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Funding your AI Startup – 6 Pitch Writing Guidelines to Consider
In terms of disruptive technologies, artificial intelligence (AI) has provided numerous industries with transformative innovations. Whether it’s finance, healthcare or retail, AI technologies have found their place in day-to-day operations across the global market. According to Forbes, 59% of organizations worldwide have deployed some form of AI already and... Read more
Can Skills Assessments Help Avoid False Negatives in Tech Recruitment?
In Part 2 of our series on skills assessments, we’re looking at the issue of false negatives in tech and data talent recruitment and what roles skills assessments play. We cover why false negatives really do matter in tech recruiting, what drives this type of hiring error and what can be... Read more
4 Ways Data Scientists Are Marketing Themselves Incorrectly
You’re looking for your next big job, but every time you apply to a position, it’s crickets. You’ve got the background and the training. Your GitHub profile is filled out, and you’ve done your hackathons. The field has a talent demand, but if you’re making these mistakes, you may... Read more
Transitioning from Academia to Business? 3 Things to Keep in Mind
Congratulations! You’ve gotten your first job in Data Science in the business sector. Whether you’re fresh out of school or coming from a distinguished career in academia, you’re transitioning from academia to business — you feel ready to make an impact in your company.  [Related Article: 3 Unique Ways... Read more
How Not to Get Started in Data Science
Data science is a hot field, but some job seekers are having a hard time getting a foot in the door. Job posters are citing mismatches in skills needed on the job and the skills potential job seekers have. If you play your cards right, you could turn this... Read more
Making the Move from Data Science to Data Leadership
Businesses don’t know what to do with their data. It’s a brave new world out there with the potential to derail even the most earnest data science initiatives, so businesses are getting smart. They’re hiring data science leadership, not just data scientists, and you could be part of this... Read more
How To Stay Busy While Looking for a Data Science Job
Just because you’re in-between jobs or looking for your first data science job doesn’t mean you get to sit around watching television and eating chips.  Okay, there’s a little of that, but keeping up to date with what’s happening in the data science world as you search for your... Read more
What Businesses Should Know About Speech Technologies
One of the top workshops at ODSC West last year (2018) was a talk by Omar Tawakol, the founder of Voicea. His company created a voice assistant that transformed meetings by handling lower order tasks like note-taking. Cisco acquired Voicea, most likely to integrate it into Webex as part... Read more
3 Things That Look as Good as Experience on a Data Science Resume
So you need a job in data science, but you don’t have company experience. It’s a Catch-22. You have to get hired to get experience, but you can’t get hired without the experience. Getting over that hurdle means getting a little creative and applying other factors to your data... Read more
How to Convince Your Boss It’s Time to Expand Your Data Science Team
Tell me if this sounds familiar. Your job description includes data science and data visualization. You’re the go-to expert for building the architecture and the point person when something goes haywire. You’re expected to make sense of the data lake and ensure it’s labeled correctly. Plus, they need you... Read more