The Predicts 2017: Analytics Strategy and Technology report also predicts that citizen data scientists will surpass data scientists in the amount of advanced analysis produced by 2019.
A new report by Gartner predicts that more than 40 percent of data science tasks will be automated within the next three years. This is expected to increase productivity and usage of data and analytics by citizen data scientists. The company stated that they define a citizen data scientist as someone who creates or generates models that use analytics but whose primary job falls outside that field.
Author: Sue Walsh