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Data Science, IT, and Digital Transformation

What changes could you make today that would improve your IT team's ability to support data science?

For several years now, companies big and small have been touting digital transformation as the end-all to staying competitive. In this article, originally published on Forbes, DataScience.com CEO Ian Swanson explains why most companies haven't achieved a real digital transformation yet — and offers a few IT management fixes that can improve the rate at which data science work drives digital transformation at your company.

34% of U.S. companies cite IT complexity as the largest hurdle to transformation.
Companies lose approximately $700 billion a year to IT downtime.
Microservices are relieving some of the burden on IT to deploy data science models.
Data management and infrastructure problems can create roadblocks.