A new breed of data scientist — professionals focused on protecting data — is emerging. Here’s what the role entails and why the position may be a good addition to your IT team.
All organizations are awash with data. As they’ve explored managing, analyzing, and measuring their data, a new class of professional has arisen: the data scientist. Often a critical member of the business, a data scientist is responsible for developing a full understanding of the data the enterprise creates and consumes daily. Moreover, a data scientist’s work can fuel corporate strategy for effectively managing and analyzing this data to support business decisions.
Author: Mark Cassetta