New year, new career: how about becoming a local government data scientist?

Public Leaders Network Joining the public sector With councils waking up to the value of their data, recruiting data experts has become one of the most pressing issues in local government This damp-busting frog sensor is one of many innovations in local government. Photograph: Knowle West Media Centre Public Leaders Network Joining the public sector New year, new career: how about becoming a local government data scientist? With councils waking up to the value of their data, recruiting data experts has become one of the most pressing issues in local government The data revolution has seen the job of data scientist elevated to one of the most important within many organisations – such as Facebook’s army of analysts. As councils look more to their data for help to do things…


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