“Over the last five years, people rarely had the word ‘analytics’ in their profile. Now, it’s just sky-rocketed.” —DJ Patil
Top-of-the-List Thinking from Edd & Alistair
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This free online event will look at how Big Data stacks and analytical approaches are finding their way into organizations, and the roadblocks that can thwart efforts to become more data-driven. Join Strata chairs Edd Dumbill and Alistair Croll for a session with top-drawer speakers. Topics include:
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Trendy or Trend-Setting?
“Yes, data scientist is a trendy new job title to emboss on your business card,” admits blogger James Kobielus. “But it’s also a very useful new term for referring to a wide range of advanced analytics functions that heretofore have had no consensus category label. . . . . [F]ar more data scientists work in the business world than in the halls of academia or think tanks.”
Writing About Numbers
One World Learning
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For Your Viewing Pleasure
O’Reilly editor Julie Steele joins her coauthor Noah Illinsky to discuss the topic of their latest book, Designing Data Visualizations, in this free, one-hour webcast devoted to learning a linear process of encoding information for visual transmission and subsequent decoding by wetware (the reader’s brain).
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