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Doing Machine Learning Without Hiring Data Scientists

Published: 20 June 2016

ID: G00294588

Analyst(s): Cindi Howson, Lisa Kart, Alan D. Duncan , Alexander Linden


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
  • Key Challenges


  • Upskill Existing Staff
  • Partner With Academia
  • Hire Third-Party Professionals
  • Utilize Packaged Applications

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