Many organizations are reluctant to create data science teams (internally or externally) because of information confidentiality and privacy concerns. It is dangerous to open the kimono to competition - disclosing high-value information about inner workings of the firm may cause…Continue
Added by Michael Walker on September 24, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments
There is often confusion between the definitions of "data veracity" and "data quality".
Data veracity is sometimes thought as uncertain or imprecise data, yet may be more precisely defined as false or inaccurate data. The data may be intentionally, negligently or mistakenly falsified. Data veracity may be distinguished from data quality,…Continue
Confirmation bias occurs when people actively search for and favor information or evidence that confirms their preconceptions or hypotheses while ignoring or slighting adverse or mitigating evidence. It is a type of cognitive bias (pattern of deviation in judgment that occurs in…Continue
Smart organizations are using the power of data science and data produced by embedded sensors and machine devices to better measure performance, discover patterns, prevent problems, and improve…Continue
There has been much discussion and debate about the definition of data science and the new rare breed of sexy bird called the data scientist. The …Continue
We are seeking comments and suggestions on a proposed "Data Science Code of Professional Conduct".
Data science is an independent profession. Data scientists have a higher calling than just technical skills. We have a duty to use data science to make life, business and government better.…
The Internet of Things (IOT) will soon produce a massive volume and variety of data at unprecedented velocity. If "Big Data" is the product of the IOT, "Data Science" is it's soul.…Continue
Added by Michael Walker on January 30, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments
Data science and business analytics works with both structured and unstructured data. Yet the future belongs to unstructured or semi-structured data from both internal and external sources.
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