Kirk Borne and I recently published "Ten Signs of Data Science Maturity" free O'Reilly ebook (http://www.oreilly.com/data/free/ten-signs-of-data-science-maturity...). The ebook identifies the successful characteristics to help build a competency in data science.
This report provides a detailed discussion of each of the 10 signs of data science maturity, which—among many other things—encourage you to:
Hope you enjoy it and let us know what you think!
Peter (@petrguerra) and Kirk (@KirkDBorne)