What is the who, what, where and when of Data Science Education?
Ever since the Harvard Business Review declared five years ago that Data Science was the “sexiest job on Earth”, students have flocked by the tens of thousands in pursuit of degrees in the field.
Earlier this year Alphabet’s Eric Schmidt stoked the flame further in declaring, “a basic understanding of data analytics is incredibly important for this next generation of young people. That’s the world you’re going into.” Elon Musk’s worries over the lack of data specialists has pushed him to finance Neuralink, a company whose mission is to physically link computers to the human brain to improve the speed of data processing. LinkedIn reported not less than 14 300 openings for data scientists this week, with over 774 opportunities in France alone. Amid such a frenzy, what is the who, where, and when of Data Science education?
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|What is the who, where, and when of Data Science education? Ever since the Harvard Business Review declared five years ago that Data Science was the “sexiest job on Earth”, students have flocked by the tens of thousands in pursuit of degrees in the field.|
|Our 2018 Summer School is designed to explore the mission-critical skills in applying data science to business decision-making in fields ranging from marketing, operations, finance...|
|The Business Analytics Institute is a service provider dedicated to helping both managers and management improve their ability to take tough decisions...|
|On September 8th, the Business Analytics Institute and Silamir hosted a breakfast conference on "Data Science's Dirty Little Secrets" for a select group of twenty senior managers in Paris.|
|The LinkedIn Group on Analytics for Management offers a number of free resources for management students and graduates interested in developing their analytical skills.|
|The Business Analytics Institute and 7wData join forces in a strategic media partnership to promote data-driven decision making.|
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