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How to Break Into Data Science

By | Nov 3, 2017 at 12:20 pm

With the rise of data science-driven business strategies the need for talent is increasing. Data scientists become masters at accessing, cleaning, organizing, structuring and presenting data that help business owners make important decisions to get ahead of competition. This soft skill set has become…

Programming education

Learn How to Make Your Data Look Less Messy

By | Sep 22, 2017 at 9:20 am

Data scientists and advance analytics are among the top position needing to be filled in the coming years. Skills that help employees get premium salaries include data mining and optimizing the data to help leadership make smart business decisions. When a data scientist can…

Programming education

How to Master Data Science On Your Schedule

By | Sep 20, 2017 at 5:00 pm

In a recent survey by LinkedIn, data scientists were listed as the top jobs for recent graduates, starting with a median salary of $93,000, not bad. For those that already have some knowledge in this area, amplifying your skills set can only make you…


How to Become a Big Data Analyst Companies Want

By | Aug 16, 2017 at 6:30 am

The advent of modern technology has led to average companies generating massive amounts of data—a volume that can be terrifying to the casual observer. And attempting to analyze said data can bring even more stress ,and is a task that exists far outside the…

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Data Scientist Team Share Lessons Learned From Competition

By | May 31, 2017 at 10:30 am

When you’re in a competition and on the spot, answering questions to industry experts can be a nerve-wrecking process. The best part is that afterward you walk away with valuable insight, experience and lessons learned. GalvanizeU graduates Baolin Liu and Jonathan Hourany, current gU student Anthony Abercrombie, Data…

Tips & How To’s

7 Ways Product Managers Can Help a Startup Succeed

By | Apr 17, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Companies depend on product managers to have a clear understanding of the company vision in order to move the product forward. Recently we asked talked with Mike Lewis, business travel product manager at Airbnb, at Galvanize to discuss all things product management and what they…



Life as an NBA Data Scientist – Interview

By | Apr 7, 2017 at 11:20 am

Kids all around the country gravitate to the parks, YMCAs and school gyms to shoot hoops and pursue their dream to play in the NBA. For Anthony So, the realism of playing with Kobe was not in his future, but the ability to work near…


How to Streamline the Data Science Workflow with SciKit-Learn [Video]

By | Nov 19, 2016 at 12:45 pm

You can never learn too much. SciKit-Learn is an open source machine learning library for the Python programming language. By learning the ins and outs of pipelines and FeatureUnions it can help data scientists improve their workflow. Isaac Laughlin, Data Science Instructor at Galvanize, presented…


6 In-Demand Tech Jobs That Startups Need in 2017

By | Nov 10, 2016 at 11:20 am

Both startups and larger companies have some common needs – IT people. The jobs outlook for 2017 is going to see a lot of the same need for tech employees, from software engineers, to web developers, data scientists and more. This is great news…



Seattle Start Up Week: Data Science and Your Start Up

By | Oct 26, 2015 at 10:00 pm

With new career fields emerging in the world of Big Data, founding and efficiently scaling your start-up means finding and keeping team members who can handle the vast amounts of data your concepts needs to work. Lee Ngo hosted a panel at Seattle Startup…


Hiring and retaining data scientists today is like rocket science

By | Oct 14, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Google had it right from the beginning when the tech giant took advantage of its massive asset – data. Google is in the business of data monetization and it wasn’t long until everyone else caught on to the game changing strategy. The industry we’re…



Maybe You’ve Got too Much Data: What’s Important?

By | Aug 7, 2015 at 9:00 am

I was reading the other day that over 90 percent of the entire Earth’s data was generated in only the last few years. It’s a shocking statistic, no doubt, but where some are amazed New York based Correlate is concerned. You see, according to…


Big Data Careers: Data Scientist or Statistician?

By | Jul 2, 2015 at 12:30 pm

I was recently on a panel at a packed PyData conference to talk about data scientists and tech in Europe. Besides buzzwords like Python, Hadoop, R, and Machine Learning, the first question on everyone’s mind was defining Data Science. According to Vasant Dhar, Professor…


Big Data and Small Business: Tips for Success

By | Oct 20, 2014 at 10:30 am

Many small businesses assume that they don’t have access to, or the ability to manage, big data. However, big data is not a resource limited to the enterprise. Using big data to enhance business operations and opportunities is something your competitors may already be…