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Metis Courses Offered Through New Wake Forest University Financial Services and Fintech Hub

By Metis • June 22, 2020

The new Wake Forest University Financial Services and Fintech Hub in Charlotte offers courses on financial industry issues and trends with the goal of meeting ongoing professional development needs in the community. Learn about Metis Corporate Training instructors who will be leading courses and conducting free talks at the hub.

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The Artists of Data Science Podcast Feat. Metis Chief Data Scientist Debbie Berebichez

By Metis • June 19, 2020

In an episode of The Artists of Data Science podcast, host Harpreet Sahota talks with Metis Chief Data Scientist Debbie Berebichez about her belief that everyone has unique gifts and perspectives that should be embraced and celebrated within data science. Learn more and listen!

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VIDEO: Metis Chief Data Scientist Discusses The Making of a Data Scientist

By Metis • June 16, 2020

In the most recent episode of Kaplan's Bold Leaders in Learning, host Brandon Busteed interviews Metis Chief Data Scientist about The Making of a Data Scientist. Watch it in full here.

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Metis Included on Course Report's 35 Best Online Bootcamps of 2020 List

By Metis • June 11, 2020

We're proud to be on Course Report's list of the Best 35 Online Bootcamps of 2020. Here, learn how their team relied on bootcamp-industry expertise and a strict list of criteria to build it out.

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IIA + Burtch Works COVID-19 Impact Analysis Survey Results

By Metis • June 11, 2020

Over the past few months, Burtch Works has teamed up with the International Institute for Analytics (IIA) to survey quantitative professionals about the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on analytics teams across the country. The most recent wave of results was published this week in a post titled, Have COVID-19 Analytics Impacts Peaked? Read about it here.

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Youngest-Ever Bootcamp Graduate Looks to Move NLP Forward

By Emily Wilson • June 09, 2020

Vaughn Parker remains our youngest-ever bootcamp graduate. Read about his bootcamp experience, what he's up to now, and how he aims to use his career to advance the capabilities of Natural Language Processing (NLP).

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Upcoming Webinar: Deep Learning Approaches to Forecasting & Planning

By Metis • June 08, 2020

On Thursday, June 18th, join us for a free live online webinar with Metis Sr. Data Scientist Javed Ahmed. He'll explore how Deep Learning can be used in forecasting and planning in a way that both technical and non-technical managers can understand.

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Catch Up With Our Chief Data Scientist: Recent Publications, Podcasts, and Events

By Metis • June 04, 2020

Our Chief Data Scientist Debbie Berebichez is a leading thought leader in the data science space and her recent publications and speaking schedule help to showcase that. Read to find out what she's been up to lately.

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Made at Metis: Street Art to Fine Art; Building a Recommendation System

By Metis • May 26, 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 a project to leverage a user’s existing street art preferences to recommend visually-similar fine art and a project to develop a collaborative filtering recommendation system using sales transaction data.

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Understanding Natural Language Processing

By Tony Yiu • May 22, 2020

Natural language processing (NLP) is one of the trendier areas of data science. Its end applications are many – chatbots, recommender systems, search, virtual assistants, etc. In this post, Data Scientist Tony Yiu helps readers understand the basics of NLP, including why it's important and how it helps us.