 Introduction to data science

Welcome

Let's get started with introducing data science and data scientists

What is data science?

The valuable data

Data plus use equal value!

The emergence of data science

How did data science emerge?

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Who is a data scientist?

What skills does a data scientist need?

Meet Vegard Flovik

Vegards's story

We asked Vegard

How did I become a data scientist?

Meet Anurag Agarwal

Anurag's story

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Introduction to Data Science
In this course learn about data science and its origins.
Welcome to the introduction course on data science
In this course, we will talk about data science and its origins. You will be able to understand why we need data science.
By the end of this module, you will understand
 What is the value of data
 How did data science emerge
 Who is a data scientist
Who should take this course?
This course was created for anybody interested to learn more about the basics of data science.
This course is independent, but also part of the learning path Data Science Fundamentals. We recommend that you take all courses from the Data Science Fundamentals series and take the final test to receive a certificate of completion.
Estimated duration
30 min
Instructors
The courses are developed by Cognite Academy in collaboration with other industry experts.
Rebecca Seyfarth
Senior ML Engineer in Contextualization at Cognite AS
Alina Astrakova
Senior ML Engineer in Services  Solution Architecture at Cognite AS
Collaborators
Vegard Flovik, Ph.D.
Lead Data Scientist  Associate Professor II in Machine
Anurag Agarwal
Principal Data Scientist at GE Aviation