Expanding on a role like Greg Hayworth’s of Humana, Doug Laney, VP of Research for Business Analytics and Performance Management at Gartner, defined the position of a data scientist in an AllAnalytics.com e-Chat on December 8th.
Laney answered questions like, how does this role differ from others in the business intelligence field? Where do companies find such individuals, how much do they need to know about the industry as a whole, and where do they fit into a company’s organizational chart? He guided the discussion, posed questions and shared research.
Check it out if you missed it. Shawn Hessinger, Community Editor of allanalytics.com, gives more details in his blog post.