The possibilities for applying a data-driven approach in sports present unlimited opportunities for data-related jobs. For those who pursue a master’s degree in data science or business analytics, the chances to work in sports have never been greater. Here are a few ways sports are using data.
The advantages of self-driving cars are too great for the idea not to be pursued, and data scientists will play a major role in reaching that goal. But for many people, self-driving cars remain something of a mystery. And what’s the point of having them in the first place? The following looks at both perspectives.
Master of Business Analytics graduates will have learned analytical skills through their degree. But the need for expertise goes beyond analyzing data and extrapolating actionable information from large datasets. The following are key areas that can propel a business analyst into the upper reaches of their profession.
The Astros’ victory marked the second year in a row that an analytics-driven team won the World Series. Does this mean every Major League Baseball team will follow suit? Now that teams see the value of analytics for baseball, the competition is focusing on how to use data. Here are some steps used by data-driven teams.
With the explosion in the use of data-driven strategies in organizations across every industry, it’s little wonder so many want to get into a data-related field. Many people confuse business analyst with data scientist jobs. Here’s a look at the two, and how business analysts fit into the overall picture.
The Cleveland Browns have done a remarkable thing in the NFL. In the last two seasons, they won exactly one game. For those interested in data science and analytics, the Browns' woeful past two seasons are even more interesting. Read about the Browns' attempt to use data analytics on the football field.
The challenges for organizations working with data have evolved in recent years. The issue now is how to manage it. Finding efficient ways to store and access massive databases is the top issue facing organizations. Can data unification provide an answer?
In a world where data-driven decisions have become the norm, data scientists deliver the insights leaders need to make those decisions. A well-designed master’s degree program can bolster your career in data science. Read more about what a Master of Science in Data Science can do for you.
Few professions offer as bright a future as data analysis. The job has become one of those rare professions in that data analysts are needed across almost every industry. Here’s a closer look at some of the potential careers where a degree in data analysis can lead.
Merrimack College is among the top-ranked schools in the Northeast, with employee-aligned programs that prepare students for post-graduation success. Here a few things about Merrimack College and its faculty that you may not have known.