Data Science and Data Scientists: What’s in a Name?

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The similarities and differences between data science, business intelligence and data analysis, which often seem to be confused with (or considered synonymous with) with data science

Carla Gentry CSPO‘s insight:

This history of the term data science shows us that it typically referred to a combination of the usage of statistics, computers, and data along with some domain (i.e., business or a specific discipline) knowledge. This leads to what I think works well as a definition of data science (drawing heavily from the mission statement of International Association for Statistical Computing):

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