Artificial intelligence (AI) is captivating headlines. The focus is almost always on the technology and it is important, but there are workers who enable these programs — the people who do things like code data, flag pictures, or work to integrate the programs into the workplace — that are often overlooked or undervalued. This interesting news came to us from MIT Sloan in their article, “The hidden work created by artificial intelligence programs.

Today, successful data professionals understand that they must advance past the traditional skills of analyzing large amounts of data, data mining, and programming skills. In order to uncover useful intelligence for their organizations, data scientists must master the full spectrum of the data science life cycle and possess a level of flexibility and understanding to maximize returns at each phase of the process.

At Access Innovations, data science means bridging the information silos dispersed throughout an organization to allow improved productivity and better search and analysis.

Melody K. Smith

Sponsored by Access Innovations, changing search to found.