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Why Data Science Is Still a Top Job

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 grea Read more…

Data Science Back to School: Accelerate Your Education

Are you looking to get a data science degree and join the workforce as a data scientist? Then you're not alone, as thousands of young people around the world are following that same path with the hope of tapping into the Read more…

Three Ways to Close Your Company’s Data Science Skills Gap Now

It should come as no surprise that demand for folks with data science expertise exceeds supply. In fact, according to some McKinsey, there are only half as many qualified data scientists as needed. The good news is the m Read more…

Data Science Ed: 5 Tips for Undergrads

Demand for data scientists continues to rise as organizations seek new ways to monetize their data. Those who want to be considered for top data science jobs need a solid education behind them, including postgraduate deg Read more…

Continuing Your Data Science Education

"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." How, Read more…

Overcoming the Quant Crunch

Think it's hard to find trained data scientists in the job market now? According to a new report from IBM dubbed "The Quant Crunch," the shortage will grow so big in the years to come that it could derail the delivery of Read more…

Data Analytics in Higher Education: A Mixed Bag

Like many companies in the United States, American universities are looking to big data to give them a competitive edge in attracting, educating, retaining, and ultimately graduating students. However, the actual applica Read more…

Big Data University Programs Get Real

The sky-high demand for data scientists is driving universities and software companies to launch new educational and certification programs. What's different about the programs recently launched by the University of Southern California, Stanford University, Colorado Technical University, and Cloudera is the focus on giving people real-world business skills, such as creating big data business strategies in financial services or detecting fraud in Medicare data. Read more…

Will Obama’s Plan to Use Big Data to Reduce College Costs Work?

No stranger to the benefits of big data analytics, the Whitehouse recently announced a plan aimed at using big data to create market aids targeted to help students to be better informed shoppers of colleges and universities. The plan aims to reform the higher education, and how it gets funded. Will it work? Read more…

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