Are data analytics bootcamps the next big thing?

Believe the hype: data science is here to stay. Since 2013, Metis has been offering a full-time data science bootcamp in New York. Tailored specifically for people with some experience coding and an aptitude for math, the program expanded to San Francisco last year, where it’s about to commence its second class. Now, the company has its eyes set on Chicago. This week, Metis announced it will be offering a part-time course in machine learning, taught by machine learning consultant Jeremy Watt, who holds a PhD from Northwestern and has authored an upcoming textbook on the subject. The 36 hour course will start in July and take place over six weeks. The twice-weekly three-hour evening sessions will take place at Dev Bootcamp Chicago’s offices. (Dev Bootcamp and Metis are both…


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