If you want to do Big Data you need a Data Scientist.
Data scientists look for meaning and knowledge in the data. Advanced algorithms help data scientists visualize and look for patterns in the data.
“The data scientist is someone who has fantastic communication and empathy ability, as well a lot of mathematical skill, and then the engineering skill they need to do the math that they want to,” says Hilary Mason, Founder at Fast Forward Labs.
Considered one of the sexiest fields to pursue, the data scientist is now assisting companies of all shapes and sizes make sense of these massive data sets to better inform business outcomes.