data science

Data Science has a diverse set of applications and has emerged as one of the leading career paths in the recent times. The scope of data science has greatly increased and various new courses are now available in the market. Events focused on data science and analytics are taking place all over the globe and new features are being released as well. If you wish to keep up with the developments, here are some articles that will take you through recent advancements in data science and analytics. 

MB, OPM and agencies partner to create data scientist occupational series

At the ATC IAC’s Executive Leadership conference in Philadelphia, deputy federal CIO Margie Graves said that the Office of Management and Budget is working with a number of partners across the federal government to figure out how to hire more data scientists. She talks about how she envisions a government in which “every step in the executive chain” is data-literate. 

OmniSci Announces Version 5.0, Featuring New Capabilities for Accelerated Analytics and Data Science at Massive Scale

OmniSci platform is used in business and government to find insights in data that are beyond the limits of mainstream analytics tools. At Converge 2019, OmniSci announced version 5.0 which is a major step in making analytics instant, powerful and effortless. One of the key features of the new version includes an integrated Data Catalog which has the ability to import external public or partner data sets and visually join them in geospatial.


The development in Data Science and Analytics influences different aspects like education, environment, transportation, etc. Data Science and Analytics experts are the ones who drive this development and keep the industry up-to-date. Here is a list of some of the influencers who have been highly recognized for their work. Kirk Borne, Bernard Marr, Marcus Borba are some names amongst the 12 greatest influencers of 2019. 

Second colloquium on analytics, data science, computing set to attract hundreds to MNSU’s Edina location

Minnesota State University is set to host a colloquium on analytics, data science and computing on 26 October, 2019. The event will feature keynote presentations by computer science author and consultant Chuck Easttom and Georgia Koutrike who is a Ph.D., computer scientist, software developer and inventor. The event is also said to feature industry faculty panels and peer reviewed papers on over 25 topics. The colloquium is not free to the public, but industry professionals can attend by paying a fee. 

Data Science Course will provide a major boost to tackle the shortage of Data Scientists in India

Indian Institute of Technology Madras is planning to double the seats for Interdisciplinary Dual Degree Data Science due to its high demand in the industry. It will provide students with a strong foundation for their parent disciplines as well as additional benefit of learning Data Science skills. The goal of the program is to provide a basic understanding of data science and its applications so they have ample opportunities in the future. 

Data scientists will lead the digital age

A study published by McKinsey Analytics in January 2018, titled Analytics Comes of Age, found that nearly half of the respondents believed that analytics and big data have fundamentally changed business practices. Glassdoor and LinkedIn have named “Data Scientist” as the best job in 2019, with a base salary of USD 108,000. This is just the beginning of the data science era.
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