The future of data scientists, automation and the citizen data scientist

Data scientists are in demand, their remuneration is matching this, but what about their future, can their roles be automated? Will technology tools remove the nerd from data scientist, and open the field to a wider audience? And what about the citizen data scientist?

The future of data scientists Data scientists are clever, they often come armed with PhDs, and these days, while data sits in the cloud, they often command salaries that reside above the clouds. Will it always be like that? What about the future of data scientists? As Claire Sporton, from CX Innovation at Confirmit, recently told Information Age: “Organisations can’t get enough data scientists to provide the amount of analytics they need.

Author: Michael Baxter

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