The Perils of Big Data Gone Wrong… and 3 Ways to Avoid Them

Big Data - The Center of Applied Data Science

Can big data go wrong? Big Data can be a vital component in creating strong, long-lasting, mutually beneficial relationships between businesses and their customers or customers-to-be. In the right hands, Big Data offers a cost-efficient means of optimizing return-on-investment and business growth. But the challenge with Big Data is that it is in fact big, … Read more The Perils of Big Data Gone Wrong… and 3 Ways to Avoid Them

Making decisions with data — The importance of data preparation

Data Science, Data preparation, Data lifecycle management

What’s so important about data preparation? How would it affect leaders in making decisions with data? The advancement of technology has led to an increase in data volume. 80% of the world’s data today is unstructured. Experts are predicting a 4,300% increase in annual data production by 2020 by which time every human will produce … Read more Making decisions with data — The importance of data preparation

Top 4 Common Misconceptions about Data Scientists

Data Scientists - The Center of Applied Data Science

Established and experienced data scientists are often asked, “What is the role of a data scientist in an organization?” As a relatively new profession in what is quickly emerging as an exciting field, data scientists have naturally attracted curiosity from the Average Joe. The direct answer is that the role has evolved over time. Last … Read more Top 4 Common Misconceptions about Data Scientists