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Author Harris, Harlan

Title Analyzing the analyzers : an introspective survey of data scientists and their work / Harlan Harris, Sean Murphy, Marck Vaisman
Published Sebastopol, Calif. : O'Reilly Media, 2013


Description 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations
Contents Case studies in miscommunication -- A survey of, and about, professionals -- T-shaped data scientists -- Data scientists and organizations -- Final thoughts
Summary Despite the excitement around ""data science, "" ""big data, "" and ""analytics, "" the ambiguity of these terms has led to poor communication between data scientists and organizations seeking their help. In this report, authors Harlan Harris, Sean Murphy, and Marck Vaisman examine their survey of several hundred data science practitioners in mid-2012, when they asked respondents how they viewed their skills, careers, and experiences with prospective employers. The results are striking. Based on the survey data, the authors found that data scientists today can be clustered into four subgroups,
Notes English
Online resource; title from title page (Safari, viewed Aug. 20, 2013)
Subject Information services industry -- Employees -- Evaluation
Information services -- Evaluation
Information services industry -- Employees -- Surveys
Information services -- Evaluation.
Information services industry -- Employees.
Business & Economics.
Engineering & Applied Sciences.
Computer Science.
Labor & Workers' Economics.
Genre/Form Surveys.
Form Electronic book
Author Murphy, Sean
Vaisman, Marck
ISBN 1449371760