Becoming a Data Scientist: Profiling Cisco’s Data Science Certification Program

Today’s subject matter experts and specialists are tomorrow’s data scientists thanks to Cisco’s Enterprise Data Science Office. Cisco Systems—a US technology company that develops, manufactures, and sells networking devices and management—has taken a forward-thinking and flexible approach to both finding and retaining talent in the…

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IT job spotlight: Data scientist

It’s a great time to be a data scientist. These professionals are responsible for helping gather and manage an organization’s data in a way that’s meaningful to business decision makers. The right candidates have experience working with major database platforms, are experienced coders and must…

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Trump expected to cut federal IT spending

President Donald Trump said this week that the federal budget is a « mess » and is promising to make it leaner. This means that federal IT spending — now at $81.6 billion — is likely to see cuts, analysts said. The Trump administration is still filling…

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Putting data into the sales process with InsideSales

InsideSales is one of an increasing number of players that aims to offer sales teams tools to make them more efficient and effective. In its case, InsideSales came about through the post-graduate research of co-founder Dave Elkington. As Elkington studied artificial intelligence, he soon came…

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A Challenge to Analyze the World’s Most Interesting Data: The Department of Commerce Publishes its Datasets on Kaggle

Since opening up our public datasets platform in August, we’ve been amazed by the depth and breadth of projects our community has created, the thoughtful analyses shared, and the words of wisdom exchanged. This is why, when the Department of Commerce – “America’s Data Agency”…

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Getting Started in the Seizure Prediction Competition: Impact, History, & Useful Resources

The currently ongoing Seizure Prediction competition—hosted by Melbourne University AES, MathWorks, and NIH—invites Kagglers to accurately forecast the occurrence of seizures using intracranial EEG recordings. This competition uniquely focuses on seizure prediction using long-term electrical brain activity from human patients obtained from the world first…

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