Fast to the wrong answer is not a good business or scientific strategy. Slow, but rigorous, analysis does not meet business or scientific needs either. It has to be "and."
There is a lot of confusion over what data science is and how it is the same or different from statistics or other data analytic fields such as epidemiology or econometrics. This is my attempt to describe the "big tent" of Analytics.
It is easy to get an answer; it is very difficult to assess the quality of that answer.
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Welcome to the Analytix Thinking blog! The blog that is intended to help people think rightly about data and deciding what is true. First, the intended audience is those who are analytically/quantitatively minded, but the exposition is also meant to be consumable by those who are curious about such matters, but without formal mathematical, statistical … Continue reading No. 1: Introduction – Welcome to Analytix Thinking