How businesses can harness the power of data

Big data can overwhelm organisations of any size. With all that information piling up, you might assume your company needs a data scientist to make sense of it.In fact, all you need to do is learn to think like a one. While this may seem like a pretty daunting task, we are starting to see new training resources that can make this easier: they outline the different skills, capabilities and technologies that a data scientist needs to learn and eventually master. Unfortunately, most of them focus on reviewing and/or teaching basic and advanced statistics, data mining and data visualisation techniques and tools. These are very important data science skills, but they are not nearly sufficient to make data analysis effective. The key to successful data analysis is to think likeā€¦

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