Three Marks Of Real Data Science | TechCrunch

As a venture investor looking to invest in data-driven companies, telling real data science apart from pseudo science is difficult, but it’s critically..


Real data science involves using complex algorithms to collect masses of data, analyze all of it, and convert it into real answers. There’s a lot of pseudo data science being peddled by software companies that claim they can turn data into gold. While these alchemists dangle buzzwords like “big data” and “machine learning,” they really aren’t doing any data science; they’re just querying subsets of data to deliver limited findings.


So what is real data science and how can you spot software companies that are really using it to deliver meaningful business insights? Here are three ways to tell if the software company you’re considering funding uses real data science.

See on Scoop.itData Nerd’s Corner

Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: