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Guide to Data Science

Editor’s Note: The Field Guide to Data Science was created to help organizations of all types and missions understand how to make use of data as a resource. In this, the second edition, we updated the guide with new features and content—and it clearly resonated, becoming our most-read piece of content, by far, since it was published in December 2015. That’s why we continue to showcase The Field Guide to Data Science in our thought leadership. Data science is a fast-changing field, and the insights contained here will give you a deeper understanding into how to make data science a transformational force throughout your organization. Enjoy. And while you’re here, check out this case study on our use of data science and analytics for one of the world’s leading airlines.

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Regulatory Science Playbook

An ever-expanding landscape of new medical products and therapies demands an equally fast-moving evolution of regulatory actions and policy. From brand new drugs to insulin delivery devices and cancer screening equipment, agencies including the Food & Drug Administration and the Center for Drug Evaluation & Research face the challenges of rapidly evolving science and technology.

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Improvement Gets a Partner

Doing more with less is the new normal for federal government organizations. Government leaders are expected to manage change, stay current, and deliver more and better services or products—and to do so with stagnant or shrinking budgets and resources.

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National Cyber Security

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, which is the perfect time of year for individuals, businesses, and other organizations to reflect on the universe of cyber threats and to do their part to protect their networks, their devices, and their data from those threats. Created as a collaborative effort between the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and its public and private partners, including the National Cyber Security Alliance, the goal of NCSAM is to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity and individual cyber hygiene

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