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To gain a competitive advantage in today's data-driven economy, you have to make the most of large structured and unstructured data sources. And that means having employees with the skills necessary to ask the right questions and make sense out of the answers they find in the data – in other words, data scientists.
Finding, hiring and training data scientists can be an anxiety-ridden process, given today’s talent gap. The SAS Academy for Data Science can help.
According to an April 2015 Burtch Works study, data scientists get paid more than other predictive analytics professionals. Demand is high for individuals with data science skills, while supply remains low. And that has put upward pressure on salaries. Entry-level data scientists have seen salaries increase by 14 percent, and highly sought-after senior managers have seen an 8 percent increase in salaries. Sound appealing? The SAS Academy for Data Science can help you:
My days can be very similar, but week-to-week work can vary greatly. For a few weeks I might be working on a text mining project, and after that I could be creating a predictive model around the customer. Mixed in are meetings with others about analytics and how it can help different parts of the business.
Data scientist for a major US retailer
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Rising demand for data scientists has created a talent gap that universities can help fill by developing programs to meet the growing need. SAS is partnering with higher education institutions around the world to make content from the SAS Academy for Data Science programs available to help:
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