Just One Word, Ben – “Data”

March 1, 2012
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What advice would you give Benjamin Bradock in 2012? The attached inforgraphic from EMC makes a compelling case for choosing a career as a Data Scientist.

What advice would you give Benjamin Bradock in 2012? The attached inforgraphic from EMC makes a compelling case for choosing a career as a Data Scientist.

The next generartion of business leaders will use data very differently. Data is no longer just used to generate reports and guide decision making in financial management and supply chain management. Now the emphasis is to drive predictive strategies, and to guide activities in selling, marketing and operations. Ad-hoc spreadsheets are giving way to sophisticated solutions using machine learning and Big Data. The reliance on analytics is fundemental to the 21st century organization. 

“Data” is the new “Plastics”.