June Data Viz Challenge
Aug 24, 2021
In June our seekers and students from the Analytics + Data Science programs analyzed data from the national parks for our the June Data Viz challenge! Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Learning, Analytics + Data Science

Code-ing up a storm
Aug 18, 2021
Last month the Metro Nashville Codes Department presented a data challenge to the students of Full-time Data Analytics Cohort 4 and asked the students to share their insights into the permit process to help the department better plan their work. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Learning, Analytics + Data Science

An Intro to Docker
Aug 10, 2021
Recently, Will Johns met with our Seekers to give them an introduction to Docker and share why he thinks graduates should spend some time learning it. Read More

Topics: Learning, Analytics + Data Science

A Data Analyst’s Guide To Preparing For A Technical Interview
Jul 27, 2021
For new Data Scientists or Analysts, technical interviews can be a bit daunting. Ben Hummel, a Senior Data Scientist at Zapier, shares some insight and strategies for how to approach live, online coding technical screening interviews. Read More

Topics: Learning, Analytics + Data Science

Kaggle Competition Aids In Machine Learning Practice
Apr 7, 2021
Students in Data Science Cohort 4 have recently been studying machine learning, and to practice what they’ve been learning they took part in a competition hosted on Kaggle.com. For our competition, the student groups were tasked with building a model to predict the permeability, or ease of fluid flow, through synthetic microstructures. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Learning, Analytics + Data Science

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

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

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

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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