A beginner’s guide to building a data science team

Before long, just like this stock photo, you’ll have a team of weird orange people with big bulbous heads, who can sit around a table looking at an enormous hologram of a simple bar chart.

In this article we will cover: Definitions of data science, The purpose of data science, How data science teams should integrate into the organisation, Recruiting for data science, Team roles Though Econsultancy is marketing focused, there’s plenty in here to appeal more broadly. First, an attempt at a definition It seems trite to say that data science’s applications are broad, but they are. And data science teams come in different forms, within different organisational structures and under different names.

Author: Ben Davis


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