A data scientist is an expert that helps an organization learn more about its customers, mitigate risks, forecast trends, expand and monetize the data they have.
Data science is an umbrella term for various duties that involve making sense of large data sets in an actionable way. Most positions require a solid background in mathematics, statistics and even machine learning. A recent piece in Inc. stated that soon we will be wondering which activity sectors don’t need a data scientist.
Author: Jasmine Morgan