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Blog Category: Data

Data Scientist Skills You Need in 2022

Data scientist ranked third in U.S. News and World Report’s Best Technology Jobs, 2022 edition, and that comes as no surprise. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimates the field will grow another 31% (annually) from 2019 to 2029, with 7,100 job openings each year. In addition, data scientists currently earn a median U.S.…

The Importance of Big Data

In today’s complex business world, interpreting data is more important than ever. Experts often use the term “big data'' to refer to the power that data holds, and its potential to influence organizational strategy and decisions. This term summarizes how technological advances have vastly increased the amount of data, the sources it comes from, and…

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…

The Beginner’s Guide to Data Science

Today’s data science professionals are in high demand across a number of fields ranging from business operations and financial services to healthcare, science, and more. A data scientist is an expert who uses data to extract valuable business insights. These professionals should have extensive knowledge related to computer science, data visualization, and data mining along…