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Blog Category: Data

Introduction to Machine Learning and Three Common Algorithms

Imagine asking a computer to identify a picture of a cat or a dog without any supporting data; the computer has a 50/50 chance of being correct in this scenario. Now, imagine writing a program that teaches a computer how to actively learn the difference between the animals by analyzing photos of both.  This is…

Are Data Science Boot Camps Worth It? A Simple Breakdown

Data science is amazing; the modern world runs on information! Today, just about every industry has incorporated Big Data and data analytics into their operations. Retailers assess trillions of customer decisions to figure out which products to stock; manufacturers use data to bolster production line efficiency; real estate magnates use data to figure out where…

From Software Engineer at Accenture to Senior BI Developer at Johnson & Johnson

Bazil Ahmed was no stranger to the coding world. Having previously worked as a software engineer at Accenture and as a senior BI developer at BMW, he had already established a diverse background in technology. But though he already had skills in the field, Bazil wanted to further his knowledge to seek new employment opportunities.  “I…

Big Data, Big Jobs: Follow Nikitha Rao’s Journey to a Data Analyst Position at Sephora

When she was a programming analyst for an investment management firm, Nikitha Rao’s role included cleaning, fetching, and standardizing data. “It was the part that happens before data analysts even look at data,” she said. This experience sparked her interest in data analytics. But researching data analyst opportunities made her realize she didn’t have the skills…