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Quick! Hire a Data Scientist! Not so fast, perhaps...

Contrary to the prevailing sentiments, I counsel patience with regards to hiring a data scientist. Firstly, I mean no disrespect to my data science colleagues, and many will likely agree with me because no one likes to enter an environment where sub-optimal results or failure are probable. Yes, it’s likely you need to add one or even a few data scientists to the team, but not as your first step into the wide, wide world of Big Data. Give me a few minutes and hopefully you’ll see it my…

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Added by Alan Nugent on March 5, 2013 at 4:01am — No Comments

How to Integrate the Work of the Data Scientist into the Company's Strategy

This blog entry continues the topic of how a Data Scientist can convince colleagues to become more data driven.  The previous blog covered office politics.  This entry covers integration with the strategy and, more specifically, the process that creates the company's strategy.

Every company is unique and consequently so is its strategy process. At first glance, research on how companies develop strategies is complex and contradictory. There are simply too many ways to go about it:…

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Added by Stephen Penn, DM, PMP on March 5, 2013 at 2:40am — 2 Comments

40 selected articles from top news outlets

Enjoy the reading!

  1. The Upbeat Stats on Statistics | WSJ…
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Added by Vincent Granville on March 3, 2013 at 3:46pm — No Comments

Weekly Digest - March 4

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Added by Vincent Granville on March 3, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

PAW San Francisco Packs a Punch with Keynotes in 2013

This year, Predictive Analytics World San Francisco (April 14-19) features an incredible agenda filled with awesome keynotes and 35 keynotes from leading organizations..

Check out some of the headliners at PAW SF this year:…

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Added by Vincent Granville on March 3, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

EMC Greenplum Brings SQL to Hadoop | Forbes

By Ben Woo, Forbes Contributor.…
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Added by Vincent Granville on February 28, 2013 at 3:12pm — No Comments

Spark, Shark and Mesos Data Analytics Stack

The Berkeley Data Analytics Stack (BDAS) is an open source, next-generation data analytics stack under development at the UC Berkeley AMPLab whose current components include …

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Added by Michael Walker on February 27, 2013 at 10:08am — No Comments

Book Trailer: Too Big to Ignore

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Here's the book in under five minutes. Props to my spectacular video guy, Joe Buquicchio of Chrome Video Productions.

 

 

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Added by Phil Simon on February 21, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

The Data Supply Chain and Master Data Management

The recent TDWI Keynote by Evan Levy focused on traditional…

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Added by Michael Walker on February 21, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

Weekly Digest - Feb 18

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Added by Vincent Granville on February 17, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

30 great articles from top news outlets

Vincent's selection for the last 30 days. Enjoy the reading, share with colleagues!

  1. Big Data: Making Complex Things Simpler…
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Added by Vincent Granville on February 16, 2013 at 3:36pm — No Comments

Google Spanner : The Future Of NoSQL

Quite often, while working with Hbase, I used to feel how cool it would be to have a database that can replicate my data to datacenters across the world consistently. So that I can take the pleasure of global availability and geographic locality. And also which will save my data even in case of some catastrophe or…

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Added by Mohammad Tariq Iqbal on February 15, 2013 at 9:21am — No Comments

New York City’s $15M Big Data Partner

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg in a recent press conference detailed a new $15M partnership  to tackle the increasing volume of big data to increase New York’s capacity for applied sciences and potential for economic growth.  The agreement will create 440,00 square feet of new space dedicated to big data education and training, as well as the addition of 75 big data research specialists.

Dr. Kathleen McKeown and Dr. Patricia Culligan were selected to lead the new…

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Added by J. David Morris on February 15, 2013 at 7:04am — No Comments

The Impact of Big Data Analytics on Healthcare & Your Health

The Impact of Big Data Analytics on Healthcare & Your Health

 

Often we take good health for granted.  However if you or a loved one has ever experienced a sever injury, disease, or other health event, it is often a life changing occurrence, which turns one’s life upside down.  Today, there is more information available to patients to understand the symptoms, outline event progression, and summarize treatment options thanks to the Internet.  However, there is…

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Added by J. David Morris on February 14, 2013 at 11:09am — 2 Comments

Optimizing Merchandising Using Big Data Analytics

Merchandising managers, for many years, have been grappling with the following three major challenges (among others), in making product management decisions:

  1. Understanding visitor & purchase behavior in the store (and online)
  2. Silos of product, purchase and customer data that are disconnected, disparate and…
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Added by Balu Rajagopal on February 14, 2013 at 10:16am — No Comments

18 great articles posted this week on Data Science Central

Editor's picks:

  1. Fake data science…
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Added by Vincent Granville on February 14, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Selecting the Right Business Intelligence and Analytics Platform

Selecting the right Business Intelligence (BI) and Analytics Platform for a unique organization is challenging. Each organization - both in the public and private sectors - has a legacy IT ecosystem as well as unique competencies, skills, knowledge / business processes and people. As a result, the…

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Added by Michael Walker on February 13, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments

66 job interview questions for data scientists

We are now at 91 questions. We've also added 50 new ones here, and started to provide answers to these questions here. These are mostly…

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Added by Vincent Granville on February 13, 2013 at 8:00pm — 21 Comments

Are You a Data Whisperer?

Data is like horses; it can be untamed and unmanageable or it can be trained and useful. Taking data from the one state to the other can be routine and fit to the ken of any data scientist. But then, sometimes there are wild Clydesdale data sets, big bucking blobs of inconsistency that require the skills of a Data Whisperer.

A Data Whisperer is someone who can see an analytics problem from the data's perspective. The DW understands where the data came from, how it has been used, what…

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Added by Tim Negris on February 13, 2013 at 6:40am — 1 Comment

Weekly Digest - Feb 11

The format has changed a litte bit. We have now 5 sections: Sponsored Announcements, Staff Contributions, Guest Blog Posts, Guest Forum Questions and Miscellaneous, from DSC and its two channels: BigDataNews.com and AnalyticBridge.com.

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Added by Vincent Granville on February 10, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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