During my journey in studying data science outside of formal education, I found that motivation was the key to navigating the complexity of the subject and not getting disheartened by the wealth of information that makes up the well-publicised data scientist skillset.
In the following article, I am going to talk about why motivation is so important when studying data science, explain how you can get and stay motivated, and share with you a copy of my personal learning curriculum and scoring system for learning data science. Why is motivation so important when learning data science? If you Google something like ‘what skills are needed for a career in data science’ you will be presented with an extensive list of skills.
Author: Rebecca Vickery