Gautam Tambay, cofounder and CEO of Springboard, believes that “Data is the new oil.” Demand for data scientists has gone nowhere but up in recent years — and despite what you may think, you don’t need a Ph.D to be successful in the field.
In this article, Tambay walks us through the future (and present) of data science. Why Is Data Science So Hot? So why is data the new oil? “The world is producing more data every year, now, than it did in the entire 20th century,” Tambay says. “Success over the next decade is going to be largely dependent on how companies are going to be able to turn that data into insights and actually take action on it. I think data itself is a commodity.
Author: Laurence Bradford