The world’s largest banks are hiring data scientists to harvest information that can be sold to clients, or used in improving their own operations.
A job post on Citi’s website seeks data scientists to join a newly minted consulting team that will work directly with clients on bespoke data requests. The projects will involve what the bank calls “non-markets” data – foot traffic, cellphone signals, satellite images, credit card and point-of-sale transactions data, geospatial datasets and,
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