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Top Stories: September 12-16, 2011

Building data science teams, the evolution of data products, and the grunt work of data journalism.

Here’s a look at the top stories published across O’Reilly sites this week.

Building data science teams
A data science team needs people with the right skills and perspectives, and it also requires strong tools, processes, and interaction between the team and the rest of the company.

The evolution of data products
The real changes in our lives will come from products that have the richness of data without calling attention to the data.

The work of data journalism: Find, clean, analyze, create … repeat
Simon Rogers discusses the grunt work and tools behind The Guardian’s data stories.

Social data: A better way to track TV
PeopleBrowsr CEO Jodee Rich says social data offers a better way to see what TV audiences watch and what they care about.

When media rebooted, it brought marketing with it
In this TOC podcast, Twist Image president Mitch Joel talks about some of the common challenges facing the music, magazine and book publishing sectors.


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