Analysis Paralysis – an Overtold Cliché or a Case in Point?

In this special guest feature for our Data Science 101 channel, Smita Adhikary of Big Data Analytics Hires highlights how data scientists sometimes tend to get bogged down in the “how” of a problem rather than the “why” of it, and end up delivering highly predictive, yet essentially meaningless models for the business. Smita Adhikary is a Managing Consultant at Big Data Analytics Hires- a talent search and recruiting firm focused primarily on Data Science and Decision Science professionals. Having started her career as a ‘quant’ more than a decade ago building scorecards and statistical models for banks and credit card companies and having spent many years in management consulting, she has witnessed from very close quarters the transformation brought about by the advent of “Big Data” in the skill-sets desired in…


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