Curiosity, Big Data, and Data Science

By Brenda S., Director of Marketing - Wednesday, November 21, 2012

If you haven’t heard of data science, you will soon. As organizations realize that Big Data isn’t going away, they will finally come around. This is always the case with the technology adoption lifecycle. Yes, this may very well mean new hardware purchases and upgrades, as well as new software solutions like Hadoop and NoSQL. At some point, however, employees with new skills will have to make all of this new stuff sing and dance. Enter the Data Scientist... Part statistician, part coder, part data modeler, and part business person, the term has grown in importance since being introduced in 2008. But I’d argue that the single most important attribute of the data scientist is a childlike curiosity of why things happen–or don’t. Read more from community contributor Phil Simon...

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Good point. Data science is nothing but curiosity about Data and how to generate revenues through data in our organizations! Many ways you can reach the goal!!!…

By Muralidhar (Mur) R., Manager, Data Analytics & Metrics at AmerisourceBergen - Thursday, November 22, 2012

But how do companies harness that innate curiosity in a valid and reliable way? Some 2012 research: http://www.talentanalytics.com/talent-analytics-corp/research-study/

By Michael K., Analytics Evangelist at Talent Analytics, Corp - Thursday, August 01, 2013

But how do companies harness that innate curiosity in a valid and reliable way? Some 2012 research: http://www.talentanalytics.com/talent-analytics-corp/research-study/

By Michael K., Analytics Evangelist at Talent Analytics, Corp - Thursday, August 01, 2013

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