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Empowering Citizen Data Science

Aug 13, 2018 |

Companies of all stripes are turning to data science to unlock the value in their data. However, finding highly trained data scientists to build the systems has proven to be a very difficult task. Read more…

How To Build a Data Science Team Now

Aug 6, 2018 |

Business execs who are leading their companies down the data science track may be dismayed by the difficulty and expense of hiring a data scientist, the so-called “unicorns” who command quarter-million-dollar salaries. Read more…

Retailer Overstock.com Mines Decades of Data

Jul 23, 2018 |

We often hear that online retail is among the business sectors furthest along on its digital transformation and AI journeys. Overstock.com is a case in point.

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Underwriting AI Safety

Jul 2, 2018 |

For more than 120 years, UL (formerly Underwriters Laboratories) has been protecting consumers around the world from products that may do them harm. We’re now firmly in the digital age, but physical products obviously aren’t going away, and UL has responded by not only incorporating big data and data science techniques into its product testing routines, but also by inspecting AI and software products themselves. Read more…

Ethical Data Science Is Good Data Science

Jun 22, 2018 |

There’s no doubt about it: The future will be machine driven, and central to this future are the advanced algorithms, which are fueled by the data they’re trained on. Every ad you see, every car driving itself, every medical diagnosis provided by a machine will be based on your data – Read more…

Anaconda: Data Science Exiting Hadoop for the Cloud

Jun 14, 2018 |

Data scientists are embracing cloud-native frameworks as they move on from on-premises data infrastructure previously dominated by Hadoop, concludes a survey on the state of data science.

The shift is driven in part by the enterprise transition from merely managing big data to using machine learning and other connected data tools to glean insights in real time, according to the data science survey released this week by Python platform specialist Anaconda Inc. Read more…

Want to Win at AI? Aim High, But Start Small

Jun 11, 2018 |

Brand leaders are starting to recognize that they are no longer competing on the basis of products or services alone. Increasingly, their prime battleground is consumer experience. In a recent survey, more than half of consumers said they would likely switch brands if a company didn’t personalize its messages to them. Read more…

Why Data Scientists Should Consider Adding ‘IoT Expert’ to Their List of Skills

Jun 7, 2018 |

The work of a data scientist is never done — nor is the pursuit of personal growth and knowledge. Technology advances and evolves at alarming speeds, which means anyone working in the industry must remain informed if they want to be competitive. Read more…

How 3 Startups Are Tackling Machine Learning Challenges

Jun 4, 2018 |

Machine learning is the secret sauce that allows us to use computers to automate tasks in powerful new ways. However, there are a lot of steps that must go right for the ML to work: Read more…

Data Science Success All About the Models, Domino Says

May 31, 2018 |

Forget about being “data driven.” What you really want to be is “model driven,” according to the CEO of Domino Data Lab, which today unveiled its new vision for elevating the predictive model as the single most important asset driving success in data science organizations. Read more…

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