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No degree? No Problem: US Employers Shifting Hiring Mentality for Data Skills

Job seekers owning demonstrable experience with data might soon overtake those with data science degrees when it comes to the candidates global enterprises are seeking, according to a major survey of global business decision makers commissioned by data and analytics firm Qlik, on behalf of the Data Literacy Project.

The Data Talent Market Continues Its Ascent

We’re at an important inflection point in history where a glaring shortage of data-centric skills, coupled with an increasing demand for data professionals, represents a unique opportunity for those willing to make a commitment to “tool up” or “retool” as the case may be, in preparation for a career in analytics. The good thing is, after all the time and effort, the newly acquired skills will keep on giving because the analytics field shall continue to be in favor for a very long time.

Online Education is Paving a Smoother Path to Earning Data Science Skills

In this contributed article, Devavrat Shah, MIT Professor of Computer Science, highlights how many professionals are seeking rigorous training in data science skill, and want them without having to leave their day job. They need the practicality and flexibility that online learning provides, so the operative question becomes: can MOOCS deliver these skills without compromising quality?

Can Online Professional Development Courses Teach Data-Driven Decision Making?

MIT xPRO’s Data Science program is segmented into six modules, each lead by a faculty member with expertise, research and teaching experience in that area. After just seven weeks, learners earn an MIT Professional Certificate in Data Science. This guest post from MIT focuses on whether online professional development courses, like its xPRO Data Science program, are successful in teaching data-driven decision making. 

Be on Top of Key Data Analytic Trends

Emily Washington: ‘Businesses are increasingly evaluating ways to streamline their overall technology stack… to successfully leverage big data and analytics’. Tech trends in data analytics are seeing the industry soar. Discover more here.

The Future of AI and Education

In this contributed article, freelance human Avery Phillips discusses the practical uses of AI in the education industry as well as an assessment of AI’s role in current and future educational activities. Education professionals are taking on the task to implement AI into operations, and finding it to be quite beneficial.

Impacts of Artificial Intelligence and Higher Education’s Response

Northeastern University and Gallup just released a fascinating new survey that gauges public perceptions about artificial intelligence (AI) titled, “Optimism and Anxiety: Views on the Impacts of Artificial Intelligence and Higher Education’s Response.” Taken together, the results appear to be a wake-up call for higher education. Colleges and universities will have to adapt by designing a 21st century curriculum that empowers humans to become “robot-proof.”

Impacts of Artificial Intelligence and Higher Education’s Response

Northeastern University and Gallup just released a fascinating new survey that gauges public perceptions about artificial intelligence (AI) titled, “Optimism and Anxiety: Views on the Impacts of Artificial Intelligence and Higher Education’s Response.” Northeastern’s survey of 3,300 U.S. adults explored the impact that AI will have on people’s lives and work, the educational choices they […]

New Qlik Academic Program Curriculum Helps Students Advance Analytical and Data Literacy Skills

Qlik® (NASDAQ: QLIK), a leader in visual analytics, today announced the expansion of the Qlik Academic Program with its new Data Analytics Curriculum.