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Cybersecurity growth center to coordinate jobs training, business development in Massachusetts

By: Colin Wood

A new cybersecurity training center led by state government is opening in Massachusetts, Gov. Charlie Baker announced Wednesday at the state's first-ever Cybersecurity Forum.

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Lt. Governor Polito Celebrates Blue Economy Investments at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

WOODS HOLE, MASS. – Today, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, chair of the Commonwealth and Baker-Polito Administration’s Seaport Economic Council, joined elected officials and business leaders from the Cape Cod region to highlight the Commonwealth’s investments into the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and to tour the Institution’s world-class research facilities. As part of the visit, the Lt. Governor helped WHOI launch the new DunkWorks ‘maker lab’, a Commonwealth-supported research and development facility that is designed to boost innovation in the marine robotics space, helping drive the testing and rapid prototyping of new technologies.

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MassTech Intern Partnership Boosts Mass. Big Data Startup

Hive Maritime Aims to Increase Efficiency of Shipping Industry through Predictive Analytics

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Dare to be a Data Scientist

Boston is at the forefront of a revolution in data science. We encourage the innovative mindset that doesn’t shy away from the most complex problems, identifies those unasked questions, and then employs science and art in trying to answer them. 

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How Big Data Keeps our Favorite Athletes Healthy

“Big Data” has promised to change or improve many industries. Until recently though, it hasn’t done much to help athletes understand their bodies.  

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Commonwealth Awards $5 Million to UMass Amherst to Support New Data Science Collaborative

SPRINGFIELD – Today the Baker-Polito Administration announced a $5 million grant to the University of Massachusetts at Amherst to establish the UMass Amherst Data Science/Cybersecurity Research and Education Collaborative, a public-private partnership designed to accelerate data science innovation in the Pioneer Valley region of Western Massachusetts. The Commonwealth’s investment will help drive the commercialization of new products and ideas, train a leading data science workforce and support collaborative regional economic development activities.

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MAssive Data: Our New Mass Big Data Blog Series

Welcome to Mass. Big Data’s newest project, MAssive Data. This new blog series will feature the people, technologies, and research innovations on the cutting edge of Massachusetts’ world-class data analytics and cybersecurity cluster.

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Building and Managing a Data Science Team the Right Way

By: John Baker

On July 12, more than 120 data scientists converged on Pixability HQ in Boston for “Building and Managing Data Science the Right Way,” a meetup that featured a panel of data science leaders who discussed how to maximize data science’s impact on an organization. 

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Commonwealth Awards $3 Million to Northeastern University to Drive Development of Smart Sensors and Nanoscale Materials

BURLINGTON – Today the Baker-Polito Administration announced a $3 million grant to Northeastern University to establish the Advanced Nanomanufacturing Cluster for Smart Sensors and Materials (“ANSSeM”), a consortium of private manufacturing companies and tier-one research universities working on new methods to create smart sensors and other revolutionary materials using ‘nanoscale’ printing processes.

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