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At A Glance: Data Scientists

Data science is about gaining knowledge and insight through the exploration and study of data. It is a complex profession that requires the use of intricate mathematical techniques along with algorithms designed to analyze some of the most challenging business problems. Taking a huge amount of raw data and pulling out the information a business needs is an extremely involved and studious task, and a business can hire data science professionals and consultants on Upwork to collaborate on this project.

Data science is rapidly showing itself to be a crucial element in the development of any business and can cover an array of different projects. For example, data scientists can help with tactical optimization, like looking at the marketing campaigns currently run by a business to establish if they are working and where they could be improved. A similar assessment can be carried out on the business’s processes to look for efficiency improvements and spot potential problems. Data science professionals can even help with automated systems such as fraud detection to help spot a costly mistake or problem before it happens. These experts do predictive work using the data collected to see future trends and events that may be relevant to the business. And perhaps most crucial of all, they can help businesses better understand their customers, particularly what they want and what they may want in the future. By having a deeper understanding of customer behavior, a business can better provide the required products or services, placing it in front of its competitors and engendering customer loyalty.

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A freelance bookkeeper can step in and handle many of the organizational aspects of the business such as generating financial reports, handling payroll, and dealing with accounts payable/receivable. Here’s how to write the perfect bookkeeper job description to land the best professional for the job.

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Mobile Development

7 Common Mistakes That Could Affect Your Android App’s Performance

Mobile development is much different than desktop programming—there are UI elements, battery usage, bandwidth, and operating system support to account for. Any of these aspects can hurt your Android app’s performance, and your user experience. For Android developers, here are tips on a few common mistakes to avoid when designing and building a mobile app.

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October 26, 2016

Mobile Development

Migrating Your iOS App to Swift 3

When Apple released the beta of the newest version of its IDE Xcode 8 in June 2016, they released a beta update of Swift 3 along with it—the newest, open-source iteration of the Swift mobile programming language. Read on to learn more about what’s new with the language, reasons why you should consider migrating now, and tips on getting started.

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