The Dataiku Blog

Why Data Science Projects Fail

Data science teams are not that different from other teams within a company. So why do 85 percent of their projects fail?A quick Google search of the question “Why do data science project fail”...

Team, business, strategy | June 27, 2018 | Robert Jett

WTF is Operationalization (O16n)?

Once a data science project has progressed through the stages of data cleaning and preparation, analysis and experimentation, modeling, testing, and evaluation, it reaches a critical point. One...

business, operationalization, collaboration | June 14, 2018 | Alan Byrne

Why Banks Have an Extra Challenge When it Comes to GDPR

 In a year of new regulations, banks are faced with the double-challenge of implementing two policies that seem to run opposite one another: GDPR and PDS2. Why is it happening, and how should...

business, banking, gdpr | May 29, 2018 | Robert Jett

Top 3 Focus Areas for CDOs in 2018

There’s a data revolution coming alive at enterprises worldwide with everyone talking about - and racing toward - advances in machine learning, predictive analytics, and artificial intelligence....

organization, business, CDO | May 16, 2018 | Lynn Heidmann

How to Calculate ROI for Your Investment in Data

When it comes to calculating return on investment (ROI), it always seems to be easier said than done - especially so when it comes to measuring ROI for data initiatives. Businesses invest in data...

business, organization, roi | April 18, 2018 | Lynn Heidmann

Why We’re Dubbing This Month #CollaborApril

When talking about data science, people throw around the word collaboration a lot, but it can mean many different things. So we’ve dubbed this month CollaborApril, and we will be using this...

collaboration, organization, business | April 03, 2018 | Lisa Bardet

Avoid Getting “Facebooked” - Adopt a Conscious Data Strategy

If you’ve read the news in the past few weeks, you know that Facebook is in the middle of quite the PR crisis. And while it’s tempting in the wake of this news to shy away from using data for fear...

business, organization, collaboration | March 30, 2018 | Robert Kelley

Bringing Value from Data at Daimler - Walid Mehanna, EGG Guest Speaker 

If you’ve ever wondered exactly how large, established enterprises manage to bring value from data, listen to Walid Mehanna, Head of Data & Analytics, Mercedes-Benz Cars at Daimler discuss the...

business, organization, collaboration | March 13, 2018 | Pauline Brown

Does Analytics Capability Dictate Company Performance?

Companies collect data and love to talk about data, but as it turns out, not that many large enterprises actually use it effectively: it’s a headline we’ve seen over and over again for the past...

business, organization, performance | January 29, 2018 | Pauline Brown

Data Prep, Tools, and Teams: What it Takes to Create Data Value

Today’s companies don’t have a data problem - they have a data value problem. We talked about this a lot in 2017 (here’s just one example), but alas, it’s still a major challenge that many...

business, organization, collaboration | January 05, 2018 | Lynn Heidmann

Data Resolutions for a New Year

With the holiday jams blasting, eggnog a-flowin’, and twinkly lights abound, it’s hard not to get into the spirit of the season. All the excitement has us a bit nostalgic, looking back on the year...

business, organization, new year's | December 14, 2017 | Lynn Heidmann

Defense and Security: Data Explosion (& Accompanying Challenges)

The Internet of Things (IoT) is infiltrating the world of defense and security at an astounding pace, so the amount of data available to intelligence and security agencies is, unsurprisingly,...

business, machine learning, defense | December 11, 2017 | Remi Meunier

Demystifying the CDO Role: The New Kids on the Block

As the amount of data collected by enterprises worldwide continues to explode and the expectations for increasing insights and return on investment (ROI) from that data rise in parallel, the Chief...

business, organization, collaboration | November 15, 2017 | Jennifer Roubaud

6 Ways Advanced Analytics Will Change Media & Entertainment

Media and entertainment companies are facing increasingly competitive and uncertain markets - consumers have more ways than ever to get their content, driving the need to operate in smarter, more...

business, media, machine learning | November 07, 2017 | Dan Harris

Small Step for Piccadilly Circus, Giant Leap for AI and Advertising

Today, Piccadilly Circus in London is alight once again, now equipped with so-called “super billboards,” bringing the advances of machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) in...

business, media, machine learning | October 26, 2017 | Lynn Heidmann

Preparing for GDPR Compliance at GoDataFest in Amsterdam

Talk about the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is heating up as the enforcement deadline looms closer, and at GoDataFest October 16-20 in Amsterdam, the topic was covered at length in...

business, data governance, Events | October 23, 2017 | Romain Doutriaux

Equifax: Wishing for GDPR, Now, Everywhere

For anyone affected by the Equifax data breach (which is to say most adult Americans), it’s been a long 10-ish days of following the latest news, waiting on customer service hold, website errors, ...

business, data governance, organization | September 20, 2017 | Lynn Heidmann
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