What Keeps La Liga Soccer Teams On Top | Discovery Through Data
Feb 19, 2020
Data science has given sports teams, and their fans, new ways to analyze their performance and make better decisions for the future success of the team. For his midcourse project, Cohort 3 Data Science Bootcamp student Dibran Rexhepi dug into the data and delivered valuable insights on La Liga (Spanish soccer) league. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Analytics + Data Science

1,000 Graduates | NSS Reaches New Milestone
Feb 18, 2020
It’s incredible to me that we just graduated our 1000th graduate from Nashville Software School. We graduated number 1000, and a whole bunch more, last Friday, February 14 (yes, that’s right, Valentine’s Day!).  We started Valentine’s Day with 995 graduates, by 1 pm we were up to 1036 graduates. Read More

Topics: News, Community, 500 In 5

Measles: A Look At Vaccination Rates | Discovery Through Data
Feb 12, 2020
For those without a measles vaccine, a nearby cough or a sneeze is anything but harmless. Those most vulnerable to this highly contagious virus are children under 5 years of age. If infected, they are at risk of pneumonia, brain damage, hearing loss, and even death. In his Data Science mid-course project, Ryan Craven explored the relationship between vaccination rates, measles case counts, and healthcare expenditures. Read More

Topics: Analytics + Data Science

For Every Problem, Many Solutions | Graduate Spotlight
Feb 7, 2020
In a town full of talent, Nashville Software School (NSS) has turned more than a few musicians into software developers. The latest among them: Noah Bartfield. The Berklee College of Music graduate spent years as a songwriter and artist in LA and Nashville. Seeking a new path, he tried out software development and was hooked. Read More
Applications To Bring People Together | Graduate Spotlight
Feb 5, 2020
It didn’t take a classroom for Curtis Crutchfield to start learning software development. At 16, armed only with a computer and a book on game programming in Visual Basic, Curtis attempted to build his first video game. After graduating from college and being an accounting coordinator for three years, Curtis was ready for a change and programming was calling his name. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Ms. Fix-it | Graduate Spotlight
Jan 31, 2020
Kelly Coles had studied Computer Information Systems and Visual Communications at a community college but felt “unprepared to enter the workforce” and now wanted to further her education. As she was considering a Bachelor's degree, she heard about NSS in an unusual way. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Analyzing The Game | Graduate Spotlight
Jan 28, 2020
With his love of learning and longtime interest in data analytics, Sam Lawson knew that his education wouldn’t end with his undergraduate degree in Music Business. The Navy veteran and MTSU alum considered graduate school, but the options didn’t pique his interest or seem particularly useful in the workplace. Then, one of his co-workers told him about Nashville Software School. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Analytics + Data Science

Just Keep Swimming | Graduate Spotlight
Jan 24, 2020
Brantley Jones was at a career crossroads a year ago when he moved to Nashville from Louisiana. A fisheries biologist by trade, he had completed an online course in HTML and CSS, which sparked his interest in a software development career. He shared, “We were planning on moving to Nashville and I started researching the job market up here, I saw that software was pretty much booming.” Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

NSS Alumna Named NTC Awards' Software Developer Of The Year
Jan 24, 2020
Last night's 11th annual NTC Awards was a big night for several Nashville Software School (NSS) alumni! Find out who took home the coveted guitars. Read More

Topics: Alumni, Community, Analytics + Data Science, Web Development

Well Worth The Climb | Graduate Spotlight
Jan 21, 2020
Always a bright and energizing force in his group projects, Douglas Torres’ passion for data shines when he’s digging his way to the answers. Prior to joining the Data Analytics Bootcamp at Nashville Software School (NSS), he worked in sales and then for a family-owned tax company as an administrative assistant. In that role, he taught himself how to use Excel to analyze company data and expedite reporting. Yearning to build on his analytics experience and advance his career, he found that NSS was the right next step for him. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Analytics + Data Science

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