PRECONDITIONS OF DATA SCIENCE CAREER | TOWARDS AI

10 Questions to Consider Before Pursuing a Career in Data Science

Analyzing several parameters & conditions before jumping into Data Science career

1. What does a data scientist do?

2. How much do data scientists make?

3. What is the job outlook for data scientists?

4. Do I have a solid background in an analytical discipline such as mathematics, physics, computer science, engineering or economics?

5. Do I love working with data and writing programs to analyze the data?

6. Do I enjoy solving challenging problems?

7. Am I patient enough to keep on working even when a project seems to have hit a roadblock?

8. Do I have the business acumen that would enable me to draw out meaningful conclusions from a model that can lead to important data-driven decision making for my organization?

9. How long does it take to become a data scientist?

10. What are some resources for learning about data science?

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Benjamin Obi Tayo Ph.D.

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Physicist, Data Science Educator, Writer. Interests: Data Science, Machine Learning, AI, Python & R, Predictive Analytics, Materials Sciences, Biophysics

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