Can you think of another term for ‘data science project’?
Go on. Get a thesaurus out!
My favourite is ‘data science adventure’. Yes, I also struggle to imagine C-Suite executives discussing their new ‘data science adventures’ around a conference table.
But here’s the thing: ‘adventure’ does a much better job of summarising what actually happens in real life than ‘project’ does.
And I bet I can convince you to agree with me…
My main issue with the term ‘project’ is that there are assumptions attached to it already. …
Data science is unlike any other industry. It crashed into the world of work like a giant meteorite. It was sudden, felt like it came out of nowhere, but most of all, it completely changed the way we do things.
In the blink of an eye, if a company wasn’t doing data science, they were seen as irrelevant. Data scientists became overnight superstars, the reasons for which many people didn’t know. Doesn’t matter if you don’t know what they do, you just need one. Can you think of any other industry like that?
And as data science continued its meteoric…
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