Careers in data science have been listed as the hottest topics in IT in recent years. A recent survey from LinkedIn called “2020 Emerging Jobs Report” listed Data Scientist as one of the top-15 emerging jobs in the UK. It’s no different anywhere else in the world as the profession is getting incredibly popular. Businesses are demanding data scientists more than ever to help them understand their growing databases and uncover useful intelligence.
Big Data and Machine Learning are bringing a new reality into business in general, they are reshaping the way companies use data and their upcoming plans. Even though, for some businesses it might sound something too far away, they are more realistic than we believe, and it can help enterprises gain a competitive edge. By 2020 it’s expected that the accumulated volume of big data will equal 44 trillion GB.
Businesses in nearly every industry are being transformed by a massive explosion of data, intelligence from machine learning and advanced analytics. This is largely due to the huge increase in cloud computing.
But how do we make sense of all this data and put it to good use? Data Analytics and Data Science of course. Data science is a very specific set of activities - and skills - that businesses can leverage to their advantage. While it’s not wrong to see data science as a real game changer for business, that doesn’t mean it’s easy to do well.
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