“Big data” startup Deep Information Sciences has raised $10 million in its first round of funding to help its customers with a “new approach” to database architectures.
Guest Post More than ever, companies are seeking out talent with deep analytical skills who can find the value in their data. Here's who you should hire.
HG Data uses a data-driven approach to help salespeople build lists of potential enterprise customers, and is ready to disrupt the legacy IT market.
A San Francisco-based startup called Kaggle is taking on the talent shortage, whether through its data science competitions or a new service launching today, dubbed "Kaggle Connect."
Guest Post President Obama’s former campaign’s director of digital analytics, Amelia Showalter, is now a kind of political sabermetrician-for-hire.
Is your startup struggling to solve a tricky data challenge? Data science startup Kaggle is launching a program today to rally its community of 70,000 statisticians from around the world to solve your most enduring problems.
Nate Silver, the geek hero who correctly predicted all 50 states in the 2012 presidential election using data science, says he expects to be back for 2014 and 2016.
Guest Post While I'm pleased with the outcome of yesterday's election in political terms, I'm equally thrilled about the victory for data science versus gut instinct, philosophy and fundamentals.
Bright.com, the recently-launched startup with a scientific method to match you with a dream job, has found something cool to do with its backlog of employment data.
Props to Facebook HR! Finally, a detailed description of what a "data scientist" actually is. Join the team that analyzes raw data to probe the motivations of human behavior (for fun).
Data scientists are like the supermodels or football players of the enterprise world: highly in-demand and earning sky-high salaries in their prime but insecure about their future prospects.
The science of selling tickets may appear simple, but ticketing giant Ticketmaster is sitting on a treasure trove of unexplored transaction data, and even social data, it can use to better understand its customers and sell more tickets. To lead …
Some of the world’s biggest tech companies from Google to Facebook are data-driven, but few startup founders have any idea what a data scientist does, never mind whether they should hire one. Here is VentureBeat’s guide to data science for …
“Spec work” is a term of derision in the creative industries, applied to work that’s done for free to win a prize or a contract. But for some, the model has worked so well that Kaggle is applying the model …