Making Data Actionable: The Immense Challenge…

“Data-driven” is such a passive phrase. Who the driver is matters a great deal. When you think data science, the image of models, algorithms and statistical methods comes to mind. So, why, then, when you mention data science in many companies do you get the response “that’s all well and good, but I just need a chart to see some things”? I know it feels like that “devalues” data science in some way. “They just don’t appreciate what I can do” is what I hear from those who have experienced those interactions. I don’t think that is quite right.

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