Tag Archives: data scientist

Educating informed “intuitants”

Jay Liebowitz, Orkand Endowed Chair in Management and Technology, University of Maryland University College

“Today’s knowledge worker and future senior leader should be an “Informed Intuitant,’” says Dr. Jay Liebowitz of the University of Maryland University College. Read more about this skillset combining analytics and insight to make decisions.

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Keep it simple, stupid

Evan Stubbs

The jargon used when discussing business analytics can sound complicated and intimidating. Evan Stubbs, author of The Value of Business Analytics, explains the value in keeping it simple.

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Want to keep analytics superstars? Challenge them.

Financial Services Summit 2013 - Analytics Superstars Panel

With all the talk about data scientists, big data, and the potential for information overload on the horizon, the job market for “analytics superstars” is heating up. This topic brought a packed house to the SAS Financial Services Executive Summit last week.

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Ka and Ba: The soul of an organization

Jay Liebowitz, Orkand Endowed Chair in Management and Technology, University of Maryland University College

The soul of an organization is made up of Knowledge Acquisition and Business Analytics, says Jay Liebowitz, Orkand Endowed Chair in Management and Technology, University of Maryland University College.

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The “data artist” must balance creativity and control for effective predictive analytics

Senior Industry Consultant for Insurance, SAS

A better term for the “data scientist” may be “data artist,” says SAS’ Rachel Alt-Simmons. She explains how this role needs to embed a solution efficiently within a business process. And one way to do this is through the Lean methodology.

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Don’t confuse a data scientist with a rocket scientist

Martine George, Head of Marketing Analytics and Research, BNP Paribas Fortis

Companies that want to increase their use of analytics are always looking for talent – but the hunt is full of difficulties. Here are some suggestions that will work if you are staffing a Center of Excellence or building an analytical group within a business unit.

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Business analytics and the data scientist

Business analytics and the data scientist

“To be fully effective, the data scientist should represent a pinnacle of knowledge engineering,” says SAS’ Peter Dorrington. Read this article for further explanation.

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More views on the data scientist

Data quality trumps intuition

Amid all the talk of big data, no doubt you come across the newfangled job title “data scientist.” Various definitions, purposes and forecasts of this line of work blanket headlines daily. Consider a few more views on the emerging role.

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Amplify your data career with analytics

Amplify Your Data Career with Analytics

Transitioning into an “analytics career” can be confusing. This article gives a structured approach to make it easy to choose a path – and give analytic leaders an appreciation for the developmental steps to success.

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e-Chat: Defining role of data scientist

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Expanding on a role like Greg Hayworth’s of Humana, Doug Laney, VP of Research for Business Analytics and Performance Management at Gartner, defined the position of a data scientist in an AllAnalytics.com e-Chat on December 8th.

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