India, as a country went through the biggest groundbreaking change in its economic history. With the ban on currency notes of higher denominations, a lot of Indians were left with no other option but to turn to Net Banking and online shopping. Many of us also noticed how a lot of websites, transformed into being very efficient and user friendly, while formulating a list of accurate recommendations for their buyers. Apart from that, the very famous company Paytm came to be in the mainstream, as the wallet for thousands of people, thus decreasing their woes of being cashless.
The digital space, functioned seamlessly, while chaos ensued on the more arbitrary space. Did any of you stop and wonder what the cause for this was? This was a very miniscule aspect of what is known to everyone as the field of Data Science. Have you ever noticed, how feedback forms today are no longer, just a formality. They have transformed into vital means, through which any internet based organization, is able to provide more customer centric services. Another example of how data science, came to the rescue of many was when, Google provided a link, which found the nearest ATM near you; during the cash crunch that existed in the past couple of weeks’ time. Have you wondered, who these digital magicians are, who have successfully made your life a little easier?
These aren’t any magicians, these are professionals adept in the knowledge of data analytics tools and are known as Data Scientists. They are the ones who extract meaningful data from the millions of records, that people create online through various websites and then perform analysis on all that data. These professionals then further, go on to predict the patterns of behavior of people, which may directly or indirectly influence the growth and prosperity of an organization. A Data Scientist has the role to analyze, study, massage and manage huge data sets, thereby improving the information flow to various organizations, in order to increase their business benefits.
There have been a number of studies and researches, all of which point to the fact that, Data Scientists are very much in demand, mainly due to the rapid growth of business domain in the e-commerce industry. But that is not it, Data Science as a field is also very sought after, in various other industries like aviation, stock market, health, military, social network, governmental services and so on. Apart from the growing demand for professionals in this domain, there is also the fact that Data Science as an industry provides great salary packages. Due to these reasons, Data Science as a job is seen as a very hot and emerging trend in today’s world; with even the Harvard Business announcing it as the ‘sexiest career’ of the 21st Century. This is one field where, the demand is only bound to increase in the near future and every organization would demand such trained individuals. Thus, so far there are no signs that this career would turn into a dying trend.
This has also prompted a lot of professionals to turn to various specialization courses so as to pursue their career in Data Science. Imarticus Learning is an institute, which has come to be among the more sought after institutes, due to its offerings in the data analytics domains. It provides a hands-on learning experience to the candidates, with its various courses in data analytics tools like SAS, R, Hadoop and Python and more.