Posts Tagged ‘actionable data’

Data Science: The More Data, the Better

Bill Schmarzo

Bill Schmarzo

Chief Technology Officer, Global Services Big Data Practice

Don’t tell my wife, but I think I’m in love. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen uses a dashboard of jobs data that doesn’t just rely upon a single measure (unemployment rate) to make economic and labor policy decisions. Instead, she uses a dozen different measures to provide a more holistic, more accurate, and hopefully more actionable view of the United States economic situation. She’s a data scientist at heart that realizes that a single measure of anything complex—whether it’s the U.S. economy or even things like customer satisfaction and predictive maintenance—is oversimplifying something to the point of not being useful or actionable.





Ready, Set, Transform...Your IT. Listen to the inaugural episode of Luminaries w/ @markwschaefer and @douglaskarr.… about 4 days ago