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Healthcare investments

Healthcare investments soared in 2017, and biotechnology was by far the most invested-in group at $13.8 billion as reported by AngelMD. 2018 is on track to exceed 2017. The MoneyTree Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers and CB Insights said $10.6 billion was invested in health-care deals in the first half of 2018. Health insurers have been starting… Read more »

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AI

Conversations about AI are everywhere, but what are the industries that are embracing these advances now that should lead to more data science jobs in the future? Cybersecurity Surprisingly this doesn’t lead the list because of the successful efforts to use bots to find holes in security within organizations. It leads the list because the… Read more »

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Job Boards Target

The number of job boards seem to keep growing. Monster and Careerbuilder were the first to impact the job search market and now aggregators like Indeed, Glassdoor and Google Jobs have an immense number of listings. Then there are the more targeted sites for your particular career niche. Yet, Job Boards have a 2-4% effectiveness… Read more »

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Biotech

In 1972 Stanford University’s Paul Berg and Stanley Cohen, along with Herbert Boyer from the University of California at San Francisco, successfully spliced genes from viruses to create molecules of recombinant DNA for the first time. This genetic engineering technology was the genesis for the biotech industry. Genetic engineering was going to be the cure… Read more »

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retail artificial intelligence

Artificial Intelligence global revenue was $643.7 million in 2016. It is expected to balloon to $36.8 billion by 2025. 44% of all U.S. Ecommerce sales in 2017 went to Amazon. Amazon says that 33% of their sales were driven by their machine-learning-powered recommendation algorithm. Netflix attributes 75% of the content that is considered by their… Read more »

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If you aren’t a market researcher, the difference between the terms Market Research and Marketing Research probably doesn’t keep you up at night. But clarity in language is an important factor in doing good market research so it does warrant discussion. The critical comparison to make is Marketing versus Market. Market Research is a subset… Read more »