The Essence of Data Science
I love the concept of data science and I love this explanation. Data is everywhere. It will always be a complex necessity in every organization in every industry. The skills and knowledge needed to understand this data is quickly becoming an extremely important part of how we all do business and generally live life.
Being that this is our inaugural blog post, I wanted to talk about a topic that is relevant but also gives you a sense of who we are and what we hope will come out of this new interest in utilizing data.
Big Data and Data Science has become a huge phenomenon in an extremely short amount of time and it’s showing. Every one of the big New York universities (NYU, Columbia, Cornell, etc.) has a Data Science center in the works as do major universities in other parts of the country. As a whole, it is motivating new graduates in technology, business and statistics to add data science to their resumes to stay competitive and juice up their professional profiles.
But if you ask them, new grads and universities alike, “What is Data Science?” the answers are often dubious and complicated. Half of them may not…
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