Doing Machine Learning Without Hiring Data Scientists

Archived Published: 20 June 2016 ID: G00294588

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Many data and analytics leaders face a chicken and egg situation — without data scientists, venturing into machine learning and data science is tricky, but without any successful pilots, convincing the business to hire data scientists is tricky too. Here, we offer proven solutions to this dilemma.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Upskill Existing Staff
    • Partner With Academia
    • Hire Third-Party Professionals
    • Utilize Packaged Applications
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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