Data-driven versus data-informed – the data scientists’ perspective
Data-driven versus data-informed – the data scientists’ perspective When we first got access to huge amounts of data and incredible processing capabilities, the whole world seemed to have swung towards data. Becoming the Holy Grail of management and strategic decisions, data gained unprecedented primacy in how executives approached decision making. For years, it was en […]
What is the Science part in Data Science anyway?
What is the Science part in Data Science anyway? Data Science, while an increasingly common and popular term, certainly lacks a shared and clear definition. It’s a controversial and disputed label that may or may not include a variety of tools and techniques, in broad or narrow fields of application. What doesn’t help is the […]
3 crucial links between data and strategy
3 crucial links between data and strategy As organizations mature in their data science and analytics capabilities, the phrase ‘data strategy’ becomes more and more commonplace. Even if a comprehensive data strategy is a work in progress or even just an aspiration, executives now know that for data to become an asset, it needs to […]
What they don’t teach you about data science when you do a data science degree
What they don’t teach you about data science when you do a data science degree In a couple of weeks’ time, I’ll attend my Zoom graduation and I’ll officially receive my data science degree, MSc with Distinction! As a social scientist and management scholar through and through, I worked a lot to develop my programming, […]