The Five Elements of a Data Scientist’s Job

by   |    December 18, 2012

Scott Nicholson’s vision for the data scientist role requires end-to-end engagement in a project, from framing the right questions to implementations of analytical models. Nicholson, the chief data scientist at Accretive Health and a former LinkedIn data leader, outlined the five elements of a successful data scientist at a recent presentation. Read More…



A Data Scientist’s Approach to Predictive Analytics and Data Management for Marketers

by   |    November 28, 2012

Omer Artun left Brown University with a Ph.D. in computational neuroscience and physics with an excitement for predictive analytics and data mining. After consulting at McKinsey & Company, he developed a deep appreciation for data-driven decisions. But after stints applying Read More…