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As a challenging labor market and uncertain economic times continue to impact both employers and employees across a wide array of industries, the need for intentional and data-backed approaches to talent acquisition and talent management has never been higher. A job architecture framework is a crucial component of an effective HR strategy and plays an impactful role in job titling, lending itself to supporting internal equity and...
Zenith American Solutions, Inc., a leader in third-party administration services for Taft-Hartley trust funds, is pleased to announce that Patrick Horne has joined Zenith's executive leadership team as chief information officer. Horne has been an IT professional for over 32 years, managing IT operations for publicly-traded and privately-held companies. He has assisted dozens of companies with designing and executing their IT operational...
In the realm of artificial intelligence, deep learning is a driving force, propelling the boundaries of what machines can achieve. This blog post delves into developments in deep learning, with a spotlight on transformative architectures such as transformers. As we explore the technical intricacies, we'll uncover the applications of deep learning across diverse domains, from image recognition to language translation. The evolution of deep...
Gartner, Inc. recently revealed its top strategic predictions for 2024 and beyond. They explore how generative AI (GenAI) has changed executive leaders’ way of thinking on every subject and how to create a more flexible and adaptable organization that is better prepared for the future. “GenAI presents an opportunity to accomplish things never before possible in the scope of human existence,” said Daryl Plummer,...
Shapiro+Raj, the largest minority-owned research and insights consultancy in the U.S., is pleased to announce the addition of Geneva Taylor as director, data analytics & insights. Taylor will be joining the team of Chelsey Merker, SVP strategy + research, a group within Shapiro+Raj with the mission to drive excellence and innovation for Shapiro+Raj. This hire demonstrates the consultancy's commitment to remaining on the leading edge of...
As the industry rapidly grows and evolves to meet the increasing significance of data in artificial intelligence (AI), particularly as the focus shifts towards generative AI investments, Gartner, Inc. recently highlighted the top trends impacting the future of data science and machine learning (DSML). Gartner Director Analyst Peter Krensky said, “As machine learning adoption continues to grow rapidly across industries, DSML is...
OneMagnify, a global leader in technology and analytics-driven digital performance marketing solutions backed by leading private equity firm Crestview Partners, recently announced its hire of Kamelia Dianati as chief technology officer. The chief technology officer is a C-suite role at OneMagnify responsible for strategy, implementation, and oversight of the information technology platform as well as management of a talented cross-company...
Time series data, characterized by a sequence of observations taken at successive points in time, holds a crucial role in a variety of fields, from finance to epidemiology and climate science. In the realm of data science and IT, understanding and leveraging time series data is essential for forecasting, anomaly detection, and informed decision-making. This blog post delves into the significance of time series analysis and how it can be used...
Data visualization is a critical component of data science that combines the art of design with the science of data analysis. It allows us to transform raw data into comprehensible, informative, and visually appealing representations. As data science professionals, understanding the principles and techniques of data visualization is essential for effective communication and decision-making. In this blog post, we will explore the art and...
In the era of data-driven decision-making, data scientists play a pivotal role in shaping the future. However, with great power comes great responsibility. The ethical implications of data collection and algorithmic bias have gained prominence in recent years. As data science professionals, we must be acutely aware of these issues and committed to addressing them. In this blog post, we will explore the multifaceted landscape of data ethics...
In the realm of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), models are becoming increasingly complex, powerful, and integrated into various aspects of our lives. These models are capable of making astounding predictions, automating tasks, and assisting in decision-making processes. However, there's a critical concern that has garnered substantial attention in recent years: the opacity and interpretability of AI and ML models....
Founded in 2003, this year marks an incredible milestone as we celebrate our 20-year anniversary! When our team got started, we had a vision to become the best destination for professionals to connect to jobs and opportunities, and all on an easy-to-use platform. We were inspired by the big job boards at the time, but we wanted to create something niche to the statistics and analytics community. We have seen this industry grow from a niche...