“Quality is not an Act, it is a habit!” Aristotle
“The ability to take data – to be able to understand it, to process it, to extract value from it, to visualize it, to communicate it – that’s going to be a hugely important skill in the next decades.” Hal R.Varian ( 2009 )
“Analytics are hot. There is really no debate anymore on whether to add or not to add analytics to the information technology (IT) and business activities within an organization. Instead the debate centers on how to make the best use of the myriad of analytical opportunities that are out there.” Jane Griffin ( 2013 )
“The goal of the SAP HANA database is the integration of transactional and analytical workloads within the same database management system.” Franz Färber ( 2012 )
“Feature engineering is the process of transforming raw data into features that better represent the underlying problem to the predictive models, resulting in improved model accuracy on unseen data.” n.n.
“What companies want is a person who can rigorously define problems and design paths to a solution.” Erin Shellman
“I’ve been describing term usage: A bit of language analysis. Analysis is an examination of structure, composition, and meaning that provides insight to advance some purpose. Analysis may be heuristic, informal, and/or qualitative.
Contrast with analytics, which is algorithmic rather than heuristic. I define analytics as the systematic application of numerical and statistical methods that derive and deliver quantitative information, whether in the form of indicators, tables, or visualizations. Analytics is formal and repeatable.” Seth Grimes ( 2014 )
“Where things get interesting is in the details.” Daniel Tunkelang
“To compete and win, we must redouble our efforts – not only in the quality of our goods and services, but in the quality of our thinking, in the quality of our response to customers, in the quality of our decision making, in the quality of everything we do.” E.S. Woolard ( Feb. 1991 )
“A data scientist is somebody who is inquisitive, who can stare at data and spot trends. It’s almost like a Renaissance individual who really wants to learn and bring change to an organization.” Anjul Bhambhri