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Data Digest: Fighting Terror with Big Data; Data Quality over Quantity, Increasing Big Data Value, Hiring the Perfect Data Scientist

Improve your data quality, get the most out of your big data projects, and hire a great data scientist with the tips in today’s articles.

Fighting Terror with Big Data

Why don’t officials know when a mass-murder weapon is sold?

Read more at The Wall Street Journal

Maximizing Data Quality, Not Quantity

Having the right data is far more important than having as much data as possible. This article reviews recent survey results that support this idea and gives tips on how to improve your data quality. 

Read more at Information Age

Keys to Unlock Big Data's Value

Big data has been around long enough that most large enterprises have big data projects, but it is still not easy to turn big data into insight. This article explains 6 best practices for getting more value out of big data analytics.

Read more at Dbta

Best Practices for Hiring Data Scientists

Finding the perfect data scientist for your team can be difficult. This article provides 9 helpful tips for hiring a data scientist.

Read more at icrunchdatanews.com

About the Author

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


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