Data Scientist Role Shifting to Focus on Developers

As big data becomes more mainstream, data scientists must begin to think of their role as enabling developers to deliver business value.

Anant Jhingran is no fan of the term ‘data scientist.’  Currently the vice president of Products at enterprise API management specialist Apigee, Jhingran was formerly vice president and CTO of Information Management at IBM, focusing on the development of Watson. Watson, of course, is the cognitive computing system that in 2011 famously defeated former Jeopardy champions Brad Rutter and Ken Jennings, winning a $1 million grand prize.

Author: Thor Olavsrud

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