Data Science


What it’s like to have the best job in America right now

Data scientists have the best job in America, according to Glassdoor. The field may be relatively new and occasionally vaguely defined, but one thing’s for sure — it’s also growing. That’s because, in the digital age,…Read more

The two-way street between data science and business

Sigrid Rouam, lead data scientist at SGX, discusses the role of big data in business and finance, and how companies can change to make the most of the data scientists they employ Big data and data analytics is becoming increasingly accepted as a vital ingredient in the pursuit of a smarter and…Read more

The Data Science Diversity Gap

How diverse will a lucrative, growing field like data science be in the future? Will it end up like computer science today (not very diverse) or computer science a few decades ago (much more so)? One way to prognosticate the future demographic composition of data science is…Read more

How Data Science Can Boost Network Operations

Data science techniques have been around for many years and successfully applied in several areas like fraud detection, personalized recommendations, etc. Most recently, these techniques are being leveraged in service provider and telco network operations. The combination of SDN/NFV and data science is becoming a powerful new approach for making networks more reliable and secure. […]

IBM Brings Analytics To The Data For Faster Processing

Data analytics is a rapidly evolving field, and IBM and other vendors over the past several years have built numerous tools to address segments of it. But now Big Blue is shifting its focus to give data scientists and developers the technologies they need more easily and quickly analyze the data and derive insights that […]

States Compete for Top Data Science Talent

As more and more data government data becomes available, states struggle to hire the right professionals to make sense of it. States have long competed for jobs and investment, and this dynamic is now playing out in the race to be the state with the most data scientists — the highly sought-after professionals who…Read more

Data Science and the Don’ts

Big data analytics promise tremendous benefits for organizations, but there are a few gotchas that stand in the path to success. While the topic of big data has become familiar, the concept is still evolving and we’re very much…Read more

6 data analytics success stories: An inside look

If data is the new oil, then knowing how to refine it into actionable intelligence is the key to leveraging its potential. To this end, CIOs are playing with predictive analytics tools, crafting machine learning algorithms and battle-testing other solutions in pursuit of businesses efficiencies and new ways to serve customers. Hyperaware that reducing costs […]