data scientist

  • How To Stem The Global Shortage Of Data Scientists Crunch Network

    How To Stem The Global Shortage Of Data Scientists

    Data scientist might be considered the “sexiest job of the 21st century,” with many companies eager to hire data science talent. But 20 years ago the term was barely used, save for a few academic articles. Even a decade ago, explaining data science to employers was challenging. Few people understood the value of a skill set that combines computer science, statistics, operations… Read More

  • Cities As Platforms Crunch Network

    Cities As Platforms

    Take a look at the last decade’s fastest-growing companies. You’ll notice they have one thing in common: They’re all platforms.YouTube was not the first video-hosting site, but it was the first to disrupt the stagnating online broadcasting model, creating a platform with digital engagement at its core. And the catalyst for Google’s exponential growth trajectory was when… Read More

  • The 5 Commandments Of Data And Why Analytics Efforts Are Still A Big Old Mess

    The 5 Commandments Of Data And Why Analytics Efforts Are Still A Big Old Mess

    At the Strata Conference this week, Marck Vaisman, a freelance data scientist, talked with us about the five commandments of data, a set of principles he has developed and written about in a book by O’Reilly Publishing called “The Bad Data Handbook.” Read More