Chapter 3. The Deliverable

What makes one a data scientist? If you were to read any other book on the subject, it is likely to speak of someone who specializes in data collection, storage, and manipulation. Some even argue if data science were really a “science.” Others might focus on computer engineering while arguing that the engineering aspect of data management overrides the science aspects of it and vice versa. Others would define data science to be all about software and coding. Some would focus on the size of data and others would focus on what to do with the data. Some would say data science is all about forecasting and predictive analytics, others would contend that it has more to do with data mining. Seldom will you find anyone stress ...

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