Aspiring Minds introduces tool to evaluate data scientists

New Delhi, July 29:   Skills assessment firm Aspiring Minds has developed and introduced a solution to evaluate the skill sets of data scientists and data engineers, according to co-founder and CTO Varun Aggarwal. “Data science is becoming important in determining business success. But there aren’t enough tools to test data scientists. A good data scientist needs to be proficient in computer programming, applied statistics and database management skills,” he said. Unfortunately, in the country’s undergraduate courses, those studying statistics don’t learn computer programming and vice-versa, Aggarwal said. India is also seeing many takers for data science courses on Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) platforms such as Coursera and edX, he added. To company’s research team spent little more than a year to create the simulated assessment for data science skills. “We…


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