CrowdFlower Report Reveals: Data Scientists Say Messy Data and Lack of Time for Analysis Are Their Top Career Obstacles
2015 Survey of Data Scientists Uncovers What's Holding Them Back in Their Jobs and How Organizations Can Empower Them to Deliver Greater Strategic Value
CrowdFlower today released its 2015 Data Scientist Report. Findings revealed that data scientists saw messy, disorganized data as a major hurdle preventing them from doing what they find most…Continue
When you want to see the face of biased reporting in online news, you may not have to go further than, the satirical news site, The Onion. Titles such as “Media Reports of Bear Attacks May Be Biased”, “Weather Channel Accused of Pro-Weather Bias”, and “Media Criticized for Hometown Sports Reporting” can make us laugh, but they can…Continue
CrowdFlower is excited to release our first “What’s Hot & What’s Not in Data Science” infographic. According to our team of data scientists, the forecast for 2015 includes data’s major impact on the Internet of Things, changes in the skills and structure of the data scientist role and heavy emphasis on finding rich data within big data.…Continue
Added by Renette Youssef on December 17, 2014 at 8:23am — No Comments
Watching Super Bowl commercials is a celebrated American tradition. With more than a hundred million viewers tuned in, the pressure to stand out on Super Bowl Sunday is sky high. That's why many companies try to make their spots just-controversial-enough. But not going overboard is easier said than done. This tone deafness was on full display in 2011 when …Continue
Obviously, there are few topics that are as morbid as our own morbidity, and it is for this reason that we often avoid thinking about it. However, as it turns out, how we view the probability of the causes and the timing of our own demise is very important. Why? It is because these views are subconsciously affecting how we approach health related decisions that we are making every day.
Think of it this way. If you believed that you would likely die from an…Continue
Added by Renette Youssef on November 19, 2014 at 8:13am — No Comments
It’s time to forget the ‘vertical’ perception of Big Data, i.e. vast volumes and ROWSof data, and start to think about the ‘horizontal’ reality and true power of data. TheCOLUMNS of rich, informative data is where your real value lies and where truly smart decisions will be made.
Granted, extensive columns of data will get unmanageable to work with. But this is where data analytics can help…
Added by Graham Forsyth on March 21, 2013 at 4:42am — No Comments