Nov 5 2015

How Does a Business Analyst Differ From a Data Scientist?

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If you’ve checked out the Signature Consultants Job Portal, you’ve probably seen that we have a wealth of analyst positions including openings for Business Analysts and Data Scientists — but what’s the difference?

Both positions deal with tons of data, but what they do with the data and how they gather it really makes the difference. Check out the first part of this infographic from KD Nuggets, a data news source, that breaks down the difference between the two including education requirements and job responsibilities:

 

Still wondering what goes into each position? Part two of the infographic breaks down their skillsets, where they work and what the job market looks like for each! Check it out here.

Now that you’ve got a grasp on the difference between the two, want to view our open Business Analyst positions? Click here to find your next opportunity!

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the seventh consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the “Best Staffing Firms to Work For” and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 26 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients’ technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com.

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