SSA & Company’s Senior Director, Advanced Analytics & Data Nick Kramer was quoted in The Muse on how the growth of data science affects data-centric positions within their departments. As data science becomes more pervasive, data scientists, data engineers, and data analysts’ responsibilities have been begun to overlap. “The buzz around data science has resulted in many companies hiring data scientists to do a data analyst’s job, who ends up cleansing and preparing data and spending very little time doing actual data science,” explains Kramer.
He also notes that to be successful in the data science department, it is important to collaborate with business stakeholders to effectively communicate end goals.
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Nick Kramer serves as Senior Director of Advanced Analytics & Data at SSA & Company