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I got this job through Great Learning’s career fair: Shawrya Sharma, PGP-DSE Alumnus

He had the ideal start. After securing a job through the campus placement in a reputed company, he was soon working on data science projects. What followed next is a tale of boldness and faith in oneself. Read on to know how Shawrya Sharma, our DSE alumnus, quit his job and joined the DSE program … Continue reading I got this job through Great Learning’s career fair: Shawrya Sharma, PGP-DSE Alumnus

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5 Crucial Data Science Skills to Learn In 2019

India has witnessed a 400% rise in the demand for Data Science professionals and according to a recent report with over 50,000 jobs lying vacant. According to the same report, the job market is at a situation where the number of job seekers is half of the total number of available jobs, which means that opportunities are there for the taking. But learning … Continue reading 5 Crucial Data Science Skills to Learn In 2019

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Why Data Science is a great career option for fresh graduates

The last decade has witnessed mass digitization of various industries so that they can improve their efficiencies and increase their bottom line. This means that many companies have amassed large sets of data about their operations. Since the data they’ve collected to is so voluminous, the manual tools (like Excel) they’ve been using till now … Continue reading Why Data Science is a great career option for fresh graduates

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The Great Learning advantage is very apparent now that I work in the industry: Sownthiriya, PGP-DSE Alumnus

1. Why did you take up the DSE Program? While I was doing my IT engineering degree, I came across a Business Intelligence elective. My friends and I were very interested in it and would discuss current trends which led me to be interested in data science.  I wanted to learn more about data science … Continue reading The Great Learning advantage is very apparent now that I work in the industry: Sownthiriya, PGP-DSE Alumnus

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Is a college degree enough for a Data Science career?

According to a recent McKinsey report, over 96% of professionals agree that upskilling is ‘very important’ or ‘important’. There’s a dire need for employees to update themselves with the right skills that will make them relevant to the changing workforce. Since current skills and the way the industry operates is becoming obsolete, it’s evident that … Continue reading Is a college degree enough for a Data Science career?

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Secrets of a successful Data Scientist: Data Science Skills Report 2018

The current pace of data creation stands at 2.5 quintillion bytes being generated every single day. This is a staggering amount of data, and the most interesting part is that 90% of all the data available in the world right now has been generated just in the past two years. These vast amounts of data … Continue reading Secrets of a successful Data Scientist: Data Science Skills Report 2018

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Great Learning Skills Report 2018

We are pleased to present the Great Learning Skills Report 2018 in collaboration with Analytics Vidhya. The report aims to provide you with an overview of the career opportunities in data-related domains and help you understand the impact of upcoming technologies like Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Big Data. Extensively covered in leading publications like … Continue reading Great Learning Skills Report 2018

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The Proof of Pudding is in the Data

Knowing who will win an election before it happens, identifying customers who will default on a loan before they do – sounds like magic? No, that’s data science. Data science is a multi-disciplinary and involves transforming hypotheses and data into actionable insights and predictions. Statistician and computer scientist William Cleveland considers data science to be … Continue reading The Proof of Pudding is in the Data

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6 Reasons Why a Great Learning E-Portfolio is Awesome

Tired of applying for jobs and not getting shortlisted? One of the key benefits of enrolling in any Great Learning program is the e-portfolio that you build as you learn and apply new concepts during the course of the program. Naturally, this raises a few questions. “What is a Great Learning e-portfolio? Why do I … Continue reading 6 Reasons Why a Great Learning E-Portfolio is Awesome

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