The Data Science Delusion

Gleanings from observed technical misunderstandings between business leaders and data scientists (and among data scientists themselves) so dramatic that one could start wondering whether there is something wrong with data science as it is being practiced. By Anand Ramanathan, Computer Scientist. Prologue  Four years ago, having earned my living as a programmer/researcher for over a decade, I was co-opted into…
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Determining the Economic Value of Data

Previous post Next post            Tweet Tags: Big Data, Business Context, Business Strategy, Economics This post introduces a data economic valuation process that uses an organization’s key business initiatives as this basis for establishing prudent value. By William Schmarzo, EMC. comments [Note: I have been trying to write this blog for several years. But instead of trying to…
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Practical skills that practical data scientists need

Previous post            Tweet Tags: Business Context, Data Scientist, Mathematics, Skills, SQL The long story short, data scientist needs to be capable of solving business analytics problems. Learn more about the skill-set you need to master to achieve so. comments By Noah Lorang, Basecamp. When I wrote about how I mostly just use arithmetic, a lot of people…
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