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Blog Category: Data Analytics

Understanding Data Science Roles: Who Does What?

Today’s world revolves around data—there’s no getting around that fact. Every time we use our smartphones or log into our computers, we leave a trail of data behind us. That data holds key insights into our behavior, our likes and dislikes, and the products we purchase. How do businesses make sense of all that data?…

7 Data Analytics Books You Should Read in 2019

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There’s never been a better time to learn data analytics and enter the growing field. The job landscape is expanding, with a wide range of opportunities in a variety of industries. When preparing for a career in data analytics, the volume of information to master can be very overwhelming. It’s always best to do some…

The 8 Must-Have Data Analyst Skills

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Many organizations today depend heavily on data regarding their customers, clients, products, operations, and market. There is now an unprecedented shift in how data is accelerating business transformation, and with that we see more and more organizations requiring talented and qualified professionals who can extract information, analytics, and insights from complex data.   But what…

College of Professional Studies Launches Data Analytics Boot Camp

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The George Washington University’s College of Professional Studies (CPS) has launched GW Data Analytics Boot Camp, a six-month skills development program teaching the fundamental data science and analytics skills that are increasingly valued in today’s data-driven digital economy. The launch comes at a time when the projected investment in data science is at an all-time high,…

Four Habits of a Good Data Analyst

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If you ask any seasoned data analyst, they would tell you that there are some tricks of the trade to help you improve or maintain the efficiency of your processes. When you find yourself sifting through endless sets of data during the day, you’ll be thankful to have a few good habits in your back…