11-25-2015 10:54 AM - edited 11-30-2015 01:10 PM
At Bentley University's Center for Marketing and Technology recently, SAS solutions architect Jay Leatherman told students they need to know and embrace four things (other than technical prowess) to succeed:
Details are in this report from Bentley University: 4 Tips For Success In A Business Analytics Job.
11-25-2015 12:00 PM
That's a good description of my job... stuck between a rock and a hard place... Being a SAS in our shop is already a challenge even if there are 200 + sas users, IT dept always frown upon sas users and I'm an IT guy working on the user side... so I can be a bad guy on both side... It take a great sense of humor...
11-25-2015 01:38 PM
Hey @tlk, a good sense of humor will take you far! Sounds like your work is challenging, to say the least, but I'm sure it's preparing you for something great.
11-25-2015 06:36 PM
I'd go even one step further with three requirements, in this order:
Tech skills alone wont get you very far. Without the data knowledge you wont know what to do with the data you are collecting. Without the right personal attributes you wont be able to communicate, convince and compel others with your findings.
11-26-2015 02:55 AM
I am somewhat agree and somewhat not ..Data scientists,I feel .let them free. Nothing should be there to measure the madness for the love of data.No Protocols , No personal attribute ,not even how they look , feel , or sound.The experiment matters and the result.
The knowledge should define all noise and noting else or we will just end up converting a Data scientist to a CEO.