These Are the Top Blogs on OpenDataScience in 2021
We wrote a lot in 2021. Over 400 articles, actually. These top data science blogs and tutorials, written by the ODSC staff, ODSC event speakers, freelancers, our partners, and contributors from around the world all help make the OpenDataScience community what it is. We want to... Read more
2021 Trends Data Scientists Should Follow
I read analyst reports to keep myself up to date with what is going on in the analytics and AI world. An analyst report offers an unbiased, side-by-side, third-party evaluation of the technology in the market. I trust them because I have lived through the rigorous... Read more
The Continuing Path of Data Science Maturity
2020 was a real outlier in data terms. None of us could have predicted most of the year’s trends and developments. I spend a lot of time engaging with organizations to help them use data science and AI to improve their business and create value. In... Read more
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
Top Applications of NLP in 2021
Data in the form of text is increasingly commonplace. Businesses have plenty of text-based surveys and emails to plow through, researchers often use social media posts for analysis, and so on. It should be no surprise that NLP is becoming a must-have skillset for data scientists... Read more
Looking Back on Data Science in 2020
It’s hard to argue that 2020 was a strange year that led to paradigm shifts for almost everyone. Hygiene habits changed, work mostly moved virtual, and some industries had to reinvent how they looked at their business models. For data science, some things may have gone... Read more
Top 14 NLP Job-Ready Skills for 2021
NLP was one of the hottest skills in 2019 and  2020 for good reason. Companies have a lot of text to work with and many applicants to apply it across the business. We will discuss the top applications of NLP in part II of this two-part... 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
Data Science New Year’s Resolutions from AI Professionals
Just as some people vow to lose weight, start a new project, save more money, or finally get to that long-neglected hobby, some people have data science-specific New Year’s resolutions. Whether it’s aiming to work more on ethical AI, switching their preferred coding language, or reading... Read more
Data Science 2021 Trends: What to Expect
2020 was a strange year and no one could have predicted what would happen. When we looked at trending topics around this time last year, we based it off of the usual trends and developments that we could have expected. With COVID and the new normal,... Read more