The Data Science Council of America (DASCA) researches, designs, and builds platform-independent Data Science knowledge frameworks, standards, and credentials, and certifies individuals entering or working across the spectrum of emerging Data Science professions. The prime goal of DASCA today is to constantly strive to refine and optimize the numerous roles and jobs in the Big Data/ Data Science space into concrete, sharply defined professions.
DASCA credentials, approaches, initiatives, and programs work toward developing high-quality professionals to address squarely the challenging expectations of Big Data stakeholders internationally. Big Data Engineers, Big Data Analysts, and Data Scientists credentialed by DASCA form the world's top-league of the best-bred Data Science professionals.
DASCA's credentialing philosophy focuses on sharpness of ‘perspective of industry and profession’ and the depth of ‘knowledge that builds’. At another level, professionals certified by DASCA also demonstrate a usefully clear understanding of the entire range of roles, functions, and responsibilities they are expected to dispense in the most challenging of Big Data problems and Data Science applications and environments internationally.
DASCA has kept its mission simple: to contribute to breeding leading-edge Data Science professionals for the international technology industry. DASCA-credentialed Data Science professionals bring to the table unmatched acumen and capabilities to anticipate and appreciate the need for deploying the latest of Data Science techniques, tools and concepts to manage and harness Big Data across verticals, environments and markets. Big Data Engineers, Big Data Analysts, and Data Scientists certified by DASCA are fit for pushing the frontiers of information and decision science further.