Interviewing Data Scientist Candidates? Ask These Questions
Excerpt: “If you look at what people described as data scientists are doing today, they’re doing what I’ve always done and what I’ve always looked for from great analytic professionals.” While they may be using a new set of tools on new types of data, such as social, an analytic professional’s job description hasn’t changed all that much: thought process, analytic goals, deriving value for the business, Franks said, it’s all the same thing. But he also embraces the new title as a label for the analytics professional he tends to seek out: Someone who has an analytical technical background as well as commitment, creativity, intuition, business savvy and presentation skills — what Franks refers to as “softer skills.”
- 2 August 2012: Silicon Republic (tapthe90.com)
- Big data, big analytics, big opportunity (r-bloggers.com)
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