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Demystifying Data Science Talk Recap: Natalie Evans Harris on The Ethics of Data Governance

By Emily Wilson • February 06, 2020

This is the 6th installment in an ongoing blog series to recap the talks given on Day 2 of our 2019 Demystifying Data Science live online conference. In her talk, Natalie Evans Harris discusses the ethics and opportunities of data governance.

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The Importance of Lifelong Learning & Fostering a Growth Mindset with Your Analytics Team

By Eric Kuennen • January 29, 2020

It was once common to learn a skill, apply it to a job for 30 or so years, and call it a career. But rapid technological developments have made that approach a thing of the past, and it's now more important than ever to keep learning, evolving, and applying new approaches in order to do your best work. In this post, read how business leaders can encourage a learning and growth mindset within their analytics teams.

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Sr. Data Scientist Roundup: Quantitative Drawbacks of Word Clouds; How to Solve Math Puzzles, & More

By Emily Wilson • January 24, 2020

When our Sr. 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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Extracting Value from Untapped Data

By Javed Ahmed • January 24, 2020

Are you using the right data for decision-making? The under-utilization of data is a key reason why most companies fall short in efforts to scale the impact of analytics and mitigate potential risks. In this post, learn how to effectively extract value from untapped data.

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Analysts in Chicago See Data Science Bootcamp Model as a Way Forward

By Emily Wilson • January 22, 2020

Read how (and why) three former Data Analysts in Chicago enrolled in the Data Science Bootcamp to shift their careers toward data science – and find out what they're up to now.

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Demystifying Data Science Recap: The Joys and Perils of Scaling AI with Peter Guerra

By Emily Wilson • January 15, 2020

In this recap of Peter Guerra's Demystifying Data Science talk, we walk through three examples of different journeys to scaling AI, detailing the joys and perils of each. Plus, get practical tips for how your business can scale AI effectively.

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Made at Metis: Video Search Engine Using Salsa Dance Videos & Predicting Strategy in StarCraft

By Metis • January 13, 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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Demystifying Data Science Recap: The Challenges to Becoming 'Data-Centric'

By Emily Wilson • December 23, 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. During hers, Aubrey HB, Director of Advanced Analytics at Nationwide Building Society, discusses the challenges that legacy companies face in becoming data-centric.

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Our Top 10 Most-Read Blog Posts of 2019

By Emily Wilson • December 20, 2019

Throughout the year, we post blog content including alumni stories, data science insights from our Sr. Data Scientists, guest posts, and much more. Check out our top 10 most-read posts of 2019. We hope you enjoy them again or for the first time, and we look forward to producing much more data science content in 2020.

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Burtch Works Interviews Metis on Rise of Python in Business

By Emily Wilson • December 17, 2019

In a recent interview with Burtch Works, a leading executive recruiting agency, Metis Executive Director of Data Science Corporate Training Mike Galvin and Metis Sr. Data Scientist Kevin Birnbaum were asked about Python's rise in popularity among both practitioners and businesses.