The 2020 Analytics Summit Embraces The Virtual Experience
Sep 24, 2020
The buzz from this year’s Analytics Summit is still lingering in the virtual halls of NSS. On Monday and Tuesday, many of our Analytics + Data Science students had the opportunity to attend The Analytics Summit and learn more about data and the career paths they have chosen. Read More

Topics: News, Community, Analytics + Data Science

Data Analytics SQL Challenge
Sep 1, 2020
Full-time Data Analytics Cohort 1...The challenge, should you choose to accept it: Complete a series of SQL exercises and achieve a kyu rating of 6 or less and receive a free lunch on your instructor. Free lunch? Challenge Accepted! Find out how Full-time Data Analytics Cohort 1 did with this challenge. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Analytics + Data Science

Reflections On The First Full-time Data Analytics Cohort
Aug 24, 2020
Analytics + Data Science Program Manager and Instructor, Mary van Valkenburg reflects on the time she shared with the students in the first-ever Full-time Data Analytics class. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Analytics + Data Science

Stories That Impact Decision Making  | Graduate Spotlight
Aug 3, 2020
After 30 years of work in film and television, David Mellow was ready for a steadier, more impactful career. When David discovered NSS had a part-time Data Analytics Bootcamp that would allow him to continue working while taking classes, he applied to Part-time Data Analytics Cohort 2 and started his journey toward his new career. Read More

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

Finding The Right Streaming Service | Graduate Spotlight
Jul 28, 2020
As a part of NSS’s first full-time Data Analytics cohort, Diego Alvarez shared that his favorite part of bootcamp was learning the new technologies and specific skills and tools currently used in the industry. Since graduating Diego continues to practice and learn new skills with Codewars challenges and online courses while he searches for a job to apply his new analytical skills! Read More

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

Storytelling with Data Analytics  | Graduate Spotlight
Jul 20, 2020
After discovering the information design work of Edward Tufte and the Nielsen Norman Group, Landry Butler found an interest in telling stories through data. He decided to pursue a career in data analytics and applied for the Part-time Data Analytics bootcamp at NSS. Now graduated, Landry is excited about the possibility to get back into a career in the healthcare field and help solve issues by telling stories with data analytics. Read More

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

Analyzing the Impact of Quarantine | Graduate Spotlight
Jul 13, 2020
The move to online classes half-way through bootcamp didn't slow down Alan Brunlinger, in fact it inspired his capstone project. Alan explored the effects that quarantine has had on the lifestyle of his fellow Nashville tech community members. Learn about his findings. Read More

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

Career Growth Through Data Science | Graduate Spotlight
Jul 6, 2020
After working closely with biostatisticians, bioinformaticians, and data scientists, Brittany City was ready to add to her professional skill set with Data Science. During Data Science Cohort 3, she was able to apply her new skills with capstones on the coronavirus and music. Read More

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

Facilitating Business Decisions With Data | Graduate Spotlight
Jul 1, 2020
As a postdoctoral fellow at Vanderbilt University, Suneethi Ford researched mechanisms in cancer growth through data analysis. Conversations with Shruti Sharma, a Vanderbilt and NSS alum, led Suneethi to apply for NSS’ Data Science Bootcamp. Since graduating, starting a project using natural language processing, applying for jobs, and networking with the Nashville data science community. Read More

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

Understanding Dialysis Claims | Graduate Spotlight
Jun 24, 2020
Sunitha Bussa of Data Science Cohort 3 spent 13 years as a software developer and has worked with all kinds of data during that time. While working in the billing department of a dialysis clinic, she saw room for improvement but did not have the proper tools to analyze the data. During the Data Science bootcamp, she was able to apply what she was learning to billing data from the dialysis center for her capstone projects. Read More

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

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