NSS: The Online Experience | Emily Hartzell
Feb 15, 2021
Since the pandemic struck in mid March 2020, NSS has been operating remotely, moving all classes and career development events online. We’ve since graduated 16 cohorts virtually, 6 of which were fully online. We caught up with Emily Hartzell, a graduate of Web Development Cohort 42, to ask what her online experience was like at Nashville Software School (NSS). Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Learning

What’s In The Museum Of Modern Art’s Collection? | Discovery Through Data
Feb 11, 2021
Savannah Sew-Hee of Data Science Cohort 4 was intrigued by the data that New York City’s Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) publishes on their artwork and artists and decided to include it in her mid-course capstone! Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Analytics + Data Science

Promoting Healthy Lifestyles with Data Analytics | Graduate Spotlight
Feb 10, 2021
Lydia Tsang was introduced to Nashville Software School (NSS) while volunteering with a healthcare association. Curious about NSS’s teaching methods, Lydia enrolled in the Analytics Jumpstart in February 2020. Since graduating, Lydia is keeping her skills sharp by coding, exploring different datasets, and improving upon her Python knowledge. Read More

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

3 Do’s and Don’ts of A/B Testing In Marketing
Feb 9, 2021
When done correctly, A/B testing can lead to better, more informed decisions. However, there are some pitfalls to be aware of which can lead to ill-informed or wrong decisions. Read More

Topics: Learning, Analytics + Data Science

Building on Each Obstacle | Graduate Spotlight
Feb 8, 2021
Anca Simon of Part-time Web Development Cohort Evening 11 was working as a business analyst and worked closely with web developers when she decided to check out a career software development for herself. Now graduated, she is excited to start her first full-time position as a software developer for Maize Analytics. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Web Development

The Metamorphosis of a Web Developer | Graduate Spotlight
Feb 4, 2021
Kayla Melton was a graphic designer and pre-press technician before she decided to dive into the world of full stack web development. After graduating with her Bachelor’s degree, she decided to take it upon herself to start learning code during her free time. Now a graduate of Part-time Web Development Cohort Evening 11, Kayla shares that she is most interested in front-end development positions that will allow her to use her web development and graphic design skills. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

The Best Way To Learn SQL - 3 Things To Look For
Feb 3, 2021
Need to learn SQL and not sure where to start? Check out the three key things we recommend in a course to learn SQL or any programming language! Read More

Topics: Learning, Web Development

Visualizing Global Crop Yield | Data Viz Competition
Feb 2, 2021
Mary van Valkenburg shares the results of the December Data Viz Competition and some interesting perspectives that the datasets inspired! Read More

Topics: Learning, Analytics + Data Science

Finding the Right Challenge| Data Analytics Graduate Spotlight
Feb 1, 2021
Owen Walker of Full-time Data Analytics Cohort 2 shares about how his time at NSS came at the right time in his professional career with the encouragement from his grandfather and the insight from a newspaper clipping . Since graduating, Owen continues to improve upon his data analysis skills by finding interesting data sets to explore and is excited to find his first job in data analytics. Read More

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

How Relationships Matter to the Success of Teams
Jan 29, 2021
In January, Dr. Teresa Vasquez spoke to the Nashville Women Programmers meetup on the importance that relationships among product owners, designers, and developers play in building a great user experience. Watch the replay and read the show notes. Read More

Topics: Alumni, Learning, UI/UX, Web Development

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