Finding Value in Data
Determining Where Data Science Has the Greatest Impact
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Final Release Date: May 2016
Pages: 220

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What is the value of data science in your organization? Companies hoping to harness big data are busy creating data science teams, but many of them neglect the crucial steps to ensure success. Consequently, a large number of organizations falter, struggle to launch, and fail to realize the true value from data science.

In this essential guide, author Mike Bugembe, Chief Analytics Officer at, provides a tried-and-tested process that can help you detect high value, game-changing opportunities, and maximize the chances of success for data science initiatives within your company.

Supported by practical examples, this book serves as a constructive tool for business leaders who not only understand the promise that data science brings, but who are also eager to generate the industry-disrupting value that we’ve seen from so many data science success stories.

This book will help you:

  • Understand and navigate common pitfalls when investing in data science
  • Help your organization realize the true value in data by discussing culture and team set up
  • Define an organizational strategy for data science and identify use cases
  • Quantify the size and potential of data science projects
  • Provide value-generating focus for your data science teams
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hugely insightful and well written. Brought real, practical benefit to the business stream. highly recommended.

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