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Essential skills and traits of elite data scientists

These days the data scientist is king. But extracting true business value from data requires a unique combination of technical skills, mathematical know-how, storytelling, and intuition.

Data scientists continue to be in high demand, with companies in virtually every industry looking to get the most value from their burgeoning information resources. “As organizations begin to fully capitalize on the use of their internal data assets and examine the integration of hundreds of third-party data sources, the role of the data scientist will continue to expand in relevance,” says Greg Boyd, director at consulting firm Protiviti.

Source: itworld.com
Author: Bob Violino

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