Many aspects of the data science life cycle are being abstracted by automated machine learning solutions — which is good news for data scientists and citizen data scientists.
Ugh. Everyone is talking about the citizen data scientist, but no one can define it (perhaps they know one when they see one). Here goes – the simplest definition of a citizen data scientist is: non-data scientist. That’s not a pejorative; it just means that citizen data scientists nobly desire to do data science but are not formally schooled in all the ins and outs of the data science life cycle.
Author: Forrester Research