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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.

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Metis Corporate Training Live Online Capabilities

By Metis • May 19, 2020

Here at Metis, we have a long legacy of live online training instruction. We're proud to be part of Kaplan, a pioneer in online learning, and we're also proud to have launched our live online Corporate Training offerings back in 2017.  In this post, read how online corporate learning enables increased flexibility, accessibility, and more.

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Updates to the Metis Corporate Training Page Break Down Services & Courses

By Metis • May 14, 2020

On our new Corporate Training page, we provide an overview of our offerings, complete with a breakdown of all services and courses, which include Data Literacy, Python for Data Analysts, Machine Learning Foundations, and more. We also wanted to highlight our history, backed by Kaplan, and our team, made up of smart, talented, and ambitious educators and thinkers.

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Webinar 5/21: Data Science Ethics for Business Professionals

By Metis • May 12, 2020

On Thursday, May 21st, Kaplan Professional is hosting a free online webinar on Data Science Ethics for Business Professionals featuring Metis Sr. Data Scientist Javed Ahmed. Learn more and register today!

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Test Your Data Literacy Daily with Our New #DemystifyDS Question of the Day

By Metis • April 28, 2020

Our mission at Metis is to help people find value in data, and we're excited to announce our new data literacy initiative, the Demystifying Data Science Question of the Day. With each question answered and explained, you'll begin strengthening your data literacy muscles.

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Free Event: Hitachi Vantara DataOps.NEXT Virtual Conference

By Metis • April 27, 2020

Data practitioners often face multiple challenges when working across complex data architectures. To help, Hitachi Vantara developed the DataOps.NEXT Virtual Conference, happening May 14th from 9 am - 6 pm. Learn more about this totally free online conference.

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Demystifying Data Science Talk Recap: Atif Kureishy on Applying AI to Understand Customer Behaviors

By Emily Wilson • April 23, 2020

During his Demystifying Data Science talk, Atif Kureishy (Global Vice President of AI & Deep Learning Products at Teradata) discussed how to use AI to merge offline and online activity in order to better serve customers while staying cost-efficient in the retail space.

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Understanding the Limitations of Your Model and Its Assumptions

By Tony Yiu • April 14, 2020

Models provide necessary simplifications to a complex world. They reduce real-world phenomena into a set of key features and relationships that allow us to explain, analyze, and sometimes even predict. But there is a cost to these powerful benefits. In this post, Data Scientist Tony Yiu walks us through understanding the limitations of our models and their assumptions.

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Throughout April, Join Us for Free Intro to Python Training

By Metis • April 03, 2020

Join us every Tuesday in April for Intro to Python, a free live online training series created for business professionals. Taught live via Zoom, participants can ask questions in real-time and chat with other attendees.

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Available Now: Free On-Demand Webinar on Adopting Python in the Workplace

By Metis • March 31, 2020

We recently hosted a webinar on Exploring the Adoption of Python in the Workplace, during which our team broke down Python for data science and analytics, explaining what drives adoption and how companies are reacting to the shift.