What is Data Science!
Instructor : Dr. Ramoza Ahsan
It’s certainly something that seems to be on people’s minds lately.
Everyone is talking about it, a lot are claiming to do it, and increasingly, more people are hiring for it.
But what is it?
Data science, in its most basic terms, can be defined as obtaining insights and information, really anything of value, out of data. Like any new field, it’s often tempting but counterproductive to try to put concrete bounds on its definition. This is data science. This is not. In reality, data science is evolving so fast and has already shown such enormous range of possibility that a wider definition is essential to understanding it.
And while it’s hard to pin down a specific definition, it’s quite easy to see and feel its impact. Data science, when applied to different fields can lead to incredible new insights. And the folks that are using it are already reaping the benefits…