Do Rest Days Affect The Outcomes of NBA Games? | Discovery Through Data
Feb 19, 2019
Over the past couple of decades, sports teams have come to embrace data analytics, including the NBA. As a fan of basketball, Andrew Marsee has been intrigued by the use of analytics in team personnel decisions and in-game strategies and decided to do some analysis of his own for his Data Science mid-course project. Read More

Topics: Analytics + Data Science

Always Believe In Yourself | Graduate Spotlight
Feb 12, 2019
What happens when you graduate with a college degree, but realize you don't enjoy working in that field? Mark decided he wanted to pursue a career in tech and was excited to hear about an accelerated pathway to his new career via a bootcamp. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Web Development

What is the Difference Between Data Analytics And Data Science?
Feb 6, 2019
Both data analysts and data scientists are concerned with generating insights from data, and both use tools to explore and understand data, but do you know how they differ? Learn how the past, present, and future separate data analytics from data science. Read More

Topics: Analytics + Data Science

Ask A Million Questions | Graduate Spotlight
Feb 5, 2019
Kelly Cook was a customer service representative for an organization that provided continuing education credits for licensed professionals. When a colleague announced to the team that he was putting in his two weeks notice to attend NSS and become a web developer, it sparked Kelly’s curiosity. Learn how Kelly made the transition from customer service to to web development. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Unexpected Coder | Graduate Spotlight
Jan 30, 2019
Mike Parrish started learning to code quite unexpectedly. He was working as a cost estimator when the company’s web developer quit. Mike's boss decided not to hire another web developer and to turn the website over to Mike. There was just one problem. “I had never worked with code before in my life!” he exclaimed. But he was up for the challenge and fell in love with it. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Nashville Software School Launches Data Analytics Bootcamp
Jan 28, 2019
We're excited to announce the launch of our Data Analytics Bootcamp. The Data Analytics Bootcamp will prepare students for careers in analytics and business intelligence, including jobs such as data analyst, business analyst, research analyst, and marketing analyst. Read More

Topics: News, Analytics + Data Science

Writing A New Career Path | Graduate Spotlight
Jan 23, 2019
After graduating with a degree in journalism, David Taylor struggled to find a job in-field. To make ends meet, he started stocking for a grocery store but knew he still wanted to find a career path rather than just a job. A friend encouraged him to look into web development as a potential career path with lots of opportunities. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Amy Henderson Joins NSS As New President & COO
Jan 3, 2019
Nashville Software School (NSS) is pleased to announce the addition of Amy Henderson in the newly created position of President and Chief Operating Officer. Amy brings to NSS a deep understanding of the Nashville tech community, a strong commitment to what NSS stands for, and years of progressively greater responsibility as a software professional, manager, executive, and entrepreneur. Read More

Topics: News

Returning To Web Development | Graduate Spotlight
Dec 17, 2018
Michael Roberts’ love for technology began when his dad gave him a Commodore 64. He started his career as a web developer but moved to the infrastructure side of tech and eventually recruiting. After meeting a few NSS grads, Michael knew he was ready to return to development. Read More

Topics: Student Stories

Data Science Cohort Examines Opioid Prescriptions and Fatal Overdoses
Dec 13, 2018
Our data science bootcamp explores real data to answer real-world data questions. For the past couple of weeks, cohort 2 has been exploring opioid prescribing behavior and fatal drug overdoses with axialHealthcare. See some of their analysis. Read More

Topics: Analytics + Data Science