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Metis Sr. Data Scientist Javed Ahmed Featured in BuiltIn Article

By Metis • September 03, 2020

In a recent article published on BuiltIn, writer Stephen Gossett interviews Metis Sr. Data Scientist Javed Ahmed about the differences between Data Scientists and Data Engineers. Javed breaks down the two distinct roles, helping readers grasp the central difference: design vs. implementation.

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Grad Takes On Data Science with a Focus on Collaboration

By Emily Wilson • September 02, 2020

In a roundabout way, in part via experimental New York theater, bootcamp graduate Thomas Kavanagh made his way to data science. In this post, read his story and find out what he's up to now as a Data Scientist at Alkymi.

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Data Scientist Roundup: How to Make a Seaborn Lineplot, Python and Data Literacy Videos, & More

By Emily Wilson • September 01, 2020

When our Data Scientists aren't teaching the intensive 12-week bootcamps or corporate training courses, they're working on a variety of other projects. This monthly blog series tracks and discusses some of their recent activities and accomplishments.

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Made at Metis: Deep Learning to Detect Pneumonia & Predicting Spotify Track Skips

By Metis • August 31, 2020

This post features two projects from recent graduates of our data science bootcamp. Take a look at what's possible to create in just 12 weeks, including projects focused on detecting pneumonia using deep learning and predicting track skips in Spotify.

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10 Ways to Improve Your Job Search During COVID-19

By Ashley Purdy • August 27, 2020

Searching for a job under the best circumstances carries its own challenges and frustrations, especially when pivoting your career to focus on something new like data science. But looking for a job during a global pandemic is another task entirely. There is undoubtedly an added layer of challenges, which is why Metis Career Advisor Ashley Purdy put together a list of 10 things you can do that will give you an “edge” as you continue your search.

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What Data Professionals Can Expect at Hackathons

By Emily Wilson • August 26, 2020

Data scientists and other data professionals have been playing an increasingly important role at hackathons in recent years. Find out why and learn what to expect if you're attending your first hackathon.

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Metis Makes Course Report's 21 Best Bootcamps of 2020 List

By Metis • August 25, 2020

We're proud to be included on Course Report's 21 Best Data Science Bootcamps of 2020 list! To create the list, their team considered both online and in-person bootcamps that teach immersive data science and/or data analytics, looking at alumni reviews, curriculum, and quality of instruction to determine who made the cut.

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New Burtch Works Report Available Now: Salaries in Data Science & Predictive Analytics

By Metis • August 25, 2020

In Burtch Works' annual report, Salaries of Data Scientists & Predictive Analytics Professionals 2020, get a comprehensive look at salary data, demographic information, and hiring marketing analysis for data science and predictive analytics leading up to and during the ongoing pandemic.

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VIDEO: Recorded Talk - How Machine Learning is Changing Finance with Javed Ahmed

By Metis • August 20, 2020

Watch a recording of Metis Sr. Data Scientist Javed Ahmed's talk on How Machine Learning is Changing Finance at the new Wake Forest University Financial Services and Fintech Hub.

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On-Demand Recording: How To Empower Your Business With Data Literacy

By Metis • August 17, 2020

In late July, our Chief Data Scientist Debbie Berebichez hosted a free Training Industry webinar on How to Empower Your Business with Data Literacy. We're happy to share that the recording of the talk is now available on-demand.