Get started with data science

Explore the basics of data science, and build a foundation to get you started.

What is data science?

Data science is a field comprised of processes, methods, systems, and algorithms to extract knowledge from structured and unstructured data.

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Get a foundation in data science.

Introduction to data science

Meet some data science practitioners, and get an overview of what data science is today.

Data science tools

Learn about data science tools like Jupyter Notebooks, RStudio IDE, and Watson Studio. You learn what each tool is used for, what programming languages they can execute, their features and limitations, and how data scientists use these tools today.

Data science methodology

Learn a methodology that can be used within data science to ensure that the data used in problem solving is relevant and properly manipulated to address the question at hand.

The lightweight IBM Cloud Garage Method for data science

Take a look at a process model to map individual technology components to the reference architecture. Because it can be hard to initially define the architecture of a project, this…