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Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

The adoption of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning techniques in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry has been limited by the pervasive regulatory environment and the need to ensure data privacy on patient information. The lack of general understanding of these techniques and a reluctance to be open to the utilization of the cloud means these… Read more »

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Think you are underpaid?  Is there a possibility you are overpaid and might not be able to change jobs as a result?  The great football coach, Bill Parcells said, “You are what your record says you are.” Here are a few ideas on how to figure out if you are under or over paid. Salary… Read more »

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commercial analytics trends

2018 has been a great year! While working hard helping our clients fill their vacancies, we’ve noticed a few trends and our salary analysis that we’d love to share. Higher Salaries We speculate there has been an increase in overall compensation for three main reasons: MMR Programs There are now several more universities providing Master… Read more »

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entry-level data scientist

You’re an entry-level data scientist and you are asked in an interview to describe your skill set. What is the best way to answer that question? Smith Hanley offers up an interesting approach.   Software The foundation of my skill set for doing data science starts with my programming skills. I have used both R… Read more »

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do data science right

Michael Li and Matt Maccaux of O’Reilly.com used two terms that perfectly define the struggle firms are having in building a data science function and monetizing that work: 1. Organizational Maturity 2. Scalability Limitations As recruiters of data scientists we have many clients interested in doing advanced artificial intelligence or machine learning work before they’ve… Read more »

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data scientist best practices

The unemployment rate is the lowest it has been since 1969. Candidates have options. The best candidates are in high demand. For hiring companies to get these candidates they will need to do more courting. Because it was a seller’s market, many hiring companies built more hurdles into their hiring process. Some of these hurdles… Read more »