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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.

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April 29, 2019

10 Careers for People Who Love Math

If you love working with numbers, you're not locked into a career as a mathematician. Explore 10 of the most popular math-related careers.

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April 26, 2019

What Does a Data Scientist Do?

Explore the role of a data scientist—including responsibilities, job outlook, salaries, and required skills—and learn how to advance in the field.

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April 17, 2019

What Does a Data Analyst Do?

There will be more than 2.7 million job openings in data analytics by 2020. Learn more about the role of a data analyst and the skills employers need to fill these jobs.

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January 29, 2019

How Do I Start a Data Project: Understanding the Lifecycle of a Data Analysis Project

Explore the six distinct steps data analysts should follow when working on a data analysis project in order to reach their desired output.

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June 13, 2018

Communicating with Data: How Data Analysts Can Communicate More Effectively with Team Members

For data analysts to effect change, they need to learn how to effectively communicate with members of their organization who don’t work closely with data. Here's how they can become "bilingual."

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June 8, 2018

Data Analysis and Project Management: How Analysts Can Benefit from Project Management Techniques

For data analysts to truly affect change and have an influence over the business strategy of their organization, they have to get better at tying the phases of analytics projects to the phases of project management.

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October 4, 2017

Contemplating a Career in Data Analysis? One Practitioner’s Perspective

Jean-Patrick Tsang, president of Bayser Consulting, highlights the power and influence of data.

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September 28, 2017

How to Build a High-Paying Career in Analytics

What does it take to make more money in the analytics field? Here are three things you can do to advance your career.

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August 24, 2017

Why You Should Study Data Analysis

Thomas Kang, CEO of Allied Inventors, explains the importance and future impact of data analysis.

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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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