New startup aims to help solve the shortage of data scientists

Whilst the use of big data is gaining traction around the world, one of the things that’s likely to hold back development is a shortage of qualified data scientists. By 2018, the demand for data scientists is predicted to exceed supply by about 50 to 60 percent according to a recent McKinsey study. Austrian startup company Knoyd is aiming to disrupt the process of training and hiring data scientists by launching BaseCamp, a data science bootcamp. It will allow prospective data scientists to learn and train on real companies’ problems and will prepare them for an exciting data science career. During eight full-time weeks, participants in the first BaseCamp in Vienna will become familiar with all the necessary skills to allow them to become a valuable part of any data science…


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