Data Scientist: The Hottest Job You Haven't Heard Of

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By Maryalene LaPonsie

What has information overload done to us?

The search engine Bing would have us believe that we are all just a moment away from starting a food fight in the supermarket produce section. Even if the fruit doesn't start flying, experts agree that society is almost at critical mass when it comes to the amount of available data. But what are we to do with all of this information? Enter data scientists - the professionals responsible for filtering out the noise and analyzing essential information. The emerging world of competitive intelligence.