Dublin CODING School is delighted to introduce Gautam Soni, our new Lecturer in Data Analytics. Gautam is a Senior Data Scientist at Linkedin.

What first attracted you to Data Analytics?

” The ability to transform raw data into actionable insights that can drive informed decision-making fascinated me. I was excited by the idea of using data to solve real-world problems and contribute to better business strategies.”

What does your current working day look like?

“On a typical working day, I use various analytical tools and techniques to extract meaningful patterns and trends from the data. Communication is also a crucial part of my day, as I collaborate with team members to discuss findings and present insights to stakeholders.”

What advice would you give to someone considering a career in Data Analytics ?

“For someone considering a career in data analytics, I would recommend starting with a solid foundation in mathematics, statistics, and programming. Learning languages like Python or R is essential, as they are widely used in the field. Developing a curious and analytical mindset will serve you well, as data analysis often involves digging deep to uncover hidden insights. Practice working with real datasets, take online courses, and participate in projects to build a portfolio that showcases your skills. Lastly, stay adaptable and open to learning, as the field is constantly evolving.”

Why is Data Analytics so crucial in business today?

“Data analytics is crucial in business today because it empowers organizations to make informed decisions based on evidence rather than intuition. By analyzing historical and real-time data, businesses can identify trends, patterns, and correlations that help them understand customer behavior, market trends, and operational inefficiencies. This insight allows for more accurate forecasting, better resource allocation, targeted marketing efforts, and improved overall efficiency. Data-driven decision-making leads to a competitive advantage in today’s fast-paced and data-rich business landscape.”

To learn more about Dublin CODING School’s Data Analytics Course click here.