Data Science for Albertans

Data Science for Albertans – The How’s and Why’s of Data Science for Alberta Businesses

In this introductory session, the data science team at Cybera will provide you with an overview into data science, talk about how you can apply it in your area of expertise, share resources that you can leverage, and discuss what you may need to start your own data science project. We’ll also share success stories from Alberta organizations currently using data science and provide “real world” examples of how this practice can be applied.

Cybera helps oil and gas workers find a new start in data science

When Cybera launched its Data Science Industry Fellowship program, we were amazed by how oversubscribed it quickly became. We expected many post-secondary students or recent grads to apply for the program, which was certainly the case for most of the applicants from Edmonton. What stood out in Calgary was the number of individuals re-tooling their …

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How Cybera is helping emerging data scientists and adding value for businesses

When you last went to Tim Hortons, you might have used their new app to get one step closer to a free coffee. The app allows consumers to digitally pay for their purchases, or redeem a coupon, in return for the chance to earn a free drink. To you, there was value in using a …

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Free data science mentorship program will help bolster Alberta businesses

Today, Cybera launched the Data Science for Albertans Industry Fellowship program. This program will help small-to-medium sized businesses tackle industry problems by pairing them with emerging data scientists who are looking for in-the-field experience. The four-week industry fellowships, which are being run with support from the Pacific Institute for Mathematical Sciences (PIMS), bring together six companies …

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Building a realtor recommendation tool with the help of data science

In the fiercely competitive property market, “location, location, location” is not the only factor that influences success. Having the right realtor can also make the difference between a big gain or a big loss (or a long sell time versus a short sell time). Like many other industries, real estate covers a broad range of …

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Cybera’s Latest Initiative Teaches Data Science Skills to Alberta Entrepreneurs

The rise of the digital data economy Cybera has unveiled a new service to provide data science training and tools to Albertans. The Data Science for Entrepreneurs initiative provides Alberta entrepreneurs, businesses, and social enterprises with free training workshops and access to data science expertise. Funded by the Government of Alberta’s Community and Regional Economic Support (CARES) program, this …

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