Data Science is an interdisciplinary role working at the intersections of data analysis and statistics, data visualisation, business intelligence, and even machine learning and artificial intelligence.It is the role of the Data Scientist to extract insights from, and spot trends in, data sets, both traditional and Big Data, and apply them to real world problems, usually within a business context.Data Scientists have a broad range of responsibilities. In general, their roles can be understood in a series of steps:Gathering a good set of data f or analysisCreating reports and data visualisationsCommunicating their results and recommendations to the relevant stakeholders and business unitsAs such, a Data Scientist job description needs to include:Identify opportunities to leverage data insights and drive business solutionsOptimise the data collection processClean, mine, and analyse dataDevelop models and algorithmsDevelop and maintain database(s)Create visualisations of dataCommunicate findings to relevant stakeholdersTypically, Data Scientist roles are split into Types A and B: Type A analyses the data, and B builds models of the data.
What skills and qualifications should a Data Scientist have?
Machine Learning Algorithms
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