Data Science for the Enterprise

A LinkedIn Live Event Recap

Discover how AI and machine learning can be applied to your organization to assist with your enterprise data science journey.

In a recent LinkedIn live stream, Smartbridge’s own Managing Director of Innovation & Analytics, Rajeev Aluru, covered what enterprise data science is and how it can be applied to the real world. If you missed the live stream, don’t worry! We’ll recap what was covered here, but if you’re still a visual person, the replay will always be available over on our LinkedIn (you can even still ask questions and we’ll answer!).

Watch the full replay now!

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Is it Data Science, AI, or Machine Learning?

Before we jump right into how data science can be used in the enterprise, it’s important to understand the vocabulary that we often see used. The terms data science, AI, and machine learning are sometimes used interchangeably, but to do so would be incorrect.

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Data Science:

Data science is an interdisciplinary field that involves extracting insights and knowledge from data. It combines elements from various disciplines such as statistics, mathematics, computer science, and domain knowledge to analyze and interpret complex data sets. Data scientists use techniques like data mining, data visualization, and statistical modeling to uncover patterns, make predictions, and generate actionable insights from the data. The goal of data science is to solve complex problems and make data-driven decisions.

Artificial Intelligence (AI):

Artificial intelligence refers to the development of intelligent systems that can perform tasks that typically require human intelligence. AI encompasses a broad range of techniques and approaches aimed at creating machines or software that can perceive their environment, reason, learn, and make decisions. It includes both narrow AI, which focuses on specific tasks like image recognition or natural language processing, and general AI, which aims to replicate human-level intelligence. AI can be achieved through various methods, and machine learning is one of the most prominent techniques used within AI.

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Machine Learning (ML):

Machine learning is a subset of AI that focuses on enabling systems to learn from data and improve their performance without being explicitly programmed. It involves developing algorithms and statistical models that can automatically learn patterns and relationships in data, make predictions, and make decisions or take actions based on that learning.

In summary, data science is the broader field that encompasses the entire process of extracting insights from data, while artificial intelligence is a broader concept that focuses on creating intelligent systems. Machine learning is a specific approach within AI that uses algorithms to enable machines to learn from data and make predictions or decisions.

What is Enterprise Data Science?

In the context of enterprise data science, organizations typically have access to vast amounts of data from various sources, such as customer data, operational data, financial data, and more. Enterprise data science aims to leverage this data to gain a competitive advantage, improve operational efficiency, enhance customer experiences, and drive business growth. Some key aspects of it include:

  • Data infrastructure
  • Data governance
  • Scalability
  • Collaboration and cross-functional teams
  • Business impact
  • Model deployment and monitoring

Overall, enterprise data science focuses on utilizing data-driven approaches and advanced analytics to solve complex business problems, drive innovation, and gain a competitive edge in the market. It involves combining technical expertise, domain knowledge, and business acumen to extract actionable insights and make informed decisions.

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Enterprise Data Science Use Cases

As part of an effort to assist our clients, Smartbridge has created a few enterprise data science solutions. You can view the full scope of them in these articles:

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