Data & Analytics

AI Skills Reign Supreme in the Fastest-Growing Jobs of the Year (Tech Republic)

Artificial intelligence (AI) held a significant presence in the top emerging jobs of 2018, according to LinkedIn's 2018 Emerging Jobs report released on Thursday. The report examin... More

The New Job Description for Data Scientists (IW)

As new tools help to automate data collection and cleaning, the role of data scientists is evolving into one where they deliver more value to their organizations.... More

DXC Technology Sets Additional Analytics Migration Factory Locations in the Philippines, Poland to Accelerate Client Migration to Microsoft Azure (HITS)

DXC Technology today announced the opening of two additional DXC Analytics Migration Factory locations in Manila, Philippines, and Warsaw, Poland. The new centers will provide cli... More

6 Trends Shaping the Next Generation of Data Infrastructure (Western Digital Blog)

4. Fast Data. The biggest concern for many IT teams has been tackling the growth of data. However, big data is now getting faster, and we’re seeing a rapid rise in the need for f... More

The Top Skills Needed by Data Scientists in 2019 (IM)

These days, it seems like everyone wants to be a data scientist. In fact, more and more universities are attracting and producing data science graduates—demand for data analytics... More

Harvard Business Review Study: Most Organizations Aren’t Prepared for a Data-Driven Future (MicroStrategy Blog)

To survive in today’s hyper-competitive environment, businesses need actionable customer insights, faster product innovation, and disruptive business models. The key for those ra... More

What Does It Take to Excel as a Data Scientist These Days? (Forbes)

There’s clearly a shortage of data scientists to help companies use more of their data, so pursuing a career in the field puts today’s students at a distinct advantage when it ... More

IBM Launches QRadar Advisor with Watson 2.0 with Enhanced Data Models (eWeek)

IBM announced that it is expanding the capabilities of its QRadar Advisor with Watson platform to help organizations more rapidly understand attacker behaviors. The IBM QRadar Advi... More

2019 IT Trend: Enterprises Will Adopt Next-Generation Platforms to Make the Most of IoT Data (DXC Technology)

As enterprises transition their physical world to a digital one, smart things become a driving force. Enterprises will implement next-generation platforms in 2019 that analyze larg... More

Top 8 Trending Big Data Hadoop Tools, Technologies (ReadWrite)

Big Data has revolutionized the entire industry. For enterprises managing data and extracting the useful information from that is of prime importance to gain a competitive edge. Th... More

Why IoT Data Protection Has Become More Important than Ever (ReadWrite)

Passed in May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is an EU law designed to give users more control over their personal data – and to protect against data breach a... More

Good News, Programmers: There Will be 253K New Software Developer Jobs by 2026 (Tech Republic)

Developers continue to be one of the fastest-growing and most in-demand tech professions, according to a new report. By 2026, more than 253,000 new software developer roles will be... More

AWS Rolls Out New Security Feature to Prevent Accidental S3 Data Leaks (ZDNet)

Amazon's Web Services division has rolled out new security features to AWS account owners today that are meant to prevent accidental data exposures caused by the misconfiguration o... More

SAS Signs Up as Multi-Year Partner to Sport Ireland Institute (HITS)

Sport Ireland has signed a multi-year partnership agreement with SAS, which will see the multinational become the Official Analytics Partner of Sport Ireland Institute through to M... More

Top Machine Learning Trends: The Path to Realization (Western Digital Blog)

Machine Learning was a concept that existed for decades. Yet only recent advancements in software, processing and massive, rich datasets have made it a reality. It’s no longer ju... More

Why Blockchain Developers ‘Can Earn $158K’ (BBC)

WEF analysts have included “blockchain specialists” in a list of 50 occupations that will rise in importance over the next four years. And alongside this will be an increasing ... More

Why Data Modeling is Important – And Why It’s Not (Forbes)

Data modeling does not excite passion within programmers. Your average Java or Python developer probably doesn’t even realize that they are doing it when they write programs, in ... More

The Growing Significance of DevOps for Data Science (Forbes)

Data science and machine learning are often associated with mathematics, statistics, algorithms and data wrangling. While these skills are core to the success of implementing machi... More

Google Cloud Wants to Make it Easier for Data Scientists to Share Models (TechCrunch)

Today, Google Cloud announced Kubeflow pipelines and AI Hub, two tools designed to help data scientists put to work across their organizations the models they create. Rajen Sheth, ... More

IBM Puts DNA Data on the Cloud with Ancestry Partnership (CBR)

IBM is providing its Analytics-as-a-Service model for the world’s largest consumer DNA network, Ancestry. The Utah-based genealogy company will use Big Blue’s Planning Analytic... More