Programming, databases, data modeling, business domain expertise, analytics, visualization, inquisitiveness, storytelling, hacking to name just a few... here's a list of important traits and skill sets that make for a talented Data Scientist!
Job prospects for big data keep growing. Demand for big data skills has shown a triple-digit surge year-over-year and is expanding across diverse industries. "Big data" has become a household word, and many well-known companies as well as emerging startups are seeking big data talent.
Free eBook. 'Analyzing the Analyzers - An Introspective Survey of Data Scientists and Their Work' - By Harlan Harris, Sean Murphy, Marck Vaisman, Publisher: O'Reilly Released: June 2013
June 2013 By Terence Kawaja of LUMA Partners: At LUMA Partners' annual Digital Media Summit, we presented the State of the State which looks at Markets and Trends in digital media.