Data analytics are an increasingly important component of decision making in any business. Whether you’re a part of a marketing team that needs to generate visuals to highlight industry trends, or you’re looking to generate financial statements, you will need an analytic program to simplify report development. Both R and...
Why is Data Visualization Important?  Data visualization is the process of presenting quantitative or qualitative data in a visual format. When you use visualization, you make data more accessible for anyone, not just those who were involved in the analysis itself. Visualization is a powerful tool because it can convey a message without requiring much explanation...
iRobot's Roomba
No, iRobot isn't a TV show, movie, or new Apple product. iRobot is a company currently focused on vacuums & cleaning devices for the everyman home that makes maps of your abode to clean it efficiently. You've definitely seen a Roomba before. Either you've been to a friend's apartment and...
There are plenty of reasons why you might want to stay in a career that you don't like. The money's good. You're an established pro at your role and you feel safe. You don't like change. None of that should matter if at the end of the day you...
Level is always thrilled to see students succeed in the real-world after graduation. Recent Level graduate Manu Karnati is proof that data analytics is an incredibly valuable skillset that can transition into any field. What makes Manu's situation extra special is that she received a job from her Capstone partner...
analyzing data
You're finally past the data cleaning side of your research, now what? This is where the real fun begins - data exploration and analyzing data. After weeks or months of collecting and scrubbing data, you can finally see tangible results. Analyzing data is more than just looking at numbers...
You collected 1,200 survey responses - that's awesome, and will hopefully represent a solid sample of your target population. The problem is, you will likely encounter problems with your data, such as missing fields, incomplete lines, type conversion, and more. It's common for data analysts to spend significant time...
Student Success
I recently got to connect with Hannah Jacobs, a Level alum of the Data Analytics Boston Hybrid program, about her experience at Level and what she is up to now. Read about Hannah's new role as an Associate Data Analyst at comScore and how she landed such an amazing...
A stronger data analytics democracy is needed. As made evident by this week's presentation by Tableau on Government Business Intelligence Trends in Boston, there's a significant opportunity for collaboration between government agencies and private sectors. Nationwide, statewide, and municipal level public sectors have access to data that those in the...
data analytics projects
A Level portfolio hosting your data analytics projects helps you develop the tangible experience with analytics needed to tackle job interviews, by showcasing real-world applications of your work. Your portfolio culminates with your capstone project, involving the core skills and tools covered in the program. This project allows you to...