Open Data Science Is the David Beckham of Your Data Team

If data scientists were professional athletes, they’d be ditching their swim caps and donning cleats right about now. Traditional data science teams function like swim teams. Although all members strive for one goal — winning the meet — each works individually, concentrating on his or her isolated lane or heat. As each player finishes his heat, the team’s score is tallied. If enough team members hit their individual goals, then the team succeeds. But team members’ efforts are isolated and desynchronized, and some members might pull off incredible times, while others lag behind in their heats. Today, the industry is moving toward open data science (ODS), which enables data scientists to function more like a soccer team: Team members aren’t restricted to their own lanes but are instead free to…


Link to Full Article: Open Data Science Is the David Beckham of Your Data Team