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How to Start a Second Career as a Data Scientist

By   /  February 3, 2016  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Science News, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Aaron Beach recently wrote in IT Pro Portal, “Let’s say you’re a marketer with a passion for numbers; maybe you’d describe yourself as a bit of a stats geek and you love an illustrated workflow. What if you’re having a change of heart on your chosen career? What if you now want […]

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Choosing the Right Type of Data Scientist for Your Business

By   /  February 2, 2016  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Science News, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Michael Li recently wrote in the Harvard Business Review, “If you’re looking to hire a data scientist to join your company, you’re not alone. At The Data Incubator, we work with hundreds of companies that are looking to find data scientists from our Fellowship Program. In our experience, candidates usually come from […]

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The Year of the Citizen Data Scientist

By   /  January 22, 2016  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Science News, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Mary Shacklett recently wrote in TechRepublic, “I recently visited with Shawn Rogers, Chief Research Officer at Dell Statistica, a business unit within Dell’s software group. Rogers predicted a growth in Internet of Things (IoT) big data initiatives in 2016, in addition to an enterprise push for more real-time IoT applications. He said […]

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What Does a Data Scientist Really Do?

By   /  January 11, 2016  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Science News, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Forbes contributor Bernard Marr recently wrote, “The term ‘data scientist’ can cover many roles across many industries and organizations from academia to finance or Government. [Data scientist Dr. Steve] Hanks leads a team of 12 to 15 members responsible for all of the analytics at Whitepages, and their skillsets and duties vary. […]

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Happy New Year: Data Visualizations on a Positive Note

By   /  January 1, 2016  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Science News, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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It’s now 2016 and to ring in the New Year with some good news – and with an enjoyable Data Visualization focus – we decided to publish this Happy Data New Year post from the Data Visualization blog Visual Cinnamon. Created by Nadieh Bremer, an Astronomer who became a Data Scientist, Visual Cinnamon is a […]

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The Big Data Transition

By   /  January 1, 2016  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Science News, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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Predictions for 2016 are flowing in and Big Data is being talked about from all corners of the industry, “with each passing year, as the world transitions to digital era technologies, the consumption of data is increasing exponentially. On Facebook alone there are four million posts every minute and in same time Instagram users post […]

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Where is Data Science Going Next?

By   /  January 1, 2016  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Science News, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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Data Science is no longer just the purview of academic conferences and scholarly papers, it is now a significant movement within Data Management as a whole and has numerous benefits that are now only being understood. According to Daniel Gutierrez at InsideBigData, “Eighty-nine percent of corporations believe that not leveraging big data will result in […]

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Make Decisions like Data Scientists

By   /  December 30, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Science News, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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Employing methods used by Data Scientists to make better decisions is a complex task, according to the article, “data science is about finding signals buried in the noise. It’s tough to do, but there is a certain way of thinking about it that I’ve found useful. Essentially, it comes down to finding practical methods of […]

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Are PhDs Worthwhile for Data Scientists?

By   /  December 11, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Science News, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Nick Clarke recently wrote in Datanami, “‘Skip the PhD and Learn Spark, Data Science Salary Survey Says,’ claimed a recent report. On the surface, the data appears to make a case for this approach. Spark, or indeed any technology making waves right now, probably represents a very good way to get in-demand […]

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What, Exactly, Is a Data Scientist?

By   /  November 20, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Science News, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Bob Hayes recently wrote in Customer Think, “As more data professionals are now calling themselves data scientists, it’s important to clarify exactly what a data scientist is. One way to understand data scientists is to understand what kind of skills they bring to bear on analytics projects. It’s generally agreed that a […]

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