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Strata Week: Machine learning vs domain expertise

Strata Week: Machine learning vs domain expertise

Debating the data skills of machines and experts, a key data move for Microsoft, and Google Analytics gets social.

This week's data news includes another look at the Strata Conference's debate about machine learning versus subject matter expertise, Raghu Ramakrishnan moves from Yahoo to Microsoft, and more social data comes to Google Analytics.

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The unreasonable necessity of subject experts

The unreasonable necessity of subject experts

Experts make the leap from correct results to understood results.

We can't forget that data is ultimately about insight, and insight is inextricably tied to the
stories we build from the data. Subject experts are the ones who find the stories data wants to tell.

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