Definition of data science and what data scientists
Tools and algorithms used on a daily basis within the field
Skills needed to be a successful data scientist
The role of data science within a business
How to form a strong data science team
The art of uncovering the insights and trends in data has been around for centuries. The ancient Egyptians applied census data to increase efficiency in tax collection and they accurately predicted the flooding of the Nile river every year. Since then, people working in data science have carved out a unique and distinct field for the work they do. This field is data science and in this course, you will meet some big data science practitioners and we will get an overview of what data science is today.