If data is ‘the new oil’, then the data scientist functions much like an oil refinery, converting data into insights that can both save money and generate capital
So…you want to be become a data scientist? Cool. You’re a self-motivated person who is very passionate about data science and bringing values to companies by solving complex problems. Great. But you have ZERO experience in data science and have no clue how to get started in this field. I get it. I’ve been there and I definitely feel you. That’s why this post is dedicated to you — enthusiastic and aspiring data scientists — to answer the most common questions and challenges faced by most people.