Finding Your Path After Military Service | Graduate Spotlight
Oct 23, 2018
The transition from military life to civilian life can be challenging. When Dillan Teagle left the military he was struggling with PTSD and set low expectations for himself. But then he started to learn to code and found a career path that motivated him with continuous learning. Read More

Topics: Student Stories

Banking On A New Career | Graduate Spotlight
Oct 17, 2018
Ronnie Young was a construction loan processor for a bank in Kansas City before he and his fiancé decided to move closer to home. Before their move to Nashville, Ronnie spent his free time exploring software development and job opportunities in technology. After arriving in Nashville, he decided to make the leap into software development rather than finding a new job in banking. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

January 2019 Bootcamp Now Full Stack C#/.NET
Oct 5, 2018
Due to student and employer demand, we are changing our January full-time bootcamp to our Full Stack C#/.NET bootcamp. Read More

Topics: News

Cohort 25 Wraps Up With A Successful Demo Day
Sep 26, 2018
Thank you to everyone who came out to Cohort 25's Demo Day last week! It was an early morning for our graduates, so we brought in good coffee and a hot breakfast. It didn't take long for employers to arrive and start meeting with our grads. Read More

Topics: Hiring?

Hardware requirements for Bootcamp at NSS
Sep 25, 2018
Students must provide their own laptops for classes at NSS. In light of the passage of time since our last review of hardware requirements, we have just updated our recommendations and guidelines for student hardware. Here are our recommendations for laptops to use during our full-time or part-time bootcamps. Read More

Topics: News

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and NSS Partnership Underway
Sep 19, 2018
In February of 2018, NSS partnered with the Office of Biomedical Research Education and Training (BRET) at the Vanderbilt University Medical School to begin shaping an Introduction to Data Science for post-doctoral students. This program, Data Science Essentials, was funded by a grant from the Burroughs Wellcome fund and consists of three parts. Read More

Topics: Community, Analytics + Data Science

Taking Analytics Beyond A Spreadsheet | Data Graduate Spotlight
Sep 13, 2018
Before attending Nashville Software School’s (NSS) Data Science Bootcamp, Justin Rothbart was a workforce analyst for an insurance company. He was working with Excel and SQL but was looking to grow as an analyst and learn more tools. As he explored ways to automate parts of his job, he kept running into Python and R which sparked his interest in programming. He started to look at Master’s programs, but found NSS’s data science program and decided to apply. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Analytics + Data Science

Data Science Cohort 2 Dives Into Data Cleaning and Exploration
Sep 10, 2018
Last week Data Science Cohort 2 started their first team project and Data Question 2. The data holds information about computing jobs that were submitted over the course of a year at ACCRE, Vanderbilt’s Advanced Computing Center for Research and Education. Read More

Topics: Analytics + Data Science

The Nashville Analytics Summit Recap
Aug 22, 2018
This week we attended The Nashville Analytics Summit. Several of our recent data science graduates were on hand to share their experience. Read More

Topics: Analytics + Data Science

Capturing A New Career | Graduate Spotlight
Aug 7, 2018
Before attending Nashville Software School (NSS), Dan Watson was a professional photographer. After dabbling in web development to create a website for his business, he knew he wanted to learn more and eventually work for a company instead of himself. Dan’s creative background was perfect for our first front-end web designer/developer bootcamp and he made the decision to join Cohort 24. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, UI/UX