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Best of Upside’s Data Digest

Articles examine hiring the best data scientists, finding insight in Internet of Things data, IoT security, and why data catalogs are necessary.

Attracting and Hiring the Best Data Scientists (Source: Business 2 Community)
This article briefly explains common tasks for a data scientist and how to attract quality data scientists with a good job description.

Finding Insight in IoT (Source: Computer World)
Early IoT adopters have reported difficulty gaining useful insight from the new technology. This article offers strategies for generating meaning from IoT data.

New IoT Security Concerns (Source: MIT Technology Review)
This article discusses an alarming trend: large-scale DDoS attacks carried out by compromised IoT devices.

Embed Security in Your Culture (Source: Information Age)
Many enterprises were not founded with a focus on security. This article explains why a culture that values information security should run throughout your entire enterprise.

The New Necessity of the Data Catalog (Source: Datanami)
If data lakes are the future, they need improved usability. Many vendors are now offering data cataloging software to help analysts keep track of the data in data lakes or other big data storage.

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

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