Five Symptoms of Data Prep Deficiency

by Jon Pilkington The role of “data scientist” was recently dubbed the best job in America by Glassdoor. That distinction was based in part on the number of job openings, salary and career opportunities associated with the position. While data scientists may have inherited bragging rights for having the hottest job around, the role isn’t as glamorous as it may sound. According to the 2016 Data Science Report released by Crowdflower, 76 percent of data scientists view data preparation (prep) as the least enjoyable part of their work – a tough reality to endure considering research reveals that data prep accounts for up to 80 percent1 of their time. But, it doesn’t have to! Self-service data prep technology can tip the scales back in data scientists’ favor by helping them drastically…


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