Pepsico analyst lectures on data science

The sexiest job of the 21st century belongs to data scientists, said Sridhar Nerur, associate professor of information systems and operations management. Data is a growing concentration in the business world, said Akbar Thobani, senior manager of innovation and advanced analytics at the multi-million-dollar company PepsiCo. Thobani spoke as part of the annual Business Week series, which will feature more than 60 speakers from the business profession today through Thursday, April 7. “A lot of technologies are coming together,” Thobani said. “Before, we were only working on a smaller set of data. Our problem was smaller.” Technological innovations and software tools allow businesses to record and store data from the public so that companies can use it to adjust business practices to suit consumer needs, Nerur said. By systematically analyzing…


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