DASCA's eminence as the developer of the world's most definitive credentials for marking excellence in the Big Data profession serves very well all stakeholders – Big Data tech-stables, Big Data professionals, Big Data training outfits, as well as business schools and universities breeding higher–grade professional talents.
Partnering DASCA implies building powerful real–time bridges with the state-of-the-art in Data Science thought and practice worldwide, and profiting in business through world-class Big Data standards, certifications, and knowledge networks.
Big Data technology stables, Big Data consulting outfits, IT training companies, leading universities, business schools, higher education institutions, and government ICT academies – all are adding to the rapidly swelling DASCA worldwide network. And if your organization is yet to ally with DASCA, well, then just start the process now! We'll be privileged to have you join in.
International Big Data Certifications Add Big to the Employability of Students
With just about everything around running on it, Data Science is pulling away the best of engineering and IT jobs on the market today into Big Data. Get your institution DASCA-recognized to get your students ready for Big Data careers!
Landing the best of Big Data jobs, or starting out and growing right in your Data Science career today demands assuring employers about your capabilities, promise, and potential of being a complete professional with comprehensive knowledge of the fundamentals as well as the leading-edge in your chosen Data Science domain. In fact, even if you dream of hatching out a successful Data Science start-up; an international
Data Science Credential doesn’t just stack you up rightly in terms of knowledge and exposure to industry, best-practices, and standards; it also helps inspire potential investors and partners.
DASCA Credentials are based on the world’s most comprehensive and rigorous Data Science Body of Knowledge (DASCA DSBoK™), fleshed around the seminal Data Science Essential Knowledge Framework – the EKF™.
DASCA Certifications validate and test credential–holders in over 30 profession–critical knowledge vectors along the five EKF™ essential-knowledge prongs. Nothing else adds a bigger, most international edge to the employability of professionals for the international Data Science industry that needs 5 million workers in 2017 alone.
We live in a world awash with data. Data is proliferating at an astonishing rate—we have more and more data all the time, and much of it was collected in order to improve decisions about some aspect of business, government, or society. If we can’t turn that data into better decision making through quantitative analysis, we are both wasting data and probably creating suboptimal performance.
Thomas H. Davenport Professor Babson College
Make it Big in Big Data!
Data Science technology stables, Big Data consulting outfits, IT training companies, leading universities, business schools, higher education institutions, and government ICT academies – all are adding to the rapidly swelling DASCA worldwide network.
The DASCA Accreditation program elevates accredited institutions into global prominence. They turn into leading-edge Data Science educators by embedding DASCA certifications in their academic programs.
Attract bigger employers to the campus for hiring, outreach, and exchange
Expand & multiply employability of students from multiple majors in Data Science
Establish an on-campus International Center for Data Sciences
With the world needing some 5 million Data Science professionals this year alone, it's a war for talent, not easy to win at all. Partnering DASCA for in-house credentialing of your Data Science staffers is a bright idea!
Align your talent development programs with the robust DASCA-EKF™ knowledge framework
Deploy world-class DASCA training kits for training your staffers
Access the DASCA Credentialing apparatus for anytime credentialing of your workforce
Training and education in Data Science is poised to touch USD 5.00 bn by 2018 end! Joining the worldwide DASCA Training Network can help a training company really scale up big and expand multifold fast.
Stamp your class as a leading–edge trainer in Big Data analytics and Big Data engineering
Grow Fast & multiply your revenue streams with full content support
Join the DASCA global league of world’s top training companies
Students and alumni of DASCA-accredited universities and colleges enjoy rare privileges. Is your institution DASCA-Accredited yet? If your university or college offers programs in Software Engineering/ Business/ Information Technology/ Computer Science/ Mathematics or similar disciplines then get DASCA-accredited. Your students will QualiFLY™ really fly easy, safe, and fast right to their chosen DASCA Credential, and a great Data Science career!
QualiFLY™ is a DASCA program under which, if you have a degree or a qualification from any of DASCA-accredited institutions, the regulation/ standard candidacy norms for DASCA certifications relax appreciably for you. And which means: as a QualiFLY™ applicant, you can earn your chosen DASCA certification (big data analytics/ big data engineering/ data scientist) faster and at privileged fee.
Designed exactly along the DASCA DSBoK™, the certification exam preparation kits of DASCA contain knowledge fleshed out around the groundbreaking DASCA-EKF™. These Official DASCA Certification Preparation kits, provided complimentary to registrants of all DASCA programs, do not only help them study and prepare for their certification exams, but also serve as lifelong friends during the course
of their careers. The world’s first and the most authoritative learning resources ever prepared for Data Science on neutral knowledge-frameworks, these kits contain texts and reference books, laboratory practice manuals, and digital learning resources filling up a long-felt void on reliable, researched, and insightful knowledge in the discipline.
If you desire to contribute to the DASCA efforts on building up a world-class repository of knowledge on various aspects of Data Science, do write to us.
EARN YOUR DASCA CREDENTIAL JUST ANYWHERE!
The examinations for all certification programs of the Data Science Council of America are held in Pearson VUE Test centers. Currently, almost 7000 locations across the world are covered by the DASCA–Pearson VUE network. All examinations are computer–based, taken on computer–desktops in secure and examinee–friendly Pearson VUE test centers. Generally, examinees marking 65% of their answers correct qualify for the DASCA Credential award. However, since a complex multi-variable algorithm is used to take qualification decisions to nullify geographic and other environmental factors with potential to skew performance, the qualifying benchmark should not be expected to stay pegged exactly to 65%.
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From online practice tests to high-stakes, proctored exams that require the industry's most secure testing environments, Pearson VUE is the leader in computer-based-testing — and much more.
Afia. Ji. Chloe & ABDE™
They come from three corners of the world, and yet don't know each other. Ji Huang is from Dalian, China; Begam Afia from Accra in Ghana; and Chloe Akinyi is from Mombasa in Kenya.
Meet the Anaconda
His bulging left arm isn't for the fainthearted. A graduate of the State Engineering University of Yerevan, Yuri Balendin is on the SBDE™.
The Double Whammy
A PhD in Mathematics, Dr. Christopher Afolabi is now an expert in Decision Science and teaches courses in Business Statistics and Information Design in a Kenyan university run by the Catholic Church.
Ten Dreamers of Bengaluru
Nine others in his band are full geeks. But Mayank Jaysimha is three quarters geek and one quarter wannbe Scientologist (sic!), just in case.
Red, But Hot Too!
His English is only a tad better than Mr Obama's Mandarin. But his command on R rivals Rafael Nadal's testing crosscourt smashes.
Dark Knowledge, but Shining
Nick Anderson had actually arrived quite early on the Big Data show–in late 80s.
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CredForce controls and manages the DASCA global partner network as well as the entire credentialing logistics including mission-critical aspects like production of worldclass knowledgeware; provision of online learning and testing facilities; management of online registrations, payment and digital badging for all DASCA Data Science certification programs. Credforce manages DASCA operations through its globally distributed ecosystem with a network of delivery hubs in Austin, Philadelphia, Gurgaon, London, Bangalore, Singapore, Cape Town, Glasgow and Mumbai.
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