Data Science is a way of processing large data sources to glean valuable insights into what makes organisations and industry tick. Data Scientists are expected to analyse information to allow organisations to improve the way they run, enhance their products and services and connect with a targeted group of stakeholders.
The best Data Scientists combine their skills in statistics, programming, data visualization and communications to enhance organizational efficiency.
- Able to write Python code to solve problems using data science.
- Able to do basic preparation work for datasets, ask questions from these and uncover basic inferences by data visualisation methods.
- Able to implement standard regression and classification methods, as well as to understand concepts including, overfitting, underfitting, bias, optimization, regularisation and parameter tuning.
- Able to dissect the mathematics behind standard machine learning models, train, validate and test models and evaluate said models for accuracy.