Data Science Central Interview With Dr. Shanji Xiong, Chief Scientist at Experian’s Global Data Labs

The following interview was conducted by William Vorhies and featured on Data Science Central.Q: What work does a data scientist do and what knowledge do they need? A: 90% of the data in the world has been created in the last two years. Data Scientists retrieve, sift, analyze, process, and store all the data according to business or consumer needs. Simply put, Data Scientists convert the collected and analyzed data into business intelligence. Thus, there are multiple attributes a Data Scientist should have. Not only should they have technical expertise and coding capabilities, but they should also have good intuition and communication skills. Q: How does the work data scientists do improve and protect the lives of people? A: There are breakthrough experiments going on every day that are doing…


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