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Focus On: Analytics Skills

by   |   August 1, 2013   |   1 Comment

The rising profile of people who can execute in a data-driven business environment has generated pronouncements that the data scientist is “the sexiest job of the 21st century,” and launched a number of new graduate school programs. Here, Data Informed collects a series of articles from our recent coverage on recruiting, organizing and leading people with analytics talent. Read More…

Mistakes to Avoid When Hiring a Data Team

by   |   November 12, 2012   |   Leave a comment

Organizations who are hiring data scientists should avoid a few common mistakes like requiring Ph.Ds, focusing solely on skills or hiring arrogant data rock stars. Talent Analytics CEO Greta Roberts said curious minded people are often self taught, and don’t get advanced Read More…

Using Analytics to Build Your Data Science Team

by   |   November 7, 2012   |   Leave a comment

The global analytics talent shortage makes creating a well-rounded data science department a daunting task. Personalities collide, skill sets vary and a traditional interview is not always an accurate determination of whether a professional will fit the position. Talent Analytics Read More…