As the demand for the Data Scientist job position continues to increase, we’re seeing significant variation in the ads appearing on places like LinkedIn. From the discontinuity I’ve noticed in the ads, it is reasonable to question whether the internal/external recruiters and HR departments actually know what a data scientist does. In some cases I’ve […]
It’s not surprising that big data, data science and machine learning are hugely dominant topics in the IT and business world. For the past few years, it seems that there’s been more articles, blogs and op-ed pieces about big data than you could keep track of. And with good reason – plenty of organizations across […]
Inside HPC Media’s entry into the Big Data arena in 2011 with the launch of insideBIGDATA was a natural progression from its High Performance Computing (HPC) origins. Big computing and big storage are in large responsible for making today’s big data a reality – never before has it been possible to process the volume of […]
Over at Wired, James Cattermole from Hexigo writes that, as companies come to rely more heavily on data, they risk applying data-driven solutions without any regard for common sense and the human experience. In order to execute a big data strategy, companies need to focus on the human decision making elements just as much as […]
Machine learning and its application in advanced analytics is one area that will make both the public and private sectors data-savvier than anything we’ve seen so far.