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Getting Into Data Science: A Guide For Students And Parents
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What do you want to be one you grow up? A data scientist, of course! Though ultra popular, the modern field of data science is relatively new. It’s still developing, which makes it incredibly hard for youngsters to get into it early. Kids can take coding courses to see if

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Why India Is A Great Place To Build Your Data Analytics Knowledge
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If you didn’t already know, let me be the first to break the good news to you: data on the Indian data analytics sector is very encouraging. Today, India’s BI (Business Intelligence) and Data Analytics industry is worth a princely $10 billion and is expected to skyrocket to $26.9 billion

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10 Online Big Data Courses And Where To Find Them 2016
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Who doesn’t want to learn about data scientist these days? The field is still hot, and the ample job listings for data scientists might make folks working in other fields instantly jealous. For young students, there are full degree programs and specialized courses to prepare them for the data-driven world

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Wait - Is This Person Even A Data Scientist?
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Finding and hiring a top-notch data scientist is a tough endeavor. The distinct skill set at the intersection of mathematics, statistics, information technology and business is rare to find and suitable candidates are well aware of their market value. Salary expectations well beyond $100,000 dollars are the new normal. Nevertheless,

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5 Actionable Insights To Make You Stand Out In Data Science
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In 2009, Hal Varian (Google’s Chief Economist) famously joked that “the sexiest job in the next 10 years will be Statistics”. Fast forward to 2016, and it’s abundantly clear that he was right (and how!) $118,709 – the average salary for a Data Scientist today (according to Glassdoor). Compare that

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Free Resources To Get Your Data Science Career Started
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Data Scientist are in high demand, ranked the #1 profession in America on Glassdoor. And according to Forbes, an additional 1,700 job openings paying an average salary of $116,000 US dollars are available, contributing to an exponential expansion of the field. So are you interested in Data Science but not sure

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“Leveraging Big Data Is A Must, There Are Still A Lot Of Questions Of ‘How’.” - Interview With Softlayer'S Justin Halsall
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Justin works as a Tech Evangelist at SoftLayer. SoftLayer, an IBM Company, provides cloud infrastructure as a service from a growing number of data centers and network points of presence around the world. Customers range from Web startups to global enterprises. Products and services include bare metal and virtual servers, networking,

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Data Science Career Building: Our Top 5 Articles
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What does it take to get into tech’s hottest career path? Over the past year we’ve posted many articles related to getting into Data Science and the related fields. Experts from across the industry have talked about the core technical skills and where they can be acquired. Celebrating the launch

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E-Learning Gets Boost With Au$1.7M Fresh Funding For Openlearning
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Australia based e-learning startup OpenLearning has garnered AU$1.7 million in funding. The new funding will help to fuel the development and implementation of new MOOC-based business models, and stimulate growth in Malaysia, where OpenLearning has been appointed the official MOOC platform for higher education institutions. Having invested $1 million, entrepreneur Clive Mayhew led the

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The Most Interesting Man In Data Science
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From apple grower to fine arts student, from software developer to machine learning PhD- Jose Quesada has done it all. Now, he’s established Data Science Retreat, a course to help people with his passion for growth and development to delve into the world of data science. We recently spoke to

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