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Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Big data, big deal: what a career in data science really takes | Monash University - The New Daily

When we talk about big data we picture the giant tech companies: Facebook, Amazon, Google by Monash University.

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But skills in statistics, business analytics and data science are increasingly sought-after across a range of organisations and industries you may not have thought of, such as retail, healthcare, the environmental sector and not-for-profits...

Professor Rob J. Hyndman, an internationally known statistician at Monash Business School, uses the power of large data sets to address forecast demand for electricity and estimate expenditure on Australia’s Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme, among other research topics...

Professor Dianne Cook, one of the world’s top statisticians and the third woman globally to be elected to the R Foundation, a body which supports the open source programming language ‘R’, is Course Director and one of the lead course developers

“The Master of Business Analytics is developed to train the next generation of data scientists. There are a lot of new and exciting job prospects in this field,” says Professor Cook...

Ready to transform the world of business through data?

Find out more about Monash Business School’s Master of Business Analytics.

Source: The New Daily