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Could Healthcare Innovation Be Hindered By a Data Scientist Shortage?
Like many other industries, healthcare has become increasingly reliant on digital data. This trend has birthed many positive improvements in care quality, affordability, efficiency, and more, but this innovation may be slowing. A shortage of healthcare data science workers is looming. Demand for STEM jobs has... Read more
The Need for an Improved Data Science Project Management Process 
Editor’s note: Dr. Jeff Saltz is a speaker for ODSC East 2022. Be sure to check out his talk, “Managing Data Science Projects via an Agile Framework,” there to learn more about data science project management. Data science managers (and senior leaders managing data science teams)... Read more
Deep Learning Enables a New View in the Agricultural Industry
Editor’s note: Jennifer is a speaker for ODSC East 2022 this April 19th-21st. Be sure to check out her talk, “Deep Learning Enables a New View in the Agriculture Industry,” there! Although initially a slow adopter of machine learning and computer vision, agriculture has become an... Read more
5 Unexpected Industries Utilizing AI and ML
Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are changing the world around us in extraordinary ways, including some surprising new applications in global industries. These technologies enable us to take computing to a whole new level, which opens the door for innovations that improve processing capabilities,... Read more
Using Data Science to Develop a Winning Business Strategy, Part 3
What role should data science teams have when creating a great business strategy that makes competitors irrelevant? The answer lies in an application of Blue Ocean Strategy, a set of concepts developed by W. Chan Kim and Reneé Mauborgne (2015) in their famous book by that... Read more
Announcing the ODSC East AI Startup Showcase & Lab
2021 was a banner year for venture capital investment in AI and machine learning startups with 4,021 deals closed and $83.7 billion invested. Although the number of closed deals dipped slightly from 2020, the amount of investment per startup increased significantly, indicating the continued potential for... Read more
Using Data Science to Develop a Winning Business Strategy Part 2
In the first part of this series, we began to examine the role data scientists can play when creating a great business strategy that makes competitors irrelevant.  That role begins by creating a strategy canvas, using a set of concepts developed by W. Chan Kim and... Read more
Using Data Science to Develop a Winning Business Strategy Part 1
What role should data science teams have when creating a great business strategy that makes competitors irrelevant? The answer lies in an application of Blue Ocean Strategy, a set of concepts developed by W. Chan Kim and Reneé Mauborgne (2015) in their famous book by that... Read more
Recent Case Study Highlights How AI Can Reduce Revenue Leakage
As the global pandemic extends into another year, individuals continue working in remote or flexible environments. When more employees work outside of traditional office settings, they require efficient and independent telecommunication services. As the demand for reliable services increases, companies must improve the efficiency of their... Read more
What Does a Data-Driven Government Look Like?
The increasing availability of a vast amount of resources makes it more appropriate for people in government to rely on hard statistics rather than guesswork. There’s no single definition of a data-driven government. However, numerous fascinating real-life examples can show us some of the possibilities.  Causing... Read more