Big data creates need for data scientists, according to expert

Organisations need to consider creating roles for data scientists, as big data continues to provide valuable insights that assist a company with critical business decisions. That’s the word from Teradata, who says an experienced data scientist or effective data science team can turn data into actionable insights, which can make the difference between overtaking competitors and lagging behind.  “Experienced data scientists are a rare commodity and organisations should snap them up if they can find them,” explains Ross Farrelly, chief data scientist, Teradata ANZ. “Creating a data science team is an important initiative for many organisations. However, it isn’t simply enough to employ a team of data scientists and leave them to it,” he says. “To build a successful team, specific elements must be in place. You need to consider…


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