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Dataiku's Data Science Studio to Help Train the Next Generation of Data Scientists in the Classroom

NYC Data Science Academy partners with Dataiku, the developer of the predictive analytics platform Data Science Studio (DSS)

 

New York, NY: Dataiku, the software developer behind Data Science Studio (DSS), an all-in-one platform that lets users convert raw data into actionable business predictions, has announced a partnership with the NYC Data Science Academy. Beginning next week, the institution will use the DSS software to teach one of its courses. Dataiku data scientists will also be performing several guest lectures to help train the next generation of data scientists.

 

“The partnership with Dataiku is very exciting to us,” says Vivian Zhang, founder and CTO of NYC Data Science Academy. “We have always focused on our students developing strong technical skills. The trend though is for data scientists to also be skilled in the impactul interpretation of findings using automated data analytics and machine learning toolkits. We are excited to be leaders in this aspect of the data scientist’s education.”

 

During its 12-week full-time Data Science Bootcamp, students analyze an immense amount of data. Dataiku’s DSS will now be used to enhance the experience. Dataiku expert data scientists will be on hand to guest lecture courses and help guide projects for students.

 

This initiative complements Dataiku's vision of a world where all businesses, whatever industry or size, can produce their own data-driven strategies by converting raw data into business impacting forecasts.

 

“We're very excited about this partnership with NYC Data Science Academy. It's another great step towards bringing the efficient practice of advanced analytics techniques to aspiring data scientists. We expect that their feedback will be invaluable as we continue to develop the best possible platform for collaborative data science," the company said in a statement.

 

If you're a prospective data scientist looking to enhance your quantitative and coding skills and you're an independent, self-directed data geek then apply now to the NYC Data Science Academy bootcamp and download Dataiku’s Data Science Studio Community Edition to get started immediately. You will learn the following technical skills:

 

-       Data Analysis and Machine learning using R, or Python

-       ETL using Python, or similar

-       Production line integration using GitHub, Linux, Sql

-       Big data analytic using Hadoop, Spark and its Machine Learning library

 

This is just the first step for Dataiku and its team of experts to help prepare tomorrow's new crop of data scientists.

 

You can follow the project on Twitter using Twitter: @nycdatasci HashTag: #DiveIntoData

 

About Dataiku

Dataiku (www.dataiku.com)– the software developer behind Data Science Studio (DSS) - is disrupting the predictive analytics market with an all-in-one predictive analytics development platform that gives data professionals the power to build and run highly specific services that transform raw data into business impacting predictions.

 

More than 50 customers in industries ranging from e-commerce, to industrial factories, to finance, to insurance, and pharmaceuticals use DSS on a daily basis to collaboratively build predictive dataflows to detect fraud, reduce churn, optimize internal logistics, predict future maintenance issues, and more. Dataiku has offices in Paris and New York.

 

Dataiku raised $3.7 million this year from two investors to grow its sales and tech team and international development initiatives.

 

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