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Women in Data Science

 The field of Data Science is booming, yet comparatively few women are entering it. Why? What are the obstacles and opportunities facing them if they do? The path to change is challenging, but as a woman who has happily worked in data science for many years, I can say with confidence that it’s possible....

Predict (Still in) the Future

 HR technology has hit two critical tipping points this year: more than half of companies are now hosting their human resources management system on the cloud, and more than 60 percent of companies now...

Connecting the Experts with the Data Scientists

 “Can Machines Think?” was the cover of Time magazine a generation ago. The impetus was a face-off between world chess champion Gary Kasparov and IBM’s “Deep Blue” chess machine. The first match was won...

Google Flu Trends’ Failure Shows Good Data > Big Data

 In their best-selling 2013 book Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work and Think, authors Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier selected Google Flu Trends (GFT) as the lede of chapter...

It’s starting to come together

  The technology-customer centricity-profitability linkage emerges Every year Gartner comes out with a fascinating graph detailing the “hype cycle” of scores of new technologies, plotting them on a time curve that traces them through...

Using Predictive Analytics to Make your Data Actionable (part 1)

 If we were able to predict the future, we would be able read the minds of our customers and know exactly what they wanted.  The closest we can get to this supernatural ability is...

Winning the Big Data race

 It’s getting difficult to pick up a business magazine, attend a conference or even walk through an airport terminal without encountering the topics of Big Data and analytics. Everyone from IT companies to phone...