Throwback Thursday: What’s Really Needed For Data Science, Start-Ups & Life

Going through our archives, we came across this great post from January 21, 2014 “What’s Really Needed for Date Science, Start-Ups & Life” that we wanted to share in case you missed it the first time around.There’s been quite a bit of discussion on twitter lately regarding generalists versus specialists. This article on KD Nuggets reported an even split in their poll numbers regarding whether companies try to hire a generalist who has knowledge of all areas required by a data scientist, as opposed to those who said that they hired a team of individuals, each one with some of the skills.  In case you are wondering, the required skills were: statistics/ machine learning hacking databases industry/ domain knowledge There was even some discussion as to whether the Data Scientist possessing all of…


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