Written by renowned data science experts Foster Provost and Tom Fawcett, Data Science for Business introduces the fundamental principles of data science and walks you through the "data-analytic thinking" necessary for extracting useful knowledge and business value from the data you collect. This guide also helps you understand the many data-mining techniques in use today.
Based on an MBA course Provost has taught at New York University over the past ten years, Data Science for Business provides examples of real-world business problems to illustrate these principles. Youll not only learn how to improve communication between business stakeholders and data scientists, but also how participate intelligently in your companys data science projects. Youll also discover how to think data-analytically and fully appreciate how data science methods can support business decision-making.
Understand how data science fits in your organizationand how you can use it for competitive advantage
Treat data as a business asset that requires careful investment if youre to gain real value
Approach business problems data-analytically, using the data-mining process to gather good data in the most appropriate way
Learn general concepts for actually extracting knowledge from data
Apply data science principles when interviewing data science job candidates
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This book tells us the why part of analytics . Why do we use a particular technique . It's very well explained in easy to understand manner. Highly recommended for anyone interested in analytics !!