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

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?

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