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They are not productive enough. Eighty percent (80%) of their time is spend migrating, converting and improving data. This ratio can be improved by recognizing the need to both teach more data management principles as part of core data science curricula and partner data scientists with capable and qualified data management professionals at a ratio or 10 data scientists for each data management professional.

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Cover of Data Strategy and the Enterprise Data Executive

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LOL...or 1:1--to your point--and to my point, for a while, SQL was the top data science tool ....more LOL...