Gartner Research

Staffing Data Science Teams

Published: 02 July 2015

ID: G00270087

Analyst(s): Lisa Kart , Lakshmi Randall, Mark Beyer , Alexander Linden , Alan D. Duncan


Enterprises are establishing data science teams to exploit the value that data brings to bear. Business and IT leaders should understand that the complexity of data science projects requires a whole cast of characters to be sourced in.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Data Science Capabilities Explained
  • Data Science Business Roles Explained
    • Data Scientists
    • Citizen Data Scientist aka "Data Analysts"
    • Data Engineers
    • Business Experts
    • Source System Experts
    • Software/Application Engineers
    • Quant Geeks
  • Unicorns

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