CMS Wire: Data Scientists vs. BI Analysts: What's the Difference?
Find out how data scientists and business intelligence analysts differ and how you can better integrate one or both into your business.
Business intelligence and data science both aim to derive insights from data, but lately data science has received a lot more time in the spotlight. If the hype has left you confused about which role makes sense for your current business needs, the first step is understanding how data science and BI differ, and what each role brings to the table.
In this article, which originally appeared in CMS Wire, DataScience CEO Ian Swanson breaks down how the required skills and typical outputs separate BI analysts and data scientists, and why it's often best when they work together.