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Part II: SAP Social Sabbatical Partners to Shape Cape Town’s Future
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This is part two in a series highlighting the SAP Social Sabbatical for global engagement in Cape Town, South Africa, which focused on bridging the digital divide in the city’s most underserved communities. Stay tuned for part III, out next week. Read part one here.

Video: Bloomberg FIRST Robotics 2017

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FIRST Robotics' first regional event was this past weekend in Rockland County (NY), with eight Bloomberg teams competing. The NYC regional is the weekend of April 9 where we will have 10 teams competing. Watch (and share) this video featuring students and Bloomberg mentors.

300 Data Analysts Compete in the U.S. Navy’s First Ever Connected Ship Hackathon

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March 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ - At any given time, 80 percent of the world's tangible Gross Domestic Product is moving from manufacturer to market via ships. With new cybersecurity threats surfacing daily, the need for maritime cybersecurity is more pressing than ever. To protect and maintain global commerce at sea, the U.S. Navy invited top millennial data analysts to take on tough maritime cybersecurity use cases and challenges at its HACKtheMACHINE event held in Austin, TX last month.

How Bloomberg Integrated Learning-to-Rank into Apache Solr

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The latest milestone in open source development at Bloomberg is the incorporation of the Learning-to-Rank (LTR) plug-in into Apache Solr 6.4.0, which shipped this week.

Bloomberg Discovery Day: Mannequin Challenge

Ever wonder what engineering students and software engineers get up to at Bloomberg's Engineering Discovery Day?
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Ever wonder what engineering students and software engineers get up to at Bloomberg's Engineering Discovery Day? Get a sneak peek through this #MannequinChallenge video, which was shot at a recent Discovery Day at Bloomberg HQ in New York City.

Bloomberg Internship: My Work Actually Made a Difference

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Jennifer took full advantage of the professional development, networking and mentoring opportunities during her Bloomberg internship. Read about her experience and how it led her to become a full-time employee in Analytics.

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Jennifer took full advantage of the professional development, networking and mentoring opportunities during her Bloomberg internship. Read about her experience and how it led her to become a full-time employee in Analytics.

Bloomberg Named one of the Top 100 NYC Top Tech Employers

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Originally posted on Built in NYC

Built In NYC proudly presents the 2016 list of the Top 100 Digital Companies in New York City. The list ranks digital tech employers of all varieties, from direct-to-consumer e-commerce startups to software powerhouses, based on local, full-time employee count.

Employees by the numbers

Bloomberg Media: If You Want to Innovate (and survive), Put Your Users First

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Originally posted on IABUK

Michael Shane, Global Head of Digital Innovation at Bloomberg Media writes about innovation and argues that it isn't something you can just show up to work and "do.”

It's not something you can deliver in a deck or a quarterly report or in a product launch. Innovation is a process, a way of working. At Bloomberg, we approach it with rigor: we iterate, we measure, and we analyse.  

Bloomberg's Roy Bahat: Who Should a Startup Hire First?

Avoid people whose skills complement yours! Consider the “cell division” approach instead.
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Originally posted on Also.com

Avoid people whose skills complement yours! Consider the “cell division” approach instead.

Early hiring, yet another area where startups often reverse Muggle business logic. Conventional hiring wisdom says to add people who excel at important skills you lack. “I’m great at product and engineering. We need sales, though, so let’s hire a fantastic salesperson!”

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