Learn what it takes to succeed in the the most in-demand tech job
Harvard Business Review calls it the sexiest tech job of the 21st
century. Data scientists are in demand, and this unique book shows
you exactly what employers want and the skill set that separates
the quality data scientist from other talented IT professionals.
Data science involves extracting, creating, and processing data to
turn it into business value. With over 15 years of big data,
predictive modeling, and business analytics experience, author
Vincent Granville is no stranger to data science. In this
one-of-a-kind guide, he provides insight into the essential data
science skills, such as statistics and visualization techniques,
and covers everything from analytical recipes and data science
tricks to common job interview questions, sample resumes, and
source code. The applications are endless and varied: automatically
detecting spam and plagiarism, optimizing bid prices in keyword
advertising, identifying new molecules to fight cancer, assessing
the risk of meteorite impact. Complete with case studies, this book
is a must, whether you're looking to become a data scientist or to
hire one. * Explains the finer points of data science, the required
skills, and how to acquire them, including analytical recipes,
standard rules, source code, and a dictionary of terms * Shows what
companies are looking for and how the growing importance of big
data has increased the demand for data scientists * Features job
interview questions, sample resumes, salary surveys, and examples
of job ads * Case studies explore how data science is used on Wall
Street, in botnet detection, for online advertising, and in many
other business-critical situations Developing Analytic Talent:
Becoming a Data Scientist is essential reading for those aspiring
to this hot career choice and for employers seeking the best
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