Burtch Works & Forrester Release 2016 Customer Analytics Survey Results

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September 15th, 2016 | Press Release Burtch Works Executive Recruiting, a firm specializing in the placement of quantitative professionals nationwide, recently partnered with well-known research firm, Forrester Research, to release the results of the 2016 State of Customer Analytics report. Forrester senior analyst, Brandon Purcell, and Burtch Works managing director, Linda Burtch, shared highlights from… Read more »

Get started in data science: 5 steps you can take online for free

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August 30, 2016 | Katherine Noyes | IDG Correspondent Read the original post here.   Making a career change is never easy, but few things are more motivating than the prospect of a good salary and a dearth of competition. That’s a fair summary of the data science world today, as at least one well-publicized study has made clear,… Read more »

Python Eats Into R as SAS Dominance Fades

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August 25, 2016 | Alex Woodie | Datanami Read the original post here,   A new survey of data science tools shows that Python usage is quickly gaining steam among advance analytic professionals, at the expense of both R and SAS. Last month the executive recruiting firm Burtch Workspublished the latest results of an ongoing “flash… Read more »

What Is Data Analytics?

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May 3, 2016 | Elizabeth Lamport | Southern New Hampshire University Read the original post here.   When it comes to improving the efficiency and effectiveness of business operations, there are few resources as impactful in the 21st century as big data. These enormous data sets are being leveraged across a variety of fields to… Read more »

Data Scientists Flooding Field, Salaries Leveling Off, Report Says

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May 2, 2016 | David Ramel | ADT Mag Reporter Read the original post here.   It had to happen eventually. The long-lasting hunt for elusive data science skills has brought new recruits flooding into the field, according to new research, resulting in salaries finally beginning to level off for what has been termed the… Read more »

Data Scientists Still Sexy But Their Salaries Are Leveling Off

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April 29th 2016 | Gil Press | Contributor – Technology, Entrepreneurs, and Innovation Read the original post here.   The third annual Burtch Works Study: Salaries of Data Scientists April 2016 is out, documenting the continuation of a very favorable market for those with the sexiest job of the 21st century.  However, the salaries of data scientists appear to… Read more »

5 (more) reasons to be a data scientist

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April 29th 2016 | Katherine Noyes | Senior Correspondent, IDG News Service Read the original post here.   “Data scientist” has already been declared this year’s hottest job, and now a new report offers several more reasons to consider it as a career. For the past three years executive recruiter Burtch Works has been surveying data-science… Read more »

Interview with Sandy Marmitt: Competing For Analytics Talent

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January 27th 2016 | Michael Loban | CMO at InfoTrust Read the original post here.   The war for analytics talent has become an increasingly hot topic in the analytics space over the past few years. While the exponential growth in the demand for marketing research and analytics talent will continue to present challenges for… Read more »