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Stevens Online Blog: Insights, Inspiration and Information

Stevens Online education blogs are excellent resources for current and prospective students and professionals looking to stay up-to-date on the latest industry developments supported by our programs.

Through our blog, you can access in-depth articles, interviews and other resources that provide valuable insights into the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in today’s rapidly-changing business, technology and engineering landscapes. Whether you are considering enrolling in one of our programs, want to explore a new career path or deepen your knowledge in your current field, the Stevens online blog is an excellent source of information and inspiration for you to take advantage of.

managing engineers : A professional headshot close up of Stevens instructor Carlo Lipizzi
December 3, 2021
With a Ph.D. in Systems Engineering, Carlo Lipizzi understands the theory and technology underlying modern computing, particularly in his specialization areas of machine learning and natural language processing. As a Stevens Institute of Technology instructor, Lipizzi also recognizes the need to highlight the practical applications of these technologies. That’s what he does in his Online Master of Engineering […]
A zoomed-in image of a hand typing on a calculator
November 18, 2021
If you are already an experienced mid-career professional in advanced analytics, data science or a related role, you may not feel strongly driven to pursue graduate education. While 90 percent of data scientists have advanced degrees, there is still a global shortage of Big Data talent. Coupled with growing demand for data scientists, that talent shortage has […]
Source code on a computer screen : why computer science is important
November 10, 2021
Reza Peyrovian spent 25 years at Bell Labs, leading high-budget projects that produced hardware and software that still operates as part of the AT&T network. As an adjunct professor at Stevens Institute of Technology’s Charles V. Schaefer Jr. School of Engineering & Science, he’s helped develop their high-ranking online master’s program in computer science. We sat […]
An aerial view of a colorful, loaded cargo ship moving across the ocean : supply chain management
November 8, 2021
Supply chain sustainability is a vital but exceedingly complicated element of corporate responsibility. Creating supply chains that are both economically and environmentally sustainable is challenging because it involves so much more than simply implementing green procurement strategies that support the traditional bottom line. Engineering managers who want to foster sustainability can run into numerous roadblocks […]
Professional headshot of Dale Kelly online-computer-science-degree
November 1, 2021
When Dale Kelly applied to Stevens Institute of Technology’s Online Master in Computer Science program, he worried that he might not be qualified to pursue a graduate-level online computer science degree. True, he had completed a software engineering internship at Buncee and a computational science internship at Brookhaven National Laboratory. Additionally, he had earned a bachelor’s degree from the […]
A graphic illustration of interconnected businesspeople against a color-blocked background
June 29, 2021
Conventional wisdom states that success is a matter of who you know, not what you know. In data science, success hinges on both. Ninety percent of data scientists have advanced degrees — suggesting a discipline with high respect for formal education — but a Master of Science in Data Science (MSDS) isn’t enough to launch a career. Relationships drive […]
Full-length graphic design of a young woman standing with hands on her hips over blue maze against a solid background : data science vs. computer science
June 29, 2021
Data Science vs. Computer Science: Lines between technological disciplines have grown increasingly blurry in a world where complex computer systems control everything from telecommunication networks to IoT-enabled teapots. The ever-expanding reach of these systems has spawned abundant specialized occupational opportunities in technology, which is fantastic news for people already passionate about one or more subfields […]
Big Data Jobs : Digital generated image of a brain with glowing blue edges, surrounded by different geometric shapes against a gray background
June 25, 2021
Many people pursue careers in data science after reading articles proclaiming that salaries in the field are sky high and that the job market is red hot. Both assertions are true, but what provocative headlines fail to mention is that there’s nothing easy about becoming a data scientist. Successful data scientists are well paid and […]
remote computer jobs : A woman writes code at a desk in an open office
June 17, 2021
When Covid-19 shuttered offices and turned other white-collar workers into remote employees, many data scientists were already working as part of distributed teams. Notable companies such as payment processing platform Stripe, IBM, Bank of America and the Google subsidiary Kaggle employed remote data scientists years before the pandemic. Companies across sectors may be welcoming employees […]
A graphic image of a human brain breaking off into tiny cubes
June 15, 2021
The technology sector embraced remote work long before Covid-19 shuttered offices in 2020. Companies in this space had the digital infrastructure to manage distributed teams years earlier and recognized that having generous remote work policies let them court top global talent. Amazon, Intuit, Dell and Adobe topped lists of companies with remote jobs back in 2018. Since […]