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Blog Category: Data

10 Tips for Effective Online Learning

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Thanks to the many advancements in modern technology, an online education has become more accessible than ever before, allowing learners to receive the same high-quality experience and outcomes offered by traditional education via a virtual experience. The recent weeks have witnessed an increasing number of schools and universities around the world transition to online-only learning,…

Top 10 Open Source Big Data Tools for 2020

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Data has become a powerful tool in today’s workforce, where it is helping to translate massive amounts of structured and unstructured information into valuable business insights. As a result, the current market is flooded with a range of big data tools to process all this information.  Today’s big data tools offer endless functionalities from insight…

Understanding Data Science Roles: Who Does What?

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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?…

Machine Learning vs Data Science: What’s the Difference? (Infographic)

Machine Learning vs Data Science

Data science and machine learning are often equated and spoken about interchangeably, but if you’re planning to start a career in either field, it is important to understand the differences between them.  This blog will help you gain a solid understanding of what the two different yet closely connected technologies do, and how they are…

The Beginner’s Guide to Data Science

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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…

5 High-Paying Careers That Require Data Skills

Today’s world revolves around data. Every time we use our smartphone or log into our computer, we leave a data trail behind us. How do we make sense of all that data? Through careful data analysis. By inspecting, transforming and modeling that data, data analysts are able to discover useful information that uncovers trends, improves…

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 skills…

7 Data Analytics Books You Should Read in 2019

Best Data Science Book

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…

Code to Success

The University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies recently published a story about one of its enthusiastic boot camp learners, Saumil Bapat. So genuine is Saumil’s enthusiasm for tech and for UofT SCS that he is involved in not just one but two of the school’s boot camps: He completed the Coding Boot Camp earlier this year, and he…