Developing Analytic Talent
Becoming a Data Scientist
By Vincent Granville
Publisher: Wiley
Final Release Date: March 2014
Pages: 336

The definitive job search and preparation guide for datascientists

Data science is one of the hottest disciplines in IT, but muchof the talk is just hype. The aspiring data scientist requires aresource that covers the important topics comprehensively andavoids the hype and buzzwords surrounding data science and bigdata. This book will show you exactly what data science is, how itdiffers from computer science, how to extract value from data and,most importantly, how to develop your data science skills to obtainemployment.

  • Source code, data sets, and a dictionary for review
  • Sample resumes, salary surveys, and sample job ads for datascientists
  • Detail into what companies are looking for in a datascientist
  • Authoritative analysis of the big data and analyticsindustry
  • Real-world job interview questions for a competitiveadvantage
  • Cases studies for understanding analytics in practice
  • Data science tricks, recipes, and rules of thumb
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        Can't really recommend this over any other book. The author seems to be very good at self-promotion, pushing his own methods and credentials. I don't know much about those methods myself, but that's not usually a good sign.

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