What’s the Difference Between Data Science Roles?

Data science is a team sport. At least, that’s the consensus of a survey conducted by Bob Hayes of Business Over Broadway (B.O.B.) and Analytics Week asking Data Scientists about their skills and team make-up. Seventy-six percent of the respondents said they’ve worked with one or more people on their projects involving analytics. As the […]

What is a Data Scientist? An In-Depth Look

Right now, there’s a lot of talk about data scientists: What do they do? How do I become one? Do I need one for my company? All are valid questions since the position has recently gained momentum alongside the big data boom. According to RJ Metrics’ report The State of Data Science (which looked only at profiles […]

Fighting Crime with Data: How Law Enforcement is Leveraging Big Data Analytics to Keep Us Safe

Information catches criminals. That’s always been a fact. Law enforcement agencies have been taking advantage of data analytics since the mid-1990’s. But it’s only been within the last few years, however, that a flurry of programs launched across the country have begun to fully realize the potential of data intelligence in preventing crime. History The […]