What’s the Difference Between Data Science and Data Analytics?

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As businesses collect more and more data, the roles of data scientists and data analysts have grown exponentially.

But what exactly do they each do?

To get a better idea of which path is right for you, you must first decide whether you’re more interested in working with numbers and business intelligence tools or with programming and machine learning.

You must also determine where you see yourself sitting in your future office environment. If you see yourself collaborating with business managers, stakeholders and CEOs, the path of a data analyst will challenge you daily to contribute to business growth. If you find yourself more comfortable with engineering teams, you may be best suited to the field of data science.

Just thoughts I should share some notes from a webinar I participated in.


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