Emerging Role of the Data Scientist and the Art of Data Science

Archived Published: 20 March 2012 ID: G00227058

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Data scientists can be invaluable in generating insights, especially from "big data;" but their unique combination of technical and business skills, together with their heightened demand, makes them difficult to find or cultivate.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • Conditions Leading to the Emergence of Data Science
    • Searching for Scientists of the Data Kind
    • Data Science Skills
      • Data Management
      • Analytics Modeling
      • Business Analysis
      • Soft Skills
  • Recommended Reading
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