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Why Data Science Is Still a Top Job

Nov 16, 2020 |

This year, for the first time since 2016, data scientist is not the number one job in America, according to Glassdoor’s annual ranking. While the shine may be wearing off the unicorn a bit, data science is still a great field to go into, expert tells us, with abundant opportunities, competitive pay, and a job satisfaction that is tough to beat. Read more…

More Free Software Offered in Response to COVID-19

Apr 22, 2020 |

Organizations researching treatments for the novel coronavirus have an abundance of software and services at their disposal, including a range of additional offerings that analytics vendors are offering for free. Read more…

New Open Source App: Data Science Education

Mar 4, 2020 |

The principles underpinning open source software development that are transforming the digital economy are now being extended to new sectors such as education, where proponents hope to leverage the collaborative approach to advance the teaching of data science. Read more…

It Takes a (Data Science) Village: How GRMDS Fosters an Open Ecosystem

Jan 14, 2020 |

Openness is one of the hallmarks of modern data science – openness of data, of code, and of methods. By sharing our successes and failures with others, we raise our collective intelligence level beyond what we could each achieve individually. Read more…

IBM and The Open Group’s Data Scientist Certification Has Its First Recipients

Sep 26, 2019 |

Earlier this year, IBM announced plans for a collaboration with The Open Group to develop a “first-of-a-kind” internal program for accrediting data scientists. Read more…

Skills Are Critical in Data Science Job Hunt

Aug 22, 2019 |

Those planning a career in data science have a healthy job outlook, as demand for data scientists continues to grow. While an advanced data science degree can definitely help, it’s becoming increasingly apparent that having the right skills is a more critical factor in landing your dream job. Read more…

USF Launches Data Ethics Center

Aug 7, 2019 |

Ethical AI remains a high priority as developers pause to consider the implications of the automation tools they are creating. A more granular approach is being taken by the University of San Francisco’s Data Institute, which is launching a data ethics initiative that seeks to address the misuse of data through education and “civil advocacy.”

The USF Data Institute was founded three years ago to help train the next generation of data scientists. Read more…

Universities Get Creative with Data Science Education

Aug 23, 2018 |

Good luck getting into Professor Yoav Freund’s big data analytics and Spark class at the University of California, San Diego this fall. “There’s always a very long waiting list to get in,” Read more…

Continuing Your Data Science Education

Aug 31, 2017 |

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” It’s a question kids around the world are asked a million times a day. Until a few years ago, the odds are good that none of them answered “I want to be a data scientist.” Read more…

Universities Roll Out New Data Science Programs

May 23, 2017 |

College grads looking to take the next step in their data science careers will have several new graduate-level data science programs to enroll in this fall, including a new Master’s of Applied Data Science at Syracuse University, a new Doctorate of Data Science at the University of Tennessee, and a new certificate program at Rutgers. Read more…

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