Making data science a team sport

We’re spending a lot of time interviewing data scientists around the world to understand how they work and interact with their peers and other stakeholders. What have we found? Today, data science is an individual sport. As a data scientist, you have to choose your own tools and work independently. With luck, you might produce a meaningful insight, but anything you learn stays with you – it’s self-contained.To be a data scientist today, you need to master many different skills: Statistics, machine learning, and optimization Communication and storytelling Programming, sometimes in multiple languages: Python, R, Scala, SQL, and more Big data and cloud computing Business and domain knowledge Data visualization It is nearly impossible to find someone with all this knowledge. And with data science rapidly evolving, there are new…

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