Although analytics are a natural fit for big data jobs, other personality types can be great data scientists. Get the specifics. Believe it or not, you don’t have to be an analytic to be a data scientist.
I’ve spent the better part of my adult life hanging around people who are either current or future data scientists. The early years of my consulting practice were filled with opportunities to build data solutions (data warehouses, operational data stores, data-based web applications, etc.), and my professional network was filled with all sorts of people.
Author: John Weathington