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Activity Number: 22 - The World of Data Analysis Professionals
Type: Topic Contributed
Date/Time: Sunday, July 29, 2018 : 2:00 PM to 3:50 PM
Sponsor: Section for Statistical Programmers and Analysts
Abstract #330305 Presentation
Title: Developing a Data Science Program; Challenges and Outcomes
Author(s): Mahbubul Majumder*
Companies: University of Nebraska at Omaha
Keywords: data science; data science program; data analytics

Data Science has emerged as a new discipline. Industries feel the need for Data Science and are getting benefit out of it. Many universities have developed Data Science programs to produce skills for this new demand. In this talk we present the challenges of developing a sustainable Data Science program in a university. We share our experiences and outcomes, some of which have not been anticipated.

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