by Kunal Jain and aims to create a community for the scientific consideration of analytics. You will find a wealth of Kunal's tips and tricks for analytics as well as interaction options with other members of the large analytics community.


Curt Monash of Monash Research's blog on database management, data analysis, and related technologies. It offers understandable, comprehensive and provider-neutral analyzes from a technical and economic perspective.


DZone is an online community that provides resources for software developers and covers topics such as big data, AI, data science and data analysis. Their material comes from community members as well as influencers in the technical sector.

Edwin Chen's blog

Although this blog is not updated very often, each post is a fascinating example of practical data analysis, which is often described in a real use case together with many clear and intuitive explanations of complex concepts from data science and machine learning.


KDnuggets is one of the leading sites for big data, data science and machine learning. The content comes from outside authors, but is edited by Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro and Matthew Mayo. They range from tutorials to comments on market events.

KPI library

You have to register on this website, but it is absolutely free. As soon as you sign up, you have access to literally thousands of examples and recommendations for KPIs for dozens of sectors, frameworks and business processes.

Simply Statistics

The site is maintained by three professors for biostatistics and contains a large number of articles and additional media on statistical processes and deep data analytics. There are practical examples as well as theoretical material. In addition, the page is updated quite regularly.

Statistical Modeling, ...

The articles here are from six different authors, each writing from their own hands-on experience in modeling and analyzing data, and covering a wide range of categories and topics.

R bloggers

The site aggregates RSS feeds from bloggers who write about the popular open source R programming language. It's the perfect place to keep up-to-date with R and see what's new in the R community.

What’s The Big Data?

Gil Press is a top expert in the field of big data and is instrumental in influencing estimates of the size and growth of digital data. His personal website and Forbes column are a great source of news and comment on big data, data science, Internet of Things (IoT), and related topics.