Pollsters Should Take A Hint From the CIA

Will political polls ever work again? Are we doomed to this happening forever in the future? The situation points to a need to rethink the concept of polling vs the concept of forecasting.

Assimilate.. or Be Eliminated?

We’ve done a lot of pondering about the future of AI in the workplace, and there are a plethora of theories out there on what this future will look like.

Is AI Coming For Your Job?

Don’t worry. In a lot of areas AI is just not ready to make human workers redundant.

What Do We Know About the Future of Staffing?

What do we know about the future of staffing? In short, not much. However there are hints that contract staffing could continue to grow as a critical strategic choice for many companies.

Will Covid Break Data Science?

Predictive analytics is about making educated guesses regarding the future based on things you know about the past. But, what if the future doesn’t look anything like the past?

Be Assured, Data Science Ensures Success for Insurance

GREETINGS FROM DATASPACE! As we discussed in what may be our most viewed Dataspace blog post (ever!), insurance is one of the oldest data science based businesses – using math to make predictions about the future. In today’s post, we’ll be highlighting some ways in which data science has infiltrated, influenced, and innovated the insurance […]

Why you need cloud neutrality

As you move your infrastructure to the cloud, it’s important to consider how to not become beholden to a single cloud vendor. In other words, to attain cloud neutrality. I’m afraid that I don’t have all the answers on how to do this, but I do have some thoughts. In any case, I recommend that […]

Danger, Will Robinson! (AI, Analytics and the Invisible Dangers)

While we may yet be a long way from the threat of truly sentient computers such as Hal 9000 and ARIIA, the current capability of AI technologies still offers plenty of power for those who wish to harness it for malicious purposes. These types of crimes go beyond the grey ethical areas that we discussed […]

What’s The Difference Between Business Intelligence and Data Science?

Tools and techniques for management reporting and analysis have evolved since computers first came out. One can argue that the first management reporting tool was COBOL (COmmon Business Oriented Language). It allowed business people to get data out of systems created by computer people. COBOL was eventually replaced for reporting by tools like Information Builders […]

Step 1: Collect data. Step 3: Profit. Step 2: Hire data scientist?

Data science is, and has been, in vogue.  Every forward-thinking company wants to have a data science program because by now it is conventionally understood that it will improve profitability and efficiency across the business.   To some companies with troves of data waiting to be ‘data scienced,’ his means hiring data scientists willy-nilly even […]