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Look for These 7 Characteristics Before Hiring a Data Scientist

Data is being collected in droves, but most of the time, people don’t know what to do with it. That’s why data scientists are hot commodities in the startup world right now. 52 more words

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Latest big data challenge: Identify the right whales

With reportedly fewer than 500 North Atlantic right whales left in the world, researchers and environmentalists want to do what they can to ensure the health and safety of the remaining population. 237 more words


Data Viz ! Cheat sheet for R Data Analyst

Data visualization has become a vital slice of data science arena. Hence, our key tool should have strong capabilities on both the fronts – data analysis as well as data visualization. 74 more words


Fantasy Premier League: Get Ahead With Watson Analytics

Using Watson Analytics to choose your Fantasy Premier League team

(If you’re new to Watson Analytics, see my getting started guide. Watson Analytics is free to use, sign up… 980 more words


What Does a Data Scientist Do That a Traditional Data Analytics Team Can’t?

In this special guest feature, Kumaran Ponnambalam of Transera provides his views on the distinction between traditional data analysts and the newer designation of data scientist. 68 more words

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Surfing on a Sea of Big Data

Surfing on a Sea of Big Data

Last Summer I went surfing for the first time in Tofino, Vancouver Island. The beach was long, sandy & epic to behold.  416 more words


Demystifying the Data Scientist

Odds are that you’ve heard the increasingly trendy business term data scientist. To be sure, there’s no shortage of myths around them, but I have yet to meet very many people who can answer in plain English, “Just what does a data scientist do, actually?” 31 more words

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