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

August 17, 2017

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

What's the difference between data scientists and data analysts? Though both individuals work with data, data analysts and data scientists have very different roles. Here are three things you should keep in mind when deciding which career path is right for you.

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

August 10, 2017

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

What's the difference between data analysts and business analysts? Though both work with data, what they do with that data is very different. Here are three things you should keep in mind when deciding which career path is right for you.

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August 3, 2017

How to Build a Successful Career in Data Analytics

Are you interested in advancing your analytics career or breaking into the field? Here’s a look at the skills and tools that can make you successful.

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The Top 10 Highest-Paying Big Data Careers photo

July 27, 2017

The Top 10 Highest-Paying Big Data Careers

Big data careers are in high demand—and pay accordingly.

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5 Emerging Careers in Data Analytics photo

July 13, 2017

5 Emerging Careers in Data Analytics

The rise in big data has given rise to new, in-demand careers. Learn more about how you can break into analytics.

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How One Faculty Member Links Computer Science with Human Behavior photo

May 4, 2017

How One Faculty Member Links Computer Science with Human Behavior

Xiaomu Zhou, lead faculty member for the Master of Professional Studies in Informatics program, shares her approach to teaching and how she found her way to Northeastern.

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Mastering Big Data Skills with New Analytics Graduate Program photo

April 20, 2017

Mastering Big Data Skills with New Analytics Graduate Program

Northeastern's Master of Professional Studies in Analytics wants to help students land in-demand data jobs.

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The Growing Impact Analytics is Having on Education photo

June 7, 2016

The Growing Impact Analytics is Having on Education

The exponential growth in data—once the purview of business and health—has come to the field of education. How are learning analytics being used, however, and where is the demand?

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