Data is present everywhere and the amount of digital data is increasing on an enormous pace. Forbes has estimated that by the year 2020, there would be approximately 1.7 megabyte of new data that would be generated by every single individual in every second. So why would one choose to stay away from the powerful force of data! Data Science and Big Data are the buzzword of the decade. Data Science is that branch of science that deals with all sorts of data, whether structured or unstructured. It deals with data preparation, cleansing and data analysis. Wonder how, the search engines don't even take a second to show the results for your search? Well, it's all because of data science algorithms that are used by search engines that provide you with optimized results in no time. Big data, on the other hand is the monumental amount of data that is available on the internet which simply can't be processed using the traditional methods. It is used by various financial institutes, like credit card companies, insurance firms, retails banks for their financial services. So what would you go for?