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Dell Helps Universities Boost Interest in Data Science Careers

DellDell announced the Dell Statistica Free Academic Program, a free version of its award-winning Statistica advanced analytics software now available to all U.S. college students and professors, to help boost interest in and preparedness for data analytics careers.

Today’s organizations, including institutions of higher education, depend on advanced technologies in security, data analytics and mobility to stay ahead of student and faculty needs,” said Jon Phillips, managing director – Worldwide Education Strategy, Dell. At the same time, they realize that students who gain knowledge and expertise in these technologies learn critical career-enhancing skills. Today, we see a dangerous nationwide shortage in professionals with data analytics skills, which has prompted Dell to offer our award-winning Statistica advanced analytics software free for all U.S. college students and professors. Dell sees EDUCAUSE as an opportunity to share with academic institutions knowledge about ways they can leverage the latest technologies to enable better student outcomes without sacrificing security, while also empowering the next generation of technologists.”

Dell Statistica Free Academic Program designed to bolster college students’ interest in data analytics

Recognizing the nationwide shortage of data scientists and other professionals with data analytics skills, and the increasing importance of employees with analytical skills in our data-driven economy, Dell has made its leading advanced analytics software free for all U.S. college students and professors through the Dell Statistica Free Academic Program.

An easy-to-use solution that does not require coding and integrates seamlessly with open source R, Dell Statistica delivers a full range of advanced and predictive analytics tools that help organizations predict future trends, identify new customers and sales opportunities, forecast industry shifts, explore “what-if” scenarios, and reduce the occurrence of fraud and other business risks.

The Dell Statistica Free Academic Program provides college students with free access to industry-leading advanced analytics technology, as a well as a host of support materials, including a free online statistics textbook, how-to-videos, and access to a growing base of collegiate and professional users in the broader STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) community. The free offering also applies to all college and university professors, enabling them to make hands-on practicum a more relevant part of their curriculum, and to aid in their own research endeavors.

 

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