Laggards, Not Leaders, Offer Best Data Job Opportunities

Data scientist has been referred to as “the sexiest job of the 21st century.” And when you look at the impact of data science on the retail industry, it’s easy to see why.Much of the most exciting work going on in this business is based on analytics and digital. Take the retail industry, for example. That work represents almost all of the avenues for growth in retail today, from mechanizing, forecasting, and replenishment to supply chain, store operations, and omnichannel pricing.In this environment, the best data scientists are no longer mere numbers crunchers. They have to be truly “trilingual”—well versed in analytic modeling, technology, and business. They are not only trying to help the company with what’s there today, but also with what is on the horizon.Job complexity is only…


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