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The number of Data Scientist jobs are currently on the rise and new datasets are being designed to help improve customer experience and overall productivity. If you wish to know what skills a data scientist should possess and other recent advancements in the field of Data Science and Analytics, here are some articles for your reference. 

[Jobs Roundup] 7 Latest Managerial Data Science Jobs in Bengaluru

The number of Data Science roles being offered by companies is showing steady growth and it is important for any company to hire Data Science Managers to maintain smooth functioning in the company. The role requires advanced technical knowledge of the domain apart from strong interpersonal skills and project management skills. This article takes a look at managerial jobs in Bengaluru at companies such as Walmart Labs, Amazon, etc. and talks about the skill requirement at each company. 

The role of Product Management in Data Science 

AI, ML and Data Science have become an integral part of our daily life. Much of the technology we are using today incorporates these domains into their functioning. Our products are smart and responsive, they anticipate our needs and are becoming increasingly helpful. To realise these benefits, engineering teams are hiring  Data Scientists. There is a ton of potential involved in harnessing the power of data science to solve critical business challenges. But do we need Product Managers to specialize in Data Science? Read further to find out about the relationship between a Product Manager and a Data Scientist. 

New Database for Data Scientists

TileDB is a new dataset that has been designed to help Data Science teams make faster discoveries by giving them a significantly more powerful way to store, update, analyse and share large sets of diverse data. This new database consists of a fast, embeddable, open-source C++ storage engine and a cloud service for easy Data Management. Developers say that traditional databases are no longer ideal for Data Science since they are not Cloud-optimized. Alongside the database is TileDB Cloud, a pay-as-you-use priced service which can be shared on TileDB arrays on cloud. Both TileDB and TileDB Cloud are now available to try. 

How to become a Data Scientist

According to the Harvard Business Review, Data Scientist is the ‘Sexiest Job of the 21st Century’. At the most basic level, a Data Scientist analyses massive datasets for insights that can change how a company operates and the strategies it uses. This article gives a run-through of all the skills that you must possess in order to obtain a job in this field. It also discusses different terms such as Data Scientist, Data Analyst and Data Engineer, which are often used interchangeably. It gives an introduction to various career pathways that one may face and states the average salary in these particular career paths. A few of the requirements of becoming a Junior Data Scientist are Python, R, Analytical skills, etc. 

Dr. Vivien Bonazzi Joins Deloitte With a Focus on Data Science in Biomedical Research

Deloitte recently announced that Dr. Vivien Bonazzi has joined its government and public service practice as a Managing Director and Chief Biomedical Data Scientist. Her main focus will be to help federal agencies utilize Data Science methods, technologies and cyberinfrastructure in order to understand and utilize Biomedical data in a better manner. Bonazzi previously worked as a senior advisor at the National Institute of Health (NIH) and was also the Co-founder and leader of the NIH Data Commons. 

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