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SDS Roundup: Year-End Recap, Insights on Python's Growth, & Free On-Demand Webinar

By Emily Wilson • December 11, 2019

When our Sr. Data Scientists aren't teaching our bootcamps or corporate training courses, they're working on a variety of other projects. This blog series tracks some of their recent activities and accomplishments. In this edition, get a year-end recap, read about Python's rise, and find out how to access a free webinar on AI ROI.

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Curiosity, Asking Good Questions, & One Grad’s Inevitable Path to Data Science

By Emily Wilson • December 10, 2019

Bootcamp graduate Nathan Maton was a curious child, casually asking unsuspecting science teachers big questions like “what is time?” on the way to field trips. That curiosity led to what he considers his strongest skill: the ability to ask good questions - and he’s not surprised it eventually led to a career in data science.  Read his story.

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Metis Makes 2019 Training Industry's Top Training Companies List

By Metis • December 09, 2019

Training Industry Inc., the leading research and information resource for corporate learning leaders, announced the selections for its 2019 Top Training Companies™ lists, focused on the IT training sector of the learning and development market. We're proud to announce that we're included on its 2019 IT Training Watch List!

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Made at Metis: Classifying Car Images; Navigating Media Bubbles with Data Science

By Emily Wilson • December 04, 2019

Read about two projects from recent graduates of our data science bootcamp to see examples of what's possible to create in just 12 weeks.

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Does the Data Speak for Itself?

By Alex Nathan • November 25, 2019

In this post, Alex Nathan, Co-Founder of Aventrix Analytics and part-time Metis Corporate Training Instructor, asks the question: Does the Data Speak for Itself? As it turns out, the answer is no, because data alone is typically not enough to arrive at any conclusions. The following equation explains the source of discrepancy: DATA + ASSUMPTIONS = CONCLUSIONS. Read on to find out how data scientists can address this issue.

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Q&A Recap: Learn About Our Inaugural Live Online Bootcamp

By Emily Wilson • November 20, 2019

We recently hosted a Q&A about our upcoming, brand new Live Online Data Science Bootcamp. Watch a recording of hosts Josh Shaman (Metis Sr. Admissions Manager) & John Tate (Metis Sr. Data Scientist & Bootcamp Instructor) taking questions about topics like curriculum, career services, online technology, and more.

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Demystifying Data Science Recap: Adrian Cartier on Moving from Cottage Industry to Industry Force

By Emily Wilson • November 19, 2019

This is part of a blog series to recap the talks given on Day 2 of our 2019 Demystifying Data Science live online conference. At the time of his talk, Adrian Cartier worked at Bayer, where he led data science efforts. Here, he discusses Bayer's move from cottage industry to industry force by way of a top-down digital transformation.

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Managing Your Team's Professional Development by Implementing Skill Paths

By Douglas Noll • November 15, 2019

Many employees feel stuck in jobs where everything is “status quo.” They might feel happy or content at times, but many also have a feeling that there’s more they could be doing to contribute to the company – if they only knew where to start. In this post, we explore the benefits of developing skill paths for your employees, which can drive performance, demonstrate company investment, and increase career satisfaction.

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Free Webinar 12/5: AI ROI - The Questions You Need To Be Asking

By Metis • November 13, 2019

On Thursday, December 5th, you're invited to join us live online for a free webinar on AI ROI: The Questions You Need To Be Asking, hosted by Metis Sr. Data Scientist and Head of Corporate Training Executive Programs.

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4 Years in a Row! Metis Earns Spot on SwitchUp's Best Data Science Bootcamps List

By Metis • November 12, 2019

For the 4th year in a row, we've been selected to SwitchUp's annual Best Data Science Bootcamps list. Based on alumni ratings and reviews, the credit for this accomplishment goes to our team, our instructors, and most of all, to our students and graduates, who work hard each and every cohort and produce amazing work.