Category Archives: Big Data Analytics

The York University School of Continuing Studies joins COLLISION, North America’s fastest-growing technology conference

  This May 20-23, 2019, Toronto will host the 25,000 attendees expected at the Enercare Centre for COLLISION 2019, one of the largest technology conferences in North America. The York University School of Continuing Studies has joined the conference to showcase its Data and Technology continuing education programs—designed to reskill and prepare the workforce of […]

Media Planet: The Best Tech Jobs Require a Human Touch

In today’s competitive tech job market, employers are looking beyond technical skills when recruiting new talent. As technology, data, and artificial intelligence (AI) fields continue to grow in Ontario, hiring highly qualified professionals to meet the demands of the job market is a challenge. Aside from the technical skills required to perform these specialized job […]

Developing your personal brand is vital to career success.

The School of Continuing Studies at York University is pleased to announce the second instalment of our Career Growth series. For our next event we welcome Sean Mullin as our guest speaker. Sean is a CPA Ontario Student Representative. He has been a professional recruiter for 6 years and promotes the accounting profession as well […]

Toronto Star: How to stay marketable

One of the sure ways to advance your career is through formal continuing education, says human resources expert. The rapid rate at which in-demand knowledge and skills change today, no matter the industry, makes it crucial for professionals to continuously advance their skill set to ensure they remain marketable, says one expert. “The marketplace is […]

Big Data is Big Business

Understanding data analytics is a vital part of military strategy   York University’s School of Continuing Studies is setting a plan in motion to help overcome one of the largest talent shortages in Canada with its Big Data Analytics Program. The amount of data and information that the world possesses at its fingertips continues to […]

Metro: York University launches its big data analytics program this fall

Become a part of the growing data analytics field When the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) is blanketed with snow, near-real time analytics of weather data, road condition data, vehicle positioning data and on-board sensor data ensures roads are optimally treated in terms of timing and material used. It is just one of the many ways […]

Toronto Star: Become a part of the growing data analytics field

York University launches its big data analytics program this fall When the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) is blanketed with snow, near-real time analytics of weather data, road condition data, vehicle positioning data and on-board sensor data ensures roads are optimally treated in terms of timing and material used. It is just one of the many […]

Media Planet: Top 4 Reasons To Learn Data Analytics

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Tim Wottoon shares how data analytics helps him understand his business. For tech entrepreneur Tim Wootton, data analytics are the secret to understanding what makes his business tick. Wootton is the CEO and founder of Rover Parking, a Toronto-based app that connects people with empty parking spots with people looking to park. Rover’s success […]

York University helps employers quickly respond to one of Canada’s largest talent shortages

With access to more data than ever before, businesses are facing a serious shortage of big data experts and predictive analysts who know how to properly analyze it.  York University’s School of Continuing Studies is pioneering a unique solution to this challenge. York University has launched two new certificates, the Certificate in Big Data Analytics […]