Turning data into insight.
Our networked world is generating a deluge of data that no human, or group of humans, can process fast enough. This data deluge has the potential to transform the way business, government, science and healthcare are carried out. The emerging discipline of data science holds the key to unlocking that potential. It uses automated methods to analyze massive amounts of data and extract knowledge from them. Data science combines aspects of computer science, applied mathematics and statistics.
Big data monitors 12 terabytes of tweets each day to improve product sentiment analysis.
“Data science will also revolutionize medicine, education, and other areas that are slated to become ‘evidence-based.’” —NYU’s Data Science and Statistics Working Group