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…

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4 Tips for Writing an Analytics Job Description

by   |    December 7, 2012

The war for analytics talent is tough enough. But imagine competing against the likes of Facebook, LinkedIn and Microsoft for qualified candidates. They’re only a handful of the companies currently looking to hire data scientists and other analytics professionals. To Read More…