The most important factor in determining if a given data science project will succeed or fail in a business environment is not the quality of the results. In an ideal world, that would be the case, but unfortunately it isn't true in the real world that we live in. I know I have some explaining to do with that comment, so read on! Solid Results Don't Even Get You Halfway … [Read more...] about Results Are Not The Biggest Factor In Data Science Success
Setting up an Analytics Team for Success = Get Fuzzy!
Building on our month focussed on controversial topics, let's turn to what will set your team up for success. Different contexts can require different types of the analytics team. A lot of the advice that I offer within the Opinion section of this blog is based on a lifetime leading teams in large corporates. So, I'm pleased to partner with guest bloggers … [Read more...] about Setting up an Analytics Team for Success = Get Fuzzy!
12 Amazing Big Data Success Stories for 2016
Every year I ask myself the same question. Will there be any tangible, coherent and verifiable Big Data success stories in the coming year? Every year I come up with nothing. Nothing at all. Sorry, no rooms at the Big Data Success Inn, as we are closed for vacations. However, this year things are different. More positive, more alive and more fantastic. As you can probably … [Read more...] about 12 Amazing Big Data Success Stories for 2016
YPlan, SXSW and COTA: 3 Big Data Use Cases Across Industries
For most companies, it is no longer the collection of Big Data that is halting data-driven initiatives, nor is it data's inactionability. Since 2010, when Big Data first started finding its way into the daily lives of the c-suite, data collection apps have multiplied, and interactive data visualization platforms are plentiful. In 2014, the logistics of Big Data have, for the … [Read more...] about YPlan, SXSW and COTA: 3 Big Data Use Cases Across Industries