Journal: People Science - Human Capital Management & Leadership in the public sector Volume 1, Issue 2 Spring/Summer 2014 - Page 15

Part One of this article appeared in the Fall/Winter 2013 edition of People Science which can be accessed at www.tmgov.org C. Inspiring the Data Scientist The existing challenges and barriers to successfully implementing a data scientist skills community affect all aspects of the human capital system. However, the greatest impact is on an organization’s ability to engage and inspire the data scientists. Under different conditions, the recruiting, assigning, developing and leading strategies would be the greatest contributors to creating and maintaining an inspired and fully engaged workforce. However, under current conditions and data access rules across most of government, the challenges in creating an inspired data scientist workforce are significant. The alignment between competencies and processes/products in the workforce plan will provide