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Beware Big Data’s Easy Answers

The rise of powerful and easy-to-use software (e.g., software as a service) and analytic programming languages (e.g., R) have made it possible for people across the entire organization — not just the database trolls — to ask questions of business performance. 43 more words

Business Intelligence

How do I become a data scientist? An evaluation of 3 alternatives

One of the most frequent questions we hear, right behind “so, what exactly is a data scientist” or “what makes a great data scientist”, is “how do I become one? 29 more words

Business Intelligence

Data Scientists and Their Curriculum [Podcast]

Data science has been called the “sexiest profession of the 21st century.” Well known big data evangelist James Kobielus describes what a data scientist is and does, what paradigms and practices one must know and what skills and knowledge one should possess. 69 more words

IBM

Big Data Survey Finds 75% of Businesses Yet to Reach Production

Seventy-five percent of businesses have yet to successfully deploy big data analytics solutions to gain business-impacting insights, despite 65 percent increasing their investment in analytic services and technologies in 2014. 32 more words

Business Intelligence

Hire Better Talent With a Big-Data Scientist

According to a recent report by SilkRoad, 65 percent of human resources professionals surveyed said one of the biggest problems faced by companies that don’t have HR tasks “integrated with automated systems” is a lack of critical data and analytics. 59 more words

Business Intelligence

Is Data Science The Future of (Social) Marketing?

I think maybe. Like any tool though, wielded by many a practitioner, there are those who use it well and with good intent, and those that well, use it.   354 more words

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