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Bernard Marr's Blog – October 2015 Archive (5)

5 Steps from Business Analyst to Data Scientist

In the past, the terms business analyst and data scientist have sometimes been used interchangeably, and indeed, in a small company, the lines between the two sorts of jobs may blur.

But as more and more companies look to big data for business insights, they are shifting from relying on business analysts to…

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Added by Bernard Marr on October 30, 2015 at 8:00am — 5 Comments

Big Data: 20 Mind-Boggling Facts Everyone Must Read

Big data is not a fad. We are just at the beginning of a revolution that will touch every business and every life on this planet.

But loads of people are still treating the concept of big data as something they can choose to ignore — when actually, they’re about to be run over by the steamroller that is big data.

Don’t believe me? Here are 20 stats…

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Added by Bernard Marr on October 17, 2015 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Forget Data Scientists - Make Everyone Data Savvy

You don’t have to be a data scientist to be data savvy. And that’s a good thing.

Many companies are putting massive focus on recruiting the rare beasts that are data scientists. But in doing so, they often forget the need for creating a much more data savvy culture overall.

Data is already becoming ubiquitous in business as well as in daily life. It used…

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Added by Bernard Marr on October 17, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

9 Steps to Become a Data Scientist from Scratch

Because data sciences and data analytics are such rapidly growing fields, there is a dearth of qualified applicants for the number of jobs available.  This makes data science a promising and lucrative field for anyone with an interest and looking for a new career.

 

But how do you become a data scientist?

 

First, the definition of data scientist…

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Added by Bernard Marr on October 8, 2015 at 6:00pm — 4 Comments

Six Companies with Great Job Opportunities for Data Scientists

Opportunities for talented data scientists – both seasoned professionals and enthusiastic newcomers -are everywhere. Long gone are the days when a desire to work with statistics, analytics or predictive modelling would restrict you to the IT or financial sectors when searching for work. Recently I’ve written about innovative data strategies being  undertaken by companies in…

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Added by Bernard Marr on October 4, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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