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Confident Data Skills

How to Work with Data and Futureproof Your Career. Confident Series

By (author) Kirill Eremenko
Format: Paperback / softback
Publisher: Kogan Page Ltd, London, United Kingdom
Published: 10th Sep 2020
Dimensions: w 140mm h 216mm d 22mm
Weight: 376g
ISBN-10: 1789664381
ISBN-13: 9781789664386
Barcode No: 9781789664386
Data has dramatically changed how our world works. Understanding and using data is now one of the most transferable and desirable skills. Whether you're an entrepreneur wanting to boost your business, a jobseeker looking for that employable edge, or simply hoping to make the most of your current career, Confident Data Skills is here to help. This updated second edition takes you through the basics of data: from data mining and preparing and analysing your data, to visualizing and communicating your insights. It now contains exciting new content on neural networks and deep learning. Featuring in-depth international case studies from companies including Amazon, LinkedIn and Mike's Hard Lemonade Co, as well as easy-to understand language and inspiring advice and guidance, Confident Data Skills will help you use your new-found data skills to give your career that cutting-edge boost. About the Confident series... From coding and web design to data, digital content and cyber security, the Confident books are the perfect beginner's resource for enhancing your professional life, whatever your career path.

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"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 AI Evangelist, DataRobot "Terrific. Eremenko has a knack for rendering complex theories in clear, elegant prose. Instructive and spirited, it will help you think - not only about the world around you but also about yourself."--Damian Mingle, Chief Data Scientist, Intermedix "Kirill Eremenko's book skilfully unravels the mysteries behind all the popular analytics tools and techniques, as well as many of the algorithms that power intelligent systems. I would recommend it to anyone who wants to pursue a career in data science. "--Dan Shiebler, Senior Machine Learning Engineer, Twitter Cortex "Kirill Eremenko has come up with an amazing, unique way of making data science simple. From novices to the most experienced, anyone wanting to learn about data science will benefit from this book. Kirill covers everything from what data is and how to wrangle it, to helping you develop your own data analysis process, to effectively communicating with data. This book has it all! "--Andy Kriebel, Head Coach, The Information Lab Data School "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