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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.

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April 15, 2020

The Top 10 Highest-Paying Big Data Careers

Big data careers are in high demand—and pay accordingly. Here are the top 10 highest-paying roles in the field.

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April 3, 2020

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 19, 2020

Top 4 Analytics Interview Questions and How to Prepare

Analytics interviews contain a unique blend of skill-based and behavioral questions, so preparation is key.

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March 17, 2020

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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March 10, 2020

How to Craft an Impactful Data Analyst Resumé

Learn how a well-crafted resumé can help set you apart when applying for a coveted data analytics role.

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February 18, 2020

What is Learning Analytics & How Can it Be Used?

Explore how the field of learning analytics uses data analysis to understand learning and make a difference in the future of education.

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January 23, 2020

7 Must-Have Skills For Data Analysts

Learn the seven most important skills every data analyst should have in order to stay competitive in the job market.

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January 22, 2020

5 Reasons SQL Is The Need-to-Know Skill For Data Analysts

Explore the top five reasons why SQL is considered the must-know tool among data professionals today.

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December 30, 2019

How to Break Into a Career in Sports Analytics

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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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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