Data Science Isn’t for Everyone

I don’t believe in “data science for all.” Just as I don’t believe everyone should be a surgeon, or an opera singer, or a pilot. I think that, like these other occupations, data science is a specialized job that requires expertise and high-level skills. To me, the campaign for “data science for everyone,” is an […]

10 Data Literacy Skills to Become a Data Citizen

Data literacy skills are increasingly top-of-mind for corporate learning and development initiatives. A recent webinar guest, Daryl D’Cruz, shared, “data literacy skills are the building blocks of digital transformation.” Who needs Data Literacy Skills? The definitions of “data literacy” vary. At QuantHub, we know that the level of data skills needed in some roles is greater […]

What is Data Stewardship and Why is it Important?

Data stewardship is described by DAMA International (a global data management community) as the accountability and responsibility for data and processes that ensure effective management and use of data assets. According to DAMA, the stewardship of data “can be formalized through job titles and descriptions, or it can be a less formal function driven by […]

Webinar Recap: Data Literacy with David Ciommo

Last month we had the privilege of hosting David Ciommo, Data Visualization Principal at Humana, for a webinar, “Data Literacy: The Catalyst to Deeper Insights & Actionable Opportunities.” David’s career started in graphic design and has evolved into a passion for data literacy, data visualization, and data storytelling. Watch David’s full presentation here. Why does Data […]

Where to Get a Master’s in Data Science

Why Should Some Berkeley’s program draws on computer science, social sciences, statistics, management, and law in order to maintain one of the most multidisciplinary online programs on the market. The 27-unit online program is designed specifically for the working professional’s schedule and can be completed on one of three paths, chosen by the student: accelerated, […]

4 Examples of Corporate Training Programs

Why do corporate training programs matter? It’s simple: every organization is only as good as its workforce, and the level of productivity of each team can be significantly affected by training initiatives. According to a study, 237 employees from 3 states in the United States were studied to understand the relationship between training and improved work […]

Why Upskilling Is Important to Any 2021 Strategic Plan

Upskilling is the latest workplace trend—and it’s one you should follow, because it’s revolutionary. Business owners are always looking for new strategies to increase workplace productivity, creativity, employee loyalty, and overall company growth. Upskilling could be the answer for employers and employees alike. So, why is it necessary?   The Skills Gap Most Americans enjoyed […]

QuantHub Partners with FedLearn to Offer Data Assessments to Gov Sector

QuantHub is excited to announce a new partnership with FedLearn, an online learning platform specialized and contextualized for federal government departments and agencies and government contractors. QuantHub’s data talent assessment solution will allow FedLearn to align its learning solutions in its growing AI/data science course catalog to data talent skill gaps. Thus, allowing data talent in the FedGov […]