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Blog Category: Data Science

With a Strong Boot Camp Portfolio, Limei Hou Won the CS Coding Challenge

Limei Hou was one of two students to win the recent Career Services Coding Challenge, hosted by the boot camp’s career services team. The challenge required students to submit their resumes, portfolios, and GitHub project pages—awarding the students with the strongest employer-ready materials.  When Limei enrolled in Case Western Reserve University Data Analytics Boot Camp, she knew the…

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?…

3 Reasons Data Analytics Can Benefit from Building Community

Joshua Otten was already a successful engineer working in manufacturing when he began to realize that data is the future of his field. He craved a deeper understanding of how to use the data—along with the competitive edge that would come with that knowledge.  “You can no longer be one-dimensional in your career; you have to have some sort…

7 Data Analytics Books You Should Read in 2019

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…

5 Data Scientist Habits You Already Have

Woman taking notes at laptop studying

You may think that becoming a data scientist may not be worth the many hours of work it will take to master it. It should not matter that you may feel as though  you have “the wrong degree.” The interests that you’re naturally inclined toward could already make this a great career for you. If…