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Is data science worth studying?

Job & career prospects in the field of data science has grown by 6.5 times during the last five years starting from 2012 to 2017 (LinkedIn study). Therefore, there is no dearth of opportunities and demand in the field of data science – however, at the same time, there are high number of dropouts as well as individuals tend to give up their motivation to becoming a successful data scientist.

Individuals must remember that due to highly unstructured data and the complex business structure & environment; there are multiple iterations before a data science implementation is approved. So, patience and self-motivation are the keys to success in this field.