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

On Your Marks, Get Set, Code! - Parallels to Great British Bake Off
Dec 12, 2018
Lately I have been captivated by the BBC’s Great British Bake Off (GBBO) on Netflix. With each season a diverse set of 12 British contestants gather under an enormous tent to translate vague recipes into finished baking products. This reminds me so much of software and data product development! Read More

Topics: Learning, Analytics + Data Science

Building Relationships Is Key | Eric Denton - Cohort 14
Dec 4, 2018
Eric Denton graduated with Cohort 14 in November 2016. His journey with Nashville Software School (NSS) actually started with the UI & UX for Digital Product Design course. Eric is now a UX Designer / Junior Developer and uses the skills he learned in the full stack bootcamp and part-time UI & UX for Digital Product Design course. Read More

Topics: Alumni, UI/UX

Nashville Software School Is On The Move | A New Location in 2019
Nov 28, 2018
It seems like only yesterday that we moved into 500 Interstate Blvd, but in 3 short years, we have already outgrown our space. Our four classrooms are already in session 6 days a week and we are planning more classes to meet the needs of Nashville’s growing tech community but are limited until we have more classrooms and parking. Learn more about our new space. Read More

Topics: News

Persistence + Commitment: Key To a New Career | Graduate Spotlight
Nov 27, 2018
Shuaib Sajid was an MRI technologist for 12 years, but he was ready for a new challenge where he could use his creativity, have a better work-life balance, and find a sense of purpose. Hear how the closing of one bootcamp led him to NSS where he was able to double his knowledge and learn back-end development, something he would have missed out on with a shorter bootcamp. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?

It's Not Supposed To Be Easy | Graduate Spotlight
Nov 19, 2018
Lauren Richert worked in higher education administration as a college registrar. She loved being in a learning environment and working with data and reporting. When the college she worked for merged with another school, she began to explore her options. She heard about Nashville Software School (NSS) and attended an info session. Afterwards, she decided that learning more technology would be helpful, as education is becoming more technology driven and it could help advance her career in higher education. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?

First Data Science Class With Vanderbilt University Medical Center's BRET Program Concludes
Nov 14, 2018
Part 1 of Data Science Essentials, Introduction to Data Science, an 8-week course in Python aimed at helping doctoral students and post docs explore whether data science might be a good career fit, ended on 10/31 with student presentations to share findings, practice data storytelling, and celebrate their hard work. Read More
Cohort 26 Ends On A High Note
Nov 13, 2018
Cohort 26 graduated last week! By demo day, ten of the graduates had accepted job offers and several more may receive offers this week! This cohort was eager to begin their job search and their efforts are paying off. Read More

Topics: Hiring?

Data Science Cohort 2 Assesses Housing Affordability in Nashville
Nov 6, 2018
One of the best things about the Data Science bootcamp at NSS is the opportunity for students to practice skills while answering real-world questions posed by people who know the domain area well. In October, students explored Nashville building permit data and property assessment data along with zip code-level tax return data to understand how the supply and demand of affordable housing has been changing since 2009. Read More

Topics: Analytics + Data Science

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