Tag: data visualization

New York University – Bachelor of Science in Applied Data Analytics and Visualization

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From NYU: “The BS in Applied Data Analytics and Visualization will prepare you to transform data into valued insight for a variety of decision makers. You will learn techniques to set-up systems to retrieve, aggregate, and process large data sets; separate big data sets into manageable and logical components; and eliminate ‘noise’ by cleaning data. You also will learn different methods of data analysis and visualization, aided by statistical and graphics … Continue Reading

Effective Data Visualization: The Right Chart for the Right Data

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From Amazon: “Written by sought-after speaker, designer, and researcher Stephanie D.H. Evergreen, Effective Data Visualization shows readers how to create Excel charts and graphs that best communicate data findings. This comprehensive how-to guide functions as a set of blueprints–supported by research and the author’s extensive experience with clients in industries all over the world–for conveying data in an impactful way. Delivered in Evergreen’s humorous and approachable style, the book covers the spectrum … Continue Reading

University of Cincinnati – Master of Science in Business Analytics

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From the University of Cincinnati: “The University of Cincinnati Master of Science in Business Analytics program provides you with expertise in descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics. That’s one of the many reasons why the University of Cincinnati MS in Business Analytics has been ranked among the Top 10 business analytics programs in the United States and why many of our graduates are working business analysts and data scientists at world-leading … Continue Reading

North Carolina State University – Master of Science in Analytics

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From North Carolina State: “If you have a mind for mathematics and statistical programming and a passion for working with data, the Master of Science in Analytics (MSA) is your program. The MSA is uniquely designed to equip individuals like yourself for the task of deriving and effectively communicating actionable insights from a vast quantity and variety of data…. Program Content and Structure – Innovate, Practical, Relevant Experience a fully … Continue Reading

Columbia University – Certification of Professional Achievement in Data Science

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From Columbia: “The Certification of Professional Achievement in Data Sciences prepares students to expand their career prospects or change career paths by developing foundational data science skills. Join us from anywhere in the world as this program is now also offered online.” Required/Core Courses: Algorithms for Data Science: Methods for organizing data, e.g. hashing, trees, queues, lists, priority queues. Streaming algorithms for computing statistics on the data. Sorting and searching. … Continue Reading

The Data Science Workflow

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From BinaryEdge: “When dealing with data, it helps to have a well defined workflow. Specifically, whether we want to perform an analysis with the sole intent of “telling the story” (Data Visualisation/Journalism) or build a system that relies on data to model a certain task (Data Mining), process matters. By defining a methodology in advance, teams are in sync and it is easier to avoid losing time trying to figure … Continue Reading

Emulating R plots in Python

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This tutorial covers the equivalent plotting commands in R and Python, with the goal of replicating R plots in Python: “Some commands can be straightforward replicated in Python, some are surprisingly hard to find equivalents without using custom functions etc.” The tutorial includes: Residual plots QQ plots Scale-location plots Leverage plots

Enterprise Data World

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Next Event: April 27-28, 2018 San Francisco, CA “The 21st Annual Enterprise Data World (EDW) Conference is recognized as the most comprehensive educational conference ondata management in the world. Your Transformation to Data-Driven Business Starts Here!” 2018 Registration Videos from previous conferences

Quick-R

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From Quick-R: “R is an elegant and comprehensive statistical and graphical programming language. Unfortunately, it can also have a steep learning curve. I created this website for both current R users, and experienced users of other statistical packages…who would like to transition into R. My goal is to help you quickly access this language in your work. I assume that you are already familiar with the statistical methods covered and … Continue Reading

Data Science Essentials

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from edX: “Demand for data science talent is exploding. Develop your career as a data scientist, as you explore essential skills and principles with experts from Duke University and Microsoft. In this data science course, you will learn key concepts in data acquisition, preparation, exploration, and visualization taught alongside practical application oriented examples such as how to build a cloud data science solution using Microsoft Azure Machine Learning platform, or … Continue Reading