Completing your first project is a major milestone on the road to becoming a data scientist and helps to both reinforce your skills and provide something you can discuss during the interview process. It’s also an intimidating process. The first step is to find an appropriate, interesting data set. You should decide how large and […]

A Curated List of Data Science Interview Questions and Answers Preparing for an interview is not easy–there is significant uncertainty regarding the data science interview questions you will be asked. No matter how much work experience or what data science certificate you have, an interviewer can throw you off with a set of questions that […]

We recently sat down with Shae Wang, a data scientist at Uber, to discuss what motivated her to pursue data science, why she was intrigued by Uber’s work in the space, and what advice she has for aspiring data scientists. The full video Q&A is below, but here are some of the highlights. How did […]

Data Quotes The amount of data generated in real time is immense. This has created oceans of data from which companies can derive real business value and make better business decisions. The big data market is predicted to grow by 20% this year, and by 2020, every human is expected to generate 1.7 megabytes (of […]

We recently sat down with Esme Gaisford, a senior quantitative data analyst at Pandora, to discuss her transition into the field, the Springboard connection that helped her land her current job, and the advice she has for aspiring data scientists. The full video Q&A is below, but here are some of the highlights. What was […]

Data science jobs are some of the most in-demand and highest paying occupations on the planet. This can be attributed to the accelerated pace of data creation and the urgent need to derive valuable insights from them (to make smart business decisions). The current shortage of big data talent around the world is well documented. […]

Springboard analyzed salary information to determine what the typical data analyst salary is, which industry pays most, and how you can maximize your earning potential. People send an average of 188 million emails every minute. We watch 4.5 million YouTube videos and fire off 18.1 million text messages in the same timespan. In fact, we […]

Garrick Chu was living in a city without convenient in-person data science bootcamps, so he decided to explore online courses, eventually finding the perfect match in Springboard’s Data Science Career Track. The flexibility of the course was a major draw, but online learning also presented a challenge: a lack of offline connections. So Garrick took matters […]