Data Scientists and Their Curriculum

October 16, 2013 | 17:22
Data science has been called the "sexiest profession of the 21st century." Well known big data evangelist James Kobielus describes what a data scientist is and does, what paradigms and practices one must know and what skills and knowledge one should possess. He also questions if the typical "sexy...

The curious data scientist

September 16, 2013 | 20:07
Hilary Mason is the "chief scientist emeritus" at Bitly, co-founder of HackNY, and an adviser to Accel Partners. She is also a curious data scientist, which is one factor that has led to her being one of the most influential people in her field. She talked with us about what it takes to be a top...

Shooting Down Myths about Data Scientists

July 10, 2013 | 23:38
"Data scientist" has been called the "sexiest job of the 21st century," but what exactly is a data scientist and what does one do? Big Data Evangelist James Kobielus explains by way of shooting down 10 myths about the role. For more information about the IBM big data platform and products, visit ...

Rebuffing "Buyer Beware" Attitude on Data Science

January 21, 2013 | 14:13
Noted data scientist David Smith responds to recent criticism in Forbes that data science is a "buyer beware" fad.