Data Digest: Focus on the Data Scientist
How enterprises define the role, how to many hands make data science easier, and defining the data science team.
- By Quint Turner
- April 13, 2016
The data scientist has been described with so much enthusiasm that it is hard to
understand exactly what data scientists do. Obviously, they crunch numbers, but
the role encompasses much more than that. This article explores what most enterprises
are looking for in a data scientist.
Read more at InfoQ
In the previous article (above), it seemed that data scientists are asked to do an
overwhelming amount of work. This article discusses enterprises that are tackling
data science a different way: democratizing the process by teaching existing
analysts enough skills to take on data science work.
Read more at Forbes
Data scientist is such a new position that the job description is often unclear.
This article analyses various attempts to solve the shortage of data scientists,
including the citizen data scientists discussed in the previous article and data
science teams (where members have titles that reflect their specific expertise).
Read more at www.datanami.com
Quint Turner is an editorial intern at TDWI and an undergraduate English student at Skidmore College. Follow his blog at pungry.com.