[1 Sep 2012 | Comments Off on Master’s Degrees in Analytics | 8,216 views]
Universities have begun to develop degrees and certificate programs geared toward analytics.These unique programs offer students hands-on experience so they are ready to enter the work force with the skills needed to succeed. A few such programs and their unique aspects are highlighted here.
[1 Sep 2012 | Comments Off on Putting the ‘Work’ in Networking | 2,080 views]
Networking is the practice of making meaningful connections with people, usually one person at a time. Most new opportunities and productive work relationships are made through informal face-to-face contacts based on a few degrees of separation. In this article, Bill Williams, organizational learning consultant, addresses the basics of how to seek and establish useful connections with others and prepare yourself to represent your capabilities, or those of the group in which you work, effectively. Even if you think of yourself as somewhat shy, you’ll see how this can be done with just a little stretch on your part.
[1 Sep 2012 | Comments Off on Judith Tanur: A Woman of Many Hats | 1,846 views]
Judith Tanur has had an enriching career in statistics lasting five decades. As a statistician, editor, adviser, and mentor who has made many contributions to statistics and education, she also has inspired students through her work at Stony Brook University. She is a woman of many hats.
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