Data Science & Analytics Career Paths & Certifications – First Steps

Data Science & Analytics Career Paths & Certifications – First Steps
English | Size: 194.58 MB
Category: CBTs

The career opportunities in data science, big data, and data analytics are growing dramatically. If you’re interested in changing career paths, determining the right course of study, or deciding if certification is worth your time, this course is for you.eeJungwoo Ryoo is a professor of information science and technology at Penn State. Here he reviews the history of data science and its subfields, explores the marketplaces for these fields, and reveals the five main skills areas: data mining, machine learning, natural language processing (NLP), statistics, and visualization. This leads to a discussion of the five biggest career opportunities, the six leading industry-recognized certifications available, and the most exciting emerging technologies. Along the way, Jungwoo discusses the importance of ethics and professional development, and provides pointers to online resources for learning more. [Read more…]

Lynda – IT Service Desk Careers and Certifications – First Steps

Lynda – IT Service Desk Careers and Certifications – First Steps
English | Size: 357.06 MB
Category: Tutorial

Are you looking to start a career in IT? Or, are you an IT service desk professional wishing to explore opportunities for career advancement, but unsure of your next step? In either instance-whether you’re jumping into a brand-new IT career or advancing your existing one-this course can provide you with a foundational mapping of the careers and certifications you might want to consider. Instructor Fancy Mills covers a variety of career paths at all levels, from service desk analyst to service desk manager. She also explores different certifications related to service desk roles, and discusses the future of the IT service desk. [Read more…]