Blog Category: Data Analytics

11 Data Analyst Skills You Need to Get Hired in 2020

Chart listing the most popular data analyst skills

It’s no hyperbole to say that modern society runs on data. Humanity generates an incredible two and a half quintillion bytes of data (that’s 2,500,000,000,000,000,000 bytes) daily — and it seems unlikely that metric will decline anytime soon. According to a recent report from the International Data Corporation (IDC), the global Big Data and business…

Understanding Data Science Roles: Who Does What?

Today’s world revolves around data—there’s no getting around that fact. Every time we use our smartphones or log into our computers, we leave a trail of data behind us. That data holds key insights into our behavior, our likes and dislikes, and the products we purchase. How do businesses make sense of all that data?…

The 8 Must-Have Data Analyst Skills

Man teaching data analytics

Many organizations today depend heavily on data regarding their customers, clients, products, operations, and market. There is now an unprecedented shift in how data is accelerating business transformation, and with that we see more and more organizations requiring talented and qualified professionals who can extract information, analytics, and insights from complex data. But what skills…

7 Data Analytics Books You Should Read in 2019

Man reading a book

There’s never been a better time to learn data analytics and enter the growing field. The job landscape is expanding, with a wide range of opportunities in a variety of industries. When preparing for a career in data analytics, the volume of information to master can be very overwhelming. It’s always best to do some…