General Reading for 08/06/2013

IBM’s Irv Lustig on Taking CAP Exam – YouTube “IBM‘s Irv Lustig was one of the first INFORMS members to take the new INFORMS CAP (Certified Analytics Professional) exam. In this interview recorded at the 2013 INFORMS Analytics Conference in San Antonio, Irv shares his view on taking the exam,…

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Some questions to ask yourself if you want to be a data scientist

Last October, the Harvard Business Review published an article called “Data Scientist: The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century.” I could virtually hear the rejoicing in the work hallways of analysts, mathematicians, statisticians, and computer scientists everywhere. At last, recognition! While it is debatable in this case if the job…

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Conference: 2013 INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics & Operations Research

This conference is included in my list of Upcoming Events and Conferences. “INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics and Operations Research shows how to “Apply Science to the Art of Business.” It features presentations on real-world applications of analytic solutions, presented by industry and university leaders. Highlights include the Franz Edelman…

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