Tag "data scientist"
Everyone wants their businesses to become data-driven enterprises. The potential rewards are to compelling to ignore – including improved visibility into customers, markets and operations, the ability to predict what’s coming, and new paths to innovation. However, as with all good things, there’s a risky side as well – namely, that business leaders may drink... more
Data changes from ownership to access, this is a new paradigm is happening in the digital workplace. Last years with the growth of omnichannel, the growing devices along the customer journey I talked a lot about the information overload for customers. Studies have shown that your typical social media user consumes 285 pieces of content daily, which... more
I’ve spent most of my career working with new technology, most recently helping companies make sense of mountains of incoming data. This means, as I like to tell people, that I have the sexiest job in the 21st century. Harvard Business Review put the data scientist into the national spotlight in their publication Data Scientist:... more
Years ago, I was on a project to improve production and product quality through data analysis. During the project, I heard one man say: “If I had my way, I’d fire the statisticians – all of them – they don’t add value”. Surely not? Why would you fire the very people who were employed to make... more
Maybe the word “death” is a bit strong, so let’s say “demise” instead. Recently I read an article in the Harvard Business Review around how Big Data and Data Scientists will rule the world of the 21st century corporation and how they have to operate for maximum value. The thing I found rather disturbing was... more