Summary. As companies have struggled to make use of datasets and AI, many have started to create data products — reusable datasets that […]Read More
Big Data and Analytics
Is Data Scientist Still the Sexiest Job of the 21st Century?
By: Thomas H. Davenport and DJ Patil Summary: Ten years ago, the authors posited that being a data scientist was the “sexiest job […]Read More
AI and the Future of Work: What We Know Today
Part I: Impacts on Jobs and the Nature of Work One of the most important issues in contemporary societies is the impact of […]Read More
Why Do Chief Data Officers Have Such Short Tenures?
by Tom Davenport, Randy Bean and Josh King Summary. The Chief Data Officer is arguably one of the most important roles at a company. It’s also […]Read More
Getting Serious About Data and Data Science
To implement successful data programs, companies need to shift goals, muster resources, and align people. Data science, including analytics, big data, and artificial […]Read More
Beyond Unicorns: Educating, Classifying, and Certifying Business Data Scientists
There is increasing recognition that the data scientist ‘unicorn’—one who can master all the necessary skills of data science required by businesses—exists […]Read More
The Houston Astros And The Ethical Use Of Data And Analytics
I’ve been thinking a lot about the Houston Astros. They won the 2017 World Series with an impressive performance, and were American League […]Read More
Are You Asking Too Much of Your Chief Data Officer?
Since the first chief data officer was appointed at Capital One in 2002, the role has been plagued by confusion about its […]Read More