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Data Laboratory: Is It For You?

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We have heard a lot about data scientists recently. Quite often, the term seems to mean little more than a data analyst or a quantitative analyst (a "quant"). Yet the notion of the data scientist seems to be part of a large paradigm shift.

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Comments (2)
This is a great idea. Moving from sandboxes for a few to complete labs for analysis projects.
Posted by Mary Jo N | Friday, February 01 2013 at 11:10AM ET
From LinkedIn, Thomas F. comments: "Malcolm, I like the approach. If you think about it traditionally industrial corporations have had laboratories within their particular field. Like researching steel if in the auto industry. Today most corporations rely on the information asset in the same way as Ford did on knowledge about steel. Your suggestion makes a lot of sense."
Posted by Julie L | Friday, February 01 2013 at 2:29PM ET
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