Are There Different ‘Flavors’ of Data Scientist?

It has been said that we are all “greater than the sum of our parts,” In my view, this maxim is very fitting for data scientists. Here’s why. Data scientists are the sum of several different academic skill sets: part-computer scientist, part-mathematician, and specialists in particularly fields–for example, ecology. When combined these skills create individuals capable of uncovering information hidden in data to create solutions for organizations. However, how each data scientist approaches these problems has a lot to do with the skills that make them up. For businesses, this is no small matter. Creating the right balance of data scientists in a team will create an environment that allows problems to be approached from different angles and will have healthy academic debates that sparks innovation. So how do you…


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