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Data Digest: Operational Definitions, Planning for Data Scientists, and Getting Started with Data

In today’s articles, learn why you need to give your data team operational definitions for success, how to make a clear plan before hiring a data scientist, and how small businesses can get started with analytics.

Effective Analytics Projects Need Guidance

No matter how great your team of developers is, your project may veer off-course without proper guidance. This article recommends providing clear operational definitions for success. This will help your team finish projects rather than aim for some unobtainable perfection.

Read more at Techrepublic

Plan Before Hiring Data Scientists

The data scientist is still the hottest new job, although some enterprises are hiring one without a clear idea of what he or she will accomplish. This article explains how to create a realistic and coordinated plan to make the best use of a new data scientist.

Read more at Network World

Even Small Enterprises Can Use Data

Regardless of your size, data analytics can be valuable to your enterprise. This article provides targeted advice for small enterprises trying to get started with data analytics, but the tips are applicable for any enterprise.

Read more at Smallbizdaily

About the Author

Quint Turner is an editorial intern at TDWI and an undergraduate English student at Skidmore College. Follow his blog at

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