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The Improv Prescription: Using Improv to Help Analytics Practitioners Effect Change
Article originally posted here by Joe Dery of WGU. Reposted with permission. In today’s data-driven world, if you’re an analytics professional, it’s not enough to solely rely on your technical expertise. Although building an accurate model or implementing the latest algorithm has value, it’s not the... Read more
The Modern Data Analyst Career Path
The widespread use and collection of data is transforming our lives. Data sensors are everywhere—even in our smartphones. And organizations worldwide are cashing in to use this data to power their performance and optimize outcomes. They use data scientists, analytical structures, data sets, and more to... Read more
How to Become a Data Analyst
Data collection has become more than a formality. From purchase tendencies to website analytics, big data has quickly become a tool that brands are wielding to improve business. Individual user data factors into analytical models and data structures which are useful to companies seeking an upper hand in... Read more
What Industries are Hiring for Different Jobs in AI
As you can imagine, data science is a pretty loose term or big tent idea overall. Though just about every industry imaginable utilizes the skills of a data-focused professional, each has its own challenges, needs, and desired outcomes. This is why you’ll often find that there... Read more
Companies Hiring Data Scientists Spring 2023
It’s hard not to notice how over the last few months, LinkedIn has been inundated with news of layoffs and job losses due to economic conditions. This is making it a challenging time for many job seekers. But regardless of what you might have seen, there... Read more
Six Core Competencies Data Scientists Need to Succeed in Their Careers
Editor’s note: David Stephenson is a speaker for ODSC Europe this June 14th-15th. Be sure to check out his talk, “Equipping your analytics professions with the most critical business skills,” there! Being a data scientist, as it turns out, is a lot more complicated than you... Read more
5 Reasons Why People Drop Out of Data Science Bootcamps
There are countless ways to learn data science and AI in 2023. Between YouTube videos, getting a degree, and everything in between, there’s a right way to learn for everyone. A popular way to learn data science, however, is through bootcamps, or short-term learning experiences that... Read more
Why the Best Time to Learn Python is Right Now
Python has been gaining popularity in the programming world for years thanks to its easy-to-learn syntax, and now it stands as one of the most widely used programming languages. Because of this, it has gained a reputation as the language of choice for data science and... Read more
5 Huge Career Mistakes to Avoid in Data Science and AI
As you could imagine, entering the field of data science can be challenging, as there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to getting one’s foot into the door. However, while there’s no perfect way to get started, there are some pitfalls that you can avoid that can help you... Read more
Top Data Analytics Skills and Platforms for 2023
As the sibling of data science, data analytics is still a hot field that garners significant interest. Companies have plenty of data at their disposal and are looking for people who can make sense of it and make deductions quickly and efficiently. We looked at over... Read more