Tag Archives: data



Jul 31    Chris Outcalt

The B Side

Will Johnson walked away from a big time record label in New York City—and discovered he had a passion for data science. Will Johnson stumbled into the music business in his early 20s. On a…

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Jun 27    Matthew Drury

Why We Teach Python Instead of R

“Why does the immersive program teach data science in Python instead of R?” is a frequent question from students who are considering joining our immersive program. I have a lot of experience writing both Python…

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Jun 16    Adam Griffin

How to Write Sales Emails That Work

Imagine yourself in a prospect’s office. You’re giving your pitch, trying to intrigue the prospect into learning more about you and your company. You’ve tried to build some rapport, presented compelling information, and turned it…

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Jun 15    Brittany Slay

Smarts, Drive, and Grit: Why 2017 is a Promising Year for Women in STEM

This week, NASA graduated its newest class of astronauts. Out of over 18,000 applicants from around the United States and its territories, only 12 people were selected, or less than 1 for every 1,500 who…

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May 25    Galvanize

How to Win With AI In The 4th Industrial Revolution

Artificial Intelligence is the future, and the future is here. Our brilliant & brainy Director of Data Science, Nir Kaldero, led this session at TechCrunch Disrupt NYC where he lays out a framework and tools…

#Data Science






Apr 14    Kristen O'Neill

Energy Boost

Earlier this month, some of Silicon Valley’s sharpest data science minds came together to use their powers for good at the U.S. Department of State’s Clean Energy Data Science Challenge, co-hosted by Booz Allen Hamilton,…

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Apr 13    Tyler Bettilyon

The Scribe, The Conjurer, and The Mentor

This post originally appeared on Medium.com by Tyler Bettilyon, Galvanize Principal Instructor, Web Development. A colleague of mine recently shared a metaphor with me about two computer programmer archetypes, “The Conjurer” and “The Scribe”: The…

#Web Development






Apr 13    Jim Deters

Is Your Workforce DOA On The Oregon Trail?

This post originally appeared on Medium.com by Jim Deters, CEO & Founder, Galvanize.  In today’s hyper-digital world, whether CEOs and top executives realize it or not, every company — from polished Fortune 500’s to nimble…

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Apr 4    Kristen O'Neill

Data Science Baller

Anthony So leveled up his skills and landed his dream job with the Phoenix Suns. “He’s got game” usually refers to someone’s athletic skills or romantic swagger. In Anthony So’s case, he’s got mad game...data…

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Feb 23    Galvanize

Joining The (Information) Revolution

Marvin Bertin was trying to decide what to do next. He’d just completed his Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and wanted to find a way into a field that,…

#Data Science






Feb 2    Galvanize

5 Jobs in Big Data You’ve Never Heard Of

This post originally appeared on StudySoup.com Big data has been the "it" buzzword for most of the past decade, and it doesn't look like it's going away anytime soon. More companies are looking for ways…

#Data Science






Jan 26    Galvanize

A Couple of Dropouts

Slaying your goals means facing your fears. Like dropping out of college to pursue a career in data science. That’s what Juno & Tyler did. (Juno even walked away from a full ride scholarship!) Here's…

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Jan 12    Galvanize

Data Driven Success

Don’t let anyone tell you that you don’t belong in tech. Believing in yourself and leveling up your skills at Galvanize pays off. Just ask Tracy Lee.   Level Up

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Jan 4    Galvanize

Take a Hike

What does a data scientist-in-training do when she’s not a big fan of hiking, but her boyfriend is super into it? If you’re Olivia Schow, you use real life as inspiration for your capstone project,…

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Dec 29    Haley Gray

Are These Three Things Missing From Your Work Life?

If at this very moment you’re already dreading the sound of your alarm clock going off tomorrow morning, maybe it’s time to start thinking about finding a different gig. Intelligent, creative problem solvers who love…

#Data Science  #Web Development






Dec 29    Galvanize

Where Galvanize Grads Got Hired in 2016

2016 was a doozy. Chock full of ups, downs and what-the-whats? Here at Galvanize, we're giving props to all of our students who worked their hearts out this year to level up and build careers…

#Data Science  #Web Development






Dec 28    Galvanize

Galvanize Named One of SwitchUp’s 2016 Best Bootcamp

If you’re like us, you do your research. You want to know that putting your time, money and effort into something is going to pay off. That’s when a site like Switchup comes in handy.…

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Dec 9    Galvanize

Predicting the Futures

Cooper Stainbrook knows corn. And he knows data science. It wasn’t always that way. He grew up on a farm in Minnesota, and traded the fields for a career in finance after graduating from Yale…

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Dec 7    Kristen O'Neill

Mother of Invention

Entrepreneur Janine Williams is raising kids, capital and a company that’s changing the way hotels do business. Janine Williams knew she was sitting on a goldmine. Technically, she was sitting at her dining room table,…

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Nov 15    Galvanize

CNN is on the Money: How Galvanize is Innovating the Future of Tech

Galvanize is a learning community for technology where anybody with the aptitude, drive, and determination can acquire the skills and access they need to be successful in today's modern, technology-driven world. I built the school…

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Nov 15    Kristen O'Neill

Putting Your Energy Into Mastering Big Data Pays Off Big Time

When Michael Ulin applied to the GalvanizeU Master of Science in Data Science program—an innovative alliance between Galvanize and the University of New Haven—he saw it as a smart bet on his future, but he…

#Data Science






Nov 4    Galvanize

Veterans: Find Your Next Mission in Tech

Galvanize is committed to creating opportunities for Veterans to gain the skills and knowledge they need to enter the tech industry after service to their country. As Veterans Day approaches, we’ll be chronicling the stories…

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Oct 25    Amelia Aaron

7 Visualizations That Bring Big Data to Life

The reach and power of big data can’t be overstated, but many data sets –– especially those with thousands or even millions of variables –– can be challenging for non-data scientists to process and understand.…

#Data Science






Sep 16    Amelia Aaron

Data Science Pros Share Industry Insights

In 2012, the Harvard Business Review declared “data scientist”as the “sexiest job of the 21st century”. Since then, the role has become a major “must” for companies in every business sector, and job growth continues…

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Jul 20    Galvanize

Engineering a Career Change to Data Science

When Raj Kadiyala started exploring data science programs, something caught his eye. A New York Times article covering the surge of tech boot camps noted two success stories: a barista and a math major who…

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