SAS Global 2014 – Analytics in Higher Education

Developing Future Analysts in a Data-Driven World

Interdisciplinary teams and approaches is very important

Identify questions for the data to gain value

Key challenge is in Business and Computing schools and to get them to see the power of Analytics

It is about working SMART

Look at job specifications for skills for Data Scientists, etc.

Soft and Communication Skills vital, as is Teamwork

Team Projects valuable

Partner with Industry for dirty data and projects

Use public data as well

Get students to publish research project results in national or regional conferences

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