You could argue that it’s misguided for someone like me to say data science doesn't have to be difficult. After all, I’ve been in the industry for many years and should have a few tricks up my sleeve for dealing with data. But with the latest data visualisation technology – it even includes built-in analytics capabilities - you don’t have to be an expert to use it.
I saw this first-hand when one of our own interns used SAS Visual Analytics during his time with us earlier this year. In just a month, he delivered a full analysis of how UK universities are using data analytics for research and academic purposes.
Each summer, we recruit eight to 10 students for a SAS summer internship that gives them a taste of being a data scientist. Over a six-week period, our interns attend a short training course and are assigned to different business departments. Each intern is tasked with solving a unique business challenge using SAS data analytics techniques.
Here’s what Kushal Shah shared with us during his internship: Read More