SYS-CON MEDIA Authors: Pat Romanski, Adrian Bridgwater, Yeshim Deniz, Elizabeth White, Sean Houghton

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What are the 6 Competencies a Data Scientist Should Possess?

LONDON, August 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

With the amount of data being generated expanding, and the cost of processing it decreasing, the role of the data scientist has been elevated to one of the most exciting jobs of the 21st century. But if you're trying to hire one of these data-taming, insight generating people what skills and capabilities should you be on the look out for?

Ahead of the Big Data Monetisation in Telecoms Northern Europe event, the 6 Competencies to Look for in a Data Scientist ebook has just been released and explores the key skills needed for the right person. These skills include statistical analysis, database design and technical coding, data visualisation and business acumen.

The full ebook is available to view online at http://www.bigdatatelecomseurope.com/ebook.

Big Data Monetisation in Telecoms, taking place from 4-6 November in Copenhagen, will provide a case study-led forum in order to discuss and gain insight into how telecoms operators can capture, process and extract maximum value from their data to gain a competitive edge.

Additionally, with over 15 hours of interactive sessions and networking, join the debate surrounding selling data to 3rd parties, and discuss with your peers how to manage the famous "three V's of Big Data" to enhance your customers' experience and drive new revenues.

View the full speaker and topic line-up in the Big Data Monetisation in Telecoms conference agenda at http://www.bigdatatelecomseurope.com/agenda.

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Big Data Monetisation in Telecoms Northern Europe will take please between 4th-6th November 2014 in Copenhagen.

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