Chapter 3

From self-service to self-sufficiency

Abstract

This chapter explores the expansion of self-service to self-sufficiency, the changing role of information technology (IT) to enablement technology (ET), and emerging data science education in academia.

Keywords

self-service
self-sufficiency
discovery
enablement
talent
data scientist
visual analyst
enablement technology

“Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.”

—Stephen Hawking

In the previous chapter, we took a look at the foundational change happening in the data industry as organizations begin to include new thinking in data discovery as a fundamental complement alongside traditional ...

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