Where Are The Endangered Animals Located? | Discovery Through Data
Feb 25, 2021
There are more than 35,500 endangered species on the IUCN Red List. With a problem so large, how do you even know where to start finding solutions? Inspired by her time living near Mauritius, Armelle Le Guelte of Data Science Cohort 4 decided to explore endangered species through her mid-course capstone. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Analytics + Data Science

Black History Month: Black Americans in Congress | Data Viz Competition
Feb 23, 2021
Our January Data Viz Competition data explored Black Americans in Congress. Close out Black History Month by reading about the winner of January’s competition, Data Science Cohort 3 graduate Anamika Sharma, and the tableau dashboard she created. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Analytics + Data Science

Fishing for a New Career | Graduate Spotlight
Feb 22, 2021
Hallie Rubel of Full-time Data Analytics Cohort 2 shares that she has always enjoyed puzzles, strategic games and troubleshooting, so it’s easy to see why data analytics sparked her interest when she decided to make a career change. Since graduating, Hallie has been hard at work on DataCamp practicing her new skills, as well as continuing to tweak her capstone project. Read More

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

Who’s The Best Player In The NHL? | Discovery Through Data
Feb 17, 2021
The question of "who is the best player" is a subjective one, even with data. Taylor Franklin of Data Science Cohort 4 answers this question in his analysis on a few key performance metrics in his mid-course capstone project. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Analytics + Data Science

Reading Through the Gerrymandered Lines | Graduate Spotlight
Feb 16, 2021
When the pandemic hit, Tanya Hoang of Full-time Data Analytics Cohort 2 was a Pedal Tavern driver, now she's made the shift to data analytics. Tanya is continuing to practice her skills with DataCamp and looking for data sets to use in personal side-projects. Read More

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

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

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

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