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Data Science

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Explore a career path in Data Science

 

Data science is one of the fastest growing and most exciting fields out there today. It combines multiple fields, including statistics, scientific methods, artificial intelligence (AI), and data analysis, to extract value from data. Data science encompasses preparing data for analysis, including cleansing, aggregating, and manipulating the data to perform advanced data analysis. Analytic applications and data scientists can then review the results to uncover patterns and enable business leaders to draw informed insights.

Which Industries are Hiring Data Scientists in 2021?

A major lesson learned from the pandemic is that data is an integral part of business decisions and strategic operations. As COVID hit, businesses adapted to hybrid and distributed environments with data at the center of everything. With more data …

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Making data visualizations more accessible

In the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention produced a simple chart to illustrate how measures like mask wearing and social distancing could “flatten the curve” and reduce the peak of infections.

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6 trends in data and artificial intelligence for 2021 and beyond

The gap is widening between data leaders and “data laggards.” These six trends in data, analytics, and artificial intelligence can help orient business leaders in a shifting landscape.

View the full article on MIT Sloan at: https://mitsloan.mit.edu/ideas-made-to-matter/6-trends-data-and-artificial-intelligence-2021-and-beyond

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Behind Covid-19 vaccine development

A machine learning model developed jointly by Janssen and MIT data scientists played a key role in the clinical trial process for the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine.

View the full article on MIT news at: https://news.mit.edu/2021/behind-covid-19-vaccine-development-0518

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7 Skills You Need to Succeed in Data Science (and How to Show Them Off in a Job Search)

Nearly a decade after Harvard Business Review called data science the sexiest job of the 21st century, becoming a data scientist is still a great career choice. The median salary for a data scientist is $122,840, according to the Bureau …

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