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  • Ronald van Loon

    Ronald van Loon

    Top 10 Big Data and Data Science Influencer, Director - Adversitement

    Named by Onalytica as one of the three most influential people in Big Data, Ronald is also an author of a number of leading Big Data and Data Science websites, including Datafloq, Data Science Central, and The Guardian. He also regularly speaks at renowned events.

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  • Anirudh Kunte

    Anirudh Kunte

  • Deepak Subramanian

    Deepak Subramanian

  • Dinesh Wadekar

    Dinesh Wadekar

  • Venita Mascarenhas

    Venita Mascarenhas

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FAQs

  • What is Data Science and Business Analytics?

    Data Science: Data Science refers to the extraction of insights from the data gathered using different methodologies. The process involves identifying the problem, performing an exploratory study on the data, modeling the data using various algorithms, and finally visualizing the results through graphs, dashboards, and more. 

    Business Analytics: Business Analytics is a field that involves building simulations and analysis models to understand realities, create scenarios, and predict future states of business. In simpler words, it’s a practice of combining key data about organizational performance to improve the planning and performance of a business

  • What are the best foundation courses in Data Science and Business Analytics for beginners?

    Here are some of the best foundation courses in Data Science and Business Analytics for beginners:

  • What are the best courses in Data Science and Business Analytics for intermediates?

  • What are the advanced level masters in Data Science and Business Analytics?

    Here are some of the best advanced-level masters courses in Data Science and Business Analytics:

  • Do you offer any university partnered programs in Data Science and Business Analytics?

    Yes, Simplilearn provides you two Post Graduate Programs in partnership with Purdue University - Post Graduate Program in Data Science, Post Graduate Program in Data Analytics

  • What does the Data Science and Business Analytics job market look like?

    IBM had predicted that the demand for Data Scientists will grow by 28% in 2020. Going by the recent trends, there are more than 54,000 global data science jobs posted on LinkedIn alone. In fact, “Data Scientist” was one of the top 50 job profiles in the United States and is considered the most promising career in 2021. And so is the case with Business Analytics. As per a report by McKinsey Global institute, there is a requirement of 140,000 - 190,000 individuals possessing Business Analytics skills in the USA alone.

  • What are the top job titles in the field of Data Science and Business Analytics?

    Here are some of the top job titles in the field of Data Science and Business Analytics:

    • Data Analyst
    • Data Scientist
    • Data Architect
    • Analytics Business Partner
    • Business Analytics Specialist
    • Business Intelligence Analyst
    • Statistical Programming Specialist
    • Business Intelligence Engineer

  • What is the average salary of Data Science and Business Analytics professionals?

    Data Scientists and Business Analytics managers are offered lucrative salary packages globally. The average annual salary of a data scientist is around $96,494 in the United States. An experienced data science professionals can command even higher salaries ranging up to $137,000 annually. On the other hand, a Business analytics manager earns around $95,920 annually, with experienced professionals earning up to $127,000 per annum.

  • What are the top industries suitable for Data Science and Business Analytics professionals?

    Data-driven decisions have helped companies achieve higher ROI and various sectors across industries are hiring data scientists and business analytics professionals now. Information technology, retail, eCommerce, BFSI, manufacturing, biotechnology, and telecommunication are some of the top industries seeking data science and business analytics professionals

  • What are the top companies hiring for Data Science and Business Analytics professionals?

    Here are some of the top companies hiring Data Science and Business Analytics professionals:

    • Oracle
    • Salesforce
    • JP Morgan Chase
    • Intuit
    • Amazon.com
    • Amazon Web Services
    • Lenovo

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