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Why SAS Still Tops as the Career Option in Analytics Field?

I should not start with this as we all know this, however, this always gives me a good start! : ) “SAS is one of the most popular Data Analytics tool currently available in the field.”

As the above statement is true, we can assume (it is fact indeed) that the demand of the SAS Professional in the market would be high almost every time. So those who are looking for the entry level or intermediate job in the SAS Data Analytics field, the most important is to clear a face to face interview or I would say to get oneself selected for the face to face interview. Establish self in the right position to get SAS used as propeller for your career flight as SAS is easy to learn and provides an easy option (PROC SQL) for people who already know SQL. SAS is on par with all leading tools including R & Python when it comes to handling huge amount of data and options for parallel computations. Globally, SAS is the market leader in available corporate jobs, and if we go by country, in some countries SAS has market share as high as 70%. If you are planning to build career in the field of Data Analytics with SAS technologies, we feel this is the right most time to start with SAS Certification Training. As we move ahead in this article, we will discuss some of the features and some of the common areas which will be very hand for those preparing for the career launch and getting ready for the upcoming interviews.

Is the EMC Data Scientist is the Field for Technically Less Endowed

There are many questions from what we get on Dell EMC certification, the most frequent once are

1. Will EMC's new data science associate certification be worth?

2.  EMC E20-065 (Advanced Analytics Specialist (EMCDS)) certificate recommended for someone without technical expertise but having a few years’ experiences as a data analyst?

Difference Between Various Popular SAS Certifications, Explained.

As we keep receiving many queries on the difference between some of the most popular SAS certifications. And most of the time we also get some confused students, who end up choosing wrong certifications. Although, all of the SAS certifications are different, however, many of them over loop each other in term of the body of knowledge. Say SAS base and Clinical Trials has some topics in common. In this article, we have tried to cover almost all popular certification from the most prestigious analytics organization

The Data Science Certification and Career

The Data Science Era

Data science is about seeking new knowledge from prevailing information. It requires curiosity, an inquisitive mind, and the readiness to take on a challenge. Grasping new skills and considering new viewpoints all the time is what it takes to succeed in this field. Think of professional certifications as something you can use to bridge the gap between academia and actual industry practices. They also provide tangible, third-party proof of your skills and allow you to position yourself strategically for your next job, promotion, or career move. Wherever you are in your career, you’d be smart to stack up a few certs relevant to the kind of work you’re doing, or the kind of work you want to do. In the world of data analytics where professionals are measured in terms of how far ahead of the game they are, any time is a good time to think about certification.

Shift to a High Paying Career in The Field of Analytics from Redundant IT Field

I feel blessed being a techie in this era when the technologies are evolving at the supper speed. It is not just the technology is getting improved, but also the corporate mindset changing a lot and going towards more technology to make their business bigger and more successful. Big Data analytics, for instance, has grown substantially in the last couple of years that every company – from startups to tech giants are now incorporating the technology into their everyday operations.

Essential Skills of the Big Data Analyst

Analytics become so come that everywhere you go, you hear about analytics in even daily and routine life. It’s one of the most popular buzzwords today – with merit. Analytics is changing the way people do business. Its impact is parallel to the uprising brought about by electricity or the Internet. It’s transforming every aspect of today’s business as well as our lives. Analytics has incredible supremacy. It can change the fate of nations or of the multi-billion dollar companies. But, in common vernacular, analytics is a nebulous term. So,

Analytics is?

“The application of a sequence of algorithmic steps or revolutions to generate comprehensions from processed datasets.”

How to Supercharge Your Data Analytics Career

Who Is a Data Analyst?

A data analyst is an artist, someone who collects (Sometimes not collect but just receives collected data), organizes, and analyzes large sets of data to identify some hidden facts that cannot be ignored, he identifies patterns, defects, possibilities, opportunities and other useful information to make the data-driven future. Data mining and data auditing are must have skills to become a Data Analyst. If you intend to become a successful data analyst, you must start by ensuring a good knowledge in technology, business intelligence, data mining, data auditing, mathematics, statistics and another bunch of analytics skills which include:

1. Programming Languages

You need to be familiar with some computer software and scripting languages like Matlab and Python to find significant insights, statistical languages like R, SAS, and other computer skills include JavaScript, XML, and so on.

Benefits of SAS Certification

Big Data and Business Intelligence are domains that shall go hand in hand for a long time. BI pioneers SAS, and MapR – The most trusted service provider for Google and Amazon Technologies – have recently signed a pact to further the efficacy of Big Data. This post takes a look at what this new partnership entails for the end user.

SAS Certification

Since inception, the senior management team from SAS has to lead the organization not just producing best products but to make the company the best place to work with an emphasis on culture that balances work and personal life and encourages employees to take leadership. This was noticed by many organizations such as Fortune and the Great Place to Work Institute and they named SAS as the best place to work, also SAS got the fourth rank in Fortune magazine's top 10 list of best companies to work for in 2015. The company's low employee turnover rate is a proof of the above reorganizations & company’s commitment to its employees and, indirectly, to its customers as well. From top 100 Fortune Global 500 companies, 91 are SAS customers. SAS customers span the globe with more than 80,000 instances installed in 148 countries.

Zero to SAS Certified Base Programmer via a structured approach

Base SAS certification is officially known as “The SAS Certified Base Programmer for SAS 9 credential” is a certification for beginners in SAS programming. This certification requires knowledge and experience of SAS ver 9.3 and is one of the essential requirements for many other advanced SAS certifications.

The SAS Foundation has been offering various certifications in SAS based analytics for many years now. Till date, the SAS certifications are the most recognized credential in analytics. There are many different SAS certifications on offer.

How would I interview a Dell EMC Data Scientist (EMCDS) Candidate?

When interviewing for a data scientist position, The interviewer will quickly discover a lot about the candidate. An ideal data scientist’s skill set spans math, statistics, programming as well as databases, and business expertise. They need to probe each of these areas and also want to find out if they are smart and get things done on their own. Normally the interviewer typically only have an hour to get a feel for how a candidate fares in each of those areas (followed a week or two later by a case study if the interviewer thinks the candidate has potential). As you can imagine, this makes for an intense interview.

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