Category: Data science

8 Top Data Science Tools in 2018: A Comprehensive Guide

8 Top Data Science Tools in 2018: A Comprehensive Guide

Data science tools are evolving. There are 2 classes of tools emerging:

  1. Self-service tools for those with technical expertise (programming skills and deep understanding of statistics and computer science)
  2. Tools for general audience that automate commonly used analysis

Data science tools for techies by popularity

Becoming data scientist is really hard. Apart from the specific degrees, each project environment requires a different kind of programming language or software to focus on. There is an everlasting list of tools and we will be sharing popularity of tools so you can focus on the ones that you are likely to see more frequently.

To understand which tools are popular, we looked at popular skills demanded from data scientists in job posts. Below you can find a list of popular skills compiled by data science weekly. Read more

Data Science Consulting Guide: Definition, Companies (2018)

Data Science Consulting Guide: Definition, Companies (2018)

Interest in data science grew >5x during the last 5 years as you can see below. However it is still not clear to many how data science consulting is different than regular consulting. After all, consulting is supposed to be about making data-driven decisions. One of the critical differences is that data science consultants leave their clients with reusable operational models while that does not happen in most consulting projects which answer important but one-off questions. But, there’s a lot more to data science consulting. Read more