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Data Digest: What Data Scientists Do, plus Data Storage Trends and Asking the Right Questions

What's the role of a data scientist, plus storage trend predictions and analytics means asking the right questions.

Pulling Back the Curtain on Data Scientists
(Source: Forbes)

Data scientist was the hot new job of 2015. Yet a shroud of mystery seems to surround these new workers. What exactly do they do? This article goes in-depth about what data scientists are capable of and what your enterprise stands to gain when hiring one.


Predicting 2016’s Data Storage Trends
(Source: Tech Target)

Many articles predicting big data’s future this year have been written, but few have been tailored to data storage. This article runs down predictions of how data storage will change in 2016.


Effective Analytics Is All About Asking the Right Question
(Source: Business World)

Considering the ever-increasing mass of data, it can be hard to start your analysis. This article recommends you think of the right question to ask big data before you begin. That way, you can get the right answer for your specific needs.

About the Author

Quint Turner is an editorial intern at TDWI and an undergraduate English student at Skidmore College. Follow his blog at

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