How to find a much sought-after data scientist

With many organisations putting data at the heart of their digitisation strategy, analyst firm Gartner predicts the market for data analytics is likely to exceed $100bn in the next few years, suggesting that organisations are driving adoption of initiatives where there is a strong need to invest in analytics.

Techniques for analytics can be relatively simple. “Finding something useful in your data is a starting point,” says TV presenter Hannah Fry, who is an associate professor in the mathematics of cities at UCL’s centre for advanced spatial analysis. “The tiniest clues can give us a prediction of what will happen a long time in the future,” she adds.

Author: Cliff Saran

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