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November 29, 2019

The Biggest Data Analytics Challenges of 2020

Explore the data analytics challenges facing this ever-evolving field in 2020.

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November 7, 2019

Sports Analytics: How Jordan Sperber Turned His Hobby into a Career

Learn how one Northeastern alum combined his passion for sports and interest in numbers to turn them into a full-time sports analytics career.

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October 29, 2019

What is Statistical Modeling For Data Analysis?

Data analysis relies on statistical modeling. Learn more about the role that statistical modeling plays in data analysis, including key techniques.

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October 28, 2019

Predictive Analytics: What It Is & Why It Matters

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

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October 4, 2019

Spotify: Big Data Shows Big Results

Explore the ways that big data gathered through Spotify impacts listeners' experiences, the company's marketing techniques, and more.

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September 27, 2019

Faculty Spotlight: Amanda Welsh, PhD

Learn more about Amanda Welsh, Professor of Practice for Northeastern's Master of Professional Studies in Analytics program.

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August 28, 2019

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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August 22, 2019

Data-Driven Decision Making: A Primer for Beginners

What is data-driven decision making? Here, we discuss what it means to be data-driven and how to use data to inform organizational decisions.

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August 17, 2019

R vs. Excel: What's the Difference?

R and Excel are both useful data analytics tools, but have distinct functionality. Learn about their unique features and which is the right tool to help you solve your current data analysis problem.

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August 16, 2019

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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