Tag: data scientist

Universities Roll Out New Data Science Programs

May 23, 2017 |

College grads looking to take the next step in their data science careers will have several new graduate-level data science programs to enroll in this fall, including a new Master’s of Applied Data Science at Syracuse University, a new Doctorate of Data Science at the University of Tennessee, and a new

Demand from students for graduate-level data science degrees, as well as demand from companies for more skilled data scientists to crunch big data, led Syracuse University leaders to create the new 18-month, multi-disciplinary program, says Associate Professor Jeff Saltz. Read more…

Data Opportunities Slipping Through the Cracks

Feb 21, 2017 |

If you’re struggling to make the most of your data, take heart in the fact that you’re not alone. A large percentage of companies are not fully executing on their big data, data science, and IoT strategies, several recent studies say. Read more…

Why You Need a Data Science Platform

Nov 18, 2016 |

Advanced analytics and predictive modeling are now essential to businesses looking to optimize decision making and deliver value to customers. But even as organizations invest more resources in big data and data science, executives are not yet realizing their anticipated return on investment. Read more…

Why Data Science is a Team Sport at AOL

Nov 15, 2016 |

As the world’s fifth largest digital advertising network, AOL chews through a lot of data. That’s not surprising. What may surprise you, however, is the unconventional way that the company goes about assembling its data science team to ensure the highest return for its advertising clients. Read more…

Data Engineers in Hot Demand

Sep 27, 2016 |

The big data community has been dealing with the data scientist shortage ever since big data became a thing. Now we’re learning that there’s possibly an even bigger shortage of another type of data professional: Read more…

Data Science Education Evolves to Meet Surging Demand

Sep 26, 2016 |

Here’s some good news for young data science professionals looking for that first job: your skills are in high demand and will help you land a job with an average starting salary close to $120,000. Read more…

Data Scientists: The Myth and the Reality

Jan 22, 2016 |

Given the fact that the term “data scientist” has only been around since 2008, it is a surprising fact to learn that there is a major global shortage of the wonderful wizards of big data. Read more…

What Data Science Skills Employers Want Now

Jan 7, 2016 |

There’s good news if you’re for a job in data science in 2016 — the number of job openings in the field appears to be rising as companies look to leverage big data for competitive advantage. Read more…

Skip the Ph.D and Learn Spark, Data Science Salary Survey Says

Nov 4, 2015 |

Prospective data scientists can boost their salary more by learning Apache Spark and its tied-at-the-hip language Scala than obtaining a Ph.D., a recent data science survey by O’Reilly suggests.

In its 2015 Data Science Salary Survey, O’Reilly found strong correlations between those who used Apache Spark and Scala, and those who were paid more money. Read more…

Are You Ready For a Data Scientist?

Jul 30, 2015 |

Are you wondering if now is the time to get a data scientist on board to help investigate the value of data assets, maybe even your big data? My advice: Read more…