Backend Software Engineer: Ruby on Rails

Emcien is looking for an experienced software engineer with a focus on Ruby on Rails development to help build and improve our web applications. We work at the intersections of graph theory, information theory, statistics and machine learning, which lends to exciting...
Does Data Need Big Hardware?

Does Data Need Big Hardware?

The latest news in machine learning is all about hardware. New chip designs and additional GPUs are optimized for resource-intensive machine learning algorithms. Of course software hasn’t disappeared, but it seems almost secondary to specialized devices built...
Putting Prescriptive Analytics to Work

Putting Prescriptive Analytics to Work

For years analytics has been a field of descriptions and predictions. Analysts ask “What insights can come from this data?” Or “What is most likely to happen next?” The next frontier of analytics is prescriptive: “What’s the best course of action?” The first two tasks...
Patient Readmission and Healthcare Analytics

Patient Readmission and Healthcare Analytics

Patient readmission is one of the most pressing problems in healthcare today. This common performance metric is so important to effective healthcare that the federal government now imposes penalties for providers with excessive readmission rates. While it’s becoming...
Meet Carmen,  Services Team Extraordinaire

Meet Carmen, Services Team Extraordinaire

We’re always excited to have great new people join the Emcien team, so now that Carmen, the newest member of our Data Science Services team, is wrapping up his training we figured we would check in with him and see how things are going:    So Carmen, tell...