Data Science vs. Domain Expertise: Who Can Best Deliver Solutions?

The passionate debate nowadays is not whether Data Scientists can deliver business solutions, but rather whether Domain Experts play a major role in the delivery of such solutions. On one end of the spectrum, thought leaders seem to feel that Domain Experts must be involved at every stage of the design, development, and implementation of a Machine Learning system. On the other end of the spectrum, KDNugget and Kaggle have repeatedly proved that expert solutions can be built and tested for performance without the intervention of Domain Experts. The ideal or desirable position is somewhere in between Data Science vs. Domain Expertise. Domain experts know their business In cases where vast amounts of transactional or process data are stored in word files or excel worksheets, Domain Experts must be available…


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