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22 February 2019

Gettin’ Vizzy With It - Where to Start with Data & Analytics

By Will Dupre. Rewind about three years and I’d never heard of Tableau, or Alteryx, or for that matter, Power BI. A colleague dropped out of a data visualisation training course being run by PwC, and nominated me to go in his place. If I reflect on my where my career is now, I’d say this unintentional opportunity was the start to my own career disruption. This internal two day face-to-face training (and the six week “sprint” that followed) was a great experience, and I’ve not looked back. The course focussed on Tableau and was in part delivered by Tableau consultants. Because of this training, my interest was very much piqued to begin to pursue work in the data and analytics field.

05 December 2018

Data specialists of the future

By Nainsi McKernan, PwC Data and Analytics Senior Associate Technology is extremely important to our rapidly changing business and the world we live in. Our clients’ needs are constantly changing with demand for deep technical expertise in Data and Analytics and Artificial Intelligence (AI). With this in mind, and in order to build the best workforce possible for the future, we’ve partnered with two Scottish Universities, the University of Edinburgh and the University of St Andrews, to build a new approach to University studying. In September, we welcomed our first Data Science Graduate Apprenticeship to help support client requirements and help develop the leading Data and AI specialists of the future.