To Become A Data Scientist, Focus On Competencies before Skills

Too often, the path to becoming a Data Scientist focuses on technology skills in vogue rather than more permanent competencies. Competencies are a more general combination of skills, behaviours and knowledge. You can have great Powerpoint skills creating beautiful slides but still be a terrible communicator. It is competencies that are most important when you build a Data Science career that is robust to changing trends in skills like languages and technology platforms. This post describes the most important competencies for being successful in data science.

Too often, the path to becoming a Data Scientist focuses on technology skills in vogue rather than more permanent competencies. Competencies are a more general combination of skills, behaviours and knowledge. You can have great Powerpoint skills creating beautiful slides but still be a terrible communicator. It is competencies that are most important when you build a Data Science career that is robust to changing trends in skills like languages and technology platforms. This post describes the most important competencies for being successful in data science.

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The Rigour of Science is Essential for Successful Data Science in Business

The rigour of Science is essential for successful Data Science in business. The scientific method helps drive successful data science projects in business. This post will show you how.

The rigour of Science is essential for successful Data Science in business. The scientific method helps drive successful data science projects in business. This post will show you how.

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