In the digital age, enterprises across industries are actively engaged in the privacy vs. security debate. It’s an important discussion that every organization must have to respond effectively to the threat of data breaches and ransomware attacks. In 2018, we’ve already seen some significant security events targeting leading businesses like Reddit, Timehop, Exactis, and Under […]

The accepted age range for millennials has been tough to pin down, but by all definitions, the older members of the group are firmly in their 30s and have begun taking over the reins in business. Despite this change, the way we create data visualizations of essential data remains, for the most part, exactly the […]

Think about what would happen to your vehicle if it weren’t maintained. How long would it last? The tires would eventually thin out and you’d be driving on the rims. The timing belt would snap and likely destroy the engine. And the engine components would wear out if the oil were never changed. Similarly, software […]

People intrigue me. This has remained a constant throughout my life and it’s what motivated me to learn about how user experience (UX) design could compliment my work in architecture and project management. When I began Springboard’s UX Design course, my goal was to transition into a UX design career. Over the course of the […]

The heuristics we learn in the classroom are often just the tip of the iceberg. Sooner or later, if we want to deepen our study, it becomes necessary to bend or even break the rules that got us so far in the first place. This is certainly the case with data quality management. Data quality, […]

If you’re social media-savvy, chances are you follow an influencer or two, either directly through their blog or via Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, Pinterest, or another social media channel. In 2017, the keyword “influencer marketing” increased by 325 percent in Google searches, making it the fasting-growing online acquisition method of the year after organic search. […]

At Springboard, we’re on a mission to bridge the world’s skills gap by helping as many people as possible access high-quality, affordable education that they can translate into new-economy roles in fields like data science.  We understand that investing time and money in education is a big commitment—and one that not everyone can comfortably make. With […]

David Gibson previously wrote about his experience taking both the Introduction to Data Science course and the Data Science Career Track. Now he’s sharing how he landed his first full-time job as a data scientist, what he would do differently if he had to start over, and why he turned down a job offer. Can […]