Article in Wharton-Why future jobs will require data analytics skills
In an interesting article on Wharton School's portal, the evolution of a data analyst role from someone working with transactional data to that of analytics "your grandmother would understand" is spoken about. There is a great deal of emphasis on skills as an analyst which one must acquire including creative communication, story telling , actionable insights etc. The ex Chief Data Officer Wells Fargo defines a Unicorn as a person who understands data and can explain it to business and that is the person one must hire for an analyst's role.
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