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4/16/15

Walking Towards a Cure—Booz Allen Sponsors Walk MS in 6 Locations in the Washington Metro Area

Booz Allen Associate Maureen Russell accomplished a pretty amazing feat in 2014 when she completed the grueling Marine Corps Marathon. Quite an accomplish by anyone’s measure—but Maureen savors hers perhaps just a little bit more than most—she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 2001, at the age of 17. 
 
4/13/15

Discovery Vs. Delivery: Bridging The Great Health Care Divide

To address challenges in bridging the gap between health care discovery vs. delivery, Booz Allen is helping policymakers, clinical providers, and researchers approach the Clinical-Research Continuum as a holistic framework for understanding the progression from scientific research to clinical practice and population health. Where there are gaps, Booz Allen builds bridges, linking partners across functions.

 

 
4/9/15

Booz Allen Convenes New Advisory Committee to Tackle Military Health Challenges

Booz Allen has convened an advisory committee of some of the nation’s most prominent experts in delivering high reliability care across the public and private sectors to bring innovative solutions to the Military Health System. 
 
4/2/15

Smart Cities Challenge Participants Offer Innovative Solutions to Cities’ Challenges

On Saturday, February 21, Booz Allen sponsored the Global Urban Data Challenges: Smart Cities Challenge in Boston, and I was honored to serve as a judge at the event.
 
3/30/15

National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic Offers Adaptive Sports Instruction

Booz Allen Hamilton  is proud to again serve as a Gold Sponsor the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic, to be held March 29 through April 3 in Snowmass Village, CO. 
 
3/4/15

Booz Allen Joins the “Campaign to Change Direction,” to Change the Way America Addresses Mental Health

Booz Allen Hamilton is proud to be a founding member of ‘The Campaign to Change Direction,’ a national initiative to create a new story in America about mental health, mental illness and wellness.
 
2/20/15

Three Problems All Data Scientists Experience

Recently, Mike Kim wrote an excellent post on overfitting, a common problem data scientists face when applying machine learning. Earlier, Paul Yacci and Aaron Sander [SM1] both tackled the topics of feature selection and feature creation. These are all key problems that data scientists encounter when building models that seek to describe and predict real-world outcomes based on observed data or hidden patterns in datasets.

 

 

 
2/20/15

When Data Scientists Visit: Booz Allen Hamilton and Kaggle Data Scientists Visit Hatfield Marine Center

On January 15-16, 2015, Hatfield Marine Science Center researchers hosted data scientists from Booz Allen Hamilton and Kaggle for a site visit. 
 
2/20/15

Day in the Life of a Data Scientist

Data Science was named Forbes Magazine's sexiest profession of 2014 as well as being the most trending STEM career in Ebony Magazine’s July issue. This has led to many wondering how they, too, can enter the data science profession. So, what is a typical day in the life of a data scientist? 
 
2/20/15

Going Beyond in Data Science

Being a data scientist is more than having a technical background; it's also about going beyond your tools and understanding what it really means to tackle complex data analysis problems. No matter if you are a seasoned big data expert or are just considering moving into the field, here are five things you ought to know. 
 
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