The Skills You Need to Become a Data Scientist

As a data scientist in Silicon Valley, I am humbled by the amount of attention our field has received in the past few years. Harvard Business Review has called data science the sexiest job of the 21st century and Forbes released a report explaining why data scientist is the best job to pursue in 2016. These headlines pique the interest

Data Opportunities Slipping Through the Cracks

If you’re struggling to make the most of your data, take heart in the fact that you’re not alone. A large percentage of companies are not fully executing on their big data, data science, and IoT strategies, several recent studies say. That good news is there’s lots of room for improvement. The gap between what companies can do with data,

The Best Data Jobs in 2017

If you’re looking to make a career change in the new year, you could do a lot worse than to look for a job in data sciences. Last year, the website Glassdoor ranked data scientist as its No. 1 job on its list of the top 25 best jobs in America, and experts expect it to stay at the top

Why You Need a Data Science Platform

Advanced analytics and predictive modeling are now essential to businesses looking to optimize decision making and deliver value to customers. But even as organizations invest more resources in big data and data science, executives are not yet realizing their anticipated return on investment. The reason is a less-than-ideal data science workflow where data scientists are working across many disconnected tools