To: All Aspiring Data Scientists: I’ve exchanged messages with many of you about how to land that first job as a Data Scientist. Landing the first job is indeed hard with all the competition, but if you had a road-map for exactly what to do that was created by a Director of Data Science, who’s been […]
When author Kate Strachnyi wanted to learn more about data science, she went straight to the source. In a series of more than twenty interviews, she asks leading data scientists questions about starting in the field and the future of the industry. Strachnyi’s interview subjects include team members from some of the world’s largest organizations, including LinkedIn, Pinterest, Bloomberg, and IBM.
From PyData Amsterdam, April 2017. Giovanni Lanzani gives a talk on the Data Science Process and where things can go wrong.
Our two cents: We (Starbridge Partners) are also seeing a rising salaries as larger Fortune 500 companies figure out how they will apply Data Science / A.I. to their business and competition for experienced PhD level specialist, data scientists heats up further. There is a reasonable pool of good candidates at the recent Masters / […]
Some Thoughts on Mid-Career Switching Into Data Science Posted by William Vorhies on October 3, 2017 at 7:06am View Blog Summary: If you are mid-career and thinking about switching into data science here are some things to think about in planning your journey. We get lots of inquiries from readers asking for career advice and many […]
FREE eBook: “Analyzing the Analyzers” An Introspective Survey of Data Scientists and Their Work By Harlan Harris, Sean Murphy, Marck Vaisman Publisher: O’Reilly There has been intense excitement in recent Read More
A FREE Masters in Data Science. More and more people are learning on-line via the flood of excellent “open source” resources of classes, ebooks, software, etc. Clare Corthell has created a website to allow anybody to take virtually the same curriculum offered for a Masters in Data Science for Free.
Will it be an official Masters? No, but an official Masters is not always what is needed. Often its the knowledge and experience working with the tools and techniques necessary to actually do Data Science. For some, this free curriculum will allow business-line leaders, Analysts and Programmers from other fields to fill in the education gaps and get better at their job, as well as, one step closer to being an actual Data Scientist. Read More
This article is several years old, but it’s still very relevant today. I get asked this question all the time by students. Hope you find it helpful. – Ted
IN THIS FOURTH EDITION of the O’Reilly Data Science Salary Survey. They analyzed input from 983 respondents working in the data space, across a variety of industries— representing 45 countries and 45 US states.
Through the results of their 64-question survey, They’ve explored which tools data scientists, analysts, and engineers use, which tasks they engage in, and of course—how much they make. READ MORE
Renee (Teate) just got back from PydataDC, where she gave this presentation on “Becoming A Data Scientist”, which intends to summarize and share what she has learned from her podcast series of 13 interviews with Data Scientists in the field. Read More