Category Archives: Careers And Work

What Does a Data Analyst Do?

What does a data analyst do? As a data analyst, someone typically handles data coming from or going into a data warehouse or business intelligence system. They compile the reports, verify the quality (integrity), and use the data to assist executive- … Continue reading

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Academic Experiences in Computer Information Systems: Associate vs. Graduate Education

 I had the chance to catch up with my brother-in-law over the weekend, and cross-compare notes about our educational paths. I am finishing my Masters in Information Systems (MSIS), and he is half of the way through his Associates in … Continue reading

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Leveling Up in IT

What is the difference between a junior and senior position? One pat answer is $20,000. If you are going into IT, a huge question is probably ‘how do I get to the top of my field?’ Well, IT has a few unique characteristics that make it … Continue reading

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Transitioning Careers into the Technical Realm

When I was in high school, I intended to be a .com boomster, and ride the digital era into that $1m jackpot. After I graduated from the illustrious Churchill High School, I went to community college and studied for a … Continue reading

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