What is the Difference between a Data Scientist and a Business Analyst? Which would be a Better Career Choice for Me?

What is the Difference between a Data Scientist and a Business Analyst? Which would be a Better Career Choice for Me?

I often get this question often from people making inquiries. I’ll try to answer in the simplest style possible.

The Data Scientist and the Business Analyst are two friends who would usually catch up in official meetings. The reason is because their roles are mutually complementary. The Business Analyst knows what to do - he knows the specific pain areas of the business and the opportunities the business is trying to take advantage of. He knows the requirements from the various categories. The Data Scientist knows the latest solutions to the problems.

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