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School of Information Studies

Gain in-demand skills that make you highly sought after by employers across industries. Here, you’ll gain the experience and support you need to launch and grow your career.

In Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies, students study the systems, tools and platforms that shape the digital economy — becoming savvy, cross-disciplinary technologists and managers who inform decision-making and lead change.

Explore the outcomes of Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies students.

What Is GitHub? Uses and Getting Started

GitHub is a platform that hosts Git repositories — folders that help programmers and developers work together on source code. Through GitHub, software engineers and developers can manage projects, share progress, and collaborate on open-source projects. With various productivity tools, …

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22+ Top AI Companies to Watch in 2024

Artificial intelligence (AI) has made quite a splash recently. While AI is nothing new, the ways we can use it at home and on the job have suddenly exploded with possibilities. And if you’re thinking now is a great time …

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10 questions to ask an employer when interviewing for an internship

One of the biggest mistakes that college and university students and recent graduates and others early in their careers make when trying to land an internship is to be too passive during the interview process. A good recruiter or hiring …

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LinkedIn Learning Courses

Machine Learning with Python: Foundations

Taught by Frederick Nwanganga
You’ve probably heard about machine learning before, but have you ever wondered what that term really means? How does a…

pandas Essential Training

Taught by Jonathan Fernandes
pandas is an open-source data analysis library that provides high-performance, easy-to-use data structures, and data analysis tools for Python. In…

Java: Data Structures

Taught by Bethan Palmer
Data structures are used in almost all applications, so developers need to know what they are and how to use…

CompTIA Data+ (DA0-001) Cert Prep: 5 Data Governance, Quality, and Controls

Taught by Mike Chapple
Data governance and quality controls help organizations ensure that their data is accurate, timely, valid, consistent, and unique. In this…

Microsoft Azure Security Technologies (AZ-500) Cert Prep: 2 Implement Platform Protection

Taught by Pete Zerger
With cyberattacks on the rise, professionals who can keep an organization’s networks, applications, and data safe are in high demand.…

Deep Learning: Getting Started

Taught by Kumaran Ponnambalam
Deep learning as a technology has grown leaps and bounds in the last few years. More and more AI solutions…

Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US) Exam Tips

Taught by Mike Chapple
Are you a current or aspiring privacy professional looking to take the CIPP/US exam? In this course, instructor Mike Chapple…

Cloud Security Concepts: Services and Compliance (2021)

Taught by David Linthicum
Understand the basics of cloud security—a core component of cloud computing. Beginning with the basics, instructor David Linthicum explains the…

Azure Database Administrator Associate (DP-300) Cert Prep: 2 Azure Data Optimization and Automation

Taught by Adam Wilbert
Passing the Microsoft DP-300 certification exam allows job seekers to demonstrate proficiency with next-gen, cloud-based database technologies, and in this…

CompTIA Data+ (DA0-001) Cert Prep: 1 Data Concepts and Environments

Taught by Mike Chapple
Are you seeking your CompTIA Data+ certification? This course is part of a six-course series preparing you for the Data+…

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Fundamentals (ERP) (MB-920) Exam Tips

Taught by Sharon Bennett
The Dynamics 365 Fundamentals exam measures your understanding of the essentials of Microsoft Dynamics 365, specifically artificial intelligence, mixed reality,…

Data Wrangling in R

Taught by Mike Chapple
The tidy format provides a standardized way of organizing data values within a dataset. By leveraging tidy data principles, statisticians,…

Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) Exam Tips

Taught by Daniel Lachance
The Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge exam may be an open-book test that you take on the web, but preparing…

PostgreSQL: Advanced Queries

Taught by Adam Wilbert
In this course, database expert Adam Wilbert introduces you to a number of advanced query techniques that you can use…

AWS Certified SysOps – Administrator (SOA-C02) Exam Tips

Taught by Sharif Nijim
Are you getting ready to take the latest AWS Certified SysOps Administrator (Associate) exam—SOA-C02? This course serves as an exam…

Apache Spark Essential Training: Big Data Engineering

Taught by Kumaran Ponnambalam
Data engineering is the foundation for building analytics and data science applications in the new Big Data world. Data engineering…

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Fundamentals (CRM) (MB-901) Exam Tips

Taught by Sharon Bennett
The Dynamics 365 Fundamentals exam measures your ability to understand the essentials of Microsoft Dynamics 365. In this course, instructor…

Microsoft Azure Synapse for Developers

Taught by Nertil Poci
In today’s world, businesses are relying more and more on big data for their daily operations. This is a trend…

Learning Data Governance

Taught by Jonathan Reichental
In the era of big data and data science, data governance has the ability to help all types of organizations…

Power BI: Integrating AI and Machine Learning

Taught by Helen Wall
Power BI is a powerful data analytics and visualization tool that allows business users to monitor data, analyze trends, and…

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