The hour-long discussion covered different topics about data science and data scientists, including questions from the audience:
- What is a data scientist and what do they do?
- Why now?
- What kinds of business challenges does Data Science address?
- Example use cases
- What kinds of skills are needed?
- What SAP technologies are we talking about?
- Typical barriers to success?
- What’s going to happen in the future?
You can find out more about SAP’s Data Science at http://www.sapbigdata.com/ – including the Data Science services available through David Ginsberg’s team
You can view the whole session above, or view the YouTube playlist to go directly to a topic of interest.
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