Over the past decade, data science has come out of the back office to become a force of change across the entire organization. At the forefront of this change is the open data science movement that advocates the use of open source tools in a powerful, connected ecosystem. This report explores how open data science can help your organization break free from the shackles of proprietary tools, embrace a more open and collaborative work style, and unleash new intelligent applications quickly.
Authors Michele Chambers and Christine Doig explain how open source tools have helped bring about many facets of the data science evolution, including collaboration, self-service, and deployment. But you’ll discover that open data science is about more than tools; it’s about a new way of working as an organization.
Michele Chambers, Chief Marketing Officer and VP Products at Continuum Analytics, is an entrepreneurial executive with over 25 years of industry experience. Prior to Continuum Analytics, Michele held executive leadership roles at several database and analytic companies, including Netezza, IBM, Revolution Analytics, MemSQL, and RapidMiner.
Christine Doig is a senior data scientist at Continuum Analytics, where she's worked on several projects, including MEMEX, a DARPA-funded open data science project to help stop human trafficking. She has 5+ years of experience in analytics, operations research, and machine learning in a variety of industries.