Next Tuesday (April 19th), Metis’s 6 Week program “Intro to Data Science” begins. It runs Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:30pm – 9:30pm in midtown NYC. I was at the Open House last week and will be attending.There are a couple of seats left. Love the lead instructor Sergey Fogelson. Read More
UPDATED | 2016 Interactive University Map of Data Science / Analytics Academic Programs
Click on the interactive map of the USA to learn more about specific programs. Each red dot on the map links to a Data Informed article on the program, or other online resources with more information. Data Informed expect to keep it updated to check back with their site. Read More
(UPDATED) Awesome study on Data Scientists from 2015 by RjMetrics. In-depth analysis of the global market for Data Scientist, their skills, companies hiring, etc. Lots of interesting graphs and data visualizations. Read More
Our client offers one of the only accredited data science bootcamp and training operations in the United States. We are looking to hire 2 more Senior Data Scientists, who are looking to pass on what they love, what they’ve learned, … and have a life! Read More
The Data Incubator is an intensive 7 week bootcamp that prepares the best scientists and engineerings with advanced degrees to work as data scientists and quants. Read More
Free eBook “Practical Machine Learning: Innovations in Recommendations”
In this guide, Practical Machine Learning: Innovations in Recommendation, authors and Mahout committers Ted Dunning and Ellen Friedman shed light on a more approachable recommendation engine design and the business advantages for leveraging this innovative implementation style. Read More…
Big Data Analytics for Dummies is a helpful resource that addresses the practical dilemmas surrounding Big Data and provides a step-by-step approach on how to sidestep common pitfalls and maximize value using analytics applications.
The ebook is free, but you are asked minor contact info in return. Read More…
For the second year, O’Reilly Media conducted an anonymous survey to expose the tools successful data analysts and engineers use, and how those tool choices might relate to their salary. We heard from over 800 respondents who work in and around the data space, and from a variety of industries across 53 countries and 41 U.S. states. Read More
UPDATED: The Data Science Report has created a new section “PhD PREDICTION PROJECTS!” In this section we are going to profile interesting predictive analytics projects by “up and coming” PhD and Masters students/recent grads.
Our first project looks at Eric Chalmer’s computer model that uses Machine Learning to predict the outcome and how much to wager on MMA/UFC fights. While initially a hobby, his algo’s have performed remarkably well (total return of 160%+) during the first 10 months and we’re tracking his predictions here. Read More
Here are 2 researched articles by Randy Bartlett on the value of the Chief Analytics Officer (CAO) role.
The first discusses the benefits of a CAO: “3 Good Reasons You Need a CAO”. He then invested about 50 hours interviewing people for a unique case study illustrating what happens when a corporation loses its CAO: “The Dissolution of an Analytics Team” Here they are…Read More