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6 Tips for Being an Awesome Data Scientist

In 2012, Harvard Business Review cited data scientist as the sexiest job of the 21st century. Just two months ago LinkedIn shared the “25 Hottest Skills that Got People Hired in 2014” – guess what type of workers possessed these skills? This attention has been followed with a slew of articles telling budding analysts the skills they’ll need to get to the top of the data scientist food chain.…See More
Jun 30, 2015
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6 Tips for Being an Awesome Data Scientist

In 2012, Harvard Business Review cited data scientist as the sexiest job of the 21st century. Just two months ago LinkedIn shared the “25 Hottest Skills that Got People Hired in 2014” – guess what type of workers possessed these skills? This attention has been followed with a slew of articles telling budding analysts the skills they’ll need to get to the top of the data scientist food chain.…See More
Jun 29, 2015
Elana Roth's blog post was featured

9 Questions to Determine If a BI Solution Is Truly Self-Service

A Tool That Grants Independence to Business UsersWe all know the constant struggle between IT and business users when it comes to BI software: Business users want to access data in order to make fast decisions independently, without having to use IT as a middle man every time a new requirement arises, query is run, or data is added. Yet, IT is overwhelmed by constantly changing requests and requirements, and struggle to deliver data in an actionable time-frame. The question is: how do more…See More
Aug 20, 2014
Elana Roth's blog post was featured

How Much Data Will You Have in 3 Years?

If I told you all of our modern activities–posts to social media sites, transaction records, online activities, digital pictures and videos, and mobile GPS signals to name a few– leave a trail of data behind that is estimated to produce about 2.5 quintillion bytes of data each day, would you have a real feel for how much data that is? Even if I defined that number more clearly as 1 followed by 18 zeros, many tech veterans and savvy business leaders still have trouble digesting the scope of that…See More
Aug 1, 2014
Elana Roth posted a blog post

How Much Data Will You Have in 3 Years?

If I told you all of our modern activities–posts to social media sites, transaction records, online activities, digital pictures and videos, and mobile GPS signals to name a few– leave a trail of data behind that is estimated to produce about 2.5 quintillion bytes of data each day, would you have a real feel for how much data that is? Even if I defined that number more clearly as 1 followed by 18 zeros, many tech veterans and savvy business leaders still have trouble digesting the scope of that…See More
Jul 31, 2014
Elana Roth's blog post was featured

Analyzing the Top LinkedIn Skills of CEOs

If you have your eyes set on running a company someday, you may wonder what skills you need to cultivate now, as well as the best age to make a run for the position. Well, we took data from the LinkedIn profiles of close to 1 million CEOs in the United States, and gained some great data intelligence using a business analytics software. Here’s your chance to learn what it takes to get that corner office as well as see how crunching big data of the head honchos can offer great insights.The Golden…See More
Jul 25, 2014
Elana Roth posted a blog post

Analyzing the Top LinkedIn Skills of CEOs

If you have your eyes set on running a company someday, you may wonder what skills you need to cultivate now, as well as the best age to make a run for the position. Well, we took data from the LinkedIn profiles of close to 1 million CEOs in the United States, and gained some great data intelligence using a business analytics software. Here’s your chance to learn what it takes to get that corner office as well as see how crunching big data of the head honchos can offer great insights.The Golden…See More
Jul 24, 2014
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Jul 10, 2014
Louis Giokas commented on Elana Roth's blog post Debunking the Cloud BI Myth
"I agree with your conclusions.  BI is a different animal.  Of course, the two examples you use are also different from each other.  Salesforce CRM is a transactional system.  Google Analytics is also basically a fixed analytics…"
Jul 10, 2014
Elana Roth commented on Elana Roth's blog post Kill the Buzzwords: The Real Meaning Behind Popular BI Terms
"Tony, I agree with you completely and maybe didn't make my point clear enough. Often companies think they can hire one great data analyst to do ALL the reporting, dashboards, technical data management and tweaking for the entire company. This…"
Jul 6, 2014
Tony Laing commented on Elana Roth's blog post Kill the Buzzwords: The Real Meaning Behind Popular BI Terms
"With respect, I disagree with the definition of Data Scientist, and the solution laid out.  Data Science is commonly seen as the intersection of computer science, statistics/math and domain knowledge, and those people definitely do exist.…"
Jul 6, 2014
Elana Roth's blog post was featured

Kill the Buzzwords: The Real Meaning Behind Popular BI Terms

There is no greater impediment to the advancement of knowledge than the ambiguity of words,Thomas Ried once said. That rings very true when it comes to the way companies today are throwing around buzzwords like “big data” or “easy to use BI,” and only loosely defining the words, if at all, leaving everyone unsure of their meaning. Researching and choosing the best business intelligence solution for your company is challenging enough, so here are some definitions to help you sort through the…See More
Jul 2, 2014
Muhammad Saeed commented on Elana Roth's blog post See the Data Behind Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight: 100 Years of Aviation Insights
"Great article about BI. Would you suggest a database performance management tool? "
May 9, 2014
Elana Roth commented on Elana Roth's blog post See the Data Behind Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight: 100 Years of Aviation Insights
"Thanks Kuber! We used a business intelligence and analytics tool called SiSense. You can build dashboard and reports like this with no coding at all--that's the beauty of a BI tool!"
May 2, 2014
Kuber Chaurasiya commented on Elana Roth's blog post See the Data Behind Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight: 100 Years of Aviation Insights
"Visualization looks great!!What tool did you use to make this chart? R-Shiny or javascript coding?"
May 1, 2014
Elana Roth posted a blog post

See the Data Behind Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight: 100 Years of Aviation Insights

Just over forty days and forty nights since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared en route to Beijing, and the majority of what’s flooding the headlines are mere conspiracy theories as the world tries to grapple with the idea that an aircraft carrying 239 people from 14 nations just disappeared.Data from Over 20,000 Flight IncidentsWhile some people are vowing never to fly again, simply looking at real data from the past 100…See More
Apr 28, 2014

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Short Bio:
Riding the high-tech wave as a content writer in the Business Intelligence and Analytics industry. Using my writing skills, marketing experience and strong sense of trending topics to bring truly amazing technologies to the masses. Lover of journalism, health, and traveling.
My Website or LinkedIn Profile (URL):
http://www.linkedin.com/pub/elana-roth-katzor/22/28b/872
Field of Expertise:
Business Analytics, Data Mining, Marketing Databases, Web Analytics, Vizualization
Professional Status:
Manager
Interests:
Networking
What is your Favorite Data Mining or Analytical Website?
http://www.sisense.com
What Other Analytical Website do you Recommend?
http://www.gapminder.org/
Your Company:
SiSense
Industry:
Business Intelligence and Analytics Software
How did you find out about AnalyticBridge?
coworker, Galia Nedvedovich

Elana Roth's Blog

6 Tips for Being an Awesome Data Scientist

In 2012, Harvard Business Review cited data scientist as the sexiest job of the 21st century. Just two months ago LinkedIn shared the “25 Hottest Skills that Got People Hired in 2014” – guess what type of workers possessed these skills? This attention has been followed with a slew of articles telling budding analysts the skills they’ll need to get to the top of the data scientist food…

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Posted on June 29, 2015 at 3:00am

9 Questions to Determine If a BI Solution Is Truly Self-Service

A Tool That Grants Independence to Business Users

We all know the constant struggle between IT and business users when it comes to BI software: Business users want to access data in order to make fast decisions independently, without having to use IT as a middle man every time a new requirement arises, query is run, or data is added. Yet, IT is overwhelmed by constantly changing requests and requirements, and struggle to deliver data in an actionable time-frame. The…

Continue

Posted on August 19, 2014 at 2:30am

How Much Data Will You Have in 3 Years?

If I told you all of our modern activities–posts to social media sites, transaction records, online activities, digital pictures and videos, and mobile GPS signals to name a few– leave a trail of data behind that is estimated to produce about 2.5 quintillion bytes of data each day, would you have a real feel for how much data that is? Even if I defined that number more clearly as 1 followed by 18 zeros, many tech veterans and savvy business leaders still have trouble digesting the scope of…

Continue

Posted on July 31, 2014 at 4:30am

Analyzing the Top LinkedIn Skills of CEOs

If you have your eyes set on running a company someday, you may wonder what skills you need to cultivate now, as well as the best age to make a run for the position. Well, we took data from the LinkedIn profiles of close to 1 million CEOs in the United States, and gained some great data intelligence using a business analytics software. Here’s your chance to learn what it takes to get that corner office as well as see how crunching big data of the head honchos can offer great…

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Posted on July 24, 2014 at 2:30am

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