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Top Three Online Data Science Courses for 2020

Businesses generate data from different sources such as text files, multimedia forms, Internet of Things (IoT) devices, social media, and, mobile. Data is being used in various domains such as marketing, social media, healthcare, automation, sales, predictive analysis, etc.

However, the simple Business Intelligence (BI) tools cannot process the humongous data. The advanced analytical tools and algorithms for processing and analyzing can help to draw actionable insights out of…

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Added by Yoey Thamas on October 29, 2019 at 12:44am — No Comments

6 Proven Steps to Land a Job in Data Science

After spending numerous evenings and weekends learning and coding for more than a year, you finally did it! You’ve now completed your data science program, earned your shiny certificate...now what? Chances are you were looking to get a job in data when you signed up for the course. So let’s face this, it is time to get a job! The only thing that’s standing…

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Added by George Liu on March 27, 2018 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

To PhD or not to PhD?

 

...That is the question.

 

Further study often seems the most appealing route to go down, and for many companies out there it’s often heralded as a must have for data science, but it isn’t always so and isn’t always pivotal in advancing your career.

 

To Ph.D.

 

A Ph.D. is your own original, unique research…

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Added by Matt Reaney on October 24, 2017 at 1:00am — 3 Comments

How to start a career in data science

Data science can be a lucrative career path, with plenty of opportunities to forge your way up the ladder. In order to get there, however, first you have to start at the bottom. Here’s how to take the first steps along that path.

 

Get an education

You won’t be able to get a job in data science if you can’t demonstrate the  skills…

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Added by Tess Pajaron on June 9, 2017 at 12:00am — 2 Comments

Why large companies need Data Science experts like you

Picture this.

You’re late for work and hungry too. You quickly enter a fast food joint and wait in the long queue for your turn. You wish there was a quicker service where your choice would pop up automatically on a system and you could shop based on your past purchase data.

Sounds good?

Well, it may not be at your nearest fast food joint right now, but companies like Amazon are tracking your past purchase data and…

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Added by Mohammad Farooq on December 8, 2016 at 10:30pm — No Comments

12 Important careers to explore in big data

Psst!  Want to know a secret?

Engineers are no longer taking home a five figure salary. Instead, they are now expanding their reach to earn six figure incomes.

Wondering how they do it?

Well, for starters, they are well read and know what's trending in the industry.  If there is a hiring pattern in the industry, they realize the potential of getting in it and exploring it further.

But, how can you replicate the same for your career?

Data Science can't be…

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Added by Sivakumar Soundararajan on November 8, 2016 at 9:30pm — 2 Comments

Be A Star Data Scientist: Certifications For Overall Excellence

The necessary skills for data scientists vary widely, depending on field and how up to date any given company’s set-up is. But in this era of increased demand for IT excellence, there are certain certifications that will help you stand out from the crowd and differentiate yourself.

The Modern Data Scientist

The modern data scientist wears many hats. This…

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Added by Larry Alton on December 13, 2015 at 10:59pm — 1 Comment

Navigating into the World of Analytics - 5 critical points

Big data, data scientists, BI, modeler and countless other fancy roles continue to scream out loud to anyone who is scanning any media today. The excitement of challenging times, the lure of big packages and career path, the possibility of hobnobbing with the decision makers, the tag of “genius” and many more silver linings adorn the profession. The insatiable demand for talent in the data space is no hogwash either. Reports from analysts, sectoral studies, recruiter briefings and the…
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Added by Randhir Mishra on October 8, 2015 at 8:00pm — No Comments

What Is The Profession Of Data Science Really About Now And In The Future?

What is the profession of data science really about? How does one best become a data scientist or grow a career as one? What does the Data Science Central community think about these questions? (Please chime in!)

We’ve all read about the shortage of data scientists from McKinsey, heard about…

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Added by Sarah Aerni on April 23, 2015 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

Using Analytics to Solve the Problem of Employability

A warm welcome to our guest blogger- Arun Prabhu, Founder and CEO of inTouch Analytics. inTouch analytics delivers ‘everyday analytics’ to clients in India, United States and Europe while focusing on leveraging customer and employee relationships to deliver business value. Their forte being Talent Analytics (among other things), Arun interestingly outlines how they took on the challenge of modeling the problem of…

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Added by Gaurav Vohra on February 17, 2014 at 2:58am — No Comments

A Date with a Data Scientist

Interview with Kathirmani Sukumar, a Data Analyst at Gramener, a successful Niche Analytics Company. Kathirmani was happy to share his story and I am sure that this interview reproduced below will be very useful for all of you considering a career in data analytics. Kathirmani shares some how he became interested in analytics, some useful insights about the industry and most interesting of all, he takes us through a…

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Added by Gaurav Vohra on January 22, 2014 at 5:35am — No Comments

Jigsaw Academy Announces Predictions for the Analytics Industry in 2014

Originally posted on PR Web. Analytics and big data have influenced every aspect of business in both, traditional and non-traditional sectors across the world this year. While everyone waits to see if data analytics will continue to dominate business news, Jigsaw Academy, a world reputed analytics training academy announces their predictions for the industry…

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Added by Gaurav Vohra on January 6, 2014 at 8:33pm — No Comments

Prestigious Brands Academy Award for Jigsaw Academy

Jigsaw Academy, won the prestigious Brands Academy Award for ‘Best Upcoming Academy for Analytics Courses in Bangalore’, on April 13th, 2013 at an exclusive gala event held at the ITC Maurya, New Delhi. The award was presented to the founders  Gaurav Vohra and Sarita Digumarti by Prahlad Kakkar.

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Added by Gaurav Vohra on April 16, 2013 at 2:10am — No Comments

Business World Learns: Jigsaw trains much needed Data Scientists

McKinsey India estimates that the country needs at least 150,000 new data wizards to come to grips with Big Data. McKinsey Global estimated the US itself had a shortage of between 140,000 and 190,000 people with deep data analysis skills and another 1.5 million managers, which was hampering its Big Data projects.

Read article here

Added by Gaurav Vohra on March 23, 2013 at 12:33am — No Comments

The Curse of the Bell Curve – Part 2

The ‘Bell curve’ or the ‘Gaussian bell curve’ is one of the fundamental concepts on which most of the statistical analysis is based. From social sciences to astronomy to financial services- most of the application of statistics in the real world relies on the assumption that the data being analysed is distributed in the shape of the bell…

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Added by Gaurav Vohra on January 15, 2013 at 12:29am — No Comments

3 Degrees that Will Prepare You for a Career in Analytics

Merriam-Webster defines analytics as “the method of logical analysis.” In business, analytics is the process of analyzing quantitative data to glean information about performance. This process is often used in marketing departments and in risk management. Analytics is also a very important tool for the management and maintenance of websites.

 

The field of analytics is growing, as more companies realize the benefits of the method. This is especially true for internet-based…

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Added by Gaurav Vohra on October 29, 2012 at 9:40pm — 1 Comment

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