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Learner Reviews & Feedback for What is Data Science? by IBM

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8,391 reviews

About the Course

The art of uncovering the insights and trends in data has been around since ancient times. The ancient Egyptians used census data to increase efficiency in tax collection and they accurately predicted the flooding of the Nile river every year. Since then, people working in data science have carved out a unique and distinct field for the work they do. This field is data science. In this course, we will meet some data science practitioners and we will get an overview of what data science is today....

Top reviews

May 11, 2020

Very learning experience, I am a beginner in DS, but the instructors in this course simplified the contents that made me I could easily understand, tools and materials were very helpful to start with.

Feb 21, 2019

Excellent quality content! It's a great introductory course that really gets you interested in Data Science. I would highly recommend it to anyone curious in learning about what Data Science is about.

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By Veer C

Mar 6, 2019

I think it's a bit dragged out, it didn't needed to be this long

By Mingming L

May 17, 2020

a waste of time to review all the common sense. At least for mw

By Saket L

Sep 22, 2018

Not as interesting as others in this series, best you skip it.

By Lucas P

Aug 29, 2019

Very basic course, I hope for more content on the next weeks.

By Joseph B

Feb 8, 2021

Too theoretical, we are looking for data science studies !!


Apr 8, 2020

only theory was availabe atleast should have hands-on too.

By Chakrit B

Mar 15, 2020

Too much general information, available on internet stuff.

By Katarina P

Jun 12, 2019

Waiting for the review takes ages and slows down learning


Oct 3, 2019

this is just a introductory course and not a full course

By Tsun N

Sep 7, 2020

No practical training at all, everything is conceptual

By Ellen C

Aug 4, 2019

I feel this course could be summarized into one class.

By Andrea d M

Nov 1, 2018

Not really sure about the usefulness of this course...

By Abdurahman q

Jun 9, 2020

Not very informative and it is too broad and general

By Dominik I

Mar 27, 2020

duplicate of Data Science 101 from BigDataUniversity

By Vibhutesh K S

May 23, 2019

Very bleak introduction to, "What data science is?".

By Dineshvarma G

Sep 22, 2018

Introduction to Data Science, Too lengthy but useful

By Deepa G

Jul 18, 2020

Too simplistic and vague for advanced professionals

By Ashwin D

Apr 26, 2020

Expected more from an IBM professional certificate.

By Gerardo M

Sep 28, 2019

Found the tutorial Python Pandas and data science

By Aris G

Mar 1, 2020

It just a general ideal not many things learned

By Rojin F

Dec 9, 2020

Not much material is covered in this course

By David P

Jun 13, 2019

Too much intro, not enough hands-on work.

By Aaron S

Sep 2, 2020

It was a bit light on practical content.

By Nguyen L

Dec 23, 2019

Too wordy for only a bit of information.

By Inon Z

Jan 21, 2019

wouldn't call it a course. very shallow.