What is a “data scientist”? It’s a term that has been around for centuries, but in recent decades it has taken on a whole new meaning. As the computer age progresses we are generating more data than ever. In fact, by 2025 175 billion terabytes of data will be generated every day. This data comes from everything we do, and data scientists are in charge of collecting it, storing it, and analyzing it for actionable business intelligence.
Between 2011 and 2012 job listings for data scientist grew an astounding 15,000%. These jobs of the future will have a huge impact on the direction many sectors take moving forward. Learn more about the role of data scientists below!