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July 24, 2017
In many organizations, chief data officer jobs centered on defense against risk are giving way to ones emphasizing innovation. To do so, CDOs must nurture a data culture, MIT panelists said.
July 17, 2017
The chief data officer's next challenge may be to find storytellers who can explain machine learning for data science to decision-makers in the organization.
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.
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