Businesses are continually seeking competitive advantage. Lately, the focus has been on leveraging data to seize opportunities, detect possible weaknesses, and triumph over competitors.
Big data, in particular, offers a multitude of ways to use data to drive strategic, operational, and execution practices. And, increasingly, data science is the way to get there. First, a definition: data science is a multidisciplinary field that combines the latest innovations in advanced analytics—including machine learning and artificial intelligence—with high-performance computing and visualizations to extract knowledge or insights from data.
Author: Alice LaPlante