What is data science? Transforming data into value

Data science is a method for transforming business data into assets that help organizations improve revenue, reduce costs, seize business opportunities, improve customer experience, and more.

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Data science certifications

Organizations need data scientists and analysts with expertise in techniques for analyzing data. They also need big data architects to translate requirements into systems, data engineers to build and maintain data pipelines, developers who know their way around Hadoop clusters and other technologies, and system administrators and managers to tie everything together. Certifications are one way for candidates to show they have the right skillset.

Some of the top big data and data analytics certifications include:

  • Certification of Professional Achievement in Data Sciences
  • Certified Analytics Professional
  • Cloudera Certified Associate (CCA) Data Analyst
  • EMC Proven Professional Data Scientist Associate (EMCDSA)
  • IBM Data Science Professional Certificate
  • Microsoft Certified Data Analyst Associate
  • Open Certified Data Scientist
  • SAS Certified Data Scientist Using SAS 9

For more information about big data and data analytics certifications, see "The top 11 big data and data analytics certifications for 2020," and "15 data science certifications that will pay off."

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