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How To Find and Hire Data Scientists

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As a business leader, finding a qualified data scientists is a critical step in your company's ability to harness big data and machine learning technologies, which is a competitive advantage. We reached out to data science leaders to get their thoughts on the matter. One of the most important steps to building a successful data science team is hiring a senior data scientist who can lead the further development of the data science team, says Seth Dobrin, who heads up IBM's Data Science Elite Team. "Until you get a credible senior person in your organization that's a data scientist, it's hard to get others to come on board," says Dobrin, a PhD with more than 20 years of experience in data science fields. "There are some clients that just can't find talent."


Toptal Launches Artificial Intelligence and Data Science Talent Specializations

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Toptal, a global network of top talent in business, design, and technology that enables companies to scale their teams, on-demand, today announced the launch of its two new on-demand talent specializations to meet the rising demand for skilled artificial intelligence and data science engineers. Tapping into Toptal's private network of highly skilled software professionals, the new specialized service will connect organizations with freelance artificial intelligence and data science professionals who are experts in machine learning, deep learning, data architecture, and data mining. "Businesses across every sector are moving quickly to leverage the power of artificial intelligence and data science optimization.


Toptal Launches Artificial Intelligence and Data Science Talent Specializations

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The new service offerings will leverage Toptal's unparalleled network of global talent to help businesses staff artificial intelligence and data science projects Toptal, a global network of top talent in business, design, and technology that enables companies to scale their teams, on-demand, today announced the launch of its two new on-demand talent specializations to meet the rising demand for skilled artificial intelligence and data science engineers. Tapping into Toptal's private network of highly skilled software professionals, the new specialized service will connect organizations with freelance artificial intelligence and data science professionals who are experts in machine learning, deep learning, data architecture, and data mining. "Businesses across every sector are moving quickly to leverage the power of artificial intelligence and data science optimization. For many of them, access to high-quality talent is the critical hurdle," said Taso Du Val, Toptal co-founder and CEO. "With these service offerings, Toptal is providing businesses with the unique opportunity to quickly staff their AI and data science initiatives with elite talent. Our company was made by engineers for engineers, so we care deeply about matching our clients with experts who have the exact skills and real-world experience they need to realize their goals."


10 hot startups targeting today's key IT initiatives

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Enterprise startups have always played a crucial role in IT portfolios. As much as CIOs would love to centralize technology purchasing decisions with a handful of strategic partners, incumbents can't always meet all of their needs, especially when it comes to emerging technologies.