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24/7 Data - What Is the Deal?

Posted by Marie L. Clark on Feb 1, 2018 6:11:00 AM

Data is everywhere. Data is powerful. Data is power.

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Topics: dataliteracy, big data, Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Data, Data Science, AI, algorithm

Change Creates Opportunities Especially For Those Who Are Data Literate

Posted by Marie L. Clark on Jan 25, 2018 6:11:00 AM

2018-01-24_11-25-56.jpgOn Monday Amazon opened the first cashierless store, Amazon Go. LinkedIn posed the question, “Are cashiers' days numbered?” I think we’ve known this was coming since grocery stores introduced self-checkout lines and Wendy’s installed self-ordering kiosks.

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Topics: big data, 4th industrial revolution, Data Scientist, Data Science, Data Literacy, Data Literate

The Data Scientist: It May Not Mean What You Think That It Means

Posted by Marie L. Clark on Nov 22, 2017 6:11:00 AM

Do you ever feel like terms like "big data," "data analytics," "data mining," "data optimization," etc. are bandied about to epic proportions these days? I mean, if you're in the field, you definitely notice these terms, but even your basic computer users and luddites are starting to notice these terms. Most people have a fairly decent idea of what these concepts mean.  

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Topics: Data, Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Job, algorithm

Data Science and the Data Scientist – Simply Put.

Posted by Marie L. Clark on Aug 10, 2017 5:36:19 PM

In the simplest term, Data Science is the transformation of Data into actionable insights or visions. Raw data or data that has not been processed for use1, must be processed and transformed to produce information. That information is then analyzed to develop knowledge. The end goal is for the knowledge to drive action.

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Topics: Data, Data Science, Data Scientist, algorithm, Analytics, AI, Artificial Intelligence