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Confident Data Skills : Master the Fundamentals of Working with Data and Supercharge Your Career - Kirill Eremenko

Confident Data Skills

Master the Fundamentals of Working with Data and Supercharge Your Career

Paperback Published: 3rd January 2018
ISBN: 9780749481544
Number Of Pages: 272

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Data science is the most exciting skill you can master.

Data has dramatically changed how our world works. From entertainment to politics, from technology to advertising and from science to the business world, data is integral and its only limit is our imagination.

If you want to have a vibrant and valuable professional life, being skilled with data is the key to a cutting-edge career. Learning how to work with data may seem intimidating or difficult but with Confident Data Skills you will be able to master the fundamentals and supercharge your professional abilities.

This essential book covers data mining, preparing data, analysing data, communicating data, financial modelling, visualizing insights and presenting data through film making and dynamic simulations. In-depth international case studies from a wide range of organizations, including Netflix, LinkedIn, Goodreads, Deep Blue, Alpha Go and Mike's Hard Lemonade Co. Show successful data techniques in practice and inspire you to turn knowledge into innovation.

Confident Data Skills also provides insightful guidance on how you can use data skills to enhance your employability and improve how your industry or company works through your data skills. Expert author and instructor, Kirill Eremenko, is committed to making the complex simple and inspiring you to have the confidence to develop an understanding, adeptness and love of data.

Industry Reviews

"Eremenko is an established voice in the field, and his book is a must-read for anyone with an interest in using data science for business. Crammed with advice, Confident Data Skills provides the means to broaden one's horizons through data."--Michael Segala, CEO and Co-Founder, SFL Scientific
"The most comprehensive book I have seen for those wanting to get into data science - what Harvard Business Review called 'the sexiest job of the 21st century'."--Ben Taylor, Chief Data Officer, ZIFF Inc

    • Chapter - 00: Introduction - Why You Need Data Science;
  • Section - ONE: What is Data Science - Key Principles;
    • Chapter - 01: Key Data Movements;
    • Chapter - 02: Defining Data;
    • Chapter - 03: Using Data;
  • Section - TWO: What Can I Get out of Data Science - Data Gathering and Analysis;
    • Chapter - 04: Identifying the Problem;
    • Chapter - 05: Data Preparation;
    • Chapter - 06: Data Analysis;
  • Section - THREE: How Can I Present It - Communicating Data;
    • Chapter - 07: Data Visualization;
    • Chapter - 08: Data Presentation;
    • Chapter - 09: Making Your Data Ideas Happen and Careers in Data Science

ISBN: 9780749481544
ISBN-10: 0749481544
Series: Confident Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 3rd January 2018
Publisher: Kogan Page Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.3 x 15.6  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 1

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