Become A Data Scientist … In 12 Weeks?


See on Scoop.itData Nerd’s Corner

San Francisco-based academy claims to turn qualified applicants into big data gurus in less than three months.

Carla Gentry CSPO‘s insight:

A data scientist needs good communications skills, and the Zipfian course addresses this requirement. "At the end of this project, not only do you have a full data science project under your belt, but we also require you to write up and present your results, because your insight is only as good as how effectively you can communicate it," Orban said. "If you’re talking about complicated predictive models, you need to not only understand how they work, but also be able to explain how they work in layman’s terms so that people can understand them and get on board."

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