Data scientists are in high demand, according to the 2020 Emerging Jobs Reports published by LinkedIn. And as organizations get overwhelmed with data, they are looking for data scientists to correlate data points and generate meaningful, actionable insights in today’s complex and highly fluid business environments.
But what are some characteristics of a good data scientist? This question is an evolving one that can be frustratingly difficult to answer given the fluid and large spectrum of roles that a data scientist is expected to perform. Aside from prerequisites such as knowledge of statistics and applied math, we look at a handful of skills that a good data scientist should have.
Author: Paul Mah