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.
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
The ecommerce industry has greatly benefited from the explosion of customer-centric data analytics. Industry leaders have been able to leverage it to great effect, fueling their various marketing, advertising and website content personalization efforts, yielding game-changing sales conversion lift. Contemporary online shopping companies have even been rampantly gathering, tracking, and even buying
Whether you are experienced or thinking about getting your hands on Apache Spark, this Apache Spark tutorial will guide you through: downloading and running Spark launching Spark’s consoles Spark’s basic architecture Spark’s language APIs DataFrames and SQL Spark’s Toolset What is Apache Spark? Apache Spark is a unified computing engine
As the world contends with the Covid-19 pandemic and its profound impact across regions and industries, companies are not only looking for ways to safeguard their people and customers but also their business’ long-term future – read how data & analytics can help your business deal with the crisis. The