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Who We Are
The Institute of Analytics (IoA) is the UK-based professional body for analytics and data science professionals across the world. We are a not-for-profit organization that is committed to advancing the study, application and standing of analytics and data science in society and we exist to promote greater awareness, understanding and innovation in analytics.
We welcome individuals with a passion for data at whatever level of their studies or career to join our community. The IoA provides members with the opportunity to network with other analytics professionals, learn about career progression, share knowledge and expertise, access Continuous Professional Development programs, and to carry the official designation of the Institute once you have reached Associate member status.
As the professional body for analytics and data science, it is our aim to develop and maintain industry standards in these disciplines through the accreditation of academic programmes at ISCED level 4 and above. We provide our members with regular Continuing Professional Development through our web portal and events to ensure that their skills and expertise meet the needs of industry and wider society. We work with governments, academia and industry to promote cooperation, research and employment growth in the fields of analytics and data science.
The Institute of Analytics is governed by its Bye Laws and Constitution. All members of the Institute are bound by the Code of Ethics and Practice and expected to practice to the highest professional standards. We encourage our members to consider the IoA Analyst Competencies Framework when pursuing the continuing professional development to ensure that they meet the highest standards at every step of their career.
We have developed some guides to support you in developing your own ethics practice.
Our vision is to be the professional body for analytics and data science professionals globally.
Our mission is to:
- Develop and promote the highest professional and ethical standards in the analytics and data science community to ensure public trust in the discipline
- Create awareness of the value of analytics and data science and its uses in society
- Inspire the next generation of analytics and data science professionals into this emerging discipline through education
As a professional body we encourage our members to be passionate about data and innovative in their working practices, whilst retaining their integrity and continuously learning to ensure that their skills remain relevant and reflect the rapidly changing world in which we live.