About Show #683
What does it take to become a data scientist? Richard chats with Ginger Grant about her experience talking to DBAs about getting into data analysis and data science. The conversation starts out describing the difference between analysis and science - Ginger describes analysts as using querying to generate dynamic reports in tools like PowerBI. Data science is all about algorithms. But either way, your knowledge of data and domain are key skills. You have an advantage as a working DBA, add some additional knowledge to your existing knowledge and experience to expand your career!