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Turning AI Against Cancer at the Data Science Bowl

Today Booz Allen Hamilton and Kaggle today announced the winners of the third annual Data Science Bowl, a competition that harnesses the power of data science and crowdsourcing to tackle some of the world’s toughest problems. This year’s challenge brought together nearly 10,000 participants from across the world… Read more

It’s Not Clairvoyance, It’s Data Science

We’re in a fierce era of ever-increasing competition for great, reliable data. Around a decade ago, at the start of the Big Data boom, businesses were just beginning to devise ways to capture and record data. Today, we’re asking, “How do we make our data stronger to deliver insights that are more meaningful… Read more

Data as a Critical Element in the Discovery and Delivery of Smart Energy

By 2020 Gartner analysts estimate an astronomical number of 25 billion devices will be connected to the internet. Dubbed as the internet of things (IoT), a sizeable portion will be sensors. In the energy and utilities industry, these sensor devices will comprise of meters, gauges, and thermostats attached to energy turbines, oil drills, smart home […]

Using data science to understand global climate systems

Climate scientists at the University of Rochester are using data science to understand what drives the global climate system—from deep in the ocean to high in the sky. Tom Weber, who studies marine ecosystems, and Lee Murray, who studies atmospheric chemistry, both joined the Department of Earth and Environmental Science as assistant professors this academic […]

Four Data Science Imperatives for Customer Success Executives

Business growth depends on ensuring customers recommend, stay and expand their relationship with you. Businesses are implementing customer success management (CSM) programs to help improve their relationship with customers to improve their chances of success. In our Big Data world, Customer Success Management (CSM) programs are now able to leverage large amounts of customer data […]

Data scientists really love their jobs, survey finds

A new study by AI firm CrowdFlower reveals that a majority of data scientists feel as though they’ve landed this century’s sexiest job. While the sexiness is debatable, it’s clear that job satisfaction rates are high within this burgeoning career path… Read more

3 reasons why data scientist remains the top job in America

Glassdoor recently revealed its report highlighting the 50 best jobs in America, and unsurprisingly, data scientist claimed the top spot for the second year in a row. Every year, the jobs site releases this report based on each job’s overall “Glassdoor Job Score.” The score is determined by three key factors: the number of job […]

Eight skills you need to be a data scientist

Data science is now one of the leading pillars of science to dive into. Since the technology world is fast growing, science data flourishes, too. This is because data is stored in great amounts in computers. It is the work of data scientists to decipher and interpret this data into usable parts. What does it […]

10 Data Science and Predictive Analytics Startups

Just last week, a data company called Alteryx (NYSE:AYX) went public, raising $120 million and giving them a market cap of around $828 million. Speculation is that now the data theme is heating up and in turn people are starting to blab on about “data driven cultures” and “trusting your data, not your gut”… Read […]

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