Join Barton Poulson for an in-depth discussion in this video Careers, part of The Data Science of Media and Entertainment with Barton Poulson.
- [Instructor] Now that you now about how…data science works in media and entertainment,…you may want to know how you can get a job.…How can you turn these into marketable skills?…Well, there's a few steps you want to keep in mind…as you're trying to find a job as a data scientist…or a job doing data-relevant…work in media and entertainment.…The first thing you need to do is you need…to get yourself informed about what's available.…Second, you need to get qualified.…See what they're looking for…and see how you can either match it currently…or what you can do to develop those skills.…
Third, you need to get experienced,…because data science is an extremely practical discipline.…You don't get it through certification,…you build a portfolio and show them that you can do that.…And then, finally, you want to get connected.…The relationships you can build…with both individuals and organizations…are probably the most important things you can do…in terms of being able to secure…data-relevant employment in media and entertainment.…
This course is a nontechnical overview that helps creative organizations use the principles of data science in practical ways. It's required viewing for those working in media, but is also appealing to anyone interested in how technology affects the world around us. Learn how to use data science to assess your target audience, optimize pricing and scheduling for events and digital products, identify piracy, protect your intellectual property, reward employees, and maximize your ROI. Incorporating some simple analytics can lead to broader audiences and richer experiences for your next creative endeavor.
- Assessing the audience for performing art and live digital media
- Optimizing prices for products and performances
- Splitting limited time, money, and staffing among different outreach and sales efforts
- Honoring the requirements of government grants and private donors
- Maximizing the social nature of live events like concerts and performances
- Using competitive and predictive analytics to schedule performances for greatest audience reach and potential revenue
- Understanding how data science can identify piracy and reduce lost revenue
- Incentivizing and rewarding staff and performers without incurring additional costs
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 04/02/2018. What changed?
A: We added one video on data science careers in media and entertainment.