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Tracing Success in the New Age of Data Science

Each year, pronouncements are made. And each year, a particular job field rides high above the tides of fortune.
For 2017, Data Scientist jobs seem to be #1 Best Job in India. Several magazines and research associates have put Data Scientist jobs at #1 position. No wonder, data science jobs are the hottest jobs in today’s market, hopefully in future too.
So, how do you become a good data scientist? Affordable Data Science Training Course in Gurgaon is now available in India that too quite easily. DexLab Analytics is one such institute that offers state-of-the-art data science training facilities for young aspiring candidates.

Get hold of SAS skills

If you are aware of the top data science skills, you must have known that statistical analysis and data mining calls for SAS specialization. SAS plays an important role in all these disciplines. It has been the pioneer and the most reliable software suit, and for a long time enjoying the monopoly position.

However, since the advent of R and Python, the powerful open source competitors, it is true that the growth curve of SAS has been little but hampered. Nevertheless SAS skills still boast of astounding demand all over the world.

SAS training courses help you understand the nuances of data science. Nowadays, these training’s are not too difficult to find, myriad institutes offer online and classroom training for its students on a regular basis. It is no more too difficult to get a grip on the fundamentals of this subject matter.

The number speaks of positivity

It would be like mine 11th commandment – there is a shortage of data science jobs. It is being predicted that there could be a shortage of 200,000 data scientists by 2020, and this is for real. Indian market is an emerging economy, though data science may not be so famous here as it is in the US, yet I am proud to say that the importance of this field is on the rise.

The survey says – the global demand for data scientists grew by more than 50% in between 2014 and 2015, while the searches have increased by 73%.

The skills you require to possess

By analyzing a whole lot of LinkedIn job postings, we have come to a conclusion that there are 5 high-in demand skills that you need to master in order to ace in data analytics – SQL, Hadoop, Python, Java, and R. Apart from these five, you also need to be quite proficient in Data Visualization and statistics, and try to bring out your creative side to the front.

How much difficult is it to choose a data analytics course?

Make sure, you know what you want, very clearly. Prepare yourself well, before getting into any course. Experience matters, but before that you need encompassing training on the subject matter that can only be offered by a pioneering institute of data science. However, before investing money and your time, check properly if the curriculum satisfies your needs. The material needs to be crisp, to the point and in line with the current industry standards.

DexLab Analytics is a top-of-the-line data science training institute in Gurgaon, offering high-in demand courses on analytics. For any assistance, reach us.

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How Predictive Analysis Could Have Saved the World from Ransomware

How Predictive Analysis Could Have Saved the World from Ransomware
 

Kudos to you, if you have stayed offline for the last couple of days, so you could actually spend the weekend well with your family and loved ones. The world is reeling under the shattering news surrounding WannaCry Ransomware this weekend. The situation was worse on Monday, after the offices opened. Going by the figures, revealed out on Monday evening by Elliptic, a Bitcoin forensics firm, which is keeping a watch overall – $57,282.23 in ransom has been shelled out to the hackers of Ransomware malware attack, who took over hundreds and thousands of computers worldwide on Friday and through the weekend.

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Using Predictive Modelling to Determine How Well Michael Jordan Performed Under Pressure

Using Predictive Modelling to Determine How Well Michael Jordan Performed Under Pressure

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How to Simulate Multiple Samples From a Linear Regression Model

In this blog post, we will learn how to simulate multiple samples efficiently. In order to keep the discussion, easy we have simulated a single sample with ‘n’ number of observations, and ‘p’ amount of variables. But in order to use the Monte Carlo method to approximate the distribution sampling of statistics, one needs to simulate many specimens with the same regression model.

 

How to Simulate Multiple Samples From a Linear Regression Model

How to Simulate Multiple Samples From a Linear Regression Model


 

The data steps in SAS in  most blogs have 4 steps mentioned for so. However, to simulate multiple samples, put DO loop around these steps that will generate, the error term and the response variable for very observation made in the model.

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How to Code Colour Values Within SAS Enterprise Guide

Colours are amazing, they are the subject of many romantic poems and songs, they are what can alter our moods drastically, they are these magical wavelengths that transform into incredible visions for our eyes.

 
How to Code Colour Values Within SAS Enterprise Guide
 

Some feel warm, while others feel cool, some make us happy while others make us sad… but as colours are so important, how to add these values within the SAS Enterprise Guide?

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How to Use PUT and %PUT Statements in SAS: 6 Tips

The PUT statement in SAS for programmers who have completed a SAS certification in the DATA step and the %PUT macro statements are highly useful statements, which will help to enable you to display the values of variables and macro variables, respectively.

 

How to Use PUT and %PUT Statements in SAS: 6 Tips

 

And almost by default the output will appear in the SAS logs. In this article we will share a few tips which will allow you to make use of these statements more efficiently.

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How to Read Data With SAS JSON Libname Engine

To those of you unaware of the developments in the SAS world, JSON is the new XML and the number of users who need to access JSON has really grown in the recent times. This is mainly due to proliferation of REST-based APIs and other web services. A good reason for JSON being so popular is the fact that it is structured data in the format of text. We have been capable of offering simple parsing techniques, which make use of data step and most recently PROC DS2. Now with the SAS 9.4 and Maintenance 4 we now have a built-in libname engine for the JSON XML.

 

How to read data with SAS JSON libname engine

 

As a SAS training institute we strive to keep our students updated with the latest developments in the field of data analytics even after they move on.

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Celebrate Christmas in Data Analyst Style With SAS!

Christmas is just at the end of this week, so we at team DexLab decided to help our dear readers who love some data-wizardry, with some SAS magic! You can choose to flaunt your extra SAS knowledge to your peer groups with the below described SAS program.

 

Celebrate Christmas in Data Analyst Style With SAS!

Celebrate Christmas in Data Analyst Style With SAS!

We are taking things a tad backwards by trying to, almost idiosyncratically complicate things that are otherwise simple. After all some say, a job of a data analyst is to do so! However, be it stupid or unnecessary this is definitely by far the coolest way to wish Merry Christmas, in data-analyst style.

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Understanding the Difference Between ‘Sub-Setting IF’ and ‘IF-Then-Else-IF Statement’ in SAS Programming:

Winter is knocking at our doorstep and we are hoping to get our brains worked out with some rigorous learning.

 

Understanding the Difference Between ‘Sub-Setting IF’ and ‘IF-Then-Else-IF Statement’ in SAS Programming:
 
However the weather remains, as data analysts using SAS programming, we can definitely use the weather forecasts to provide the data for explaining the concepts of IF and IF-THEN-ELSE statements to our readers interested in learning SAS predictive modeling.

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