IJSRP, Volume 10, Issue 9, September 2020 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Nowadays several terms intertwine with each other such as a business analyst and data scientist. Some have dealt with them on the basis that they have the same job, and some have distinguished that the difference between them is significant. This research aims to explore previous studies and scientific articles to compare them. What is the role and responsibilities of each of them and what are the scientific expertise and personal skills required? The researcher found that the business analyst and data scientist both aim to serve their institutions in growth and development in the business sector regarding analyzing data. However, the differences between them exist and should be clear to all interested parties, from data analysts to institutional owners.