Data science and machine learning may have originated from the science stream, but the managers of tomorrow would be required to understand and leverage technology. An interesting transition that has taken place in global business is the movement from manufacturing-oriented to customer-driven models, which has given rise to dramatic shifts in business behaviour. Customers expect companies to anticipate what they need and offer products they want in real-time, which is where data science and machine learning come handy.
With globalised trade and commerce, one never knows when and where opportunity or threat emerges. In this scenario, how does an organisation prepare itself for resilience as well as continued success? Dr Abhijit Dasgupta, Assistant Professor and Director – Big Data & Visual Analytics and Bachelor of Data Science, SP Jain, shares the top five skills and technologies that most organisations need and how they could be used to improve the odds of success.