Posts Tagged ‘data scientist

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Analytics Leaders Discuss Care and Feeding of a Successful Data Team

by   |   April 4, 2014   |   Leave a comment

Analytics team leaders from a variety of industries gathered at the INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics and Operations Research this week for a panel discussion on how to build a well-rounded data-analytics team and manage data professionals: where to position them; how to keep them challenged, engaged and motivated; and what it takes to lead them. Read More…





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Focus On: Analytics Skills

by   |   August 1, 2013   |   Leave a 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…



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The Mythical Data Scientist Shortage

by   |   April 25, 2013   |   Leave a comment

To get at the “truth” in our enterprise data, we need to be equipped to ask the right sort of questions. That means the best data science teams will be those that best function as a welcome extension to existing teams, rather than an outside body holding court on enterprise data, argues Matt Asay of 10gen in this opinion piece. Read More…