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Drowning In a Data Lake? Gartner Analyst Offers a Life Preserver

Gartner this week convened its annual Data and Analytics Summit Americas conference, which was held online again due to the coronavirus pandemic. From the role of AI in data management to avoiding data lake failures, Gar Read more…

Data Science Salaries Are Flat, But Analytics Teams Weather Pandemic

For all the clamor about the shortage of data scientists, an analysis of median salaries for data crunchers shows only a slight increase in salaries over the previous year. The latest Burtch Works study of salaries fo Read more…

Skills Are Critical in Data Science Job Hunt

Those planning a career in data science have a healthy job outlook, as demand for data scientists continues to grow. While an advanced data science degree can definitely help, it's becoming increasingly apparent that hav Read more…

What’s Driving Data Science Hiring in 2019

Data science jobs are among the highest paying jobs around the world, thanks to the rapid pace of data creation and budding need to make sense of it all. Whether you're a card-carrying data scientist or just a developer Read more…

UC-Berkeley Expands Data Science 101

It is becoming increasingly obvious to college undergraduates that entering the data science field may be the quickest way to find a job in their field after graduation. The University of California at Berkeley, long Read more…

Five Things to Consider as Strata Kicks Off

Today marks the start of the fall Strata Data Conference in New York City, which has traditionally been the big data community's biggest show of the year. It's been a wild ride for the big data crowd in 2018, one that's Read more…

Tracking the Data Science Talent Gap

If your company is looking to hire data scientist right now, good luck. Five years after Harvard Business Review first shone the spotlight on the data scientist shortage, the gap between data science supply and demand re Read more…

Distributed Computing Tops List of Hottest Job Skills

If you have cloud and distributed computing skills, your job prospects for 2016 are golden. That's because those particular job skills—which parallel the rise of Hadoop and other distributed computing frameworks--topp Read more…

Gartner: Hadoop Adoption ‘Fairly Anemic’

Enterprise adoption of Hadoop remains "tentative," according to a new survey, as lingering challenges posed by doubts about the business value of the software framework and database skills gap hinder uptake. Market re Read more…

9 Must-Have Skills to Land Top Big Data Jobs in 2015

The secret is out, and the mad rush is on to leverage big data analytics tools and techniques for competitive advantage before they become commoditized. If you're in the market for a big data job in 2015, these are the n Read more…

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