It’s Not THAT Hard to Hire Data Scientists

We recently started working with a client that we have coveted for years. Their data science team (which has a great reputation) powers the company’s core product, so it is not only important to the business… it is the business. They have 65 people on the team: 10 or so engineers, 10 or so people…


CAO and CDO Skills That Matter When Disruption Is the New Normal

Disruption is the new normal. We’re in the midst of a digital transformation that some are calling ‘4th Industrial Age,’ and disruption is the main characteristic of this revolution. There’s no mistaking that this is a train that not only has left the station, but is also going very fast. Those who are waiting for…


Attend DA Hub: A Unique Analytics Conference

DA Hub is the industry’s premier digital analytics and optimization conference. It’s an engaging, hands-on event that you won’t want to miss. Join us to discuss the latest developments, challenges, and opportunities in the industry. An astonishing 100% of last year’s DA Hub attendees said that they came away with practical advice they could implement…


Why You Need a CAO in Your C-Suite in the Age of Big Data

Nothing is transforming business faster today than the rise of data and analytics. But to deliver on the promise of both, organizations are coming to the realization they need someone in the C-suite solely focused on analytics initiatives. As research firm Gartner notes, they “need new executive roles that bridge the gap between ‘business’ and…


Experience: More is Not Always Better

We have had several experiences recently that spotlight this issue. Three of our clients over the past few months have given us interesting analytics roles to fill with the same notable problem: They were insistent on too many years of experience. In one case the client was looking for marketing modelers at the senior analyst…