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As a Data Scientist, Do You Have to Start Worrying About Blockchain Any Time Soon?

In this contributed article, Smita Adhikary, Managing Consultant at Big Data Analytics Hires, provides a look into Blockchain technology and what it means for the data scientist. When you hear something repeated as frequently and as religiously as the term Blockchain is these days, you cannot help but wonder – am I immune to it’s onslaught?

3 Ways Marketers Should Use Data Science to Skyrocket Marketing Results

In this contributed article, journalist Olivia Ryan provides 3 ways marketers should use data science to skyrocket marketing results. The purpose of “data science” is to solve complex problems that organizations face by means of analytics. In digital marketing, data science becomes critically important.

Survey Finds Barriers That Prevent Organizations From Realizing Data Science Return on Investment

Domino Data Lab, provider of the advanced data science platform, announced the findings of a survey of more than 250 data science leaders and practitioners. The survey revealed factors that enable data science teams to achieve return on investment (ROI), top capabilities contributing to their success, and priorities they must address this year.

Booz Allen & Kaggle’s Annual Data Science Competition Puts AI to Work Accelerating Life-Saving Medical Research

To spur automation of biomedical analysis, Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) and Kaggle launched the 2018 Data Science Bowl, a 90-day competition that calls on thousands of participants globally to train deep learning models to examine images of cells and identify nuclei, regardless of the experimental setup—and without human intervention. Creators of the top algorithms will split $170,000 in cash and prizes, including an NVIDIA® DGX Station™,

Using Data Science for Social Good

In this contributed article, Dr. Ken Sanford, the US lead Analytics Architect for Dataiku, discusses how some data scientists share a deep concern for social welfare and hope to use their discoveries to promote the betterment of our world. From advancements in healthcare technology to major activist efforts, the relationship between social good and data science can be found all around us, often in ways we may not expect.

Top Skills Data Scientists Need To Learn in 2018

Data scientists are in high demand, taking the number 1 spot in Glassdoor’s Best Jobs in America list in 2016 and 2017, with 4,84 position available and boasting a median base salary of $110,000. According to Jim Webber, Chief Scientist at Neo4j, the following is a short-list of the most essential tech skills for data scientists to adopt this year.

Interview: Ida Johnsson, Ph.D. Candidate at the Department of Economics at USC

I recently caught up with Ida Johnsson, a Ph.D. Candidate at the Department of Economics at University of Southern California, to discuss how she is actively transitioning to the field of data science. This interview can serve as a compelling example for others wishing to move into the field of data science from other disciplines and explore career opportunities.

5 Misconceptions About Data Science

In this contributed article, technology writer and blogger Kayla Matthews examines the 5 most common misconceptions floating around about data science and what project administrators and business managers need to be aware of. Remember these tips before getting involved, and be sure to do the necessary research. With the right people and knowledge on your side, you’ll be on your way in no time, rocketing to success.

Operationalizing Data Science

In the video presentation below, Joel Horwitz, Vice President, Partnerships, Digital Business Group for IBM Analytics, discusses what it means to “operationalize data science” – basically what it means to harden the ops behind running data science platforms.

Research of 1,001 Data Scientist LinkedIn Profiles

Data science is a super-hot topic and the data scientist job is the sexiest job of the 21st century according to the Harvard Business Review. But how does one actually become a data scientist? 365 DataScience gathered data from 1,001 publicly listed LinkedIn profiles of data scientists and prepared a compelling report “Studying 1,001 Data Scientist LinkedIn Profiles.”