WSJ Reports: New Skills Needed For Big Data (Data Scientists)

Ben Rooney, of WSJ Europe, recently posted a quick interview with EMC's Pat Gelsinger discussing Big Data. In my opinion, Gelsinger is one of the most thoughtful (and successful) high tech execs in the entire industry. His perspective on Big Data is spot on.

“We do think there is this new skill set— data scientist,” he said in an interview at a London conference he hosted on Big Data. “This will be the cool new place to be, like computer science was 30 years ago. Then we didn’t have computer-science departments, now every quality school in the planet has a CS department. Today nobody has a DS dept, in 30 years every school in the planet will have one.”

Read the blog and watch the video here. And/or watch the video below!

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