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Top 10 Data Science Skills for 2021
The year 2020 has been a significant outlier for just about everything happening on planet Earth, but fortunately, data science continues to roll forward. The pandemic, in particular, has reinforced the notion to “work smart” in terms of advancing your skills for maximizing professional prospects. I... Read more
Get the Data Science Career You Want at the Ai+ Career Lab February 3rd
The holidays are over, we’ve already closed the book on January, and it’s time to start planning for the year ahead. As we all know, achieving personal and professional goals is not always easy, and often requires substantial time and effort to acquire the necessary information,... Read more
Top 10 Skills for Data Engineers in 2021
Data engineering is an increasingly sought after job role, and despite a tumultuous 2020, the chart above showed it’s more in demand than ever.  Due to the pandemic, jobs were scarce in April but quickly rebounded before the traditional summer lull hit. Demand increased significantly in... Read more
Tips to Survive and Thrive in the Remote-First Data Workforce
The COVID-19 pandemic has super-charged the trend of remote work around the world. Rather than a continued gradual transition towards remote-friendliness, many industries have been thrown head-first into the remote-first experiment. While it seems feasible to think that this would have ended poorly from a productivity... Read more
How to Speak Data in Plain English
The ability to analyze and model data has improved dramatically over the past decade, but our ability to communicate it has not. Data science bootcamps and programs have sprung up promising 6-figure jobs in exchange for learning to code. For many analysts, though, coding is only... Read more
The 5 Skills You Need to Start Machine Learning
With any new skill, hobby, or career path, you likely have more questions than answers. How do I get started? What skills do I need to focus on first? What sources do I trust to learn all of this? Data science and machine learning are no... Read more
Data Engineer Jobs on the Rise – Skills Needed and Who’s Hiring
If you review the schedule or contents of any data science learning platform, such as with the Ai+ Training Platform,  you’ll notice that data engineering is a primary focus. That’s no surprise, as data engineer is currently one of the fastest-growing roles. Job site, DICE’s, recent... Read more
Data Science Expertise That Will Get You Hired in 2020
Job requirements change constantly. A company seeking a data scientist in 2020 will likely post a different job description than one they posted a year ago, including broader data science expertise. As expectations and desired deliverables shift across industries, oftentimes the tools needed to meet these... Read more
Can You Have a Degree-less Career in Data Science?
Data science is a versatile field that covers a range of professions like data analyst and IT specialist. As these jobs grow with the ever-changing tech world, you may be facing the obstacle of deciding if you need a degree for your career in data science.... Read more
From Good to Great: The 5 Skills You Need to Shine in Data Science
Almost three years ago, I switched from a career in academia to a career in business in a data science role. This used to be somewhat of a rare event, but today it is commonplace: not only is there a shortage of data scientists, but also... Read more