Why Is Data Science Important?

So why is it that data science is flavour of the month? I could quote from numerous sources about the “explosion of data”, the “Big Data” phenomenon, “Data is the new oil”, the rapid expansion of the “Internet of Things” and so on. As most readers are well aware, there is a monstrous amount of hype about big data and data science. In this short post I thought I would share one of my perspectives on why data science should be flavour of the month; and why we should all strive to cut through the hype. As I have mentioned in a previous post the fundamental goal of data science should be to help humans make better decisions; either quicker decisions or better decisions. You could assume that this is…

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