How to spot a data scientist — FCW

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The hottest job in tech has vague definitions, but the skills and aptitudes needed are clear. What does the future hold for this rapidly emerging field?

Carla Gentry CSPO‘s insight:

"The whole point of data scientists is to fundamentally ask big questions of the data you have," Sullivan said. "Your job is to think about gaps in the data, to question it, and how to combine it in different ways to create value that someone else can then analyze. Data scientists usually have math, tech and stats skills, but the X-factor for data scientists is intellectual curiosity – to have that vision of what the data might tell me." 

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