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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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August 14, 2019

How to Get Into Analytics: 5 Steps to Transition Careers

Considering a career in analytics? Here are 5 steps that you can use to reach your personal and professional goals by breaking into analytics.

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August 9, 2019

4 Steps to Increase Your Salary and Build a High-Paying 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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August 5, 2019

Is a Master’s in Analytics Worth It?

The short answer: “Yes.” Randy Bartlett, statistician and business analytics leader at Blue Sigma Analytics, explains.

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August 5, 2019

Is a Data Analytics Bootcamp Worth It?

Wondering whether or not a data analytics bootcamp is worth it? Here we explore whether a bootcamp or other educational offering is the right move for you.

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