6 Competencies to Look for in a Data Scientist




As the amount of data being generated has exploded and the cost of processing it decreased, the role of the data scientist has been elevated to one of the "sexiest" jobs of the 21st century. These technical and statistical wizards are being snapped up by global companies hungry for new insights into their markets, customers, and business operations to get a data-driven edge on their competition.

But if you’re trying to hire one of these data-taming, insight generating people what skills and capabilities should you be on the look out for?

This ebook looks at the 6 core competencies – including a mix of "hard" (i.e. technical), "soft", and business related skills - you should look for in a data scientist.

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