data scientist

  • Data scientists frustrated by data variety, find Hadoop limiting

    Posted July 7, 2014 - 1:06 pm

    Companies are focusing more and more attention on building out big data analytics capabilities and data scientists are feeling the pressure.
  • Cornell Tech-funded startup launching bootcamp for data scientists

    Posted May 2, 2014 - 10:48 am

    The Data Incubator program is designed to make science and engineering PhDs better data scientists and quants.
  • 4 qualities to look for in a data scientist

    Posted April 15, 2014 - 11:32 am

    Every business, it seems, needs a data scientist, but not everyone knows what to look for. The four qualities of a good data scientist described here will help you first write a job description and then evaluate candidates for your data scientist vacancy.
  • How many data scientists does the world really need?

    Posted November 8, 2013 - 1:10 pm

    The buzz is all about 'Big Data' and how best to use it to generate actionable intelligence. To do this, companies will need to hire loads of highly trained, highly paid data scientists -- or will they?
  • Who's training the next generation of data scientists?

    Posted October 2, 2013 - 11:54 am

    A projected shortage of qualified data scientists could leave U.S. businesses unable to tap the value of big data. To help meet that demand, the University of California at Berkeley has developed a master's degree program to train new data scientists.
  • Thornton May: Stalking the elusive data scientist

    Posted May 6, 2013 - 6:08 am

    Since it is virtually impossible to find all needed analytical skills resident in the same human being, it might be wise to adopt an 'ensemble' approach to your organization's deficit in those skills. Insider (registration required)
  • How to nab a data scientist job

    Posted May 6, 2013 - 6:08 am

    How exactly do you make it to the data scientist big leagues? As it turns out, there is no one right path. Instead, it's largely a scramble out there on the big data field. Insider (registration required)
  • So you want to be a data scientist?

    Posted April 8, 2013 - 11:15 am

    Here's the scoop on one of the fastest growing and most talked-about roles in IT.
  • 5 tips to find and hire data scientists

    Posted December 3, 2012 - 12:05 pm

    IT hiring managers are struggling in their search for qualified candidates for data scientist jobs (as even the candidates themselves may not realize they are a fit for the role). Here are five ways you can recruit data scientists.
  • How to find (and hire) big data pros

    Posted October 18, 2012 - 11:29 am

    Staffing shortages are holding back companies ready to dive into big data. Here are three ways they're coping with the talent gap. Insider (registration required)
  • Data scientist role is clear, even if job description isn't

    Posted October 17, 2012 - 9:49 am

    The data scientist job, as well as the job title, is a mashup of existing expertise that is generally a few steps removed from the everyday realities of the businesses that employ them. Like most mashups, though, this is leading to something equally new and innovative.
  • Could data scientist be your next job?

    Posted June 4, 2012 - 11:39 am

    A curious blend of business, analytics and computer skills, this hot new title is on the march in diverse verticals such as energy, e-commerce, healthcare and financial services.
  • What it takes to be a data scientist

    Posted June 4, 2012 - 11:36 am

    The path to becoming a data scientist differs depending on your starting skill set, according to Laura Kelley, Houston vice president for IT staffing and consulting firm Modis.
  • Lack of data scientists is the new Von Neumann bottleneck

    Posted January 27, 2012 - 9:00 am

    Strata Conference's Founding Chair, Edd Dumbill, talks about bridging the data and information gap.
  • Can the job title Data Scientist raise your pay?

    Posted August 8, 2011 - 5:09 pm

    Did you know there was a data scientist summit this year? It was in May 2011 in Las Vegas. I didn’t attend, but can you imagine hundreds of data scientists in a casino at the same time. I wonder if the casino lost money that night.

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