Data touches every facet of our lives. Spotify curates new playlists based on the songs you play. Amazon’s predictive algorithm suggests you buy a bike pump after you’ve purchased a helmet. Hospitals use analytics to save lives by resolving inefficiencies like patient wait times, patient readmissions, and understaffed units....
Yesterday, the New England Board of Higher Education hosted "Talent 4.0: How Employable Are New England’s College Graduates and What Can Higher Education Do About It" at the Federal Reserve building in Boston. An eclectic group of boot camps, Universities, Colleges, Corporations, and Non-profits were present. I happened to snag...
Just because you are working full-time doesn’t mean that you can't keep advancing yourself. Level’s part-time data analytics bootcamp is a great way for working professionals to get ahead by mastering a valuable data analytics skill-set. Many companies have education reimbursement plans for their employees which cover some of the tuition costs of...
Last week I met a colleague in the marketing team in Ireland. He is taking one of these popular online Data Analytics courses and needed help with a cluster analysis assignment. He was stuck, so I offered to take a look. The exercise involved clustering insurance customers in terms of risk...
Collette is the Marketing Analytics Manager at DoubleVerify, the recognized market innovator with the technology and tools that accurately authenticate the quality of digital media and drive ad performance for the world's largest brands. DV works in the digital advertising ecosystem, empowering media agencies, top brands, publishers, networks, and...
I grew up wanting to study architecture; I always did well in math. But then I became fascinated with computers, and (not to brag) taught myself to do some impressive things with them. For example, I knew how to do minor-ly complicated things in Microsoft Excel, and could edit...
You’ve been networking with friends, family, alumni, and former colleagues. You’ve reached out to recruiters, applied to job postings, and attended meetup events. You got the call for an interview for your dream job. Your suit is pressed and resume printed. You’ve done your research on the company and the employees...
Sharon Bernstein is a former SVP and Director of Digital Analytics at Mediavest. You’re ready for the next step in your career. You have a few years of experience under your belt, and you’re using your network to see what’s out there. But first, it’s time to update your analyst...
When you think of a data analyst, you probably picture someone sitting in the back room of the office, pounding on his computer keyboard, sorting through millions of rows of data looking for a nugget of useful information. He’s surrounded by empty fast food containers, and probably hasn’t spoken...
It's What You Know AND Who You Know Sharon Bernstein is a former SVP and Director of Digital Analytics at Mediavest. In her accomplished career in digital and marketing analytics, Sharon used networking for her own job searches and also to hire over 30 analysts during her 20 year career.  With...