On October 2nd, Entrepreneur Magazine featured another article written by Data Incubator founder Michael Li. The article can be found where it was originally posted here.
These days, there’s a lot being said about big data and the value that comes from properly utilizing it. I’ve written previously about the importance of having a data science team. The next goal is to figure out how to keep those data scientists happy.
At The Data Incubator, we’ve spoken to hundreds of companies looking to hire data scientists from our training program. They’ve ranged from large corporations like Capital One and eBay to smaller, nimbler outfits like Betterment, Upstart, and Mashable; and all have been eager for suggestions on how to retain their data scientists.
Even without the capital provided by a larger corporation, there are plenty of ways — most of them free — for scrappy entrepreneurs to keep their data scientists engaged and on board. Continue reading