Data Science Dojo Reviews
Hear what our alumni say about our data science training.
By far the best professional training experience I have had. Both the breadth and depth of information covered not only surpassed my expectations, but also gives me confidence in applying several concepts learned here to real-world data problems immediately. Sincere thank you to Raja and the rest of Data Science Dojo! Read more “Marc Morris”
The Data Science Dojo boot-camp introduced me to the key concepts and techniques to start building models to predict information based on data. The course covered all the aspect of Data Science from data manipulation to Big Data with lab exercises to maximize the level of understanding. Read more “Harry Zurita”
Data Science Dojo is doing a great job in setting up the platform for anyone who is interested in Data and want to make some sense out of it or just play around. It induces basic concepts which can be cached on in any domain. I made a good decision by joining DataScienceDojo…Keep up the good work! Read more “Abir Roy”
Interested in Data Science and don’t have the time or money for degrees or 6 month certifications. Data Science Dojo provides a great place to get started in the field. There is a ton of content, but I learned a lot and took home all the material to refer to in the future. Great course!! Read more “David Kruse”
The instructor (Raja Iqbal) has very rich knowledge and he is a great trainer. He can explain complex topics into simple and easy to understand and provided a lot practical samples and demos. I really love this course and recommend everyone who wants to learn and move to data science space. It covers a lot subjects in 5 days.
Great selection of topics, very well mix of practice vs lecture, mix of complexity vs practical use and. I really enjoyed learning the math behind decision trees, random forest, and linear regression. Raja did a good job to explain complex math into simple demos and explanation. Read more “Hoang Nguyen”
The topics covered in the bootcamp are very interesting and applicable. I didn’t have any experience in machine learning beforehand, and the bootcamp helped me build a solid foundation of skills and understanding. It is perfect for professionals who have interest in machine learning but can’t take an extended amount of time off to take a 3-month course. Read more “Silva Tang”
This class is rich with content and very immersive. You will walk away learning a lot and keep a lot of studying and reference material that will be very helpful. Don’t be afraid to ask the instructors questions. They are very respectful and helpful. Read more “Salvador Michael Teves”
This should be one of the best bootcamps for data science that runs for a week. I am saying it because we got fundamental grounding in the data science field , a sense of direction and the knowledge of where to apply what we learnt. Thank You Read more “Raghavendra Kamaraju”
I took the Data Science Dojo bootcamp because of the limited in-class time and access to experts for mentoring post-bootcamp. I am confident I made the perfect choice. The format of in-classroom critical thinking / hands-on exercises backed up with out-of-classroom learning and hands-on assignments was a great model for efficiency and maximum value of time spent in class. The lessons and learning materials are top quality and the instructors are exceptional. Read more “Elizabeth Gentile”
The Data Science Bootcamp was definitely a great environment for anyone with no prior Data Science experience.
We discussed several examples of applications using Azure ML and R Studio, and I now have enough understanding of what’s going on behind the scenes needed as whats needed to evaluate the value of a model before deployment. Thank you Data Science Dojo! Read more “Sonia Sanghavi”
The course was well structured to gradually introduce key concepts. Raja spent significant time and great effort to ensure everyone understood the key concepts. With this solid foundation I feel that I can now expend my knowledge further on my own. Read more “Shanmuga Pillaiyan”
The instructor is very well versed and have the patience to answer all our questions. I love the way they structured the curriculum for people who have no background in Data Science.
Students should really be doing the pre-bootcamp topics first so that they will have the understanding on the flow of the course. Read more “Donna May Yap”
As a soIutions architect, in the past, the systems I’ve designed worried about the data as it related to the application(s), there was less thought on collection of meta data and other data attributes that could be leveraged for predictive analytics. I took this course to get a better appreciation for how to rethink of the data applications collect/use from an analytic standpoint. This course provided a great overview of current data science and machine learning techniques. I plan to leverage these insights into how I think about system design in the future. Read more “Steven Genc”
This bootcamp bridges the gap between the theoretical to the practical. Within one week I not only gained the skills I needed for Data Science but the confidence as well. I cannot wait to use what I learned to make a difference in the field of healthcare and save lives. Read more “Patricio Perez”
I was extremely pleased with the quality of the Data Science and Data Engineering Bootcamp. It was remarkable the amount of relevant material covered in a short amount of time. You can leave the bootcamp and immediately put that knowledge to use. The team at Data Science Dojo gives you their best, and it is apparent that they want every student to succeed. There is no question that I will recommend Data Science Dojo to others. Read more “Aaron Knight”
Raja was very knowledgeable with the tools and the math. I learned a lot about the current state of machine learning, what it can do, and what it can’t do. It seems like a valuable skill to add to my software developer’s toolbox. Read more “Alfred Chan”
Everyone from Data Science Dojo was friendly, positive and went out of their way to be helpful. I was impressed with the enthusiasm and energy Raja consistently demonstrated from before 8 am until after 6pm every day of the week. It was a great week. Read more “Robyn Goodwin”
The bootcamp made accessible knowledge that was previously inaccessible to me and presented it in a clear, concise fashion. I spent many hours trying to learn this material from coworkers in the field, from blogs, books, and other data science sites but did not get a cohesive introduction to all the varied topics within data science. This course was excellent in teaching me the fundamentals and giving me insights into areas for further self study. With the knowledge I have gained I can now look at business problems with a different lense and apply the techniques I learned in professional and personal projects. I highly recommend the course to both beginners and seasoned practitioners because there is always something new to learn. Read more “Dana Lime”
After the very extensive, hands-on, and engaging Data Science bootcamp, I now feel confident that I can bring my new skills and experience to my job and have immediate impact. Not only does DSD cover the coding and tools behind Data Science, but they take care to go into specific details on the philosophy and intuition of being a Data Scientist. Very pleased with the class, coursework, instructors, and experience. Read more “Andrew G. Herbert”
Whether you are a seasoned data scientist or just getting exposure to the discipline, I highly recommend participating in a DataScienceDojo bootcamp. The instructors are extremely knowledgeable, passionate and sincere in their delivery of core data science concepts. You will gain a strong appreciation for the art of data science that goes beyond just running “R-packages” by way of the instructor’s commitment to give you the insight on how to build robust generalizable models and an understanding of how the algorithms work. Their enthusiasm for the subject is contagious and the bootcamp is very engaging and stimulating having just the right amount of coverage and depth. The bootcamp and the supplemental material (including post-bootcamp courses) will give you a strong foundation from which to grow and develop. Read more “Markus Emsermann”
As a recent college graduate, this bootcamp was perfectly suited for me. I did not attend the camp with a specific goal in mind, business-related or otherwise. Instead, I wanted to learn as much as I could about the field of Data Science. I was interested in learning the underlying principles and how someone like me could become more involved, either as a hobby or a career path Read more “Dakota Hanka”
Raja’s method of questioning/challenging really helped facilitate the learning process for me. Rather than just telling us a bunch of information, he helped us hone in and develop our own conclusions in a natural discovery process. I feel like the concepts will stick longer because of that. I’ve never had a similar experience with any training I’ve gone to. Read more “Andrew Bancroft”
Raja did a great job explaining complicated topics. I like that I came away understanding how the tuning parameters affect bias vs variance. I also liked the introduction to Azure as it would solve a lot of business problems if I could get my organization to adopt it. Read more “Lauren Cawlfield”
I really appreciated that we spent a lot of time on applicability: why choose one algorithm over another, how and why to tweak a certain algorithm, and so on. This was drastically different than a lot of my education, and it’s exactly why I signed up for the course.
Great hands on introduction to machine learning and data engineering. Taught in a very simplified yet useful manner that will set you up with a strong base understanding that you can leverage immediately for practical gains at work. Great job guys! Read more “Zaid Samar”
I really loved the bootcamp, it’s really interesting and exciting. Also, the delivery was absolutely perfect. I especially appreciated the knowledge and the material provided. Great Work! Read more “Sultan Alharbi”
Dave and Phuc are a great combination of deep data science and experience that work well together in a class setting. They turned what can be a very dry subject matter into a lively discussion and interesting for the students. Highly recommend this class but come prepared and definitely do the pre course work!! Read more “Stewart Teed”
Some of the best training I have had. The short course is a perfect introduction to big data analytics and machine learning. The instructors made the complex topics understandable and fun. They also provided practical examples and code that I can take home and implement immediately. Read more “Barend Lutz”
Loved the bootcamp! The instructors explained some very complex material in an easily understandable manner. The hands-on labs during the bootcamp to practice our coding in R and also exercise the ML algorithms we learned in Azure were super helpful. Strongly encourage anyone who is interested in exploring data science to attend this bootcamp. Read more “Christine Tan”
Before this training, I was struggling to find a well-balanced course of technical code and theoretical knowledge of machine learning. This course has enabled me with a machine learning toolkit that I can go back to work and implement right away, while understanding how the algorithms themselves function. Read more “Jonathan Lin”
For only being a week long, it’s quite intensive and covers a lot of ground, with a good amount of depth too. Great way to get into the world of data science if you have just some experience in related fields and want to make the jump. Read more “Xavier Lopez”
It is truly a “Data science for everyone” course. The week was packed and succinct to the main points of Machine Learning that for everyone. The hands on training, the strategies to ensure robustness, and the mathematics behind the algorithms made the boot camp a complete bottom-up and top-down education. Read more “Tooraj Arvajeh”
Excellent bootcamp. Phuc and Dave were great teachers and they made a ten-hour day more than bearable. The bootcamp was effective in that I now feel confident I can build a decent predictive model. Thanks for giving me a solid foundation from which to improve my skills. Read more “John Mckay”
Data Science Dojo was a great introduction to the general understanding of Data Science and how complex it can be in the real-world. The camp reinforced the idea that nothing is ever perfect and there are trade offs for each technology and methodology. It helped direct me where and how to continue my learning in Data Science. Read more “Laurence Lau”
I just attended Data Science Bootcamp in New York in July 2017. I wasn’t sure how they would cover all the topics in the curriculum within 5 days. But to my surprise, they exceeded my expectation. I thoroughly enjoyed the intense, yet fun learning at the bootcamp. I am now well-equipped with data science terminologies and underlying statistical fundamentals. They provided good pre-bootcamp materials before the camp and had well-organized content during 5-day camp! Two instructors were very knowledgeable and generous with their times. Thank you! Read more “Mirim Lee”
Excellent bootcamp! This was a great experience. I felt like I was back in graduate school. The instruction was professional and very high quality. The labs were relevant and helped provide scaffolding for the concepts taught. I would strongly recommend this course to any interested in this field. Read more “Steve Rigby”
Data Science Dojo has helped me go in depth with key concepts in data science and machine learning where I have not have been able to on Coursera or Udacity. The instructors really care about the students and don’t hesitate to make sure you understand every concept thoroughly. I would highly recommend it to anyone who is looking for a hands-on, interactive experience with data science. Read more “Derek Tia”
This is a great bootcamp for anyone trying to get started or advance their skills with machine learning and predictive analytics. The class was fun and engaging, Raja and David were great instructors, and I can apply what I learned in the real world right away. I will definitely be recommending this bootcamp to people I know! Read more “Joshua Warne”
I found this bootcamp through a random google search, so I was a bit nervous about how it would turn out. From the moment I began on the pre-work – I was very impressed. This is a very intensive course – but exactly what I needed. I couldn’t be happier with the way this course went – and looking forward to staying in contact with all my fellow classmates. Read more “Tommy Steed”
Earlier to the bootcamp, I went learn myself on Machine Learning and it didn’t so well in the time constraint. I didn’t see good explanation or fundamentals out there in internet. After attending this bootcamp, I learned a lot and helped me a lot to do things myself. Now I’m at the stage that I can easily understand those hypothesis available on internet and can spin up my own machine learning model or provide insight how things can be played. Read more “Niket Patel”
This was a week well spent. The instructors were deeply knowledgeable and passionate about the subject matter. I now have a much better understanding of the current trends in data science. Not only am I coming away from this experience with some great new tools that I can put to use immediately, I have a great foundation to build on going forward. A big thanks! Read more “Maria Lauve”
I anticipated the bootcamp would be like drinking from a fire hose for a relative data science newbie like myself – and it was! I appreciated both the breadth and depth of the material covered. I feel like I gained the benefit of both a 30,000 foot overview and an introduction to tools and techniques to carry with me into the real world. Read more “Jon Strother”
There are four things I liked most about this bootcamp. First, the diversity of attendants. Second, they provided a roadmap for data science study even for starters. Third, they cover a wide range of topics. And lastly, the use of the Kaggle competition. Read more “Kayleigh Li”
Overall enthusiasm and depth of knowledge. Dave’s morning recap of the previous day was very valuable. Even though the pace was fast, the bootcamp gave an introduction to key features of R with examples. The exercises helped to reinforce those concepts. Key methods were taught and emphasized, which will enable us to make practical models right away. Read more “Joe Czyzyk”
I was looking for a bootcamp that would make me more confident with my analytical and data analysis skills. Data science dojo bootcamp provided the quality and depth that I was looking. Hence, I walked out of this bootcamp with the confidence and knowledge that I was aiming for. Read more “Faisal Alswied”
The bootcamp was greatly helpful as an introduction to data science. The pre-bootcamp courses were helpful to get ready for the week, especially for people like me without profound previous experience in R/Data Science. The online learning portal is a very good resource and will be helpful after the end of the course. The supplied R sample code helps to understand and follow all steps of the in class exercises. Read more “Dieter Adelmann”
Phuc’s and David’s energy and passion for data science was omnipresent in the boot camp. I really enjoyed the classification predictive analytics module and the step by step process of reading data, visualizing the data for key features, model building with cross validation testing and deployment discussion. I am looking forward to applying many of the concepts I learned on key business analytics projects. Read more “Khaled Jafar”
The bootcamp was wonderful and good for Data professionals at all levels. I can’t believe how much content we were able to cover in 5 days. Also the class labs and homework were excellent and really helped me get a grasp on the key concepts. It was super exciting and satisfying to be able to build, tune, and deploy a machine learning model in a matter of days! Read more “John Cathey”
This has been the best training course I have taken outside a University setting. I was a little skeptical when I saw the great reviews but was pleasantly surprised that the material was very interesting and taught by engaging instructors. This made it very easy to pay attention and stay engaged all 5 days. Read more “Alex Galley”
The roadmap laid by Data Science Dojo has been able to help fuel my growth which in turn fuels the growth of my company.
Digital Marketing Strategist, 2060 Digital
We went from having very limited information to suddenly have very targeted outreach to the customer and in the end, that not only turned into increased business.
Director of Account Management for Clinical Assessment at Pearson Education
Data Science Dojo was effective in forcing me to level up quickly and rigorously, there’s nothing like being in a room for five days learning data science.
Founder and CEO
Data Science Dojo has been an incredible opportunity for me to be able to take some of my baseline skills and to build on them and to get some ideas on things that we can incubate over the next years of Breaking Ground.
Director of Data Services, Breaking Ground