Imagine working in partnership with someone who gives you only part of the information you need to do your job. Need to call a supplier to place an order? OK, here are the first three letters of the company name. Want to see how much profit a store made on a
Google's Chief Economist Hal Varian says the sexiest job of this decade will be statistician. Anna Brown interviewed George Hurley, a Senior Research Manager, to find out what the big deal is. Take a look at his answer and then tell me why you think being a statistician is the hot
Reflecting on my 25 years as a data analyst, I’ve always felt that there is something more to being a good applied statistician than just applying what I had learned from school. What are those key skills that make a good field statistician? Before analytics came into play, when presented with
With data standards rising in every industry, there’s a high demand for analysts and an unfortunate shortage of analytic talent. Many organizations are turning to student internships as a low-cost way to hire support, train potential new employees and provide real-world experience for students.
The Western Users of SAS Software (WUSS) have the best acronym ever, and they're putting on an amazing conference in San Francisco this week. The conference kicked off today with conference chairs Kathryn Valdes and Ginger Carey’s announcement that the Pacific Northwest Users Group is merging with WUSS next year, adding