Forbes Says Data Science is a Fad. I Say Forbes is Wrong.

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“Any field of study followed by the word “science”, so goes the old wheeze, is not really a science, including computer science, climate science, police science, and investment science.”—Ray Rivera…

Carla Gentry CSPO‘s insight:

You are right on a lot of points, Forbes. For example, I have worked with data for 16 years. In that time, my title has changed from Data Warehousing Specialist, to Data Miner, to Data Analyst, to Data Scientist. I currently hold the official title of “Senior Mathematician” because that is what the industry I work in understands. My job has never changed. I have always been responsible for understanding my customer’s data and turning it into actionable information.

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