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Data Science: Magic, Trend, or Status Quo?

This is a guest post by Michael G. Solomon, PhD CISSP PMP CISM.

Data science promises the ability to extract valuable knowledge from data. But with the staggering amount of data available to us, figuring out what it all means is getting harder. Data scientists are able to analyze past behavior data and use it to predict future actions. In some cases, they can even determine how to modify behavior to achieve a desired outcome.

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