A Brief Primer on Data Science and What It Can Do for Your Business

With all of the data available on the internet, a new area of study emerged called data science, which is a spin-off of old business analytics but with a twist of machine learning. It’s not a new concept, but having a data science team that works with developers wasn’t common a decade ago.

Now, a data science team is a beneficial part of a group of developers. It’s an expensive addition to your development team, so here is a brief explanation of the data science process and what data models can do for you. What is Data Science? A simple definition of data science is that it’s the study of analyzing information and predicting outcomes. The predictions are mainly made using machine learning, but just one model can take months of data extraction, cleanup, coding, and deployment.

Author: Dheeraj Nallagatla

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