For the last five years or so, it’s been pretty easy to pretend you knew something about Big Data. You went to the cocktail party grabbed a drink and then said “Hadoop” […]
Part of the field of predictive analytics has recently been thrust into the spotlight under a new name: Big Data. As specialist recruiters in this fast developing sector, we often fulfil an […]
Remember those school or college careers department computer print-outs of suggested professions to which we might be suited? Typically, they were treated by the recipient with scepticism, if not a little mirth. […]
Data carpentry is a skilled, hands-on craft which will form a major part of data science in the future.
The New York Times has an article titled For Big-Data Scientists, ‘Janitor Work’ Is Key Hurdle to Insights. Mostly I really like it. The fact that raw data is rarely usable for […]
“Big Data” has become a huge buzzword in the business world. Whether this data comes from social networks, purchase histories, Web browsing patterns or surveys, the vast amount of consumer information that […]
Predictive analytics’ presence as a potent tool for business insight is all but solidified in today’s business world. In a 2012 Accenture survey, only 13 percent of respondents didn’t use data insight […]
I have interacted with various successful analysts over last 7 years. During these interactions, I found out some common habits in them. Some of these habits were also emphasized by my mentors, […]