"Data! Data! Data! he Cried Impatiently "You can't make bricks without clay." Sir Arthur Connan Doyle
The words of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes are the Tag line for this blog and underpin our philosophy on data and the modern world. Data is the building block of modern business and when used correctly can drive decision making, improve performance, engage customers, stream line processes and generate profit. Without a coherent Data strategy in your Business you are reducing your decision making process to at best a punt, a hunch or more accurately a gamble.
Why invest in Data Science? Elementary my dear Watson! With the amount of data being created daily the work of Analysts or Data Scientists has never been so in demand. In 2012 Peter Sondergaard, senior vice president at Gartner and global head of Research suggested that the world of Big Data would generate 4.4 Million IT Jobs but he warned that the increase in demand could not be met by the supply of talent.