Meet 6 Industry Leaders in Business Intelligence

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The field of data science focuses on the most efficient and effective approaches to identify and analyze data. When companies need to make strategic decisions informed by those analytics, they turn to business intelligence (BI) experts. BI…

Harnessing Higher Education Analytics

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Data analytics at colleges and universities can be used in many areas, including student success, professor effectiveness, budgeting, financial aid decisions, course offerings, course enrollment guidelines, and staffing. With the proper use…

Harnessing Data in Healthcare

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Collecting and analyzing data can be a matter of life and death for hospitals and other health care facilities.  Although the health care industry was a bit of a latecomer to the use of data analytics, it is now becoming a big user of data…

Top Five Reasons to Earn a Data Science Degree in 2017

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Data Science is everywhere and as the fastest growing field, 2017 is a great time to earn a data science degree. You are almost certainly reading this article because someone, somewhere, told you that earning a data science degree a good idea.…

Data Industry Resolutions for 2017

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Here’s some data science industry resolution ideas you can still commit to in 2017 – and how they can benefit you and your career opportunities. While many companies have make the move to make big data and data-based decision-making a…

What is Data Science?

Simply put, Data Science is the fusion of a number of different methodologies and techniques from a myriad of different fields including but not limited to mathematics, statistics, information science and computer science. Data…
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The History of the Data Science Field

Data Science: Where did it come from and what is it now? The field of data science is relatively new, though the ideas that it encompasses are not. Data science is an outgrowth of statistical analysis and has been made possible by the ever-stronger…
Psychological Research Design

What Students Need to Know: Psychological Research

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“Substance Abuse Recovery among Homeless Adults in Atlanta, Georgia, and a Multilevel Drug Abuse Resiliency Tool” “A Pilot Randomized Control Trial of Autovideography Intervention to Enhance Recovery for People with Severe Mental Illness” “Evaluation…
People considering Data Science Job Titles

Data Science – Which Job and Why?

Take a moment and type in the term 'Data Science' into a job search engine. If you do, you will see that thousands of jobs – all with different titles, requirements and expectations – appear. As a person in the data science field, you may…
1-1 interviews are conducted to collect data

Preparing for One-on-One Interview

The one-on-one interview is one of several techniques that researchers use to collect qualitative data. An interview is used to gather more detailed information than a survey or questionnaire can generally do. Interviews are used for a variety…