Rebecca is the community relations manager for DataScience@SMU, Southern Methodist University's innovative online masters in data science. In her free time, she enjoys marketing analytics, cooking and cycling.

Data Science Job Growth in 2015

As Samsung would say, “The next big thing is here,” and it’s big data – consumer data, social media data, health care data, efficiency data and a variety of other data types. As a result, companies are scrambling to find ways to analyze and apply this data to increase their profits, target new markets and boost productivity levels. So, if you are looking for a job in high demand that also pays a good salary, consider pursuing a career as a data scientist.

Data Science Today: How to Become a Data Mining Analyst

In a world where “big data” is more than a buzzword, the demand for data mining analysts is on the rise. But what exactly does “data mining” mean? What do …

Data Science Today: How to Become a Business Analyst

A recent study of the McKinsey Global Institute estimates that by 2018 there will be 4 million to 5 million jobs in the United States that require data analysis skills. …