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While the field of data science is not tied directly to Big Data, advances in one tends to produce advances in the other. Big Data increases our ability to harvest and process data, while data science allows us to dig into it for insights.

Every Deal In Professional Sports Is Based On Data
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Professional sports lend themselves really well to economic calculations – players, coaches, and agents act similarly to the hypothetical, rational decision-makers in economic models. While this data may seem complex or hard to obtain, it’s actually all readily available online – you just need to know where to look, how

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Free Guide: Do You Need A Data Science Team, Platform, Or Service?
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To guide your company towards success, leaders need a clear idea of what’s around the corner. It’s not enough to analyze what happened in the past. You need to know what the future holds. And that means data science-backed predictive models.  More data science doesn’t always mean more data scientists, though.

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Global Searches For Nearby Jobs Skyrockets By 242% In The Last Three Months
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The number of people searching for nearby jobs has skyrocketed in the last three months due to various factors like the current coronavirus pandemic. Data acquired by Finbold indicates that based on queries logged on the search engine Google, the global interest in the phrase ‘job hiring near me’ grew

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9 Best Practices Every Data Science Leader Should Follow
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Being a data scientist is hard. In addition to the combination of advanced mathematics and coding skills required to do the job, it’s a newer role for many organizations, so data scientists are called upon to navigate corporate landscapes, source the right IT resources, and establish new workflows across departments

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How To Form A Close-Knit Data Science Team In Weeks
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David Kuntz, Head of Data Science at Degreed, discusses how to find and form a close-knit, full-stack data science team in weeks.  We’ve all heard about data science unicorns – people with an almost mythical set of skills that can bring real clout and power into your organisation. But searching

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Want To Learn Data Science? Start With This Course
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Choosing a Bootcamp in person or online is a tough decision, most people are looking for a career change that could boost their employment opportunities and salary. At Dataconomy we spoke to Ariadna Cuffi, a student from the Allwomen data science course for a detailed review. Allwomen have courses in

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How Heads Of Data Can Jumpstart Machine Learning Without Hiring
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Read on the extract of the guide “6 steps to jumpstart machine learning using the resources you already have” written by Explorium – it explains how senior data professionals can enable data science in their organizations with the resources they have available, how to use cutting-edge technology to make the

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Employee Spend During The Pandemic: What Can Organizations Learn?
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It’s essential for organizations to be aware of shifts in employee spend that invite different risks. The data scientists at Oversight, an enterprise spend management software, reveal the ongoing spend shifts organizations face and how the pandemic has quickly reshaped travel and expense employee spend. A high-level look at the

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Making Privacy By Design The Business Default
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Four years ago, data privacy was a known but little talked-about concept. The GDPR radically changed that. Since the European law was passed, we’ve seen privacy protection catapulted to the top of the business agenda and the bar for responsible data use raised by one new global directive after another.

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You Don’t Need Data Science Staff To Build Your Machine Learning Infrastructure
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How can you make sure you’re building your machine learning infrastructure the right way? You’d be surprised to learn that you don’t need to have a full data science staff at hand. Machine learning has gone from buzzword to business necessity, and implementing it is quickly becoming mandatory. However, it

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