Big Data. Big Opportunity
Mikael Hagstrom, Executive Vice-President, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, SAS Institute Inc
cused on how to work around computer limitations which is what data modelling has been all about in the past. Instead, data science will be about how we can change and improve the business process. It will be more about identifying creative ways of incorporating analytics into the DNA of a business or the very product or service which one offers to the clients. Effectively, the data scientists will move from infrastructure back office to a strategic front office position. When their analytical capabilities contribute there, that’s when the company sees value in analytics and the role of data scientist.