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How to be a data scientist

  • 1.  How to be a data scientist

    Posted Tue February 12, 2019 11:11 PM
    If you want to become a data scientist, there are many things that are necessary. Along with hard work and skills a good training institute. Knowledge regarding various components of data science like R and python can be included. One can learn one of them and even both. Online training regarding data science is also provided. One can take the advantage of that.

    Rajeev Sharma

  • 2.  RE: How to be a data scientist

    Posted Wed February 13, 2019 04:50 AM
    Data scientists come from a wide range of educational backgrounds, but the majority of them will have technical schooling of some kind. Data science degrees include a wide range of computer-related majors, but it could also include areas of math and statistics.  and you must learn python and R language

    rajesh kumar

  • 3.  RE: How to be a data scientist

    Posted Thu February 14, 2019 02:50 AM
    Data Science is a broad area and it is a journey to become data scientist. There are various dimensions to it. Some of the areas that are critical and are needed as follows:

    1) Skills part -
    a) Background and Foundation of Math and Statistics, Probability
    b) Programming knowledge (R, Python etc)
    c) Industry / Domain knowledge for one or multiple area
    d) Story telling ability (End to End) / Data Visualisation / Exploratory Data Analysis - this is data understanding part in CRISP-DM mostly
    e) Work with data - data munging, data wrangling, feature engineering - this is the data preparation part in CRISP-DM mostly
    f) Fundamentals around Big Data

    2) Professional Experience part -
    a) Applying skills in a project or multiple projects
    b) Lessons learnt and continuous improvement from areas experienced

    3) Professional Development / Giveback part -
    a) Mentoring
    b) Thought leadership using the experience gathered

    Of course, above is not an exhaustive list, but intent is to capture some important themes. 



  • 4.  RE: How to be a data scientist

    Posted Mon March 04, 2019 06:46 AM
    I don't agree to the above idea of data science by the user above as data science is a technology which can be learned by both technical as well as non-technical background student. Thus if you also want to enhance your skills you can learn data science course with the help of different modules such as R programming, python, AI and many more. It is too easy to learn data science just with the basic knowledge of statistics and mathematics.

    Reema Paul