Members of the Data Science Foundation are part of a growing community of professionals with a special interest in data science and who support the foundation’s mission to improve decision making.
Benefits For Fee Paying Members
Fee paying members will appear at the top of the membership listings, above members who do not financially support the work of the Data Science Foundation
For individuals, being able to use the letters MDSF, Member of the Data Science Foundation, after their name. Subject to application and approval.
For organisations, being able to use the branding of the Data Science Foundation signifying membership of the foundation on marketing and communications materials
For organisations, the ability to provide up to four senior executives with free Individual Membership. They will receive all the benefits of fee-paying individual members
The published work of fee-paying members such as articles, use cases and whitepapers of financial supporters will receive additional promotional support on social networks to drive traffic and build reputations
Editorial and proof-reading services for all work submitted for publication. This improves the quality of work published and reduces the possibility of work being rejected
Ability to Like, Rate and Comment on the published work of other members
Eligible to join Special Interest Groups such as the Steering Group or Ethics Committee
Recognition badges for financial support on portfolio pages and on membership listings so that all other members and the wider community are aware of your commitment to and support of our work
Financial supporters will receive an annual report from the chairman of the Steering Group updating the member on the progress made over the past 12 months and informing them of the plans for the coming year.
Communication is further encouraged through the screened 'Contact a Member' function, whereby email addresses remain hidden
Networking and collaboration opportunities
Benefits for All Members
Each member has a Profile page that provides information on experience, achievements and either education for individuals or services for organisations. This helps to inform the community and helps to build the reputation of the member.
The portfolio also lists your DSF achievement and financial contributions
Publish articles and papers and have others rate the work
Publish thoughts on specific topics and generate review and feedback
Compete in the monthly Contributors Competition; all published items receive contributor points
Articles and papers highly rated by the community are published on social media
Each member has a Portfolio page showcasing their peer reviewed work and how it has been rated by other members.
This is a useful tool which can be used by members to substantiate their professional standing in the data science sector.
Members can freely contribute to the forum by opening a topic, asking a question or commenting on current threads
The forum is divided into areas of interest such as machine learning, artificial intelligence, analytics, data security and others allowing quick access to points of interest
Use the forum to ask other members for technical information and assistance
Opportunity to become an active and high-profile member of the data science community
Find out about new placement and employment opportunities
Publish a CV, and gain access to the jobs board
Offer services as an expert speaker on data science topics
Each member has access to a dashboard which allows them to manage and control the information they publish about themselves. This keeps the member in control of the type and extent of information seen by others
Benefits Unique to Universities
University members can list their Data Science Degree Courses in the course listing area with a link back to the university's admissions page
A page on the site to promote the university and generate interest in the university’s courses in order to gain admissions from new students
Functionality via dashboard to add courses to the Course Listing pages
Additional Benefits for organisational Members
Being listed on the site as a data science supplier or user of data science services. This helps to build profile in the sector as a potential supplier of services or as a prospective employer
Ability to advertise jobs on the site and to download CVs of potential employees (These are paid for services)
A page on the site to promote the firm with a link back to the company website
Inclusion in PR messages and promotion on social media
Use of ‘Additional Logins’ for staff members. This type of membership has the same functionality as Individual Members, but the individual is ‘hidden’ behind the organisation’s membership
Get in touch
Complete your membership listing and tell others about your interests, experience and qualifications with a Personal Profile page.