Business

Mentorship is not Optional

by: Zank, CEO of Bennett Data Science Mentorship is probably the single most important source of outside help I’ve ever received. I spent 10 years at a big consulting company and I worked for a wonderful man, Duane. He was…
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November 5, 2019
BusinessFood for thought

The Importance of Selling Data Science

by: Zank, CEO of Bennett Data Science Data science is complex stuff. From problem formulation through implementation and deployment, it requires expert knowledge from (hopefully) highly trained professionals. And for data-driven organizations, data science is felt companywide. But with all…
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October 8, 2019
Business

Resist the Algorithms

by: Zank, CEO of Bennett Data Science I took this photo a couple of weeks ago. As a person who has spent years writing algorithms to help people, the back-window writing struck me as a very powerful and interesting statement.…
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September 16, 2019
BusinessStartups

Successful AI for Early Stage Startups

by: Zank, CEO of Bennett Data Science The purpose of this document is to evaluate the benefits of artificial intelligence (AI) to early stage startups that are not AI-specific. It will show how AI can provide the competitive advantage young…
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April 15, 2019
BusinessTechnology

How Popularity can Kill Personalization

Popularity has become its own justification. - Jonathan Franzen by: Zank, CEO of Bennett Data Science We all know that popular items sell well, because, well, they’re popular! But there’s a downside to recommending most-popular products or content to your users…
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March 6, 2019
BusinessTechnology

Better Testing Equals More Revenue

A/B testing is such an important step in product development because it's directly tied to revenue. by: Zank, CEO of Bennett Data Science Big data-driven companies know this. They run thousands of tests concurrently! They have teams that develop in-house…
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February 19, 2019