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Matt Reaney

Matt Reaney is the Founder of www.bigcloud.io specialists in Big Data recruitment - connecting innovative organisations with the best talent in Data Analytics and Data Science.

Big DataInternet of Things

The leading car manufacturers are currently investing huge amounts of money integrating Big Data knowhow into their manufacturing processes. In the future, it will also undoubtedly have a direct impact on the driving experience – and before long your car will drive itself. If your in-car computer tells you that

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Healthcare

We’re a pretty suspicious lot here in the UK. Britain has the potential to be the world leader in Healthcare Big Data. We have (more or less) centralized NHS records dating back to the 1940s, and we have normalized personal data for each patient, which is far less fragmented than

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Big Data

As a Big Data recruiter, the speed of change in the industry never ceases to amaze me. I can’t fail to get up in the morning and wonder what the next year (or day) might bring in this ever changing industry, and although I have made eight suggestions for 2015

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Artificial IntelligenceMachine Learning

Friends of mine sometimes accuse me of facilitating the rise of the machines, Terminator style, in my calling to assist the best Big Data talent in their career moves. Arnold Schwarzenegger would be coming back from the future to destroy me. It all started with you Matt. I then go

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Data Science

When business leaders read about (and tackle) Big Data, there is a lot to take in. The field is developing so dynamically that many of the industry buzzwords will not have existed until a few short years ago. Just a short list of some programming languages is enough to make

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Data Science 101

According to a recent survey by EMC, 9% of Data Science professionals have a Doctoral Degree, 31% have a Master’s Degree and 27% an Undergraduate Degree. This rather blows out of the water the myth that all Data Scientists have to have a Ph.D. Over the next five years, 63%

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Data Science 101

My first article on “How To Become A Data Scientist” explored the basic four different types of Data Scientist – Data Business People, Data Creatives, Data Developers and Data Researchers (as per the O’Reilly study “Analysing the Analysers”). It highlighted the need for a data science team with diverse and

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Data ScienceData Science 101

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 educational role with our clients – helping them define role requirements and understanding what sort of candidate would

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