Kaggle now has 100K data scientists, but what’s a data scientist? — Tech News and Analysis

Kaggle now has 100K data scientists, but what’s a data scientist? — Tech News and Analysis.

IT has disrupted finance so why is healthcare lagging behind?

Information technology has revolutionalized financial services. So why is healthcare so far behind?
Phil Fasano, Guest Contributor, gigaom.com

The U.S. leads the world in health­care expen­di­tures – an astound­ing $2.7 tril­lion in 2012 and ris­ing every year. Yet in one recent study of med­ical out­comes in the world’s most high­ly devel­oped coun­tries we ranked last. By any mea­sure …

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Best grad degree programs in big data analytics

(via Institute for Advanced Analytics | Dr. Michael Rappa · Survey of Graduate Degree Programs in Analytics)

With $1 Trillion at Stake, Enterprise Technology Gets Its Star Turn :

Big Tech: With $1 Trillion at Stake, Enterprise Technology Gets Its Star Turn
Michael V. Copeland, wired.com

Every 10 to 15 years the enterprise market goes through an upheaval where the next generation of technology replaces the old. We’re in the early stages of one of those big displacements right now, where huge companies are brought to …

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Technology Ranks World’s Most-Trusted Industry

Technology Ranks World’s Most-Trusted Industry in 2013
Zoe Fox, mashable.com

The technology industry has been ranked most-trusted for the second consecutive year, ahead of the automotive, and food and beverage industries, according to the 2013 Edelman Trust Barometer.”As an industry, I think tech companies pre-anticipate a…

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Why health IT is the core of reform

Why IT is the core of the healthcare renaissance
kevinmd.com

Warning! I am a practicing doctor who sees real patients using an electronic medical record (EMR). My sole agenda is to provide the best patient care. I have no financial stake in information technology (IT). However, unlike the editorial board at…

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Why I Never Post Job Openings

Eric V. Holtzclaw, inc.com

LEAN FORWARD

Instead, I give candidates permission to stalk me. They should find out what I’m up to, track me down, introduce themselves, let me get to know them. It works.

Peo­ple often ask me how to get a job at my com­pa­ny, User Insight. T…

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Why I Never Post Job Openings

Jobs for the Future (JFF) uses online intelligence to find jobs in most demand

joe explaining software
joe explaining software (Photo credit: Wonderlane)

In contrast to traditional survey based means of measuring job growth which can be quite inaccurate  Jobs for the Future’s (JFF)  John Dorrer uses ethnographic/online methods to analyze job postings (mining nearly 100,000 unique online postings for the three months ending February 14) in real time to extract the skills employers are asking for right now, then works with community colleges to make sure their students are being prepared to deliver.

CERTIFICATIONS IN GREATEST DEMAND

ABILITIES IN GREATEST DEMAND

  • 9,428 jobs need wither SQL, Java, or Oracle programming skills
  • 4,945 jobs need sales skills
  • 4,677 jobs need scheduling or other administrative support skills
  • 3,782 jobs need accounting skills
  • 2,374 jobs need math skills

Where the Massachusetts jobs are right now – Boston.com.

Quantified Self: New Personal Informatics Community

Avionics and Informatics
Avionics and Informatics (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Quantified Self | Self Knowledge Through Numbers.

Online Project Management & Planning Software – LiquidPlanner

English: VA IT Project Management Framework
English: VA IT Project Management Framework (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Online Project Management & Planning Software – LiquidPlanner.