M.S. in Data Science Curriculum

Click to learn more about author Steve Miller. I’ve been blogging on Business Intelligence/Analytics/Data Science for 12 years. And I’ve been recruiting analytics candidates from top colleges for my consulting firms for even longer. Those who read my blogs know I’m pretty opinionated about what I look for in new grads, preferring students committed to […]

The Life of a Data Scientist

The worldwide demand for qualified Data Scientists continues to grow and one of the most common queries in many an industry insider’s mind is so, what is it that a Data Scientist does? When lay persons within an industry try to grasp the essence of a Data Scientist’s life, the confusion that boggles everyone is […]

Big Data is Changing the Way We Solve Problems

by Angela Guess Zavain Dar of Venture Beat recently wrote, “Current ‘big data’ and ‘API-ification’ trends can trace their roots to a definition Kant first coined in the 18th century. In his Critique of Pure Reason, Kant drew a dichotomy between analytic and synthetic truths. An analytic truth was one that could be derived from a logical argument, […]

New Big Data Professionals Don’t Need CS Degrees

by Angela Guess Clay Dillow of Fortune recently wrote, “In the U.S. alone, a McKinsey & Company report projects a shortfall of between 140,000 and 190,000 ‘deep analytical’ big data professionals by 2018 — that is, people with highly technical skills in machine learning, statistics, and/or computer science, the actual hands-on big data people that know how […]

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