A Day in the life of Citizen Data Scientistovich (*)

Data Science is a relatively new concept in South Africa.  The 2016 Business Intelligence Summit turns the spotlight to the skills required and supporting infrastructure needed to accommodate a data scientist and why you need to pay attention. Yigit Karabag’s semi-fictional story, while not conclusive, is intended to show how analytical data exploration can be placed into the hands of the ‘citizen data scientist’. This would help build a data-driven business culture, empowering the traditional analysts of yesterday to become powerful modellers. Karabag is head of information management and analytics practice – Middle East, Turkey and Africa at the SAS Institute. The story follows below. An introduction to next generation BI Craig is a business analyst who has worked for an auto-insurance company for the past eight years. Despite the…


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