Traits That Make A Great Data Scientist – InformationWeek

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Not everyone has the chops to cut it as a data scientist. Here are the skills that matter most, says tech consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton.

Carla Gentry CSPO‘s insight:

A computer science background is essential for data processing and manipulation. Advanced math skills, including a solid background in calculus, geometry, linear algebra, and statistics, are required for understanding the basis for algorithms and other data science tools, the report said. And domain expertise helps the data scientist understand the problem at hand and how to measure it.

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