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Analytics

Due to advancements in technology, society generates huge swaths of data on a daily basis. Armed with the right knowledge, skills, and tools, an individual or organization can harness this data to draw conclusions that enable smarter business decisions. Below, we have gathered relevant articles, tips, interviews, and how-to guides to help you better understand the role that data plays in business to help you advance your analytics career.

Data Analyst vs. Business Analyst: What’s the Difference? photo

March 11, 2022

Data Analyst vs. Business Analyst: What's the Difference?

Though data analysts and business analysts both work with data, what they do with it is very different. Here’s how to choose the right career for you.

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March 10, 2022

4 Steps to Increase Your Salary & Build a Career as a Data Analyst

Looking to boost your earning potential as a data analyst? Here are four steps you can take.

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March 9, 2022

The Top 10 Highest-Paying Big Data Careers

Salaries for big data careers are growing due to the demand for these skilled professionals. Here’s a look at the highest paying data jobs.

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March 8, 2022

How Much Do Data Analysts Make? Salary, Demand, and Defining Skills of the Industry

Salaries for data analysts are growing. Learn more about what the role entails and how you can set yourself up to meet the demand.

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December 8, 2021

Data Analytics vs. Data Science: A Breakdown

How do data analytics and data science compare? Learn how data analysts and data scientists differ, and how to choose the right career path for you.

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April 22, 2021

What Does a Health Informatics Specialist Do?

Interested in pursuing a career as a health informatics specialist? Explore the responsibilities of these interdisciplinary professionals.

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April 19, 2021

6 Top Careers in Healthcare Informatics

Interested in pursuing a career in health informatics? Here’s a look at six of the top health informatics careers you may want to consider.

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April 12, 2021

What is Health Informatics?

Jay Spitulnik, associate teaching professor and director of Northeastern's MS in Health Informatics, shares his expertise on emerging industry trends and how students can prepare.

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February 17, 2021

Predictive Analytics: What It Is & Why It's Important

Explore the ways data is being used to make predictions that affect business decisions across industries.

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February 8, 2021

What Does A Business Analyst Do?

Learn what a business analyst does and how you can develop the skills necessary for success.

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