SAS just launched a very nicely stacked set of two courses for its new data science program. It’s a trifle premium priced and as of now dependent only on it’s own SAS platform but the curriculum and the teaching sound very good. SAS has been around for some time, and no one ever had to worry about a job after getting trained in SAS language.
They are two six week instructor-led courses and it seems they are just tweaking details with a soft launch but it is promising for things to come. Perhaps companies like IBM and SAP et al will follow up on this initiative to CREATE more data scientists as well as UPDATE software in data science 😉
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Nice article! Like it says , SAS has been around for quite some time and the technology is also very reliable and is in high demand. This makes the SAS Courses a great career choice if you want to become a Data Scientist or if you currently are a Data Scientist looking to boost your career.