28 May, 2015
More Than Just A Title: How To Identify A Data Scientist
Data scientists apply sophisticated quantitative and computer science skills to both structure and analyze massive unstructured data sets or continuously streaming data, as well as derive insights from the data and prescribe action. The depth of their coding skills distinguishes them from other predictive analytics professionals, and allows them to exploit data regardless of its source, size, or format. By using one or more general-purpose coding languages, data scientists can tackle problems that are very complex due to the size and disorganization of the data.