Data Science Beyond the Hype — What kind of skills you really need?

Data science is reaching the end of its hype cycle and the skills for becoming a data scientist are changing. Besides of fiddling about the best performant machine learning model, it is more important than ever to make data science with business impact.

In an Analytics & Data Science Meetup by DataIku in Berlin (Germany) I discussed the current skill set that help define and build up a data science workflow delivering real value. The slides of my talk you can find here. During the preparation of my talk, an “old” friend of mine reached out to me on LinkedIn. Like me, he finished a PhD in Neuroscience and is now looking for career possibilities in the data science space.

Author: Sebastian B. Rose

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