How the data scientist will evolve over the next decade

When the digital revolution hit, it forever changed the parameters of data science. To cope with the demands of big data, there has been an emergence of new technology, systems and data science roles. As the world continues to generate staggering amounts of data, how will data science evolve over the next decade?

An increase in the demand for data scientists. If you are thinking of becoming a data scientist, the outlook is rosy. Glassdoor ranks data scientist as the best job in the US in 2019, earning a median salary of $108,000. It is one of the hottest careers at the moment and the demand for data scientists is set to increase. With an exponential increase in data comes a greater demand for data scientists. It is estimated that the entire digital universe will reach a mind-boggling 44 zettabytes by 2020.

Author: Deevra Norling

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