Citizen data scientist training for augmented analytics

Even as companies invest heavily in digital transformations and become more data-driven, there’s a dramatic shortage of data scientists.

According to QuantHub, there was a data scientist shortage of 250,000 people in 2020. In a report released earlier this month by tech career hub Dice, data scientist was one of the top five fastest-growing job roles this year, while LinkedIn’s 2021 jobs report found hiring for  data scientist jobs grew nearly 46% since 2019.

Augmented analytics bridges the gap

Augmented analytics tools offer the promise of  addressing some of these shortfalls  by making the technology more accessible to non-data scientists.

For example, analytics is increasingly being embedded into the applications that employees are already using, like Salesforce.

In addition, there has been a surge in the availability of low or no-code platforms such as, Knime, SparkBeyond, DataRobot, Rapidminer, Alteryx, SAS Viya and many more, said Amaresh Tripathy, global leader of analytics at Genpact.

Read full article at TechTarget’s SearchBusinessAnalytics.

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