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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.

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

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

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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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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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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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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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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