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Why Data Science Is Still a Top Job

Nov 16, 2020 |

This year, for the first time since 2016, data scientist is not the number one job in America, according to Glassdoor’s annual ranking. While the shine may be wearing off the unicorn a bit, data science is still a great field to go into, expert tells us, with abundant opportunities, competitive pay, and a job satisfaction that is tough to beat. Read more…

Is Kubernetes Really Necessary for Data Science?

Nov 6, 2020 |

It seems almost preordained at this point: Thou Shalt Run Thy Data Science Environment On a Cloud-Native Kubernetes Platform. This is 2020, after all. How else could it possibly run? Read more…

Kepler AutoML Targets Next-Gen Business Analysts

Jul 15, 2020 |

As more companies roll out digital infrastructure, they are ingesting greater volumes of data that can be used by business analysts to gauge customer intent and boost transactions. Complexity and lack of data scientists have made that transition harder for mid-size firms looking to monetize “dark” data. Read more…

COVID-19 Gives AI a Reality Check

Jun 18, 2020 |

While it seems unlikely that AI will enter another nuclear winter, the current COVID-19 situation is giving enterprises the opportunity to rethink their AI strategies, giving the better AI projects more room to run, while discarding the borderline AI projects that were unlikely to pay off. Read more…

2019: A Big Data Year in Review – Part One

Dec 18, 2019 |

At the beginning of the year, we set out 10 big data trends to watch in 2019. We correctly called some of what unfolded, including a renewed focus on data management and continued rise of Kubernetes (that wasn’t hard to see). Read more…

Dogged Determination: How Trupanion Pulled AI Across the Finish Line

Oct 14, 2019 |

David Jaw had reason to be excited. As a data scientist at Trupanion, Jaw had just put the finishing touches on the prototype of a machine learning model that could replicate the actions of a human claims adjuster with a high degree of accuracy. Read more…

Restive Data Workers Head for Exits

Jul 29, 2019 |

In a sign of the growing bargaining power of “data workers,” one third responding to a recent survey said they would quit over what they considered an “unfair” performance review. Read more…

Giving DevOps Teeth To Crunch Down on AI Ethics Governance

Jun 4, 2019 |

AI ethics is definitely trending. I’ve seen the phrase in my reading and heard it trip from the tongues of professional acquaintances many times in the past several months.

Management fads come and go, and I wonder whether AI ethics might be one of them. Read more…

‘Data Workers’ Failing to Cope

May 29, 2019 |

More evidence is emerging that “data workers” in general and data scientists in particular are bogged down by the sheer breadth of their company’s data.

Meanwhile, the skills gap between data experts and line-of-business workers continues to grow. Read more…

BI Leader Sisense Acquires Periscope Data

May 14, 2019 |

Sisense’s acquisition of Periscope Data combines the buyer’s business intelligence platform with Periscope’s cloud data analytics expertise as Sisense looks to up its analytics game.

The merger announced on Tuesday (May 14) gives New York-based Sisense access to Periscope Data’s analytics platform as it seeks to upgrade its current business intelligence platform to meet the needs of data scientists. Read more…

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