Posts tagged Nashville Software School
Growing a Data Science Team

Our team was created in mid-2016 and we have certainly had our share of growing pains, but we are ecstatic for the current direction we are taking and what the future holds.  We have great support from our senior leadership, which allows us to stay singularly focused on data science and to avoid the many distractions of ad hoc business analytics and “nice-to-knows” of so many data-driven questions.  How we have arrived to this point has not been by chance: we maintain a selective hiring process, have been intentional in what projects we take on, and have a clear vision.

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Putting the “Science” in Data Science

Data Science is the new “Big Data” – everyone is talking about it, everyone thinks everyone else is doing it, but few are realizing its full potential. Data science consists of transforming your business into not merely a data-driven company but a model-driven one. The distinction is a model-driven company creates systems to provide the best possible intelligence and inform business decisions in real-time, as opposed to relying on ad-hoc explanations and business solutions.

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