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- May 23, 2017
Hiring a data scientist is hard enough given the shortage of candidates, but the subtle mix of skills required by the job can make hiring one even harder.
- March 08, 2017
Data scientists at companies such as LinkedIn and Cisco are applying aspects of the scientific method to data mining and analysis initiatives to try to make sure they get valid results.
- February 28, 2017
Data science teams face a mix of process and cultural challenges in organizations, according to experienced analytics managers who offer advice on how to overcome the hurdles.
- February 06, 2017
Good instincts used to drive successful business strategies, but intuition just can't cut it in the age of big data.
- July 07, 2016
Data scientists are in high demand, but in such scarce supply that some companies outsource their data for analysis. DataScience Inc. CEO Ian Swanson explains how it works.
- March 31, 2016
In a panel discussion at Strata + Hadoop World 2016, managers of data science initiatives discussed how to structure and lead teams of data scientists for effective big data analytics.
- January 28, 2016
Data scientist ranks as the top job in America this year, as low supply and high demand mean big money for those who qualify for that emerging IT career.
- December 01, 2015
Employees who have BI and big data jobs are feeling pretty good about them, according to TechTarget's 2015 salary survey. High pay and strong job prospects are a couple reasons why.
- September 22, 2015
Hiring a data scientist can be a big investment, so businesses need to know how to optimize the process. As a guide, some experienced analytics managers discuss their hiring strategies.
- July 16, 2015
All smart businesses these days want to be data-driven. With a shortage of knowledgeable workers, getting to that point can be hard -- but the head of BI at online lender Avant is helping it to do so.
- June 26, 2015
Employers may have trouble finding data scientists and other analysts with all the technical skills they want, but some are starting to zero in on general abilities that can lead to analytics success.
- May 26, 2015
Everyone knows executive support for analytics initiatives is important, but CEOs are starting to get behind analytics like never before.
- May 20, 2015
Self-service business intelligence and analytics tools require thoughtful deployment plans to get business users to willingly integrate them into operational workflows.
- October 09, 2014
TechTarget's 2014 IT Salary and Careers Survey shows that the pay of BI and big data respondents varies widely -- and that many aren't cashing in with big raises.
- February 21, 2014
A new survey reveals industry hot topics, including a lack of skills and leadership in the industry, two big data trends that are likely to continue.