We are hiring a Data Scientist in Competitive Intelligence at Expedia, Geneva. Here is an excerpt of the job offer:
Expedia (Expedia.com) is currently recruiting for a talented individual to aid the industry-leading Competitive Intelligence function in improving understanding of all aspects of competitors’ product supply across the Lodging line of business.
The existing team is based in Geneva and serves a critical role in directing the organization’s efforts to improve supply breadth and quality for the entire Expedia Inc. The successful candidate knows the field of Data Science and can resolve business challenges using data mining approaches. The individual knows statistics, machine learning algorithms and how to apply them to specific business problems. The chosen candidate must be able to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously, own deliverables end to end, prioritize workload effectively, and thrive in a dynamic environment.
If you’re interested, apply here.Continue reading...Today's guest post comes from Zach Watson of TechnologyAdvice. Thanks Zach for contributing to to dataminingblog.com As the amount of data available to organizations and marketing departments grows, visualizations of that data are growing more complex. That’s not to say that data visualizations are becoming unwieldy – quite the opposite. The increasing amount of information being displayed in visual form helps… Continue reading...I just finished reading the new book of Bart Baesens: Analytics in a Big Data World, the essential guide to data science and its applications. Before starting this review, let's be clear from the very beginning: this book is not about Big Data. It neither discusses the philosophy behind Big Data, nor the technical architecture supporting… Continue reading... | 1 CommentSwiss Association for Analytics (SAA) and the Swiss Statistical Society (SSS). This free afternoon event will take place November 7th and the theme is "Analytics & Statistics for CRM". Our keynote speaker is Dean Abbott, Chief Data Scientist, Smarter Remarketer, Inc. We will also have speakers from Nestlé, Aduno Gruppe, SAS, DiaSys and SandSIV. The event is sponsored… Continue reading... debates between Hadoop providers and EDW vendors. Naturally, Hadoop vendors tout the program’s ability to store unstructured data – a resource which enterprises… Continue reading...The Value of Business Analytics, Evan Stubbs publishes another book about business analytics: Delivering Business Analytics. In summary, Evan wrote a book with good practical advices, although most of them are not strictly related to analytics. Evan starts by defining "business analytics" (BA) with a clear distinction from "analytics". He continues by explaining why BA is useful (which was… Continue reading...