Data science affects academic and applied research in many domains, including , , , , , but also the , , , and the . It heavily influences , and . From the business perspective, data science is an integral part of competitive intelligence, a newly emerging field that encompasses a number of activities, such as and .
1. Data Science is not Magic: although it might feel like that to some. You don't get predictions using a crystal ball you get predictions using data. And wherever data is involved, no magic is involved. Data Science is just a way to take Data driven Decisions. Data Science alone won't solve all of your problems.
1996Members of the International Federation of Classification Societies (IFCS) meet in Tokyo for their biennial conference. For the first time, the term "data science" is included in the title of the conference ("Data science, classification, and related methods").
Data science requires skills ranging from traditional computer science to mathematics to art. Describing the data science group he put together at Facebook (possibly the first data science group at a consumer-oriented web property), Jeff Hammerbacher said: