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Data Science Skills and the Improbable Unicorn, Oct 2015

Data Science Skills and the Improbable Unicorn, Oct 2015

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The role of data and analytics in business continues to grow. To make sense of their plethora of data, businesses are looking to data scientists for help. Job site, indeed.com, shows a continued growth in "data scientist" positions. To better understand the field of data science, we studied hundreds of data professionals.

In that study, we found that data scientists are not created equal. That is, data professionals differ with respect to the skills they possess. For example, some professio

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