Tag Archive for data scientist

Scaling Innovation by Foregoing the Data Scientist?

My datas are all gone wrong

by Angela Guess Writing in Forbes, RelateIQ recently opined, “If they truly want to innovate, companies should keep their data in its native form as much as possible. According to Accel Partners’ Ping Li, the alternative leads to data so scrubbed and polished that it’s totally devoid of insight. ‘That’s what happens in big companies.…

How to Be a Better Data Scientist

Empty Box

by Angela Guess Eran Levy of Smart Data Collective recently wrote, “In 2012, Harvard Business Review cited data scientist as the sexiest job of the 21st century. Just two months ago LinkedIn shared the “25 Hottest Skills that Got People Hired in 2014” – guess what type of workers possessed these skills? This attention has…

In Defense of Data Science

Popular Science - Process

by Angela Guess Derrick Harris of GigaOM reports, “When Hilary Mason talks about data, it’s a good idea to listen. She was chief data scientist at Bit.ly, data scientist in residence at venture capital firm Accel Partners, and is now founder and CEO of research company Fast Forward Labs. More than that, she has been…

Big Data as a Service v. Hadoop

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by Angela Guess Tim Waltermire of Forbes recently wrote, “If you’re a CMO today, I expect you are chomping at the bit to get into this whole ‘big data’ craze: taking the data sets you have already collected and mining them for insights and trends you can then leverage to market your products, connect with…

RoadMap Your Text Analytics Initiative

by Jennifer Zaino What best practices should inform your company’s text analytics initiatives? Executive Lessons on Modern Text Analytics, a new white paper prepared by: Geoff Whiting, principal at GWhiting.com and Alesia Siuchykava, project director at Data Driven Business provides some insight. Contributors to the lessons shared in the report include Ramkumar Ravichandran, Director, Analytics,…