Data science: ‘Machines do analytics. Humans do analysis’
Summary: Two leaders of Booz Allen’s data science team talk talent, building a data science team and the machine-human link in analytics.
Pullquote: “The machine/human link. Sullivan isn’t big on analytics technology that serves as a magic bullet to data science. No machine can be a miracle cure. Humans have to find the patterns, ask the right questions and make the connections in the data. “Machines do analytics,” explained Sullivan. “Humans do analysis.” Computers are good at detail and examining the past, but real data science requires imagination and cognitive ability.”