If you are working in or with Big Data or are studying for a MSc in Data Science here is an opportunity for you to get on board at an early stage. We are looking to recruit a limited number of people, not more than 5 per member category. To join us now, use the site and report back any issues with content and functionality – Beta Testers. These volunteers will be given free membership for 12 months and will be entitled to call themselves Founder Members of the Data Science Foundation.
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Please note that although membership is free of charge, you will have to meet the membership criteria of the membership type applied for. E.g. if you apply for membership as an Individual Member you must be a qualified and experienced data scientist.
The membership types are:
- University Administrators – Data science course leaders or representatives interested in sharing knowledge, attracting new associates, commercial partnerships and funding
- Corporate Members – Representatives of organizations using, or interested in using data science to support evidence based decision making for procurement, consumer analysis or performance enhancement
- Supplier Members – Vendors of data science and related services including; advanced analytics, data gathering and cleaning, hardware and software vendors, data visualization and providers of data science project management and consultancy services
- Individual Members – Specialists qualified and experienced in a range data science and related disciplines. This will include everyone from chief information officers and data architects to intelligence consultants and analysts
- Associate Members – Attendees of data science and related courses at recognized institutions
About the Data Science Foundation
The Data Science Foundation is a professional body representing the interests of the Data Science industry. Its membership will consist of suppliers who offer a range of analytical and technical services and companies and individuals with an interest in the commercial advantages gained from big data. The organisation aims to raise the profile of this developing industry, to educate people about the benefits of knowledge based decision making and to encourage firms to start using big data techniques.
What is the Data Science Foundation trying to achieve?
- To encourage medium and large organizations in the UK to integrate big data analytics into decision making and commercial operations
- To make organizations based in the UK aware of the benefits of knowledge based decision making
- To support efforts to introduce data collection
- To help organizations form partnerships with big data service vendors and to ensure best value on new data science projects
Visit https://datascience.foundation for more information