Can business users become data scientists overnight?

What if a few clicks on the keyboard could transform an ordinary, mild-mannered business software user into a future-seeing data warrior? This scenario may sound like a far-fetched, super-hero story. But, this remarkable capability is within grasp. A new breed of artificial intelligence (AI) solutions are creating the role of citizen data scientist, a professional without code development skills, but the ability to apply automated insights to business questions.

Demand drives automation Automation is a big driver of this trend. In 2017, Gartner analysts projected that more than 40% of data science tasks will be automated by 2020. Automating the work of data scientists helps make them more productive and more effective. Just as well. In a recent article in Harvard Business Review on democratizing data science, business consultancy Deloitte writes:

Author: Rick Rider

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