Tag: data science

Taking the Data Scientist Out of Data Science

Jul 21, 2017 |

If you were a data scientist three years ago, you could pretty much write your own ticket. Everybody in the industry, it seemed, either wanted to hire a data scientist, or wanted to be one. Read more…

Q&A with a DataCamp Counselor

Jul 20, 2017 |

One of the great things about data science is there are multiple pathways into the field. Some may segue into the profession from “hard sciences” like physics, while others receive Ph.Ds in the discipline after years of university study. Read more…

GDPR: Say Goodbye to Big Data’s Wild West

Jul 17, 2017 |

It’s getting time to call those cowboys home. The days of “anything goes” in big data will come to close next May, when the European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into full effect. Read more…

Machine Learning Education: 3 Paths to Get Started

Jul 10, 2017 |

Machine learning is the predictive heart of big data analytics, and one of the key skills that separates data scientists from mere analysts. But getting started with machine learning can be a challenge. Read more…

H2O.ai Boasts New AI Product Like ‘Kaggle Grandmaster in a Box’

Jul 7, 2017 |

Want to get started with data science and artificial intelligence, but lack the skilled personnel to do it? You could be a candidate for machine learning software company H2O.ai’s latest creation, Driverless AI, which it compares to “Kaggle Grandmaster in a box.” Read more…

How to Survive Tech’s Chaotic Transformation

Jun 30, 2017 |

Are you nervous about the pace of technological change? If you’re running a profitable business, and would like to keep it that way, you should be worried about being out-innovated by a nimbler startup leveraging the latest tech. Read more…

Data Science Skills Gap May Be Narrowing

Jun 12, 2017 |

Big data “hype” has attracted more new data scientists, thereby driving down salaries for new entrants for the first time in four years, according to a salary survey.

The annual survey released by the executive recruiter Burtch Works also found that the rush to take advantage of comparatively high starting salaries has reduced the percentage of data scientists with PhDs to 25 percent. Read more…

Automating Development and Optimization of Machine Learning Models

Jun 12, 2017 |

You don’t need to be an expert in machine learning to know that it’s an exceptionally detail-oriented craft. Every step of the machine-learning development process—from preprocessing the data and engineering the feature model through building and evaluating the model—is intricate in its own right. Read more…

How to Drive Value From Big Data: Collaboration

Jun 7, 2017 |

Big data can transform enterprise operations, uncovering trends that could be easily overlooked and pointing the way to new opportunities. From detecting a seemingly insignificant mechanical problem that could shut down operations to pinpointing an untapped market, the value big data offers is significant. Read more…

Alteryx Buys Yhat, Rolls ‘Connect’ Platform

Jun 7, 2017 |

Alteryx Inc. has acquired a data science startup as it continues to flesh out its self-service data tool offerings that also include a new data exploration platform aimed at uncovering “siloed” Read more…