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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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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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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 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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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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