Tag: data science

Standards Effort Seeks to Redefine ‘Data Scientist’

Nov 8, 2017 |

Da-ta Sci-en-tist, noun, a person employed to analyze and interpret complex digital data, such as the usage statistics of a website, especially in order to assist a business in its decision-making.” Read more…

5 Reasons Data Science Initiatives Fail

Oct 31, 2017 |

Data science is one of the fastest growing areas of business. Jobs related to data are continuously ranked among the most in demand, with IBM estimating the need for data scientists to rise 28% by 2020. Read more…

NSF Doubles Down on Data Science

Oct 30, 2017 |

The National Science Foundation has awarded two grants to the University of California at Berkeley, the first to deepen the theoretical foundations of data science, the second addressing the big data skills gap. Read more…

Solving the ‘Last Mile’ Problem in Data Science

Oct 5, 2017 |

There’s a ton of innovation occurring within the realm of data science at the moment thanks to a blossoming of machine learning technologies and techniques. But much of that innovation isn’t getting into production because of an impedance mismatch between data science and IT. Read more…

The Data Science Inside the Bloomberg Terminal

Sep 18, 2017 |

When it comes to financial data, you can’t find a more recognizable product than the Bloomberg Terminal, which is used by hundreds of thousands of financial professionals around the world. Read more…

ML Toolkit Aims to Ease Data Scientists’ Pain

Sep 7, 2017 |

As the AI services ecosystem expands, vendors are offering automation tools designed to make life easier for embattled data scientists through toolkits used to build machine and deep learning models, and then move those trained models to production. Read more…

Continuing Your Data Science Education

Aug 31, 2017 |

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” It’s a question kids around the world are asked a million times a day. Until a few years ago, the odds are good that none of them answered “I want to be a data scientist.” Read more…

Anaconda Taps Containers to Simplify Data Science Deployments

Aug 31, 2017 |

Anaconda (formerly Continuum Analytics) today unveiled a new release of its commercial data science platform that leverages Docker and Kubernetes containerization technology to allow data scientists to deploy models to production environments with a single click. Read more…

The 3 Roles Needed for the Modern Data Team

Aug 16, 2017 |

According to the McKinsey Global Institute, data-driven organizations are 23 times more likely to acquire customers, six times as likely to retain those customers, and 19 times as likely to be profitable as a result. Read more…

Advice to AI Startups: Lift Veil on Algorithms

Aug 14, 2017 |

The hardheaded folks who advise investors on what technologies show promise and which are mostly smoke and mirrors are beginning to weigh in on much-hyped approaches such as machine learning. Read more…