How Data Scientist Skills and Qualifications Differ From Those of BI Analysts and Statisticians


Archived Published: 21 October 2015 ID: G00272701

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Summary

Data scientists require a distinct and multidisciplinary set of skills for superior data-driven decisions, especially from big data. IT, business and HR leaders cannot rely on BI analysts or statisticians to accomplish the same objectives in most circumstances.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Adopt an Enterprisewide Position Description That Distinguishes Where Date Scientists Can Add Value
    • Arm Data Scientists With the Required Technical Skills
    • Enhance and Comingle Skills to Maximize the Value From Data
    • Ensure Your Data Science Team Maintains Its Domain Expertise
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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