Infographic: Explaining The Need for Data Scientists
If there is one subject these days that gets the business world talking it is Big Data. The revolution of the internet has paved the way for mass data collection. This information is giving us more insight than ever before, but the world simply does not have enough data scientists.
Although the lack of data scientists is a major problem for many companies, if you are looking for a career with a focus on math and data the world is at your feet. Between 2011 and 2012 the amount of job postings for data scientists rose by more than 15,000%! But which skills do companies look for in data scientists? You need to be able to model large data sets mathematically, have engineering skills and be able to tell stories through data.