‘Companies will stop hiring data scientists when they realise that the majority bring no value’ says …

Data scientists need to stop playing around and start delivering a measurable return for their organisation, or their jobs will be on the line. That’s the view of Gianmario Spacagna, a data scientist for customer and retail banking at Barclays in London, who believes that many of his counterparts spend too much time “playing” and experimenting with data and analytics tools and not enough time focusing on real business needs. Further reading “If you just do analytics, if you just do scripting, if you just make a model and this model does not go into production then at the end of the day you just did research, but your company is not going to profit,” he told Computing during the recent Spark Summit Europe. “It’s not a playground. It is…


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