The Big Picture Of Data Science Maturity And Transformation
Where do all the pieces fit? It starts with the core approaches and methods. We focus on those as practitioners, and the business often sees those as the critical milestones. The big picture shows how to separate and segment.
Senior leadership is concerned with the columns to the left of the methods and approaches. The Data and Analytics Organization manages everything to the right. The Data Scientist Strategist aligns both sides and helps with strategy planning and implementation. Together they advance the business from legacy to innovator and from early data investments to data science as a primary growth driver.
Objectives are the bookends. Strategic outcomes are on the senior leadership side, and monetization outcomes are on the D&A Organizational side. The bookends are connected. Strategy drives execution which is tracked with the increasing value returned to the business.
The competitive analysis provides insights into where the industry’s maturity sits. Internal assessments reveal where the business sits.
Both are evaluated across 4 categories: