The head of the CIA’s data science program told corporate data chiefs that it’s important to give decision makers the information they need to hear, not what they want to hear.
What does it mean to be a scientist inside a political organization? What does it mean to treat data science as a science? That was how Michael Simon, who leads the data science and engineering teams at the CIA, kicked off a talk he gave at last month’s Chief Data Officer Summit in New York.
Author: Linda Tucci