What is a Career in Data Science & Statistics?

I think Data Science & Statistics is a great Career option. Almost everyone seems to be talking about How to start a Career in Data Science & Statistics, while I want to first develop an understanding of What is a Career in Data Science & Statistics. In my quest to learn more about a Career in Data Science & Statistics, I found this amazing page: https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180602-0001/Science/Statistics/Career-in-Data-Science-&-Statistics/english

Raman Nautiyal's take!

Raman Nautiyal has 20 years & 10 months of professional experience in Data Science & Statistics. Raman Nautiyal has worked in Data Science & Statistics as Scientist E in Indian Council of Forestry Research & Education (ICFRE). In Raman Nautiyal's own words, this is how Raman Nautiyal got into Data Science & Statistics: "I did Bachelors in Statistics, Maths & Economics from DAV College, Dehradun. I then did Masters in Statistics from the same college. I am pursuing my Ph D in Statistics from Kumaon University. I am a Scientist E at Indian Council of Forestry Research & Education (ICFRE)." Raman Nautiyal has a profile in Resume 2.0 format on: https://www.lifepage.in/page/ramannautiyal

Career Video on Data Science & Statistics

In a video, Raman Nautiyal has talked about various aspects of a Career in Data Science & Statistics. Raman Nautiyal started by explaining Data Science & Statistics as: "Data science is an interdisciplinary field that uses scientific methods, processes, algorithms and systems to extract knowledge and insights from data in various forms, both structured and unstructured, similar to data mining. Statistics is a branch of mathematics dealing with the collection, analysis, interpretation, presentation, and organization of data." The video gave me so much food for thought.


I found the video unique because it talked about Education in terms of things which can be learnt from books, to excel at a Career in Data Science & Statistics and not as a list of Qualifications, which one needs to get into Data Science & Statistics. Raman Nautiyal touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Statistics
  • Mathematics
  • Programming & Software Development
Anyone aspiring for this Career needs to understand that Skill development is crucial for success.
Raman Nautiyal then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Data Science & Statistics:
  • Logical Thinking
  • Drawing Inferences
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Love for Numbers
  • Patience
It is important to get an understanding of the Positives of this Career.
Raman Nautiyal believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Data Science & Statistics:
  • Wide Horizon
  • Increase in Cognitive Ability
  • Helping People
  • Respect & Recognition
  • Fun to Teach
  • Monetary Potential
After a discussion on Positives, Challenges complete the caricature of a Career.
And, Raman Nautiyal believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Data Science & Statistics:
  • Understanding Mathematics
  • Keeping Yourself Updated
  • Influx of Data Scientists

In the final section of the video Raman Nautiyal talks about How a day goes in a Career in Data Science & Statistics. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Data Science & Statistics, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: https://lifepage.app.link/20180602-0001

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This video on a Career in Data Science & Statistics opened my eyes to a completely new perspective and got me interested in LifePage. LifePage allows you to explore thousands of Career Options. LifePage is the world’s most evolved Career Platform. You can use LifePage to find your Career Objective. LifePage also offers the most comprehensive Career Planning process. You can use LifePage to explore more than a thousand Career Options. LifePage has the most exhaustive Career List. It is truly Career Counseling 2.0 LifePage has created the largest knowledge repository of Careers in the whole world. I salute the efforts of Team LifePage. I also encourage you to learn more about LifePage on: https://www.lifepage.in

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