on September 27, 2019
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This is due to several reasons:
Whilst the online community is extremely dense and active, many of our students prefer to have a more focused learning journey in our offline Python Fundamentals course in Hong Kong.
Data science, the process of extracting meaningful insights from data using a combination of domain knowledge, coding, math and statistics, is also one of the hottest tech trends of recent years and it is not going away anytime soon. This is because more and more companies are looking to analyse and extract insights from the huge amounts of data they currently have.
We’ve even covered the current in-demand data science trends in Hong Kong.
Since every company has some form of data, you can be a huge asset to your company if you are able to analyse and generate insights from your company’s data. Are most of your colleagues still stuck using old Excel tactics to get things done in days? You can probably impress them (and your boss) by accomplishing these tasks in mere minutes with Python.
If you are passionate about data and are committed enough, acquiring data science skills can also be a great way to make a career change and cash in on the tremendous demand for data scientists/data analysts in Hong Kong. Grinding away in the banking world? You’d be surprised what you can do with Python for Finance.
There is no better way to start diving into improving your data science skills than getting better at Python. Once you’ve learned the basics of Python, working with data would be much easier.
Because of its ease of use, you can start working with data quickly instead of being bogged down on little oddities that other programming languages have. Coupled with Python’s vast and powerful array of libraries, you can easily execute complex data science tasks with little effort. If you ever encounter any obstacles, the vibrant Python community is always there to help you out since most data science projects that you can find online are written in Python.
Even if during the process of learning Python that you realize data science isn’t for you, you have still learned something quite valuable as Python is a general-purpose language. You can use Python to create a host of other projects like games, calculators and even a microblog!
If you find that Python is a powerful tool for you, our data science course in Hong Kong is a great next step that will equip you with even more practical projects and skills you can deploy at work.
Here are some examples of what you can do with Python vs what you might be doing now:
That was a lot of jabs at Excel. If you still aren’t convinced, here are more reasons why you should use Python instead of Excel.
Learning tech skills can seem daunting, but it’s actually very easy to get started. Kickstart your learning and head to Xccelerate to find our data science and Python courses in Hong Kong.