Summary: The annual Burtch Works salary survey tells us a lot about which industries are using the most data scientists and the difference between higher and lower skilled data scientists. Salary increases show us whether demand is increasing, and finally we take a shot at determining which skills are most in demand.
Added by William Vorhies on July 1, 2019 at 8:00am — No Comments
Summary: Which is more important, the data or the algorithms? This chicken and egg question led me to realize that it’s the data, and specifically the way we store and process the data that has dominated data science over the last 10 years. And it all leads back to Hadoop.
Summary: Over the last eight years predictive analytics has become a fully mature technology with wide adoption among the largest and most successful companies. The Advanced Analytic Platforms we have to make our work more effective and efficient also show substantial improvement.
CIO recently published an article that highlighted a survey that was revealing. The survey, conducted in April and May, included 150 executives, from large companies of over 5,000 employees, with responsibility for making business decisions influenced by big data. The survey reports that 98 percent said their company encourages its employees to ground business…Continue
Added by Stephanie Tooker Jordan on June 13, 2016 at 6:30pm — No Comments
Predictive analytics continues to be a top priority for all types of organizations. And IBM SPSS Modeler continues to be the predictive analytics workbench leading businesses rely on to make predictions with confidence.
IBM is partnering with survey research firm TechValidate to gain a better understanding of how organizations are using SPSS Modeler to help them make…Continue
Added by Christine O'Connor on June 8, 2016 at 8:30am — No Comments
The analytical scene has recently been dominated by the prediction that we would soon experience an important shortage of analytical talent. As a response, academic programs and massive open online courses (MOOCs) have sprung up like mushrooms after the rain, all with the purpose of developing skills for the analyst or its more modern counterpart, the data scientist. However, in the …Continue
Added by Geert Verstraeten on August 27, 2015 at 11:30pm — No Comments
Here's a different angle on a much analyzed question at the heart of our professional activities. In this article, Steve Miller of Inquidia tackles how NoSQL has changed our traditional understanding of Predictive Analytics and Data Science. You might also look back at our previous post How NoSQL Fundamentally Changed Machine Learning.
Here's the beginning…Continue
Added by William Vorhies on August 7, 2015 at 7:11am — No Comments
Summary: Is the addition of “Prescriptive” analytics to our nomenclature really worthwhile or are we just confusing our customers?
I admit to being annoyed when this or that industry wag tries to coin a new term to describe some portion of the discipline we are already practicing. Some of these folks I think are…Continue
Added by Ryan Montano on August 28, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments
Added by Ryan Montano on August 21, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments