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VIDEO: Recorded Talk - How Machine Learning is Changing Finance with Mark Fenner

By Metis • August 13, 2020

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

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VIDEO: Python for Data Analysis Course

By Metis • August 12, 2020

We offer a range of Corporate Training courses to arm professional teams with skills that are critical for driving powerful business insights and innovation. One such course is the popular Python for Data Analysis. In a brand new video, our Sr. Data Scientist Kevin Birnbaum breaks down the course content, goals, and objectives.

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Following His Own Beat: Bootcamp Grad Takes Indirect Path from Music to Data Science

By Emily Wilson • August 11, 2020

Years before attending the bootcamp and switching to a career in data science, Metis graduate Sami Ahmed was focused on music. He studied film scoring and music business in college and worked as a musician, mostly composing for commercial media. Read how (and why) he made the transition to data science.

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Variance-Infused Thinking

By Tony Yiu • August 10, 2020

Variance is all around us. It impacts every decision and outcome; but unless we go out of our way to envision, it often passes by unnoticed until it’s too late. In this post, Data Scientist Tony Yiu explores how failing to recognize the role of variance in outcomes often blinds us to the true state of the world.

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VIDEO: Recorded Talk - Analytics Beyond Excel with Kevin Birnbaum

By Emily Wilson • August 06, 2020

Watch a recording of Metis Sr. Data Scientist Kevin Birnbaum's talk on Analytics Beyond Excel at the new Wake Forest University Financial Services and Fintech Hub.

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Data Scientist Roundup: The Importance of Data Literacy in Business, Classification & Regression Trees, & Much More

By Emily Wilson • July 30, 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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Filling in the Corporate Training Gaps: Michael Galvin's Article in Training Industry Magazine

By Metis • July 28, 2020

For the most recent issue of Training Industry Magazine, our Executive Director of Corporate Training, Michael Galvin, wrote an article on the most important data and analytics capabilities for today's companies. What are the top 3? Find out here.

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Made at Metis: Predicting Stock Performance & AI-Generated Guided Meditations

By Emily Wilson • July 27, 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.

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Two Metis Team Members Featured in New Book, 'Mothers of Data Science'

By Emily Wilson • July 23, 2020

In a book published last week, read interviews with two Metis team members – Chief Data Scientist Debbie Berebichez and Data Scientist Alice Zhao – about their experiences as mothers and data scientists.

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Upcoming Webinar 7/30: How to Empower Your Business with Data Literacy

By Metis • July 22, 2020

In today’s business environment, companies need data-literate employees who can make data-driven decisions. But how do you build this type of data-driven culture? Register to hear Metis Chief Data Scientist Debbie Berebichez discuss this topic live on 7/30, hosted by Training Industry.