First and foremost, the team at Canopy Labs wishes all our readers, data scientists, and customers a happy holiday season! It’s been an amazing year for Big Data, analytics, and IT — and we’re excited with where 2014 will lead.
If your data science team is anything like the ones we’ve seen, they’ve likely seen a busy 12 months. Whether they’re implementing a new data warehouse, generating models to target cross-sell opportunities, or simply updating executive-level reports, data-oriented roles are becoming more important and significantly busier. If you’re getting holiday gifts for your data science team at the end of the year, here are five we recommend for any data scientist on your list.