As data continues to permeate every sector of our lives, the use of geographic information system (GIS) mapping technology in products and services is increasing, and the skills needed for GIS are in high demand. This learning path is designed for those shifting their IT skills focus toward GIS, helping them master the leading tools and establish core fundamentals of GIS for data science.
After you establish the general skills needed to work with data science projects, you’re ready to advance your skill set. Develop competency in the must-have area of statistics, as well as a well-rounded knowledge of data mining, data and information governance, open data, and the blockchain.
As data strategies become pervasive in all business and institutional sectors, Excel will become even more popular as a bridge tool for non-data scientists doing more work, more often, with data. This learning path is the perfect entry point to the world of data-centric projects and skills.
Are you managing—or interested in joining—a data science team? This learning path can help individuals at every level of a data project get on the same page, helping them manage their particular jobs more effectively in the context of the entire team's goals.