The most important thing of any industry is the massive amount of data that is produced by it. So managing it and dealing with it requires a good amount of knowledge and expertise. Well, don't worry when we have data scientists!
What is Data Science?
Data Science is the branch of study that…Continue
Added by Aileen Scott on June 10, 2021 at 10:30pm — No Comments
Data visualization is one powerful arsenal in data science.
Visualization simply means drawing different types of graphics to represent data. At times, a data point is drawn in the form of a scatterplot or even in the form of histograms and statistical summaries. Most of the displays shown are majorly descriptive while the summaries are…Continue
Added by Aileen Scott on April 13, 2021 at 10:00pm — No Comments
Often touted as one of the top jobs of the 21st century, a data scientist is an increasingly common requirement across firms of different sizes and from a variety of verticals. This comes from the fact that:
Added by Yoey Thamas on June 8, 2020 at 9:00pm — No Comments
You’re a data scientist, but you didn’t end up in the data science industry.
Are you worried about not making it?
Fret not, we’ve got multiple career options molded perfectly for you.
Ever since data science and big data analytics became the buzzwords in the industry, career options in these fields never went amiss. Job roles in both the data science and the big data analytics industry continue to reign as some of the most coveted jobs a tech professional could…Continue
Added by Yoey Thamas on April 7, 2020 at 11:44pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Yoey Thamas on October 29, 2019 at 12:44am — No Comments
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…Continue
...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.
A Ph.D. is your own original, unique research…Continue
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…Continue
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.
Well, it may not be at your nearest fast food joint right now, but companies like Amazon are tracking your past purchase data and…Continue
Added by Mohammad Farooq on December 8, 2016 at 10:30pm — No Comments
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…Continue
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…Continue
Added by Randhir Mishra on October 8, 2015 at 8:00pm — No Comments
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…Continue
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…Continue
Added by Gaurav Vohra on February 17, 2014 at 2:58am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Gaurav Vohra on January 22, 2014 at 5:35am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Gaurav Vohra on January 6, 2014 at 8:33pm — No Comments
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.
Added by Gaurav Vohra on April 16, 2013 at 2:10am — No Comments
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.
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Added by Gaurav Vohra on March 23, 2013 at 12:33am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Gaurav Vohra on January 15, 2013 at 12:29am — No Comments
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…Continue